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Lead Lidar Characterization Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • MS or Ph.D. with 5+ years working experience in characterization testing, simulation, and analysis of Optical and/or RF sensor systems
  • Strong background and experience in the development, lab level testing, and the analysis of optical systems
  • Experience developing automated test SW, with proficiency in Matlab, Python, and C
  • Strong background in Optical and/or digital signal processing
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and team management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at the same time with proven success in meeting deadlines
  • Manage a team of characterization test and analysis engineers
  • Interface directly with customers to understand and respond to their product performance concerns
  • Work cross-functionally with Aeva's HW and SW engineering development teams to propose and implement performance improvements and artifact removals
  • Lead the planning and execution of a comprehensive Lidar characterization effort
  • Actively participate in product design reviews
  • Validate that the Lidar can meet the capability requirements consistent with the customer's intent
  • Proactively and comprehensively characterize (i.e. test, simulate, and analyses) Aeva Lidars: per point performance, performance vs. Use Cases, environmental interactions, susceptibility to aggressors, impairments, and artifacts
  • Characterize the performance of all Aeva data products - e.g. point cloud, time stamping and frame/trigger synch, intrinsic, extrinsic, and online calibration, ego-motion estimation, point cloud motion compensation, and perception products
  • Respond to the Customer's performance concerns, including replicating, root causing, and developing solution roadmaps
  • Develop Aeva vs. competitor comparison analysis, highlighting the benefits and drawbacks of all systems
Desired Qualifications
  • 1+ years managing a team in a similar space
  • Knowledge and experience with systems engineering
  • Knowledge of photonics elements and their integration including PICs - different material platforms, types of lasers, types of optical amplifiers, types of detectors, and free-space optics
  • Knowledge and experience with automotive standards
  • Knowledge and experience with reliability and qualification testing
  • Knowledge and experience with optical, silicon, electrical, and mechanical manufacturing processes and testing from wafer level to module level FATP

201-500 employees

Sensing & perception for autonomous machines
Company Overview
Aeva's mission is to enable all devices to navigate the world autonomously. Aeva envisions its technology as part of everyday life, and are making this a reality by developing the world’s most advanced LIDAR on the market.
  • Exceptional benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k + matching
  • Generous PTO: Paid holidays and flexible time off policies, generous maternity/paternity leave
  • Compensation: Competitive compensation and meaningful equity
  • Free meals & snacks: Daily lunches, unlimited snacks, and coffee
  • Team building: Ping pong tournaments, cool swag, and fun team off-sites
  • Flexible work schedule: We measure based on results, not hours punched on the clock. Remote/Work from home options provided