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Director – Perception
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline
  • Strong software development skills in C, C++, Rust or similar systems language
  • 3+ years experience writing software for autonomous vehicles
  • 2+ years experience leading software engineers writing autonomous vehicle software
  • Strong communication skills
  • Manager, Senior Manager or Director level experience at an autonomous vehicle company engaged in real-world testing
  • Hands-on experience architecting and building perception stacks. Comfortable with camera parameters and selection, designing image processing pipelines for embedded GPUs, image pre-processing, ML and classical feature extraction, geometric transforms and data reduction
  • Strong intuition for architecture trade-offs and the design of effective training and validation strategies
  • Comfortable at all stages of the development cycle- architecture, implementation, validation, and supporting production software
  • Familiarity with software process and supporting regulatory activities
  • Technical leadership: Set a vision for the direction of the Perception group. Stay up to date on industry trends and ML/CV research, introduce new technologies and concepts. Work with other stakeholders within the company to architect and build the best product
  • Mentorship: Nurture your team. Participate in technical conversations and meetings, and provide feedback to your technical contributors. Promote from within, and guide your management team
  • Management: Work with the VP of Software and other senior leadership to align business and technical goals. Set technical goals and broadcast timelines. Work with the recruiting team to build a capable organization
Parallel Systems

51-200 employees

Intermodal freight transportation company