Radar Perception Engineer

Remote - Germany (EU)

Full Time USD 51K - 94K *


Autonomous yard operations have set a new standard. Yard automation transforms yard operations into an efficient, safe, and sustainable solution.

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The companyOutrider is a software company that is automating distribution yards with electric, self-driving trucks. Our system eliminates manual tasks that are hazardous and repetitive while it improves safety and efficiency. Outrider’s mission is to drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation. We are a private company founded in 2018 and backed by NEA, 8VC, Koch Disruptive Technologies, and other top-tier investors. Our customers are Fortune 200 companies and our autonomous trucks are already running in distribution yards. For more information, visit www.outrider.ai
The roleThe RADAR Engineer will report to the manager of the safety critical algorithms team and play a key role in developing enabling algorithms and software implementations for safety mechanisms of the Outrider system. This position is highly impactful to Outrider's product development and supports safe, reliable, unattended autonomous vehicle deployments to Outrider's customers. This position requires subject matter expertise in the areas of RADAR, state estimation, and end-to-end modern perception pipelines. Rapid prototyping, hands-on development across the full software lifecycle, attention to detail, and ability to work independently as well as with and within highly cross functional teams are all traits of the successful candidate.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and test RADAR in niche operational domains
  • Work with sensor vendors to attain the best performance in yard environments and applications
  • Design software systems using RADAR and other sensors to fulfill perception needs
  • Design and implement novel perception algorithms consuming raw RADAR data to identify specific hazards in the yard environment
  • Analyze sensor/perception failure modes and devise mitigations based on field data
  • Contribute generally to the growth and success of the Company and the building of a vibrant culture focused on the responsible deployment of zero-emission autonomous vehicle technology
  • While this is an accurate reflection of the position, Outrider reserves the right to require additional/different tasks to be performed as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Familiarity with RADAR signal processing and data products
  • BSc/MSc in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • Experience reading/writing/debugging C/C++
  • Familiarity with Linux development and target environments
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Ability to learn quickly

Ideal Qualifications

  • Ability to read/write/debug Python
  • Experience with Robot Operating System (ROS) or other robotics middleware
  • Familiarity with sensor fusion concepts

Comp & Benefits

  • While this is an accurate reflection of the position, Outrider reserves the right to require additional/different tasks to be performed as needed.
At Outrider, we believe in cultivating an environment where there is diversity of perspectives, experiences, and knowledge with the expectation that we thrive in an inclusive environment. Outrider is committed to a workforce where everyone's opportunities are limitless regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any others that are protected by law.
To protect yourself against the increasing number of recruiting scams, please make sure that you are communicating with Outrider Technologies, Inc. or one of its employees.  The only way to communicate with us is through our corporate website at www.outrider.ai, through corporate emails utilizing our domain name of @outrider.ai, and through our job board at jobs.lever.co/outrider. Be vigilant when checking domains because imitators often make very small changes to trick the eye. Additionally, please know that Outrider does not use text messaging or public messaging platforms, such as Telegram or Whatsapp, to communicate with candidates and Outrider will never ask an employment candidate for financial information or for payment of any kind.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: C++ Computer Science Engineering Linux Pipelines Prototyping Python Radar Robotics

Regions: Remote/Anywhere Europe
Country: Germany
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Category: Engineering Jobs
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