Senior Software Engineer C++ (Perception) (Pittsburgh, PA or USA Remote)

Remote
Full Time
Engineering
Experienced

Why join Seegrid?

*Fast Company recently ranked Seegrid as one of the world's most innovative Robotics companies

*Top Workplace in 2018, 2019 Small Company Category (Pittsburgh Region)

*Top Overall Workplace Award for “Benefits” 2019 (Pittsburgh Region)

*Top Overall Workplace Award for “Health and Wellness” 2018 (Pittsburgh Region)

*Full paid employee benefits (No Employee Payroll contribution)

*Dog friendly corporate office environment (Take your dog to work)

**Work Remotely or work from our Corporate offices in Pittsburgh, PA depending upon where you live

Seegrid is the leading provider of self-driving industrial vehicles. We develop and deliver mobile robots and enterprise software for global leaders in logistics, manufacturing, warehousing, and e-commerce. Our suite of solutions includes vision-guided vehicles, fleet management software, actionable analytics, and best-in-class service and support. Our unique and proven technology sets us apart—our automation solutions have safely driven millions of autonomous miles in real production facilities without a single personnel safety incident. We are seeking energetic, bright, and friendly people to help achieve our vision: to fortify global supply chains and create profitable economies with safe, seamless, and smart mobile robotics solutions. 

 

The Role: Senior Software Engineer

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Perception Team at Seegrid, you will work at the intersection of data-oriented algorithm design and high-performance systems programming in a ROS2 Linux environment. The code you write will be targeted for production deployment on our industrial autonomous vehicles. We are looking for a strong individual contributor who can lead by example: software engineering acumen, code quality, mechanical sympathy, completeness of documentation, clear communication skills across a variety of mediums, thoroughness, and an attention to detail. To be successful in this role, you will need strong software engineering skills in modern C++ as demonstrated by your past professional experience. This role reports to a Technical Lead on the Perception Team.

 

Core Responsibility for this role:

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for writing and maintaining production-grade, C++, perception code that will run in the real-time control loops of our industrial autonomous vehicles.

 

The successful completion of your first year, looks like:

  • You have a strong understanding of the overall architecture of our perception software stack and the services it provides to our autonomous industrial vehicles
  • You are the primary author and have taken ownership over several production software modules in our perception stack. You are our goto resource for them.
  • You have the ability to jump in and triage perception-related service tickets that escalate to engineering and can take them to resolution to ensure the highest levels of service for our customers

 

Responsibilities will consist of:

  • Design, develop, document, test, maintain, and extend C++ perception software that runs in production on our vehicles.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other vehicle software teams to ensure robustness of the integrations of the perception stack with the larger vehicle control system
  • Assist in the deployment of our perception stack into production
  • Provide elevated levels of support to assist with perception-related field issues
     

Required Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, or a related field
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Excellent C++ programming and software engineering skills
  • Excellent Linux systems programming skills
  • Good grasp of mathematical fundamentals and how to apply them in modern C++
  • Professional C++ experience in a high-performance, data-intensive domain (e.g., robotics, graphics, high-frequency trading, etc.)
  • Experience with writing multi-paradigm code and the sensibility to know when to employ a particular technique: object-oriented, functional, generic, array-oriented, etc.

 

Desired Experience:

  • General mobile robotics experience
  • Professional experience with ROS, ROS2, DDS, or other data-centric middleware
  • Experience working with 3D LiDAR systems
  • Familiarity with modern 3D perception data structures and algorithms
  • Comfortable working in a higher-level language like Python

Seegrid is embracing a remote workforce, so this position can be remotely located anywhere in the US or at HQ in Pittsburgh, PA. We have been recognized regionally and nationally as a Best-Place-to-Work and we are proud of our 97% employee retention rate. We’d love to have you join us!

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Seegrid is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

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