LiDAR Test Engineer

Aurora Innovation (View all Jobs)

Bozeman, Montana

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Interview Process

1. Simplified real-world coding task on Coderpad.io 2. Time-boxed take-home assignment 3. Face-to-face meeting with teammates.

Programming Languages Mentioned

Python, SQL


Who We Are

Aurora (Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. Founded in 2017 by experts in the self-driving industry, Aurora is revolutionizing transportation – making it safer, increasingly accessible, and more reliable and efficient than ever before. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks. Aurora is partnered with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem including Toyota, Volvo, PACCAR, Uber, Uber Freight, FedEx, and U.S. Xpress. Aurora tests its vehicles in the Bay Area, Pittsburgh, and Texas and has offices in those areas as well as in Bozeman, MT; Seattle, WA; Louisville, CO; and Detroit, MI. To learn more, visit www.aurora.tech.

Aurora hires talented people with diverse backgrounds who are ready to help build a transportation ecosystem that will make our roads safer, get crucial goods where they need to go, and make mobility more efficient and accessible for all. We are searching for a talented, motivated person to contribute to the research and development of our Lidar product family. This person must have the demonstrated ability to deliver results effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced startup environment. 

 Responsibilities

  • Develop verification/validation test plans for system, sub-system assemblies and components
  • Development of advanced test setups (HW and SW) for lidar system/subsystem/component qualification
  • Characterization, qualification and advanced testing of lidar systems and subsystems
  • Development of test plans, methodologies, and derivation of testable requirements
  • Test setup, test execution, data acquisition, data processing and data management
  • Data analysis and showing compliance to product requirements

Essential

  • Experience in the development of advanced test setups with both hardware and software
  • Experience in data collection with electronic test equipment and data-acquisition hardware
  • Knowledge of analog to digital conversion and signal processing considerations
  • Comfortable working in a lab environment with hardware and software
  • Experience authoring test plans and procedures
  • Proficient in Python

Desirable

  • Experience with SQL and database management systems
  • Experience with Lidar systems and/or RF transceivers
  • Experience with optical system prototyping and characterization
  • Fundamental knowledge of electronics and photonics
  • Experience with environmental testing

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Working at Aurora

At Aurora, we bring together people with extraordinary talent and experience united by the strength of our values. We operate with integrity, set outrageous goals, and continue to build a culture where we win together—all without any jerks.

We have offices in 8+ locations across the United States. We offer a competitive benefits package to qualifying employees. Our Career Page includes everything you need to know about working at Aurora.

At the core of everything we do is our commitment to safety. Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and we believe that each employee at Aurora has a role in contributing to safety, every step of the way. Aurora expects commitment to our safety policies from every employee, and seeks candidates who take an active responsibility, can contribute to building an atmosphere of trust, and invest in the organization’s long-term success by prioritizing working safely, no matter what.

We believe that self-driving technology has broad benefits – including an increase in safety and access to transportation – and to achieve those benefits, we want and need a workforce with diverse experiences, insights, and perspectives; said another way, a workforce that reflects the communities and people our technology will benefit. You can find all the latest news on our Blog

Individuals seeking employment at Aurora are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy status, parent or caregiver status, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran and/or military status, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law. 

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