Perception Engineer

--Sydney Australia--

Baraja is changing in the world of self-driving cars, through their invention of a new type of LiDar, called Spectrum-Scan which delivers the highest performance available. Expanding globally, backed by some of the worlds greatest investors, this is Australia’s next $B tech company. With a team of over 90 across Australia, the US and China, Baraja is now seeking to find a Perception Engineer to join our team in Sydney. Our team has high-performing engineers and scientists that are investigating novel technologies for our autonomous vehicle sensors.

Our team is PhD heavy, with a mix of strong commercial experience combined with an Australia culture of honesty, passion and humility. You will be reporting to the Perception Team Lead

Your role will involve, but not be limited to:

  • Develop new perception algorithms and improve existing ones from concept to production deployment
  • Deciding the technical architecture for machine learning in collaboration with the software team and customers
  • Work with systems, production, quality management, and customer support teams to resolve technical issues
  • Guide junior engineers
  • Present design alternatives and experimental results to the product development team for review, and review other team member’s designs

You will need:

  • Bachelor’s or higher in Computer Science, Software/Electrical/Electronic engineering or equivalent

  • Current permit to work full time in Australia on an ongoing basis

  • Proven industry experience with perception, machine learning, deep learning, AI, machine vision or similar

  • Experience with software engineering (C preferred)

  • Experience creating data visualisation

  • Experience developing Python scripts

  • Experience with continuous integration (Jenkins) for build/test automation

  • Experience using GIT or another version control tool

  • Passionate about software engineering and machine learning for autonomous systems

  • Great communication skills, oral and written

  • Enthusiasm and motivation to take ownership of a project

  • Professional, customer-focussed attitude

  • Familiarity with pointcloud libraries (PCL)

  • Robot Operating System (ROS) experience


    It would be great if you also had:

  • Experience using Linux

  • Experience creating and configuring virtual machines

  • Dealing with big data / distributed computing

  • Experience with product development in a regulated environment (medical, automotive, defence, rail)


    Our culture is honest and humble, enabling exceptional people to perform, supported and encouraged to be amazing.  We’re mature and experienced, we understand the importance of balance and performance.  We strive to enable ourselves to be not only the best at work but in life.  We provide salary and equity package, health and wellness, four weeks of holiday plus sick leave and emergency nanny service.

    If the above sounds exciting, then let’s talk