Novi, MI

Job Description

Technical Lead – Localization
Novi, MI

Job summary of the Technical Lead – Localization:

A Technical Lead with experience in developing localization algorithms for Automobiles, UAV or Robotics is neeeded for the product development, including overseeing the work of 1-3 teams of ~7 engineers. This client is a leader in active and autonomous driving technology, with a fast-paced, dynamic work environment similar to a Silicon Valley firm.  
This position is a flexible remote role which means employees have the flexibility to work remotely, but are expected to report to the Novi office occasionally. If you have strong exprience managing and mentoring a team along with working on the development of Localization algorithms for Automobiles, UAV or Robotics…then this position is well suited to you.
Responsibilities of the Technical Lead – Localization:
  • Product Responsibilities:
    • Coordinate with other stakeholders, and product owners to convert internal and external discussions into ordered list of backlog tasks for the team to break down and execute.
    • Review the team’s work products and coordinate with the product owner to align strategy, scope, and priority of high-level technical / product objectives.
  • Technical Leadership Responsibilities
    • Overall technical ownership of Localization Algorithms
      • Guide team members in selecting good algorithms to implement.
      • Review and assess localization results.
    • Responsibility to develop and own Localization roadmap.
      • Determine which localization methods are feasible and useful.
      • Determine which algorithms should we implement, and when.
      • Keep localization software well-coordinated with the rest of the product.
    • Interact with systems and safety engineers to ensure the technical roadmap and vision for the Localization solution are consistent with requirements (both functional and nonfunctional).
    • Help team members grow technically in their knowledge of Localization concepts and how our Algorithms work.
    • Participate in customer-facing discussions related to current and new product capabilities.
Qualifications of the Technical Lead – Localization:
  • Master’s degree in a relevant technical field required, a Ph.D. is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience developing Localization algorithms for Automobiles, UAV or Robotics.
  • Experience at a senior level, mentoring and/or leading teams.
  • Experience with all phases of software development on a modern software development team.
  • Experience with Agile Scrum, especially LeSS and SAFe scaled solution is a plus
  • Deep experience writing real time software for state-of-the-art Localization methods (including Kalman filters, particle filters, etc.)
  • Experience with organizational methods (Scrum, Agile, Kanban, Lean, etc…) will be preferred
  • Prior experience with ASPICE and ISO 26262 will be preferred
Compensation of the Technical Lead – Localization:
Salary Range:  $120,000-150,000/year depending on experience 
  • Competitive Salary + bonus
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and company-paid disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching program
  • 3-5 weeks of vacation DOE
  • Flexible work hours
  • Casual working environment
  • No dress code
  • Car Stipend

Location: Novi, MI
Type:  Direct
Travel:  As and when required
Relocation Assistance:  Subject to review
Visa Sponsorship: H1B transfers only. NO OPT visa candidates  will be considered.

Knowledge of the following areas will be helpful – Architect, Expert, Product Owner, lead, manage, organizational methods, Scrum, Agile, Kanban, Lean, standards compliance, ISO-26262, ASPICE, software development, algorithms, automobile, automotive, UAV, robotics, Python, Build Management, Agile Scrum, LeSS, SAFe scaled, ASPICE, ISO 26262, C++, Requirements Management, Doors, System Weaver, Code Beamer

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