Lidar Integration Engineer


PA, Pittsburgh

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As part of the LiDAR Component Engineering team you will be collaborating with cross functional teams to develop and integrate next generation LiDARs for AV vehicles.

  • Use your knowledge of systems engineering best practices to support internal and external stakeholders in the development of LiDAR sensor technologies
  • Triage and root cause any reported defects in hardware and/or software, fix and document, and implement preventative measures
  • Validate bug fixes both on the bench and in-vehicle
  • Own, update, peer review, and document requirements for modules through engineering change requests
  • Update Module Test Plans as design and validation efforts evolve
  • Work with and train Test Engineering to ensure proper test plan execution
  • Design custom validation setups, including automation and post-processing of data
  • Support Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) integration activities
  • Support Vehicle integration activities, including field testing and verification
  • Take ownership of module Diagnostics and Vehicle Networking

Additional Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong focus on LiDAR technologies which includes lasers, detectors, beam steering mechanisms, signal processing, lens design, and packaging.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in systems engineering, integration, and test
  • Experience with end-to-end system integration of complex electro-mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of LiDAR KPI testing (Point cloud, range, reflectivity etc.)
  • Familiar with computer networking concepts (TCP vs UDP, VLANs, SSH)
  • Experience with Linux and developing scripting software independently
  • Hands-on experience of working in lab environment with different equipment and vehicle electrical systems
  • Electrical Lab Experience (soldering, lab management, Oscilloscopes/DMMs/Programmable Power Supplies)
  • Experience with component testing
  • Understanding of automotive and/or robotic systems
  • Working knowledge of Linux environment
  • Experience with an issue-tracking and task management software platform such as JIRA, Polarion, and Confluence.


  • Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in LiDAR system engineering, integration, and test
  • Experience in automotive communication protocols such as CAN and Ethernet
  • Python 3 scripting, using Git and JIRA for development tools
  • Experience with FuSa and cybersecurity
  • Experience with automotive LiDAR technologies

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