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Software Engineer - Onboard Sensor

TuSimpleFull-time$114k - $143kSan Diego, CaliforniaOct 19, 2023
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TuSimple is a global autonomous driving technology company headquartered in San Diego, California, with operations in the United States and Asia. Founded in 2015, TuSimple is developing a commercial-ready, fully autonomous (SAE Level 4) driving solution for long-haul heavy-duty trucks. TuSimple aims to transform the $4 trillion global truck freight industry through the company's leading AI technology, which makes it possible for trucks to drive safely autonomously, operate nearly continuously, and reduce fuel consumption by 10%+ relative to manually driven trucks. Global achievements include over 200 Patents, the world's first fully autonomous, 'driver-out' semi-truck run on open public roads in the U.S. and China, and development of the world's first Autonomous Freight Network (AFN).

What You Will Do:

  • The Sensor Software  Engineer is responsible for design, develop,  test, integrate, triage and optimize the sensor software for Autonomous Driving System. 
  • Example responsibilities  (include but not limited to):
    • Design appropriate thread model and communication messages  for Camera SW
    • Debug and triage issues for Location sensor  application
    • Profile and optimization of Lidar sensors  software
    • Provide and perform Unit Tests and System Tests for sensor  modules. 

Experience & Skills Required:

  • A Bachelor or Master Degree In Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or related technical areas. 
  • At least 4 years of developing production-quality software using  modern C++
  • At least 2 years of working experience  in Autonomous Driving, Robotics, Embedded Linux system, Network, and other related industries.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Solid understanding of data structure and basic algorithms.
  • Solid understanding of performance profiling, analysis, and optimization.
  • Solid understanding of Real Time operating systems.
  • Experience  debugging and root cause analysis skills.
  • Strong communication and team collaboration skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in Sensor (Camera, GPS, Lidar, etc) and linux Device driver.
  • Development experience in RTOS and Embedded Linux kernel.
  • Development experience in ROS or ROS2.
  • Experience with Docker, GDB, Git, Unit Test, GTest is highly preferred
  • Experience socket and client / server network programming

Pay Transparency
Please note: Individual salaries will vary within the following range based on factors such as location, business needs and candidate's skills, education, and experience.

Salary Range
$114,000$143,000 USD

Our Values

  • Partner: We share, collaborate, communicate, and work together with colleagues, customers, and partners.
  • Persevere: We are agile, adaptable, and persist through adversity to achieve objectives and follow through our commitment.
  • Pioneer: We innovate, take informed risks, and set the pace for autonomous freight and its network.
  • Protect: We safeguard the company's people, assets, reputation, partners, and how our innovations impact communities.

Our Benefits

We take pride in providing a robust, well-rounded benefits package available to eligible employees. For this reason, we offer benefits for healthcare, tax savings, well-being, income protection, voluntary benefits and paid holidays such as...

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for your spouse or domestic partner, your dependents, and you 
  • Unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more available
  • Monthly gym membership reimbursement
  • Monthly team building budget
  • Free Coursera enterprise account
  • Annual tuition reimbursement 
  • Employer-paid life insurance, long, and short term disability

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.


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