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Software Engineer, Localization and Mapping

Hayden AI

Hayden AI

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Welcome to Hayden AI, where the future is ours to make. From bus lane and bus stop enforcement to digital twin modeling and more, our clients use our mobile perception system to speed up transit, make streets safer, and create a more sustainable future.

Led by experts in AI, computer vision, data science, transportation, and government technology, Hayden AI is pioneering real world problem solving powered by AI and machine learning.

Our mobile perception platform is currently utilized by New York City’s MTA for automated bus lane enforcement. We recently raised $20 million in Series A funding and have been featured in Bloomberg CityLab, Forbes, Smart Cities Dive, and Politico.

Come join us, and help us build a vision-based data platform for smart enforcement and smart cities with our six core values in mind:

  • Customer Focus
  • Passion
  • Collaboration
  • Empowerment
  • Transparency
  • Integrity

State Estimation Engineer (Localization and Mapping)

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Derive and implement novel real-time pose estimation algorithms.
  • Research, develop, and implement algorithms to solve large-scale mapping.
  • Collaborate with other engineers to develop algorithms for in-situ and in-factory multi-sensor calibration.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • MS or Ph.D. in Robotics, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Intuitive understanding of classical ML, Linear Algebra, Stochastic Processes, Geometric Computer Vision, and Optimization (Convex, Nonlinear).
  • Deep experience in one or more areas: Kalman Filter and its variants, MAP, Sequential Monte Carlo (particle filter), Nonlinear Least squares, IRLS or MHT
  • Strong C++ programming and software design skills.
  • Familiarity with multiple sensors such as GPS, IMU, camera, and wheel odometry.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience deploying an estimator for say SLAM/VIO in a real application
  • Understanding of numerical stability, sensor modeling and system/noise identification
  • Understanding of theoretical shortcomings in modern algorithms and how to overcome them

Target Salary Range:

  • $160,000 - $220,000
  • Company granted equity
  • Company wide bonus program

There are endless learning and development opportunities from a highly diverse and talented peer group, including experts in a wide range of fields (AI, Computer Vision, Government Contracting, Systems & Device Engineering, Operations, Communications, and more)!

Just a few of our perks include:

  • Options for 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents (for US employees)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)
  • Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Aflac Critical Illness, Accident Insurance & Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • MetLife Legal Plan(s) & Pet Insurance
  • Farmers GroupSelect Auto & Home Insurance
  • 401(k) with 3% company matching
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Wellness stipends
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Remote work opportunities
  • Home office & technology reimbursement
  • Daily catered lunches in our Oakland office

Hayden AI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters learning from each other. We celebrate people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination. Hayden AI is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.

To all recruitment agencies: Hayden AI does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Hayden AI employees or any other company location. Hayden AI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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