Machine Learning Research Engineer

Embark

  • Full Time

Embark Trucks is America’s Longest-Running Self-Driving Truck Program and is bringing autonomous freight mainstream. As covered by the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Forbes, TechCrunch and and other outlets, Embark went public via a ~$5 billion SPAC deal in November 2021, and is listed on Nasdaq under the symbol EMBK. Embark is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with operations centers in Fontana, CA and Houston, TX, moving freight daily using our purpose-built transfer hubs. Embark has aligned itself with truck manufacturers, shippers, and carriers to integrate our technology into the freight ecosystem, pursuing a business model where fleets own and operate Embark trucks. This is an incredibly exciting time for autonomous vehicles and our team is looking to grow.

Our deep learning team focuses on developing systems that sense and perceive the world around our self-driving truck. Your focus will be on the development of novel deep learning networks to enhance our  perception system. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Research and prototype perception deep learning systems for our level 4 self-driving system
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    Experience should include:

     

  • 3+ years of research or practical experience applying deep learning on large scale and real world data
  • Knowledge of deep learning systems that focus on detection and/or segmentation in image or point cloud data 
  • Strong coding skills in Python or C++
  • Experience with a popular deep learning framework (Tensorflow, Pytorch, Caffe)
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    Preferred experience:

     

  • Prior experience in self-driving
  • Publications focused on computer-vision or deep learning technology
  • Experience with multi-view geometric computer vision systems
  • Benefits

     

  • A full time, competitive salary with equity
  • Flexible paid vacation from the start
  • 100% of the base insurance option covered for Medical, Dental, and Vision and a buy-up option for other plans
  • Life insurance covered by Embark
  • Access to a Flexible Spending Account & 401K Plan
  • Snacks & catered lunches
  • Work in a fast-growing startup revolutionizing transportation as we know it
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