Staff Software Engineer - Mapping & Visualization

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 08-31-2018
Torc Robotics is an autonomous vehicle technology firm that has developed a complete self-driving system for consumer automobiles. Located in Blacksburg, VA, Torc is a rapidly expanding company with a passion for commercializing robotic and autonomous technology throughout the automotive, mining and defense markets.

Our goal is a safer commute, a safer work zone, and safer missions. We tackle tough problems head-on. We’re looking for talented, driven people who want to roll up their sleeves and make it happen with us.

About the Role:

We are seeking an Entry-Level Mapping & Visualization Software Engineer to develop software that enables map-based autonomous driving.   
As part of the mapping and visualization team, you will be able to design, implement, and improve algorithms used to create and manage map data as well as algorithms used to localize a vehicle within the map in real time.  Additional work in providing visualization solutions for the whole system will also be involved. 

Responsibilities:   
  • Develop new ways of gathering, processing, and representing data collected from sensors to generate maps used for autonomous driving 
  • Improve efficiency of the map generation process 
  • Create new ways to visualize data in real time from many software components 

Competencies: 
  • Strong skills in C++ with experience working in larger software projects (as well as a version control system) 
  • ROS experience 
  • Comfortable with 3D geometry and coordinate transforms 
  • 0-2 Years of relevant industry experience  
  • Ability to implement algorithms efficiently and in a well-organized software architecture 
  • Ability to troubleshoot software, optimize code, and perform unit testing 
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