Palo Alto, CA
Pittsburgh, PA
Cambridge, MA
Autonomous Driving R&D Engineer: Perception 
We are growing our team working on solutions for future automated and autonomous vehicles and are looking for excellent candidates with expertise in perception system, object tracking, probabilistic grid representations, object tracking and data association for a position in the automated driving team.

Degree Level: M.S. with at least 3 years of prior experience or Ph.D.

Major(s): Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

Your Duties and Tasks:
Perform research and develop and implement algorithms in one or more of the following fields, applicable to automated vehicles:

  • Sensor modeling and 3D point cloud fusion
  • Probabilistic environment representation
  • Object tracking and data association
  • Computer vision (including object detection and classification)

Skills / Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Excellent knowledge and proven expertise in at least one of the fields: sensor fusion, probabilistic perception, object tracking, robotic computer vision.
  • Excellent C++ programming expertise required, Python programming is a plus
  • Proven system integration and software architecture skills
  • Knowledge of Linux, and development on Linux systems preferred
  • The ability to develop, understand and implement complex algorithms efficiently and correctly
  • Experience with modern software engineering tools
  • Experience working independently in a large software setting
  • Experience working on robot and/or automotive electronics hardware a plus, as is experience with simulation environments and ROS
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrate a proven ability to multitask and deliver on challenging software development tasks

Required Application Materials:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume/CV
3. Downloadable code sample of your own C++ code
4. Two references and/or two letters of recommendation
5. A statement of past experiences and how they apply to the position posted
All five items are mandatory. Your application will not be complete and won't be processed unless you submit all five items.

Availability: ASAP

Location: Palo Alto CA, USA

About Automated Driving at Bosch

Bosch has been working on autonomous/automated driving solutions in Palo Alto for many years. We have participated in the DARPA Urban Challenge as part of the Stanford Racing Team as well as Team AnnieWAY and we have collaborated with the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab's Autonomous Driving Team since 2007. We are now growing the team developing technologies for future autonomous vehicles (

About Bosch in Palo Alto   The Bosch location in Palo Alto is part of the global Bosch Group ( and home to research groups working in the fields of sensors, circuit design, wireless solutions, energy technologies and solutions, complex simulations, software engineering, human machine interface design, car infotainment, web technologies, autonomous systems, robotics and automated driving. It houses the Bosch Research and Technology Center North America ( and research groups of the business divisions, Car Multimedia ( and Chassis Systems Control (

About Bosch in the US

In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment an aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermo technology, household appliances, solar energy, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. Having established a regional presence in 1906, Bosch employs nearly 24,600 associates in more than 100 locations, with consolidated sales of $10.6 billion in fiscal year 2012.

About Bosch

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In 2012, its roughly 306,000 associates generated sales of $67.5 billion. Since the beginning of 2013 its operations have been divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 360 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 50 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent some $6.1 billion for research and development in 2012, and applied for nearly 4,800 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group's products and services are designed to fascinate and improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative an beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is "Invented for life." The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as "Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering."

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