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Staff Software Engineer - Backend

  • Location
    • Herzliya, Tel Aviv District
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

General Motors Israel (Herzliya) takes a significant part in shaping the autonomous vehicle. We shape the face of the future vehicles in diverse fields by developing cutting edge technologies. 

Within GM Israel, over 850 people working in an hybrid flexible mode on one of the most exciting challenges of our days.

GM is committed to Zero Emission, Zero Crashes and Zero Congestion vision.

We work on driver-assistance technology that enables hands-free driving in 95% percent of all driving scenarios. A door-to-door hands-free driving technology that will enable GM’s goal of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. 

In our Perception AI team, we use machine learning techniques to develop robust algorithms that enable vehicles to perceive and interpret their surroundings accurately and in real-time. The task is highly challenging and involves dealing with complex environments, different light and weather conditions and processing data from many sensors with different sensing modalities.  
Developing such revolutionary product requires cutting-edge SW infrastructures, allowing developing in scale, working with big data, and using computation using thousands core cluster - and this is main goal of our AI Engineering group .


We are looking for Senior SW Engineer to join our Perception’s AI Engineering group.
This position offers an exciting opportunity to work at the intersection of big data, cloud computing, and machine learning, enabling cutting-edge research and development initiatives.

What will YOU do?

  • Acting as technical leader to our Perception SW infrastructure team: hands-on development of efficient code (Python)

  • Designing, implementing, and managing large-scale data processing systems leveraging cloud infrastructure.

  • Develop a scalable process of ingestion and enrichment of the data, support continuing increases in data volume and complexity - petabytes scale on thousands core cluster.

  • Define and supervise the group SW methodology for design, testing, CI, tools, code review and overall SW quality

  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers.

  • Collaborate with other groups to shape the SW methodology and policy of GM autonomous driving SW

Additional Description

What are we looking for?

  • B.Sc. in computer science or equivalent experience

  • Over 8 years of experience as software engineer

  • Over 5 years of experience in Python

  • One tech leading role in a team that is developing in Python

  • Solid background in distributed data processing microservices building high-quality, scalable data products (using Spark or equivalent).

It’s an advantage if you have:

  • M.Sc. in computer science or equivalent experience

  • Solid background in deep learning infrastructure development and large scale applications

  • Azure cloud experience / PyTorch experience

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