2019-09-16 Waymo
Embedded Software Engineer, Positioning
Mountain View, California, United States

Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.

Hardware Engineering is a diverse, innovative, and collaborative group of electrical, mechanical, reliability, software and vehicle engineers. We design, build, and perfect the products which are the eyes and ears of Waymo's self-driving systems, and integrate those products into vehicle platforms. We're seeking curious and talented teammates to keep us moving in the right direction.

In this Embedded Software Engineer, Positioning role, you'll:

  • Develop C++ for safety-critical embedded systems
  • Analyze performance of Waymo hardware from field data and investigate issues including compatibility/integration issues with 3rd party hardware
  • Develop unit tests and integration tests (on simulator and in-vehicle, including fault injection)
  • Interact with System Engineers, Electrical Engineers and Operations on design and reliability/safety goals

At a minimum we'd like you to have:

  • Degree (BS, MS) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, Controls or similar, or equivalent practical experience
  • Exceptional C++ programming experience
  • Hands-on experience with embedded systems (including resource-constrained microcontrollers) 

It's preferred if you have:

  • Experience working with sensors commonly on robotic systems 
  • Experience with pose and state estimation algorithms (Kalman filtering, particle filtering, etc.)
  • Experience with safety critical systems and functional safety
  • Automotive industry experience (e.g. CAN, J1939, vehicle control)
At Waymo, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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