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A self-driving car service designed for the cities we love

Senior Applied Scientist ML

$160k – $220k
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We're the driverless car company. We’re building the world’s best autonomous vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.

Our vehicles are on the road in California, Arizona, and Michigan navigating some of the most challenging and unpredictable driving environments. We’re hiring people who want to solve some of today’s most complex engineering challenges and make a positive impact.

We’re looking for a few Senior Machine Learning engineers to drive critical architecture decisions in our ML pipeline. Our team includes various contributors to both Tensorflow and Caffe.

Responsibilities:
Drive high level algorithm decisions to ensure fast and accurate machine learning in a multitude of different applications
Implement cutting edge machine learning techniques in object classification, labelling, pose estimation, and prediction
Use real-time state estimation and context from surroundings to predict the motion of surrounding vehicles and pedestrians for use with vehicle path planning
Work on data association, clustering, segmentation, filtering, and estimation
Create unified back end architecture for solving multiple ML problems
Build robust, reliable systems to handle common and uncommon situations on the road

Requirements:
PhD in Robotics, Computer Science, etc. or equivalent in industry experience
2+ years of relevant industry experience
Extensive experience with sensor data processing, environment modeling, large-scale point-cloud processing, or machine learning
Experience with machine learning and classification, LIDAR, deep learning, or geospatial databases
Excellent mathematical reasoning skills, especially with probability
Comfortable writing production-quality code in C++
Understanding of sensor error modeling
Passionate about self driving car technology and its impact on the world

4% 401k match

Paid parental leave

Flexible vacation

Healthy catered lunches

On-site massages

Monthly gym stipend

Commuter benefits

Monthly social events

Quarterly offsites & working retreats

Family expansion stipend

Cruise at a glance

A self-driving car service designed for the cities we love

Cruise focuses on Automotive, Robotics, Transportation, Software, and Hybrid Vehicles. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a very large team that's between 1001-5000 employees. To date, Cruise has raised $16.8M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2016.

You can view their website at http://www.getcruise.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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