Senior Software Engineer at Perceptive Automata

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At Perceptive Automata, we use our understanding of human behavior, computer vision, and machine learning to make autonomous vehicles safer for people on and near the road.

We're looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us achieve our bold vision and bring our core technology to market. As a member of our small team, together with our domain experts, you would be focused on developing and integrating our Deep Learning inference with the software stacks of next-generation autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles from the world's top manufacturers. Your work would have a direct impact the success of the company during this critical stage.

Strongly Preferred Skills & Background
  • 5+ years experience building complex production-ready systems
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • Strong intuition for, and interest in, designing systems for robustness, testability, and scalability
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Familiarity with Python
  • Experience with all aspects of the development process, from requirements analysis through deployment
  • Comfortable operating and developing in a Linux environment
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
Also Helpful
  • Experience developing a commercial setting developing software for autonomous vehicles would be great but isn’t strictly required
  • Functional safety standards such as ISO 26262
  • Experience working with sensors used in autonomous vehicles, such as cameras, radar, LIDAR, and IMUs
  • Year-End week-long shutdown, 3 weeks paid vacation & 11 holidays
  • 100% Premium paid health insurance
  • Monthly transit or parking benefit provided by Perceptive Automata
  • Flexible spending & dependent care accounts
  • Health care reimbursement account (50% or more of your deductible covered by Perceptive Automata) 
  • Eye & dental insurance
  • Flexible maternal & paternal leave
  • Equity-based compensation
  • Efficient 401K plan 


  • Modern urban office space with natural light and greenery 
  • Lunch provided daily by local Union Square Restaurants
  • Unlimited healthy snacks & beverages
  • Journal clubs, guest speakers & learning opportunities
  • In-office gaming, board games & books
  • Office lending library
  • Company outings
  • Diverse events organized by team members on an ad-hoc basis 
Company Overview

Perceptive Automata is a machine learning and computer vision company started by Harvard and MIT scientists that is developing a novel approach to help make autonomous vehicles safer for others on (or near) the road. We are supported by top Silicon Valley investors and global car makers and are growing rapidly in response to increasing demand for this technology.

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Nestled in the heart of Union Square, Perceptive Automata's urban headquarters boast lots of bright natural light with lots of greenery.
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