Integrated Lidar Engineer

Aurora Innovation (View all Jobs)

Mountain View, California

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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


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’re searching for an Integrated Lidar Engineer in Mountain View, CA

In this role, you will

  • Design, prototype and bring up of integrated Lidar modules and systems that are based on silicon photonics, III-V components and integrated circuits
  • Develop software to support calibration and performance testing of integrated lidar modules
  • Develop system-level simulations for integrated photonics chips and associated modules to define specifications, verify functionalities, and optimize performance
  • Support the development of drive electronics and ASIC chips that interface with photonics
  • Work with cross-functional teams to support the development of a full Lidar system

Required Qualifications

  • Master / Ph.D. degree in physics, electrical, or computer engineering or relevant fields
  • 3+ years of research or industrial experience with opto-electronic systems
  • Fundamental understanding of electronics, optics and integrated photonics
  • Fundamental understanding of signal processing and control systems
  • Proficiency in Python or similar object-oriented programming languages

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience working with radar, lidar or other optical sensing systems
  • Experience working with integrated photonics chips or systems
  • Experience with frequency domain analysis/modeling and verification of system models against experiment
  • Experience taking projects from concept to field 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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