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Camera Systems Hardware Test Engineer, Waymo

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    Camera Systems Hardware Test Engineer, Waymo

    Waymo
    Mountain View, CA

    The self-driving car project aims to improve people’s lives by transforming mobility and making it easier and safer for everyone to get around, regardless of their ability to drive. So far, we’ve self-driven over 2 million miles and are currently out on the streets of Mountain View, California and Austin, Texas.

    The self-driving car project's mission is to improve people's lives by transforming mobility. We're looking for a Hardware Test Engineer with a broad range of skills to help develop, test, and deploy next generation camera and imaging sensors that are the eyes of the self-driving system.

    If you love imaging and are excited about working with cameras, robotic arms, machine vision and other critical technology for self-driving cars, come talk to us!

    X is a moonshot factory where uncomfortably ambitious, potentially world-changing new ideas such as self-driving cars, balloon-powered Internet and smart contact lenses are developed and taken out into the world. X projects have the potential to transform the lives of billions of people and make the world a radically better place. We’re a team of makers, entrepreneurs, engineers and scientists with deep technical expertise who love the challenge of the seemingly impossible. X was formerly known as Google[x].

    Responsibilities
    • Support camera module and lens manufacturing by developing and deploying systems to improve test integration, assembly tracking, and reporting pipelines
    • Develop, deploy, and optimize custom drivers for automating measurements of sensor systems
    • Develop novel calibration processes involving multiple sensors and actuation stages in the loop
    • Analyze and present data collected from sensor systems, and develop tools to help do so
    • Design and implement plumbing needed to integrate new sensors into the self-driving car
    Qualifications
    Minimum qualifications:
    • 3 years of experience with imaging and electro-optical systems
    • Experience with numerical analysis and data visualization with tools such as MATLAB, Python, NumPy, or Matplotlib
    • Experience with image data manipulation and computation and interpretation of standard image quality metrics through Imatest or similar (MTF, color correction matrix, lens shading, etc.)
    • Experience with communication interfaces (I2C, RS232, USB, Ethernet)

    Preferred qualifications:
    • Experience with optical layout packages (e.g., Zemax, CodeV, FRED, etc.)
    • Experience with SolidWorks or other CAD package
    • Experience working with core Google technologies such as Stubby, Dremel, and Borg
    • Experience with using and programming lab instruments; oscilloscope, programmable power supply, spectrum analyzer, signal generator
    • Familiar with basic (PID) control theory
    • Familiar with board schematics

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