Software Engineer, Image Acquisition

Job description

Mapillary helps create better maps for smarter cities, geospatial services, and automotive. Mapillary is searching for a Software Engineer, Image Acquisition who will have a direct impact through the growth of imagery on Mapillary’s platform. Do you have a passion for software and hardware? Can you improve the collaboration of people and organizations that contribute new imagery every day? Are you ready to apply on-the-street tests that improve the quality and quantity of new street-level imagery?

 

  • Accelerate growth of the platform by building tools that make large scale imagery imports simple, secure, and fast. You apply your software engineering skills to build software in the open for parsing video and images from diverse hardware.

  • Engage with customers and our diverse contributor network to extend Mapillary support for acquiring imagery captured with gearing spanning consumer grade to custom mapping systems. Help us improve the quality of image data that we process and store.

  • Conduct in-depth research of camera products to match the range of Mapillary use cases and customer segments.

  • Build with our team to improve mapping operations. Roll up your sleeves to experiment on approaches, measure, learn, and shape processes.

Requirements

  • You have excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong technical understanding within disciplines such as mapping, electronics, industry design or similar.

  • Experience with embedded sensor hardware: cameras, radar, lidar, GPS, IMU, etc. and ability to integrates these systems.

  • Ability to drive experimentation frameworks across all phases of a product from prototype to mass production.

  • You have experience in consumer technology and understanding of product development on customized hardware to prepare for production ramp and product introductions with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), CMs/ODMs and suppliers.

  • You are are an energetic person and not afraid of getting your hands dirty.

  • You are pragmatic and able to choose existing open-source tools to develop solutions in an efficient manner

About you:

  • 5+ years experience in software development

  • Knowledge in geospatial analysis and mapping

  • Proficient in Python and C++

  • Superb attention to detail, highly analytical, and ability to prioritize the highest impact projects

  • Be able to guide manufacturing partners on camera design, prototype builds, qualification, and lab validation

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Position will be remote with the opportunity to work with existing team members in Malmö, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Barcelona, Graz, or Zagreb.