AI Perception Software & Algorithm Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Aptiv
  • Wuppertal, Germany
  • 17/07/2020
Full time Data Science Artificial Intelligence Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Moving Mobility Forward

Aptiv is making mobility real. We’re at the forefront of solving mobility’s toughest challenges. We have the people, experience, know-how and confidence to turn ideas into solutions. Solutions that move our world from what’s now to what’s next, while connecting us like never before. To us, nothing is impossible when you have the people with the passion to make anything possible. Mobility has the power to change the world, and we have the power to change mobility.

Join our Innovative Team

Want to do more than just imagine the ways our world will move tomorrow? Here’s your opportunity. Join the technology company that’s transforming the future of mobility today.

About Aptiv

Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions, which enable the future of mobility. Headquartered in Dublin, Aptiv has 160,000 employees and operates 14 technical centers, as well as manufacturing sites and customer support centers in 45 countries. Visit

About Advanced Safety and User Experience

Advanced Safety and User Experience encompasses our deep expertise in software, centralized computing platforms, advanced safety systems and automated driving focusing on five areas that are transforming mobility: Safety Electronics, Infotainment, User Experience, Autonomous Driving and Connectivity & Security.

About this Position

Good perception is essential to extract the necessary information about the environment for future autonomous vehicles. We are looking for research scientists that are willing to make a change and to transfer the latest developments in computer vision, radar and lidar processing to define and develop class leading next-generation vision / LIDAR or radar processing systems. The candidate needs to have a hands-on spirit to bring systems from requirements to prototype stadium and into final series production.

We offer the chance to work in a challenging technical environment where science is transferred into real products. You can work together with a passionate young, international team of technical experts from around the globe to develop new sensors, applications and platforms to shape the future of mobility.

Required Qualifications

  • Master or Ph.D. in science, technology, engineering and mathematics or a related field
  • Excellent analytical skills and a good mathematical background with deep mathematical understanding
  • Fluent in modern programming languages, such as C/C++, Python or R
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • Radar signal processing
    • Deep learning and other modern machine learning methods
  • Good English language skills and preferably proficient German language skills


  • Experience in developing software as part of a team
  • Experience in the field of automotive or other real-time and embedded systems
  • Autonomous driving or ADAS experience
  • Knowledge in formal software development methods as well as familiarity with an agile development process
  • Good physical understanding
  • Experience with deep learning toolkits like Theano, Tensor Flow, etc.
  • Familiarity with Matlab, Python, CUDA, Git, CMake, continuous integration tool
  • Proven track record of publications in relevant conferences (CVPR, NIPS, ICCV, ICRA, Fusion, ...)

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