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ML Engineer - Offline Perception

Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition

Software Engineering, Data Science
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

About Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition is a Tier 1 vehicle software supplier that accelerates the adoption of safe and intelligent machines worldwide. Founded in 2017, Applied Intuition delivers the definitive ADAS/AD toolchain and a world-class vehicle platform to help customers shorten time to market, build industry-leading products, and create next-generation consumer experiences. 18 of the top 20 global automakers trust Applied Intuition’s solutions to drive the production of modern vehicles. Applied Intuition serves the automotive, trucking, construction, mining, agriculture, and defense industries and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI, Washington, D.C., Munich, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo. Learn more at https://appliedintuition.com.

Please note that we are an in-office company, which means the expectation is that you would come in to your Applied Intuition office 5 days a week.

About the role

The Autolabeling Team at Applied Intuition builds the system that generates ground truth labels for the world around the self-driving car. You will have access to millions of miles of driving data from a diverse set of sensors to develop complex models and techniques at scale. Improvements deployed to our system can immediately help our customers with their autonomy programs.

In addition to your engineering contributions, by working in our dynamic and customer-focused team culture, you will contribute to and learn from best practices in the nascent autonomy industry. We move fast and we focus on excellence, for our products and for our business. If you are hands-on and looking for a place to have a multiplying effect on making autonomous systems a reality, Applied is the place for you!

At Applied Intuition, you will:

  • Design and implement multi-sensor perception models to enable industry-leading scalable offboard system development
  • Develop a collaborative relationship with upstream and downstream teams to facilitate the end-to-end solutions for the corresponding product domains
  • Work closely with our infrastructure team to provide the best enterprise software for engineering, testing, and product teams at our customers

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Passion for turning their domain expertise into tooling that boosts the productivity of teams working on various real-world applications of autonomous systems
  • Three or more years of experience building software components or (sub) systems that address real-world perception challenges
  • Hands-on experience with more than one domain relevant software framework or tools, such as middleware, benchmarking suites, data sets and related pipelines, or algorithmic libraries
  • Deep understanding of the concepts and methods behind frameworks or libraries
  • Experience working with production level ML and DL algorithms

Nice to have:

  • MSc or PhD in perception or closely related field
  • Computer vision background with modern deep learning techniques
  • Deep hands-on expertise in relevant algorithms or methods, such as non-linear optimization, computational geometry, numerical analysis, distributed systems
  • Experience building and shipping software frameworks or tools that are used by others than the authors of the framework

The salary range for this position is $125,000 - $222,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Company's compensation practices.

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal and state law. Applicants should be aware that for external-facing roles that involve close contact with Company employees or other third parties on the Company's premises, accommodations that involve remaining unvaccinated against COVID-19 may not be deemed reasonable. The Company will engage in the interactive process on an individualized basis taking into account the particular position.

Applied Intuition is an equal opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor. Consequently, the parties agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and that these laws are incorporated herein by reference. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. These regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The parties also agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of Executive Order 13496 (29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A), relating to the notice of employee rights under federal labor laws.