Autonomous Vehicle Navigation and Localization Engineer at Outrider

| Greater Denver Area
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The company

Azevtec (Autonomous, Zero-Emission Vehicle Technologies) is automating 'first-mile' trucking. We simplify how large enterprises ship goods—our robotic systems automate repetitive vehicle movement and manual tasks in the world’s busiest freight-shipping hubs to enhance operational performance, reduce costs, and improve safety.


Azevtec is a rapidly growing, Series-A company founded to drive the adoption of sustainable transportation and deploy autonomous vehicles responsibly.


The role

We’re searching for a talented, autonomous vehicle software engineer who has designed, developed, and implemented navigation and localization software for safety-critical ground robotics applications (ideally from concept through volume commercial production).


The Autonomous Vehicle Navigation and Localization Engineer will report to the Vice President of Software Engineering.

Duties and responsibilities

    • Design and architect the navigation/localization system for ground vehicles: elicit requirements, conduct trade studies and make-versus-buy decisions, and work with subcomponent vendors and vehicle OEMs to understand capabilities of off-the-shelf components and how to utilize them in the Azevtec system
    • Own implementation and qualification of the navigation/localization subsystem through the complete development lifecycle: requirements, design, code development, unit testing, and release/support
    • Understand the current state of the art and identify opportunities for increasing performance and reducing hardware costs

Required qualifications

    • Proficiency with C and C++
    • Masters or PhD (or Bachelors degree with commensurate experience in a related field)
    • Prior experience developing navigation/localization solutions using IMU, vehicle odometry, and GPS sensing
    • Background developing a production system or an advanced research prototype
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional analytical skills
    • Demonstrated strong leadership and people skills
    • Sterling references

Ideal qualifications

    • Ability to read/write/debug Python
    • Familiarity with, or experience implementing SLAM in ground vehicles
    • Comfort using point clouds and LIDAR data
    • Expertise in GPS signal processing
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16163 W 45th Drive, Golden, CO 80403

What are Outrider Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
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Casual Dress
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