Machine Learning Research Scientist - Winter 2019 Grad (Masters/PhD)

Santa Monica, CA, US

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Posted 2 weeks ago

The Hyundai-Aptiv Autonomous Driving Joint Venture develops world class production-ready autonomous driving systems. The joint venture leverages Hyundai Motor Group’s design, engineering, and manufacturing expertise and Aptiv’s autonomous driving solutions to commercialize an SAE Level 4 platform for robotaxi providers, fleet operators, and automotive manufacturers. Headquartered in Boston, the Hyundai-Aptiv Autonomous Driving Joint Venture has operations in the US and Asia. An official name for the new joint venture will be unveiled soon!
The machine learning team behind nuScenes (, PointPillars (, and PointPainting ( is looking for engineers and researchers to join us in our mission to launch an autonomous taxi system.

In this role you will:

  • Design deep neural networks for the autonomous vehicle stack.
  • Conduct experiments, write reports, patents and publications.
  • Develop core deep learning codebase for efficient training and testing pipelines.

We are looking for:

  • Masters or PhD in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or a related field
  • Experience designing, training, and analyzing neural networks for at least one of the following applications: Object detection, Image segmentation, Sensor fusion, Tracking, Behavioral prediction, Active learning, Anomaly detection, Multitask learning, Network compression, Reinforcement learning, Unsupervised learning
  • Fluency in Python or C++.
  • Experience with PyTorch or other deep learning frameworks.
  • Experience in automotive or other real-time and embedded systems.
  • Experience designing and implementing experiments using crowdsourcing platforms.
  • You believe that you can achieve more on a team -- that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.  
  • Passion about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world.
Hyundai-Aptiv AD LLC is an EOE. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To comply with Federal Law, we participate in E-Verify. All newly-hired employees are queried through this electronic system established by the DHS and the SSA to verify their identity and employment eligibility. 
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