Business Line Description
The vacancy is within Business Line Radio Frequency Processing(RFP) which is one of the core businesses of NXP. NXP has been a leader in RF innovation and technology for more than 60 years, offering an extensive portfolio of RF solutions.
As the market leader in Automotive Radar we are continuously innovating to enable our Tier1 and OEM customers shape the car architecture of the future and make driving more secure.
Job Summary :
You will be part of the Innovation team in San Jose, California building next-gen automotive radar and self-driving perception technologies using advanced machine learning and / or signal processing techniques.
AI / ML Responsibility : Work with Engineering teams across the world to develop proof of concept end to end AI solutions including real world data collection and annotation, self-driving environmental simulations using industry leading tools, database management and analysis, AI model design, validation and deployment.
Apply your machine learning knowledge to solve cutting-edge automotive radar challenges such as 2D and 3D object detection and classification, scene understanding, semantic and instance segmentation as well as model optimization.
Apply your hands-on software engineering and development skills to optimize and benchmark AI models using various tools like custom IDEs, compilers and SDK for NXP embedded SoCs.
Signal Processing Responsibility : Lead the development of next-gen algorithms that solve practical challenges in automotive radars including but not limited to high-resolution array angle estimation problem, MIMO waveform multiplexing / de-multiplexing algorithms, radar-on-radar interference mitigation, etc Perform novel problem modeling, advanced mathematical algorithm development, prototype simulation in Matlab / C / C++, real-data validation with experimental systems, embedded software implementation, and system integration and testing tasks
Work with NXP hardware SoC architects and help design the next generation of NXP automotive processors.
Work with NXP software team to assist productization.
Apply your project management skills to execute internal and external innovation projects.
Job Qualifications :
Hands-on skillsAI / ML Specialty : ML frameworks like PyTorch, Tensorflow, and OpenCV including visualization tools like Tensorboard and optimization tools like TFliteUbuntu or any Linux based OSPython, C / C++, Linux shell scripting including software development tools like Git, any IDE of choice.
Robot Operating System (ROS)ML Cloud services like AWS or AzureExperience with CUDA, OpenMP or OpenCL is a bonusExperience with Autonomous Driving Simulators like dSpace is a bonusSignal Processing specialty : Matlab
Knowledge baseAI / ML Specialty : Modern machine learning and AI principles and programing modelsExperience with state of the art neural network architectures (CNN, LSTM, Generative models, MLPs)Signal Processing Specialty : FMCW radar signal processing techniquesDSP, advanced linear algebra, detection and estimation theories, array processing, and modern sparse estimation techniques
Strong programming and debugging skills
Proven innovation project management experience including proposal writing, planning, budgeting, contracting, and execution is a plus.
Strong communications, documentation, and presentation skills
Highly self-motivated and enjoys solving difficult challenges
PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or related fields or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or related fields with 3-5 years of work experience in AI and ML or signal processing algorithm development.
Experience in automotive radar / ADAS or autonomous driving industry will be preferred.
Proven research experience (paper publications, patents) in AI / ML and / or signal processing algorithm development
NXPis an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and / or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and / or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
In addition, NXP will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.