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Mapping Lead

Company: GPR
Location: Somerville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

COMPANY
GPR is radically accelerating the arrival of self-driving vehicles by tackling some of the most challenging problems that stand in the way of safe and reliable navigation.
Every road in the world has a unique subsurface signature. GPR uses radar to create a map of those subsurface signatures from which self-driving cars can navigate. Vehicles using GPR are unaffected by common but challenging road conditions like snow, heavy rain, fog, or poor lane markings. GPR is working with leading autonomous vehicle and traditional automotive companies, is backed by leading investors, is growing quickly, and is building a talented team that wants to transform the future of mobility and work on some of the hardest and most important engineering problems around. If that sounds like you, please drop us a line.

ROLE
As the GPR Mapping Lead, you will drive GPR's mapping team, shape strategy and help form partnerships. You will work with the cloud team to design and build a scalable mapping infrastructure worldwide. You will work with your team and others to integrate radar-based map and sensor fusion-based localization algorithms into the cloud and vehicle systems. You will be responsible for developing the mapping roadmap, managing and growing a team of talented engineers to develop worldwide capabilities.

WHO YOU ARE + WHAT YOU'LL DO
Lead mapping strategy
Lead and manage the mapping team
Take responsibility for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects and provide the team with technical leadership.
Work closely with other teams, especially within engineering, cloud, and product development.
Lead the development of HD map APIs, mapping algorithm, map infrastructure, and map toolchain for scalable map change.
Lead the operations and process strategies to meet map data collection objectives.
Lead the development of tools and process for map quality verification.
Enjoy working with, growing, and developing small, high output teams in a fast-paced startup environment.
A "get-it-done" person. You know that done is better than perfect and are energized by constantly delivering and moving things forward.

REQUIREMENTS
Hands-on technical leadership and engineering management experience in high definition mapping.
Strong understanding of software engineering principles and processes along with the ability to apply this knowledge to execute projects and optimize development strategies
Understanding of strategy and willingness to handle partnership engagements
Proven track record of delivering complex technical projects.
System and product experience working on or building a scalable map system
If you are planning to work remotely, you must be a strong and talented remote worker and a solid team player. You will need to spend 2-3 weeks on site up front to meet the team and learn the technology. You will need to be on board with traveling for work engagements/sites where needed. You should plan to be in the office in person at least 1 week every 2 months and based on work and team needs

NICE TO HAVE
Experience in automotive, robotics, aerospace engineering, or medical device engineering
Experience with safety-critical systems
Experience with scalable map systems, cloud platforms.
Experience with radar sensors

WORK
Must be currently eligible to work in the US. Please indicate if you need or will eventually need sponsorship on your application.

The Berkner Group has been retained to execute this search. If you were contacted by The Berkner Group, please reply to the person who contacted you. If you are applying to a job posting, please email your resume and a brief introduction to careers@berknergroup.com. Please include your name and the title for this position ("[Your name] - [WaveSense] - [Mapping Lead]") in the subject line of your email. We look forward to hearing from you!

Keywords: GPR, Somerville , Mapping Lead, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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