at Velodyne (View all jobs) San Jose
Velodyne LiDAR is exploding as our lidar systems are being adopted for next generation Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and fully autonomous vehicles.
Velodyne is gearing up for mass production now! Help Velodyne’s team during this exciting time!
The Optical Systems Development Engineer is responsible for developing novel lidar technologies that will enable Velodyne Lidar systems to continue to lead in the autonomous vehicle, advanced driver assistance systems, mapping and industrial markets.
The Optical Systems Development Engineer must thoroughly understand the key physics underpinning lidar technologies and be an expert at moving a project from concept to prototype and production.
Thorough system level understanding and hands on experience with optics, electronics, signals and mechanical design are paramount.
The ideal candidate must be equally comfortable working in and alternatively leading small teams to develop concepts to prototype and not afraid to the challenges in shepherding products into production and comfortable owning a project and taking full responsibilities for its success.
The Optical Systems Development Engineer is also responsible for proactively developing new technologies and keeping abreast of the latest developments in the market as well as assessing potential competing technologies and guiding company strategy.
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