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Sr. Computer Vision Engineer

Company: Velodyne Lidar, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Velodyne Lidar provides smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomy and driver assistance. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough lidar sensor technologies. Our lidar technology has revolutionized perception and autonomy for automotive, new mobility, mapping, robotics, and security applications.

Velodyne Lidar is seeking a Sr. Computer Vision engineer for Velodyne Software. The candidate in this role will be responsible for developing real-time computer vision algorithms such as calibration, SLAM, object tracking, motion prediction and path planning. This role will require in-depth knowledge of geometric computer vision, filters and state estimation, probability and statistics theory. Furthermore, the candidate will be experienced in writing highly optimized C++ and Python code.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement, test and package efficient algorithms to solve computer vision tasks as per the system requirements using data from different sensors primarily Lidar.
  • Identify the failure cases via rigorous in-field and simulation-based testing and mitigate them.
  • Co-develop the software with team members by following best practices for software development and have a passion to write good code.
  • Investigate and keep up to date on latest technologies and state of the art algorithms by reading academic papers, reviewing different products and attending conferences.

MinimumEducationand ExperienceRequirements:

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics or equivalent engineering field with a focus on machine learning, robotics, computer vision and similar fields.
  • Requires minimum of 8 years with Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in industry in the area of computer vision preferably working with camera, lidar and radar data.
  • Solid programming experience in C++, bash shell on Linux OS families, source code version system such as git, CMake and dockers.
  • Experience with embedded edge devices and GPGPU programming.
  • Passionate about solving hard problems in robotics and autonomous navigation.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.


To all recruitment agencies: Velodyne Lidar does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our career page or other Velodyne employees. Velodyne is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Velodyne Lidar, Inc., San Jose , Sr. Computer Vision Engineer, Other , San Jose, California

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