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3D FOR THE REAL WORLD (www.matterport.com)

LIDAR Systems Engineer

$120k – $175k • No equity
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Matterport is a 3D immersive media SaaS company that makes it easy for anyone to quickly and inexpensively create digital 3D models of any physical space. Our 3D immersive media platform is used across many industries to improve how people make decisions about properties. It improves the way people experience and visualize physical spaces making it fun and practical for users to move through real world spaces as if they were there. We are the world leader in the category we invented, having built digital twins of over 2 million properties so far!

Beginning in residential real estate, where 8% of all homes sold in the US last year had a Matterport 3D tour, the company has changed how people experience physical spaces. Our product offering is selling exponentially in new markets: apartment and vacation rentals, hotels, event venues, insurance, retail environments, as well as in architecture, engineering, and construction.

With funding from a group of stellar VCs and investors, we are changing the way we all see the world!

We are looking for experienced LIDAR System Engineers to help design, integrate, validate and improve LIDAR systems. This role requires a very strong analytical background,  be very hands-on in a research and development capacity while providing guidance on current systems and technologies.


What You'll Do
* Interact with optical/mechanical/EE engineers to refine LiDAR system design
* Define and document systems architecture, requirements, use case analysis, and tests for Lidar features and technologies
* Perform initial assembly and comprehensive testing of LiDAR prototypes
* Develop and improve system test procedures and calibration methods
* Provide direction to manufacturing test engineering team to facilitate production and quality control.
* Work with executives and engineering leadership to drive key engineering decisions
* Manage project deliverables and schedules
* Help define the technology future roadmap for Matterport

What We're Looking For
* Qualifications - BS, MS or PhD with relevant industrial experience
* Working expertise of LiDAR architecture, signal processing chain, target reflectivity, point cloud construction and time synchronization
* Experience working with cross functional teams to develop complex systems
* A proven record of success driving system and component level engineering decisions
* A record of owning projects successfully and working in a fast paced environment
* Hands on design and test experience in multiple engineering domains
* We operate as a team, so good teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills are essential
* Programing Experience for data analysis and testing automation; such as Python, C++, MATLAB

Bonus
* Prior experience with designing systems for volume production
* Ability to travel internationally
* Camera systems experience

Matterport is an equal opportunity employer.