Group Manager, Perception Software Engineering (ADAS/AD)

  • Lucid Motors
  • Newark, CA
  • Jul 15, 2020

Job Description

Leading the future of luxury mobility
Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.
The ADAS team is currently seeking a Group manager to be responsible for the ADAS/ AD (Autonomous Driving) Perception Software Engineering. This position requires an experienced professional with a track record of successfully bringing new automotive ADAS and AD features into production. 

You Will:

  • Manage the ADAS/AD perception software engineering group and lead the development 
  • Contribute to the AD software development roadmap, strategic planning, production rollout planning
  • Lead the ADAS/AD perception SW, sensor fusion, localization, mapping, software architecture for Lv.2/3/4 AD systems 
  • Lead the design, prototyping, engineering, validation, and launching the cutting-edge perception software stacks for AD 
  • Be responsible for all the ADAS Perception SW production release
  • Manage supplier partnership and engagement
  • Drive the ADAS/AD perception SW specifications with creative ideas to bring each ADAS/AD feature to the next level providing a best in class premium experience
  • Lead a rapid prototype system in quickly manner to show a proof of the concept
  • Lead performance validation and evaluation of the ADAS SW system
  • Work closely with Tier 1 suppliers and internal teams to implement innovative solutions
  • Contribute to the timely delivery of fully validated, high-quality customer features
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure good communication to achieve a seamless and robust vehicle implementation

You Bring:

  • Proven track record of bringing automotive ADAS customer features and/or machine learning algorithm into production
  • In-depth experience in optimization, sensor fusion, probabilistic filters (e.g. particle and/or Kalman filter), sensor processing, computer vision, point cloud processing, sensor registration, sensor calibration, machine learning, deep learning
  • Knowledge in programming in C/C++, testing complex perception systems 
  • Experience with automotive supplier interaction, specification development, project/release management, change management
  • Capability and creativity to successfully complete projects with unconventional ideas in highly constrained, innovative startup environments
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Great to Have:

  • Knowledge of ROS, DDS or other middleware systems, Adaptive Autosar 
  • Knowledge of any other programming languages (e.g. Matlab / Simulink, Python, C/C++, JavaScript, etc.) 
  • Experience writing MISRA conform automotive code 
  • Experience in working in agile development teams 
  • Experience in component and system integration, testing and verification on system and vehicle level 
  • Knowledge of applicable safety standards and regulations (ASPICE, ISO 26262), industry benchmark and customer requirements 
  • Experience in automotive supplier interaction, specification development, release management, change management 

Educational Requirements

  • BS minimum in the areas of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, or other related fields
  • Higher degrees preferred
  • 3 years of managing experience or 10 years SW engineering experience, ideally in the automotive field
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