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Mapping and Localization Engineer in Detroit, MI at Nelson

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

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Job Number: 2115311

Mapping and Localization Engineer

Detroit, MI

Compensation: $70-123K


Our client is leading the way in the competitive automotive industry and growing, adding new Senior or Junior level engineering positions in their organization in the autonomous driving sector.

If you would like to be part of this exciting research team to develop, and design a system capable of autonomous driving to support future production that will be led by a team of engineers in the simulation engineering development for an autonomous driving ecosystem, please contact us!

Mapping and Localization Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Support and work with ADS team to develop and improve sensors and perception fusion for required object classification, localization, behavior, ranging, motion planning, passenger on/off boarding
  • Develop localization and mapping software that uses complementary sensors
  • Support the mapping and localization systems users by integrating, test, improve, specify hardware and software
  • Develop strategic software that aims to SOP's and GNSS
  • Develop software tools for localization map using perception sensors
  • Develop software for algorithms estimation to fuse localization measurements from various sources

Mapping and Localization Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Robotics or Automation
  • Expert in C++ programming
  • Strong Algorithm background
  • LiDAR/radar, Calibration and Point Cloud Processing
  • Robotic Perception and Navigation Algorithms with a strong focus on Software Development
  • Software Development for robot localization (preferred)
  • Knowledge of frames of reference, transformations between frames of reference and methods for maintaining the transformation between rotating frames of reference (preferred)
  • Sensor fusion, probabilistic perception, object tracking and data association and optimization (preferred)
  • C, Python, Java, Matlab programming experience (preferred)
  • Leadership experience (preferred)

Mapping and Localization Engineer

Detroit, MI

Compensation: $70-123K

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