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Principal Electrical Engineer

We are seeking an experienced, Principal Electrical Engineer for our Research Triangle, NC or San Francisco, CA development centers, to be a key contributor to engineering activities aimed at revolutionizing the world of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. You will be a lead engineer in defining system architecture, high power and high speed design, embedded design, simulation and schematic, PCB bring up, troubleshooting, and transfer to production. You will be responsible for the electrical system design including power distribution, digital and analog controls, embedded processor implementation, and system integration.

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System Characterization Engineer

We are seeking an entry level System Characterization Engineer for our Research Triangle development center to be a key contributor to engineering activities aimed at revolutionizing the world of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. You will be a key contributor in the collection of lidar data and characterization of prototype lidar systems.

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Camera Firmware Engineer

We are seeking an experienced, Camera Firmware Engineer for our Research Triangle, NC or San Francisco, CA development centers, to be a key contributor to engineering activities aimed at revolutionizing the world of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. You will be a key contributor in defining camera hardware design, embedded hardware and firmware design and development, digital design, simulation and schematic, PCB bring up, troubleshooting, and transfer to production.

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Senior/Principle Digital IC Design Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking an experienced Senior/Principle Digital Design Engineer to play a critical role in designing and building next-generation, commercial-grade long-range LiDAR systems. Candidate must have a background in digital circuit specification, design and verification for ASIC/Mixed-Signal SoC, ideally having worked in a chip lead position. We are looking for a person with strong analytic and communication skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment. The most qualified candidate will be selected to join our innovative, collaborative and dynamic team in our new R&D centre in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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System Test Engineer (Hardware)

We are seeking an experienced, System Test Engineer for our Research Triangle, NC or San Francisco, CA development centers, to be a key contributor to engineering activities aimed at revolutionizing the world of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. You will be a key contributor in system integration, bring up, troubleshooting, and final release of LIDAR systems. You will be responsible for our systems’ test and debug, which includes high-speed, high-power electrical design, thermal management, mechanical design and software validation. We are looking for a hands-on “doer”, who can work on complex projects and able to work outside of their core expertise.

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Embedded Software Engineer

Sense photonics aspires to be the world leader in LiDAR technologies. We are developing the next-generation technologies that will change how the world sees its environment in diverse applications such as self driving cars, robotics and UAVs. As a software engineer, you will work on a variety of projects that at critical to Sense Photonics’ needs, with opportunities to write low level code for the sensor to writing custom code for a customer. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full stack as we push technology forward.

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Senior Staff Electrical Design Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking an experienced EE to play a critical role in designing and building next-generation, commercial-grade long-range LiDAR systems. Candidate must have a background in analog and digital circuit design, high power/high speed pulse generation, high power RF circuitry, GaN power FETs, laser diode drivers and photodetector array data acquisition or radar drivers. We are looking for a person with strong analytic and communication skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment.  The most qualified candidate will be selected to join our innovative, collaborative and dynamic team in our new R&D centre in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Electrical Engineering Technician

We are seeking an experienced, EE Technician for our Research Triangle, NC development center, to be a key contributor to engineering activities aimed at revolutionizing the world of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. You will be a key contributor in system integration, bring up, troubleshooting, and final release of LIDAR systems. You will be responsible for system and subsystem integration, test and debug, which includes high-speed, high-power electrical design, thermal management, mechanical design and software validation. We are looking for a hands-on “doer”, who can work on complex projects independently with minimal supervision.

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Process Development Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking an experienced, hands-on Process Development Engineer to play a critical role in building the next-generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. This position will focus on the development of microelectronics fabrication processes for our LiDAR system components and will require a special candidate with the ability to work seamlessly across multiple domains. The candidate should be a hands-on “doer”, eager to take ownership of problems and solve them with minimal oversight.  Innovation, creativity and collaborative problem-solving abilities are required.

