Wayve • Mountain View, California

Sensor Development Engineer

2 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Job Description

Who are we?

Our team is the first in the world to use autonomous vehicles on public roads using end-to-end deep learning, computer vision and reinforcement learning. Leveraging our multi-national world-class research team, we’re focusing on using less data to learn more intelligent algorithms to bring autonomy for everyone, everywhere. We aim to be the future of self-driving cars, not vehicles that are told how to drive through hand-coded rules and maps, but ones which learn from experience and data.

Where you’ll have an impact

We are looking for an experienced sensor engineer to develop and improve our self-driving-vehicle sensor suite. You will reach across teams and offices to execute challenging cross-functional tasks. As a key member of the hardware sensors team you will offer domain expertise and support for integration, debugging, and testing. You will build up key sensor test capabilities through equipment and software development. Your contributions will identify performance gaps and enable ongoing optimization of our sensing system.

What you’ll bring to Wayve:


  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Team player effective at cross-functional collaboration with teams of varying technical backgrounds
  • Working knowledge of cameras and/or radar
  • Proficiency in debugging & root cause analysis
  • Experience in novel test development and execution


  • Basic scripting capabilities in python, bash, etc.
  • Software knowledge/experience in debugging
  • ADAS or Autonomous Vehicle Experience

What we offer you

  • Attractive compensation with salary and equity
  • Immersion in a team of world-class researchers, engineers and entrepreneurs
  • A unique position to shape the future of autonomous driving and tackle the biggest challenge of our time
  • Bespoke learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours - we trust you to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team

Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave – 8 weeks full pay, 16 weeks 50% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 8 weeks full pay available (4 weeks at birth, another 4 weeks available in the first 2 years)
Adoption leave – statutory
Shared parental leave – statutory
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay – 10 days full paid + statutory
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
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Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Wayve

Company employees


Office locations

London, UK and Mountain View, California

Funding levels

$258 million

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

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