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    Staff Software Engineer, Perception

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    Job Description

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    About Rivian

    Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

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    As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 


    Role Summary

    As a Staff Software Engineer, Perception, you will be a member of the Perception team at Rivian, which develops advanced machine learning algorithms that directly impact safety critical self-driving features of our category defining vehicles. 


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    • \nIn this role, you will collaborate closely with ML practitioners to understand their models, identify avenues to improve model performance and create new approaches when necessary. \n
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    • \nYou are expected to gain holistic understanding of the entire perception stack to establish and implement processes that can identify issues and prevent regression. \n
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    • \nDevelop large-scale data mining tools to improve our “data-loop” and enable quick resolution to edge cases. \n
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    • \nDevelop software tools to benchmark and analyze model performance, data distribution and ensure test coverage for the perception stack.\n
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    • You will be responsible to collaborate with downstream teams within the autonomy group (prediction, planning, mapping etc.) to ensure we meet the feature requirements.
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    • \nB.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field \n
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    • 5-7 years related industry or research experience
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      • Data mining tools from vehicle sensor logs
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      • Continuous improvement for deployed system in production
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      • Experience with defining annotation work-flow and quality control
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    • Proven ability in root-causing issues across the stack and implementation of solutions in production
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    • Strong C++ or Python programming background
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    • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment.
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    • Good team player with great communication skills
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    • Passionately motivated to take ideas from R&D phase to a product. \n
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    Preferred Skills 

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    • Research and development experience on detection and classification of objects, lanes, signs, semantic segmentation, volumetric occupancy etc.
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    • Proven record of research and accomplishment in fields related to perception with publications in top tier conferences like CVPR, Neurips, ICCV, ECCV etc.
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    • Experience with frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow or MxNet. \n
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    Pay Disclosure

    Salary Range for California Based Applicants: [$205,000.00 - $236,000.00] (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).

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    Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums. 




    Equal Opportunity

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    Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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    Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

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    Candidate Data Privacy

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    Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 

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    Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 

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    Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  

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data-ccp-props=\\"{"134233117":false,"134233118":false,"335559738":0,"335559739":0}\\">&nbsp;</span></li></ul> <br><strong>Pay Disclosure</strong><br><br><p>Salary Range for California Based Applicants: [$205,000.00 - $236,000.00] (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).</p><p>Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.&nbsp;</p> <br><strong class=\\"jdheading\\"></strong><br><br><h4><strong>Equal Opportunity</strong></h4><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. 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Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.&nbsp;</p> <br><strong class=\\"jdheading\\"></strong><br><br><h4><strong>Equal Opportunity</strong></h4><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at&nbsp;<a href=\\"mailto:candidateaccommodations@rivian.com?subject=Application%20to%20Rivian%20-%20Assistance%20Request\\" target=\\"_blank\\" rel=\\"noopener\\">candidateaccommodations@rivian.com</a>.</p><h4><strong>Candidate Data Privacy</strong></h4><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\"><span data-contrast=\\"auto\\">Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (&ldquo;Candidate Personal Data&rdquo;). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. 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Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.&nbsp;</p> <br><strong class=\\"jdheading\\"></strong><br><br><h4><strong>Equal Opportunity</strong></h4><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. 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    Staff Software Engineer, Perception

    Rivian

    Rivian

    Software Engineering
    Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Posted on Monday, June 5, 2023

    Staff Software Engineer, Perception

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    Job Description

    About Rivian

    Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

     

    As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 


    Role Summary

    As a Staff Software Engineer, Perception, you will be a member of the Perception team at Rivian, which develops advanced machine learning algorithms that directly impact safety critical self-driving features of our category defining vehicles. 


    Responsibilities

    • In this role, you will collaborate closely with ML practitioners to understand their models, identify avenues to improve model performance and create new approaches when necessary. 
    • You are expected to gain holistic understanding of the entire perception stack to establish and implement processes that can identify issues and prevent regression. 
    • Develop large-scale data mining tools to improve our “data-loop” and enable quick resolution to edge cases. 
    • Develop software tools to benchmark and analyze model performance, data distribution and ensure test coverage for the perception stack.
    • You will be responsible to collaborate with downstream teams within the autonomy group (prediction, planning, mapping etc.) to ensure we meet the feature requirements.

    Qualifications

    • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field 
    • 5-7 years related industry or research experience
    • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
      • Data mining tools from vehicle sensor logs
      • Continuous improvement for deployed system in production
      • Experience with defining annotation work-flow and quality control
    • Proven ability in root-causing issues across the stack and implementation of solutions in production
    • Strong C++ or Python programming background
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment.
    • Good team player with great communication skills
    • Passionately motivated to take ideas from R&D phase to a product. 

    Preferred Skills 

    • Research and development experience on detection and classification of objects, lanes, signs, semantic segmentation, volumetric occupancy etc.
    • Proven record of research and accomplishment in fields related to perception with publications in top tier conferences like CVPR, Neurips, ICCV, ECCV etc.
    • Experience with frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow or MxNet. 

    Pay Disclosure

    Salary Range for California Based Applicants: [$205,000.00 - $236,000.00] (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).

    Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums. 




    Equal Opportunity

    Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

    Candidate Data Privacy

    Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 

     

    Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 

     

    Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  

     

    Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

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