Senior Engineer, Autonomous Driving

MercedesBenz USA   •  

Sunnyvale, CA

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 264 days ago

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Role Overview:

Responsible for the development of algorithms and software for fusing the sensor data from Radar, Lidar, Cameras, etc., to create an accurate and comprehensive description of the driving environment.


  • Development of robust, real time sensor fusion algorithms for localization, object detection, classification and tracking.
  • Development of machine learning based sensor fusion, object and situation classification systems
  • Responsible for complex functional development for embedded platforms as part of the autonomous driving effort at MBRDNA.
  • Technical guidance of interns and junior engineers
  • Development of quantitative evaluation and data visualization systems to evaluate the performance of the sensor fusion algorithms
  • Adapt algorithms developed by other departments for US-specific purposes, collaborate with other teams and transfer knowledge gained on advanced technology, and integrate software into the overall system through clearly defined interfaces
  • Develop engineering requirements and write documentation




Minimum Skills Required:

  • Bachelors + 5 yrs / Masters + 3 yrs / PhD
  • Proven work experience with algorithm development and software development for sensor fusion and localization
  • Strong skills in the field of environment perception (Camera, RADAR, LIDAR) and hands-on experience with Driver Assistance Systems and vehicle prototyping
  • Strong skills in Machine Learning techniques
  • Strong skills in Software Engineering and advanced programming skills in C/C++ and Python. Experience with real-time programming of embedded platforms and their operating systems
  • Ability to interact with remote locations over different time zones
  • Strong skills in data analysis and networking
  • Independent research with record of peer-reviewed publications on environment perception and senor fusion
  • Strong skills and proven experience in Software Engineering and programming in C/C++ and Python
  • Valid driver's license
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Robotics



  • Experience in modern software development methodologies
  • Experience in sensor fusion with radars, cameras and lidars
  • Experience with software development for embedded platforms
  • Experience with automotive data bus systems and components