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Technical Lead Manager - Advanced Sensing

Software Engineering, Advanced Technologies Group in San Francisco, CA

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.


We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

About the Role:

Do you specialize in sensor technologies for autonomous driving applications? We are looking for a strong sensor lead to help create our next generation sensing platform. You will work with our world-class team to enable new vehicle capabilities, improve performance, and increase the safety of our system.


Technical Lead Manager (Self Driving) - Advanced Sensing is an engineer with a dual role of providing technical direction and hands-on integration in the area of sensors such as radar, LIDAR, camera and near-range.  The TLM will also have responsibilities for people management, hiring, and career growth for a team of 3-5 engineers while defining the roadmap and vision of the team.


What You'll Do


  • Lead engineering projects spanning a variety of new sensor technology
  • Continuously evaluate new sensor technology
  • Lead the effort to design the next-generation sensor platform
  • Work with industry-best vendors to down-select sensors
  • Define a vision and roadmap for a team working across multiple stakeholders
  • Collaborate effectively and build relationships with partners in Pittsburgh, Toronto, and San Francisco.


What You'll Need

  • 5+ years of experience in robotics and/or autonomous systems
  • Deep knowledge of underlying physics, signal processing, and hardware design elements of modern sensor systems
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art perception systems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead high-function technical teams
  • Demonstrated experience in sensor selection, evaluation, and integration
  • Experience in writing high-quality software


About the Team

At the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), we are building technologies that will transform the way the world moves. Our teams in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto are dedicated to mapping, software and hardware development, vehicle safety, and operations for self-driving technology. Our teams are passionate about developing a self-driving system that will one day move people and things around more safely, efficiently, and cost effectively.


At Uber, we believe technology has the power to make transportation more efficient, accessible, and safer than ever before. Self-driving technology has the potential to make these benefits an everyday reality for our customers, but it’s not going to happen overnight.  Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and safety is our priority every step of the way. Operating inclusively and transparently, while displaying responsible behavior in a structured development are critical to safety. We at ATG seek candidates who will role model these values.

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