The first automated vehicle to drive coast to coast? That was Aptiv. The first gesture control system for premium cars? That’s us as well. We’re a tech company with automotive roots, working behind the scenes in Silicon Valley for the likes of Apple, Google, Tesla and Mobileye. Want to do more than just imagine the ways our world will move tomorrow? Join the technology company that’s transforming the future of mobility today.

Aptiv’s Advanced Safety group pioneered the sensors, software, and systems that empower Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Warning, Emergency Brake Assist, and Lane Keeping systems widely available to consumers today; and we continue to stretch the technology envelope with 360-degree sensing and advanced algorithms piloting automated vehicles.

Our Agoura Hills Tech Center is hiring an Autonomous Driving Software Engineer – HD Maps and Localization. The software engineer will tackle the challenge of autonomous driving by developing integration of HD maps and localization into the software stack for enhanced perception and trajectory planning.


  • Develop techniques for utilizing HD maps as part of a fused perception system.
  • Extract HD Map data to provide horizon data streams for the autonomous software stack.
  • Work with map providers and other standards organizations to identify and integrate autonomous driving components.
  • Collaborate with a larger autonomous driving engineering team, gaining exposure to a variety of engineering disciplines & projects.
  • Build new concepts & groundbreaking solutions that shape the future of mobility
  • Must Haves (Basic Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • 3+ years’ experience developing systems utilizing ADAS and HD maps
  • Nice to Haves (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Experience developing software for realtime systems
  • Experience with data analysis and techniques for building evaluation ground truthing metrics
  • Comfortable with multiple languages: C++, python, bash, Matlab, Linux system services
  • Comfortable with TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, CAN, JSON, XML protocols
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in autonomous technologies
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science or other STEM field with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of mapping database formats
  • Knowledge of localization methods using HD map data
  • Knowledge of automotive radar, vision, lidar, sensor fusion techniques
  • Experience with using HD maps for localization methods
  • Experience with ADASIS v2 and V3
  • Experience with uses of HD maps for autonomous vehicles
  • Aptiv Rewards and Advantages

  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential
  • