• Boulder , CO
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

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What's the role?

As the momentum in autonomous driving and driverless vehicles is continuing to accelerate, we are enabling autonomous and semi-autonomous mobility solutions by providing innovative core technology and capabilities that span the cloud, and vehicle.

The Highly Automated Driving (HAD) group is a team of engineers, architects, designers and inventors that create highly accurate, real-time and high-definition map data that support autonomous driving and driverless vehicles. They are pioneers of their craft, who love to turn \"the impossible\" into \"the feasible\" with research, analysis, prototyping via scaling and automation. They develop technology that makes autonomous driving, personalized navigation, and augmented reality a part of everyday life.
We are looking for forward-thinking minds and amazing talent to join this team in technology delivery and continuous innovation, as their success highly depends on having efficient/integrated systems from research all the way to production.

HAD is looking for a Director of Engineering and site leader for our product development site in Boulder, continuing your success in fast growth, global, sophisticated technology and \"start-up like\" cultures.

The Director of Engineering recognizes the \"ambiguity\" of a transforming company going through high growth, new technology and new processes. This leader will develop strong working relationships with internal and external customers and collaborate with Product Management and the sales organization to demonstrate customer guidance, market trends and bold intelligence in development efforts.
Your charter is focused on the research, production and scaling of the technology for solutions for autonomous driving. The current activities are focused across a number of technology areas including software design, sensor fusion, real-time localization, SLAM, and large-scale data analysis and synthesis. This role will be leading a team of engineers located in Boulder, Berkeley, and Chicago and will report directly to the VP (and Head) of Highly Autonomous Driving (HAD).

Your additional responsibilities as site leader for our Boulder office will include being a voice of all employees located at this key development site, advocating for their needs and the workplace as such.

Key responsibilities:
  • Build, lead, mentor, and direct a lean, effective and premier organization of developers and cultivate a culture of innovation & delivery.
  • Build, maintain, and be a great partner with key external partners and customers in identifying, defining, and executing joint-development programs to advance end-to-end autonomous driving technology.

  • Serve as a technical specialist for the broader organization in the application of advanced concepts, principles, and methods in machine learning, deploying scalable cloud processing pipelines, geodetic networks, SLAM, advanced statistics, and sensor fusion.
  • Research, develop, and deploy (at scale) new-to-world systems for content creation and maintenance Key deliverables/tasks
  • Translation of strategy into actionable programs, communicate priorities and lead the team to ensure execution of agreed actions.
  • Lead implementation of a robust, distributed cloud processing pipeline.
  • Work closely with cross-team partners on strategy and vision, as well as provide guidance on and clear
    identification for the content and prioritization of the feature backlog for your team.
  • Work reciprocally and effectively with global customers on partnership projects.
  • Provide thought leadership, career development guidance and mentorship to team members.

Who are you?

Key competencies
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science with an experience in computer vision, deep/machine learning, SLAM, or robotics a plus.
  • 10+ years of hands-on research and software development experience.
  • Track record of deploying systems in high volume and highly reliable production environments.
  • 1-3+ years of hardware development experience, preferably in robotics or mobile sensors. Puts the Customer First: Has a passionate focus on the customer. Understands what the customer wants and how to best deliver the experience.

    Works Well with Others: Creates a team environment that is positive and productive.
    Leads Courageously: Takes personal responsibility to do the right thing and persists in times of challenge or uncertainty. Adapts quickly to change and makes timely, thoughtful decisions
    Develops Continuously: Continuously seek opportunities to improve self and others. Leads with trust, honesty and commitment to hire, coach and develop partners to achieve their potential.
    Achieve Results: Understands what drives overall business success and is accountable to prioritize and deliver quality results.
What do we offer?

  • Join the most exciting industry of mapping and autonomous driving
  • An opportunity to work with extraordinary developers
  • Challenging problems to solve
  • Work that makes a difference in the world
  • Freedom to decide how to perform your work
  • Variety in the types of projects
  • Collaborative, Supportive Colleagues

Make HERE your destination, we are just getting started. Apply now!

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.

Who are we?

Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders? You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking the video below or going HERE .

Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product, product manager, production, program manager, quality

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