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Senior Software Engineer, Deep Learning

Company: Waymo
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer, Deep Learning Mountain View, California, United States New York, New York, United States Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they're going. Since our start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has been focused on building the Waymo Driver-The World's Most Experienced Driver-to improve everyone's access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. Our Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, our fully autonomous ride-hailing service, as well as Waymo Via, our trucking and local delivery service. To date, Waymo has driven over 20 million miles autonomously on public roads across 25 U.S. cities and conducted over 20 billion miles of simulation testing.At Waymo, we are mission-driven and believe deeply in the opportunity of autonomous driving technology to improve mobility and make people's lives better. We are united by purpose and responsibility (for our employees and riders alike). We are looking for kind, committed, employees who have integrity, dream big, work together as one team and create a sense of belonging for one another that is the foundation of our culture. We want each team member to feel welcomed and included in every step of our exciting journey. Waymo is looking for ML engineers with the experience and passion to solve the autonomous vehicle driving problem with ML. We have had incredible success applying state-of-the art techniques to the driving problem in the last several years (e.g. publications (e.g. publications , ). Now, we are ready to increase ML's usage to the next level. We are looking for experts in scaling ML model usage, with experience with LLMs, Vision LMs, NLP, parameter efficient fine-tuning and performance optimization, working with TPUs on Alphabet's ML stack.In this role, you'll:

  • Report to a Staff Member of our Behavior Team
  • Design and implement next-gen generative models to improve autonomous driving
  • Follow and advance state-of-the-art literature in the generative modeling and autonomous vehicle space
  • Develop novel ways to inspect, understand, filter, improve and synthesize data
  • Collaborate with a team of researchers and engineers to apply advanced generative models to production simulators or onboard use casesAt a minimum we'd like you to have:
    • PhD degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Robotics or a similar discipline, or an equivalent amount of deep learning experience
    • Experience with Deep Learning and Generative Models
    • Coding skills, specifically Python/C++It's preferred if you have:
      • 3+ years of deep learning experience
      • 5+ Publications on top-tier conferences such as: CVPR/ICCV/ECCV/ICLR/ICML/NeurIPS/IROS/CoRL/ACL/EMNLP, etc.
      • Experience in generative models for domains such as images, videos, 3D, human animation, traffic, simulation using techniques such as diffusion or autoregressive modelsWhile at Waymo, you will enjoy benefits that cover...Health and wellness: Our people are at the heart of everything we do. At Waymo, you can enjoy top-notch medical, dental and vision insurance, mental wellness support, a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), a Health Saving Account (HSA), and special wellness programs.Financial wellness: Your financial peace of mind is important to us. At Waymo, we offer competitive compensation, bonus opportunities, equity, a generous 401(k) plan, 1-on-1 financial coaching, a 529 College Savings Plan and lots of other perks and employee discounts.Flexibility and time off: Take the time you need to relax and recharge. Enjoy the flexibility to work from another location for four weeks per year. We support an on-site or hybrid work model and offer remote working opportunities, paid time off, bereavement, sick, and parental leave.Supporting families: When it comes to growing your family or caring for your loved ones, you have our full support. Enhanced leave options include paid parental leave (birthing parent gets 24 weeks of paid leave with up to 4 weeks of additional leave before their due date, and non-birthing parent gets 18 weeks of paid leave), and 20 days of subsidized backup childcare or adult/elder care.. Access to fertility care or adoption support as you grow your family.Community and personal development: At Waymo, you'll find a range of opportunities to grow, connect, and give back. We offer education reimbursement, personal and professional development, mentorship, and other ways to connect through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), other internal groups, and even time off to volunteer.Cool perks: Access to Google offices, cafes, wellness centers, massages, and so much more. To support your wellbeing at home, you can enjoy at-home fitness and cooking classes, and more.#LI-HybridThe expected base salary range for this full-time position across US locations is listed below. Actual starting pay will be based on job-related factors, including exact work location, experience, relevant training and education, and skill level. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the role location or, if the role can be performed remote, the specific salary range for your preferred location, during the hiring process. Waymo employees are also eligible to participate in Waymo's discretionary annual bonus program, equity incentive plan, and generous Company benefits program, subject to eligibility requirements. Salary Range$192,000-$243,000 USD We appreciate your interest in Waymo. Waymo is an equal employment opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive workplace for all employees. Waymo does not discriminate against, and prohibits harassment of, any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law. Waymo will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. Waymo is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process, please let the recruiting team know or email (This email address is intended to be used only for requesting accommodations as part of the application process. Other inquiries will not receive a response.) Apply now Your location* Resume/CV* Upload file .pdf, .doc, or .docx only. Attachments must not exceed 10MB. Cover Letter Upload file .pdf, .doc, or .docx only. Attachments must not exceed 10MB. How did you hear about this opportunity? A personal contact at Google/Alphabet told me about the opportunity A personal contact at Waymo told me about the opportunity Academic Contact (professor recommendation, classmate, etc.) Agency Recruiter Outreach Alphabet's Internal Job Board (Grow) Glassdoor Handshake Indeed LinkedIn Media (blog post, news article, etc.) Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) University Event (info session, tech talk, luncheon, etc.) University Job Board Waymo Careers Page Waymo Industry Event (conference, career fair, etc.) Waymo Recruiter Outreach Word of Mouth Other Work Authorization* Note: Upon hire, all employees are required to submit proof of legal right to work, consistent with applicable law. Waymo also participates in the E-Verify program. I am authorized to work for any employer in the country in which this position is based. I require, or in the future will require, Waymo's sponsorship to obtain work authorization in the country in which this position is based (e.g. H-1B, TN, etc.) My status to work in the country in which this position is based is unknown. Please review and acknowledge our Candidate Privacy Policy linked below:* I acknowledge that I have read and understood the terms of the Waymo Applicant and Candidate Privacy Policy. Are you a current or former Alphabet employee (including Google and other Alphabet subsidiaries)?* Current Alphabet Employee or Intern Former Alphabet Employee or Intern Current or Former member of Alphabet extended workforce Never worked at Alphabet Demographic Information (completion voluntary) Waymo would greatly appreciate it if you could provide us with your identity information. Your individual identity data will not be accessible to recruiters, hiring managers or others who interview you. 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Keywords: Waymo, Mountain View , Senior Software Engineer, Deep Learning, IT / Software / Systems , Mountain View, California

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