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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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Algorithms Development and Data Processing Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking a smart and creative Algorithms Development and Data Processing Engineer for our newly opened 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 advanced development team and will work with us to address complex problems in this fast-evolving field. We are looking for a team player who is keen on tackling intellectual and technological challenges, and who is 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 company’s success.

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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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New Product Planner

We are seeking an experienced operations and logistics manager to assist in managing product development programs and with building the logistical infrastructure for the production of our next-generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and other applications. This position will focus on coordinating the development activities across sites and on building and maintaining tools for ensuring efficient execution and visibility of our development and manufacturing activities. We are looking for a candidate who can manage program schedules, maintain BOMs and build plans, and communicate effectively with engineers, management and third parties. The candidate should have experience running project management tools, as well as bootstrapping operations tools such as inventory control, BOM, etc., in a start-up environment, be a hands-on “doer”, eager to take ownership of problems, able to sufficiently understand technical processes even without a formal technical certification, and address issues with minimal oversight.

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Senior Analog/Mixed-Signal Design Engineer

Sense Photonics is seeking a Senior Analog/Mixed-Signal Design Engineer for our newly opened Edinburgh Advanced Design Center. The successful 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 versatile Integrated Circuit (IC) Design Engineer who is keen to get involved in all aspects of LiDAR sensor development in a start-up environment. The successful candidate will be an effective team player with excellent communication skills, who is eager to take ownership of design challenges and use their experience to contribute to the success of the new Research and Development (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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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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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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About Us

We are passionate about building the next generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation 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 of the automotive industry.

Sense Photonics was founded in 2016 and is based in Research Triangle Park, NC with offices in Edinburgh, UK and in Silicon Valley, CA. We are well financed, backed by several top tier venture capital firms and have already developed strong customer traction for our solution. We are building an innovative world-class company that designs and builds the world’s best 3D sensors. Sense Photonics is also an equal opportunity employer – all applicants will be given equal consideration.

Send resume to carolyn.gill@sense-photonics.com if the ‘apply now’ link doesn’t work.