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Perception Sensor System Engineer at Pony
Fremont, CA, US is a startup co-located in Silicon Valley and China, our mission is to revolutionize the future of transportation by building the safest and most reliable technology for autonomous vehicles. Armed with the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, we aim to deliver our technology at a global scale. We believe our work has the potential to transform lives and industries for the better.

We're looking for a full-time Perception Sensor System Engineer with solid problem-solving skills, and effectiveness in managing competing priorities, accountable for the following:

  • Preprocess sensor input in perception system, including sensor sanitizer, multi-sensor time synchronization, ground detection
  • Create software drivers, libraries and APIs to interface with sensor hardware
  • Test sensor hardware from different vendors
  • Work with Mechanical Engineers and Electrical Engineers to integrate the sensors to autonomous vehicle platform


  • 1+ years of industry experience in automotive sensors, aerospace, optical sensors, motion sensors, autonomous vehicle development, systems engineering, or other related disciplines
  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Optics or related field
  • Strong design and programming skills in C/C++
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-moving environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to understand requirements and clearly document tools

Bonus Qualifications
  • Experience writing sensor drivers
  • Experience with sensor calibration(lidar, radar, camera)
  • Experience with unit testing for sensor systems
  • Experience developing code using scripting languages such as Python
  • Familiar with networking protocols for data transfer and timing (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, PTP)