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Palo Alto, CA    Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
 
   
 
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At Lyft, our mission is to improve peoples lives with the worlds best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization.

The Lyft L5 AV-sensors team is currently seeking a Sensor Simulation Architect. The AV-sensors team, part of Vehicle Systems Development, architects & influences future sensor-subsystems landscape on L5 vehicle platforms through module- & subsystem-partnerships. Aside from architecture & execution, we focus on multi-modal sensor competitive landscape for autonomous vehicles. Finally, we span optical systems performance analysis, verification & validation (V&V) testing, physics simulation, & the systems tradespace for AV sensor-suite design, test, & execution. We collaborate with systems engineering, vehicle integration, autonomy & product design teams to help debug, test, & architect both present & future sensing subsystems on Lyft L5 platform vehicles on the path to product.

The Sensor Simulation architect will lead first-order physics simulations across sensing modalities & establish infrastructure via minimum viable simulation tools needed for camera, lidar, & radar single-pixel analyses & spatially extended scenes. The architect will create a foundation for testing at module-level & subsystem level with data-driven metrics across sensor simulation & test. This role will require the individual to work cross-functionally & build & prototype simulation tools for multi-modal sensor-suite tradespace analysis for constellation & orchestration performance verification & simulation validation.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead/support the development & execution of simulation test cases for verification & validation of AV constellation & orchestration needs across key scenarios for camera, lidar, radar
  • Drive sensor characterization via simulation modeling at module-level & subsystem-level
  • Execute sensor landscape comparative studies, documenting & publishing results
  • Solve complex engineering problems for various phases of development involving sensor analysis, requirements verification & architecture development
  • Investigate & conduct studies on specification & sensing requirements for present & new system concepts
  • Work with algorithm engineers to understand models of sensor fusion & autonomy metrics as they apply to simulation performance metrics

Experience:

  • Experience in physics modeling of camera & lidar with a nice-to-have in radar focusing on 1st order physics principles
  • Ability to learn concepts quickly & ability to solve complex conceptual problems through the application of scientific & engineering principles
  • Demonstrated ability to program in Matlab or Python
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Familiarity with electro-optical systems design (e.g., Zemax, Light tools, FRED, Optis)
  • Familiarity with imaging subsystem design & simulation frameworks for extended scenes & single-pixel analyses
  • Expertise in physics & digital signal processing
  • Fundamental knowledge of camera/imaging & active depth imaging systems
  • Experience with working on team-based projects across multiple disciplines.
  • Using simulation to aid the understanding & performance evaluation of sensors on vehicles operating in controlled & uncontrolled real-world scene environments
  • Familiar with off-the-shelf physics-based rendering & 1st order simulation tools
  • Familiarity with canonical & CVML algorithms ingesting sensor data for perception & localization objectives

Benefits:

  • Great medical, dental, & vision insurance options
  • In addition to 11 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, & foster parents are all eligible
  • Monthly commuter subsidy to cover your transit to work
  • 20% off all Lyft rides

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues & hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy & safe workplace & strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance & other similar state laws & local ordinances, & its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

 
 
 
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