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Senior Research Engineer - Localization & Mapping

$120k – $200k • 0.2% – 2.0%
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Gatik is a team of AV researchers and engineers with domain expertise in AI, robotics and computer vision. Founded by graduates and former researchers from Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, we are building new concepts & groundbreaking solutions for autonomous vehicles.

We aim to power the next generation of self-driving commercial fleet for urban logistics. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast moving execution-oriented team. If you’re a software engineer or a researcher who’s curious and passionate about Level 4 autonomous driving, we'd like to meet you.

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Develop map reconstruction algorithms with an emphasis on 3D reconstruction using lidars, cameras, GPS, or IMU
* Implement the prototype localization algorithms in autonomous vehicles for on­road and simulation tests
* Develop methods to detect when map updates are required and manage map changes for a variety of downstream functions
* Non-linear batch optimization on big data

QUALIFICATIONS
* Master’s or Ph.D. degree in CS or related field
* Excellent software development skills in C/C++ and/or Python
* Minimum of 3 years industry work experience
* Experience working on the full stack of a robotics system
* Experience with pose estimation, nonlinear optimization, probabilistic filtering, and 3D data
* Proven system integration and software architecture skills
* Experience with distributed frameworks (MapReduce, Spark)

BONUS POINTS
* Knowledge of SLAM, point cloud registration, GNSS/INS
* Experience with Docker
* Knowledge and experience working with IMU, GPS, lidars, radars, and camera sensor data
* 5+ years industry work experience
* Familiarity with distributed processing of large-scale data
* Publications in your field (especially CVPR, ICCV, RSS, ICRA)

BENEFITS
* Competitive salaries, generous equity, and benefits including 401K, medical, dental & vision
* Regularly scheduled on and off-site team building activities
* Free catered lunches, snacks, and drinks
* Start-up environment where you’ll help shape the culture and have a huge impact
* Work on innovative products and challenging problems with some amazingly talented (and fun) people
* Be at ground zero of the AV revolution!

Healthcare benefits

Medical, dental, and vision

Equity benefits

Competitive salaries and generous equity

Company meals

Free catered lunches, snacks, and drinks

Company events

Regularly scheduled on and off-site team building activities

Startup environment

Start-up environment where you’ll help shape the culture and have a huge impact. Work on innovative products and challenging problems with some amazingly talented (and fun) people

Gatik at a glance

Autonomous Vehicles for B2B Short-Haul Logistics

Gatik focuses on Automotive, Robotics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Hybrid Vehicles. Their company has offices in Palo Alto, Toronto, and Bentonville. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Gatik has raised $4.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on June 2019.

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

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