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Systems Engineer
Core Autonomy, Perception System
Posted on 5/9/2022
Pasadena, CA, USA • Detroit Metropolitan Area, MI, USA • Pittsburgh, PA...
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • BS or MS Degree in Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years experience in Autonomy Systems and Safety Critical Development
  • 5+ years experience in sensing and perception, for robotics, autonomous vehicles, aerospace, automotive, or related mission critical fields
  • Broad technical domain knowledge of autonomous vehicles or similar autonomous robotic systems
  • Familiarity with autonomy systems, preferably autonomous driving including core functions such as Sensing, Perception, Localization, etc
  • Familiarity with Key Performance Indicators and Metrics, particularly regarding machine learning perception systems as applied to open world problems
  • Experience in seeing the full life cycle of a product from concept to validation to delivery and operation
  • Knowledge of modern systems engineering techniques, tools and processes
  • Ability to create rapid prototyping tools in Python and C++
  • Strong communication skills and leadership abilities to work with cross-functional engineering teams and drive towards decisions
  • Provide technical leadership on the development of the sensing and perception systems through functional requirements and verification planning
  • Derive and define appropriate perception requirements, leveraging best practices from a variety of fields
  • Defining metrics and KPI's for the perception system that can accelerate the testing of the long tails of open world robotics perception
  • Plan and execute statistically significant dataset collections to support the safety case and argumentation. Develop and define detailed track tests to exacerbate confounding factors to the hardware and software systems
  • Rapid prototype tools for analyzing the real world environment for perception limiting cases (e.g. traffic light placement, hills and valleys, relevant actors) and applying it to large datasets at scale
  • Provide technical leadership on their assigned portion of the safety case regarding Product Safety
  • Perform systems & safety analysis, rapid prototyping and trade studies, including heavy focus on Sensing and Perception. This includes use case analysis, scenario analysis, vehicle platform integration, safety & performance metrics, communication bus interfaces, and more
  • Use a systems-level, data-driven approach to drive decision making
  • “Figure it out” mentality when dealing with complex & ambiguous problems to solve
  • Communicate effectively to make recommendations and drive consensus amongst all stakeholders (executive team, product, customer, engineering, test)
Argo AI

1,001-5,000 employees

Self-driving technology platform
Company Overview
Argo is on a mission to build self-driving technology you can trust. The company builds hardware & software infrastructure to power self-driving vehicles.
  • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
  • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid medical leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives
Company Values
  • Safety is number one
  • Honesty & humility
  • Respect is everyone's responsibility
  • Solutions are only as good as the problems they solve
  • History is made by those who never give up
  • If in doubt, find a way to figure it out
  • Embracing differences delivers superior results