Technical Lead, Sensors & Calibration


  • Full Time

Who we are:
Founded in 2017, Gatik is the leader in autonomous middle mile logistics. We deliver goods safely and efficiently using medium duty trucks with a focus on short-haul, B2B logistics for Fortune 500 customers such as Walmart and Loblaw. Gatik enables our customers to optimize their hub-and-spoke operations, enhance service levels and product flow across multiple locations while reducing labor costs and meeting an unprecedented expectation for faster deliveries.

About the role:
We are seeking a Tech lLead for our Sensors and Calibration team. Our Sensors and Calibration team researches sensor technologies, designs & develops sensing solutions, develops & maintains sensor drivers and configurations as well as develops & maintains standard calibration procedures for our fleet of Autonomous Trucks. Along with other software functions (Perception, Localization, Platform), this team informs the designs for sensing, data aggregation, power management, sensor cleaning, vehicle aerodynamics and aesthetics.

In this position, you will be responsible for collaborating with all the technical functions; Software, Hardware and Systems to ensure our products meets the essential requirements. The ideal candidate is deeply familiar with sensors used in the AV and robotics fields (e.g., lidar, GPS/IMU, radar, ultrasonic) and has worked on sensor evaluation and integration projects. Additionally, you will actively build, lead and develop engineers and collaborate across our functional teams to ensure a robust and dynamic architectural environment.

This role is hybrid in our Mountain View, CA office!


What you’ll do:


  • Lead Gatik’s Sensors and Calibration team 
  • Collaborate with the product and hardware teams on product alignment and deliverables
  • Research and evaluate sensing solutions based on product and system requirements
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement and lead them to fruition
  • Responsible for contributing to sensor driver development and integration
  • Responsible for contributing to calibration procedure design and implementation
  • Train and mentor other engineers on design principles

    What we’re looking for:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years of relevant industry experience including
  • 3+ years in managing teams
  • Experience leading large-scale projects
  • Experience with AV sensors (lidars, radars, cameras, GPS and inertial measurement systems)
  • Experience with sensor hardware and software integrations
  • Experience with sensor calibration procedures
  • Experience delivering critical path production facing code




    More about Gatik:
    With headquarters in Mountain View, CA and offices in Canada, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, Gatik is establishing new standards of success for the autonomous trucking industry every day. Visit us at Gatik for more company information and Jobs @ Gatik for more open roles.
    Gatik News:
    -America’s Best Startup Employers of 2022
    -Gatik has been named as a 2023 FreightTech 25 winner!
    -Gatik and Walmart Achieve Fully Driverless Deliveries in 2021
    -50 List of Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies of 2021
    -Gatik and Loblaw achieve First Fully Driverless Deployment in Canada in 2022
    -Gatik CEO Gautam Narang was Named Among the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2022
    -Co-founder and Chief Engineer, Apeksha Kumavat, Recognized on the Inc. 2022 Female Founders 100 List
    Taking care of our team:
    At Gatik, we connect people of extraordinary talent and experience to an opportunity to create a more resilient supply chain and contribute to our environment’s sustainability. We are diverse in our backgrounds and perspectives yet united by a bold vision and shared commitment to our values. Our culture emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect and agility.
    We at Gatik strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that together we can do great things. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.