Localization, Perception Software Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Location: Colorado, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: On-site
Salary: USD160000

Are you passionate about shaping the future of humanity's presence in space? Join us, a trailblazer in space robotics, as we drive positive impacts here on Earth. We are seeking a talented, experienced Localization + Perception SW Responsible Engineer to define the future of lunar surface mobility in a fast-paced startup environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement sophisticated localization, perception, and mapping systems for lunar rovers
  • Implement state-of-the-art techniques in sensor fusion for enhanced system accuracy
  • Develop algorithms for terrain mapping and obstacle detection to facilitate effective path planning
  • Lead integration efforts with rover hardware, ensuring seamless operation in lunar environments
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to align system designs with mission objectives
  • Oversee testing and validation of systems through simulations and field trials
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide technical guidance
  • Utilize project management skills to coordinate engineering support and ensure project milestones are met

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Robotic Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in localization, perception, sensor fusion, and mapping technologies
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C++, Python, and experience with ROS
  • Experience in research and development of perception and localization in unstructured/off-road environments
  • U.S. Person

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Robotics, Computer Science, or related field
  • Prior experience with space robotics or autonomous systems
  • Experience developing algorithms for resource-constrained systems
  • Published research or contributions to open-source projects relevant to localization and perception
  • Leadership experience and project management skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against protected characteristics. Respect and professionalism are fundamental to our workplace culture.

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