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Wafer Process Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking an experienced, hands-on Wafer Process Engineer to play a critical role in building the next-generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. This position will focus on Micro-Transfer Printing and associated processes for the fabrication of semiconductor devices for our LiDAR system. This will require a candidate with the ability to work across multiple disciplines. The candidate should be a hands-on “doer”, eager to take ownership of process challenges and execute detailed instructions with minimal oversight.  Innovation, communication and collaborative problem-solving abilities are required.  This position will require working 2nd Shift hours for a period of approximately 6 months.

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Senior/Principle Analog IC Design Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking an experienced Senior/Principle Analog IC Design Engineer for our newly opened Edinburgh Advanced Design Center. The candidate will play a critical role in building the next generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. This position is a research and development focused role for an innovative and adaptable IC design engineer who is keen to get involved in all aspects of LiDAR sensor development in a start-up environment. The candidate is an effective team player with excellent communication skills, who is eager to take ownership of design challenges and will use their experience to contribute to the success of the new R&D centre.

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Senior Compliance Regulatory Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking an experienced, hands-on regulatory compliance engineer to play a critical role in building the next-generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. This position will focus on new LIDAR product development device, and system-level regulatory compliance in the automotive and industrial automation / robotics markets. This will require a candidate with the ability to work across multiple disciplines both internally and externally. The candidate should be a hands-on “doer”, eager to take ownership of compliance projects and execute them with minimal oversight. Experience, communication and broad execution abilities are required.

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Algorithms Development and Data Processing Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking a smart and creative Algorithms Development and Data Processing Engineer for our Edinburgh Advanced Design Centre. The candidate will play a critical role in building the next generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. The position will focus on developing innovative and efficient algorithms for processing low to mid-level data from our new LiDAR system. You will be part of our development team  working to address complex problems in this fast-evolving field. We are looking for a team player keen on tackling intellectual and technological challenges, interested in working in an exciting space in a start-up environment, and whose input will have direct contribution to the final product and to our success.

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Staff Optical Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking an experienced and creative optical engineer for our Research Triangle, NC or San Francisco offices. The candidate will play a critical role in building the next generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. The position will focus on developing manufacturable solutions for the challenging needs of our systems. We are looking for a person with deep technical expertise, experience modelling, simulating and designing modules which transferred to mass production, and who is a hands-on experimentalist as well, with an ability to construct free space optical systems for characterization and validation. The candidate should be a team player who is keen on tackling intellectual and technological challenges, and who is interested in working in an exciting space in a fast-paced start-up environment.

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System Test Engineer

We are seeking an experienced, System Test Engineer for our Research Triangle, NC or San Francisco, CA development centers, to be a key contributor to engineering activities aimed at revolutionizing the world of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. You will be a key contributor in system integration, bring up, troubleshooting, and final release of LIDAR systems. You will be responsible for our systems’ test and debug, which includes high-speed, high-power electrical design, thermal management, mechanical design and software validation. We are looking for a hands-on “doer”, who can work on complex projects and able to work outside of their core expertise.

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Device Characterization and Yield Engineer

We are seeking an experienced, hands-on device characterization and yield engineer to play a critical role in building the next-generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. This position will focus on the mechanical and thermal design, testing, and characterization of our LiDAR system and will require a candidate with the ability to work across multiple disciplines. The candidate should be a hands-on “doer”, eager to take ownership of problems and solve them with minimal oversight. Innovation, creativity and collaborative problem-solving abilities are required.

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About Us

We are passionate about building the next generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, industrial robotics and many other applications. Our core technology – protected by over 200 patents – enables a simple, high-performance, solid state solution, with no moving parts, that can uniquely meet the rigorous performance, reliability and cost requirements for automotive and industrial applications.

Sense Photonics has offices in Research Triangle Park, NC, Silicon Valley, CA and Edinburgh, UK. We are backed by leading VC firms and strategic investors and have developed partnerships with leading automotive and robotics customers. We are building an innovative, world-class company that designs and builds the world’s best 3D sensors and software solutions. Sense Photonics is also an equal opportunity employer – all applicants will be given equal consideration.