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Principal Software Engineer – Mapping &Localization
Ref No.: 17-00784
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Principal Software Engineer – Mapping &Localization 
JingChi Silicon Valley team is looking for outstanding Software Engineers to lead our visual mapping and localization efforts. We're looking for an engineer with an advanced degree and experience building mapping and localization systems that work with real data in uncertain environments. 
You will be responsible for: 
Build state-of-the art mapping pipelines that combine data from a wide variety of sensors, as well as localization algorithms that make use of these maps in real-time. 
Requirements: 
  • • 3 years of professional experience (industrial experience is a plus) 
  • • Familiar with state of the art theory for visual SLAM and place recognition 
  • • Highly skilled in probabilistic filtering theory, computer vision and inertial pose theory 
  • • Fluent in C++. Python skills are a plus 
  • • Proven track record in implementing computationally expensive algorithm in commodity hardware 
  • • Prior experience in any of pose estimation, probabilistic filtering, SLAM, nonlinear optimization 
  • • Comfortable building in undefined and fast paced environments 
  • • Experience in self driving technologies is a plus 


Preferred to have: 
  • • Knowledge of Linux, and development on Linux systems 
  • • Knowledge of ROS 
  • • Experience working in automotive, aerospace environments 
  • • Previous experience with robotic or vehicle systems 
  • • Development experience with embedded systems with real-time constraints 
  • • Experience with real-time sensor fusion (e.g. IMU, Lidar, camera, odometry, radar) 


JingChi offers competitive salaries with demonstrated experience. Employee benefits include: 
  • • Premium Medical, Dental and Vision Plan (no cost from employees or their families) 
  • • Free Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 
  • • Paid vacations and holidays 
  • • 401K plan 
  • • Gym reimbursement 
  • • Phone reimbursement 


About JingChi: 
JingChi is a mobility company powered by AI technology. We're creating innovative mobility ecosystem to transform every single trip safe, efficient, cost-effective and delightful, and committed to bring this revolution to China