Employer: Mirada Technologies Inc.
12 month federally funded entrepreneurial research fellowship.Position RequirementsApplicants must:· Hold an earned doctoral degree in a STEM discipline from a recognized Ph.D. granting institution,· Earned their relevant doctoral degree within 7 years of their application to the research opportunity, and· Be a United States Citizen, National, or Permanent Resident of the United States at the time of application.Emphasis will be placed on the participation of persons who are:· Members of socio-economic disadvantaged groups,**· Members of underrepresented groups in science and engineering,· Persons with disabilities,· Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, and· First generation college graduates.****Socio-economic disadvantage and first generation college status will be validated through documented proof of participation in federally funded programs for students with such status during their college education.DescriptionMirada Technologies works with leading global automotive companies to enable a new level of safety in today’s cars, and to enable autonomy for the cars of tomorrow. Mirada is based in San Francisco, California. We are strategically located near the Bay Area innovation centers of most major automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. With the close proximity to San Francisco International Airport, our global customers, vendors, and partners are never far away.Our Vision: A world where automotive accidents and fatalities are nearly unheard of, due to LiDAR enabled advanced driver safety systems and autonomy.Our Mission: Make that vision a reality, by creating vision systems with the performance and price to become ubiquitous.Mirada seeks a positive and forward thinking addition to the development team that will contribute high quality work with a sense of sense of urgency. Desired Knowledge:The ideal candidate will bring project based and industry experience in industrial and operational research, planning and supply chain management. The candidate will be expected to actively engage with internal and external stakeholders and lead the development of a state of the art, lean manufacturing environment and process for sensor hardware for autonomous systems. Of particular importance is the ability to build and manage a supply chain optimized for our unique product, and do so considering the lessons learned by recent global disruptions in manufacturing and supply chains. Experimental hands-on experience will allow the candidate to immediately contribute, as well as the ability to draw from the experience of Mirada’s staff, external resources, and relevant technical literature. To Apply:Provide a short narrative explaining how you meet the position requirements, noted above.Provide a pdf resume.