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Perception Engineer (f/m/d)



Munich, Germany
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

FERNRIDE is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging because we value and celebrate everyone's differences and individuality. We strive to create an open, safe space in which you feel empowered and authentic. FERNRIDE has over 130 employees, from 35+ countries. Our culture is characterized by the company values and fundamentals: #wewinasoneteam #weexecuteanddeliver #weareambitiousinnovators #weareopentochange #weputcustomervaluefirst #respect #professionalism #safety.

What would you do ?

Our team works on enabling automating truck driving within container yards. We are on the hunt for passionate and pragmatic individuals to contribute their expertise in Perception, Control, and Localization. Leveraging a cutting-edge sensor suite that includes LIDARs, Radars, Cameras, and GNSS technology, we are dedicated to tackling complex real-world scenarios in container yards. If you are ready to be a part of a forward-thinking team, working within well-defined Operational Design Domain (ODD) constraints, and driving innovative solutions to accelerate development while mitigating technical risks, this is the place to be.

Leave your footprint by:

  • collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and implement localization and mapping algorithms
  • working on 3D perception pipeline for autonomous trucks for driving and secondary tasks
  • development of auto-labelling pipeline
  • implementing on-board inference SW.
  • participating in the complete software development lifecycle, from conception to deployment, while adhering to best practices and coding standards

What you will bring to the team?

  • Good understanding of modern deep learning architectures, including VoxelNet, PointPillars, BEVFormer
  • Familiarity with classical 3D algorithms
  • Hands-on experience on writing training code and training moderate sized networks
  • Strong understanding of point cloud data processing, manipulation, and feature extraction methods .
  • Experience doing PTQ or QAT
  • Understanding sensors, including LiDARs, Cameras and RADARs and sensor fusion techniques
  • Expertise in C++ and Python programming languages, with a strong understanding of software development principles and best practices.

What we offer @FERNRIDE

Our accomplishments are based on team effort, and we want all our people to benefit from it:

  • Company shares.
  • Flexible working hours and remote work.
  • Team events and quarterly offsite.
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun-loving office culture.
  • 30 days of vacation.
  • Snacks / beverage.

Who we are

FERNRIDE offers scalable automation solutions for yard trucking that increase productivity, promote sustainability, and improve worker safety. We employ a human-assisted automation approach, which allows for remote takeovers of electric trucks when necessary. This ensures seamless integration and reliable operations for logistics operators. With over a decade of research and high-profile customers, including Volkswagen, HHLA, DB Schenker, and BSH, FERNRIDE uses cutting-edge technology to address major industry challenges, such as driver shortages and the negative environmental impact of logistics operations.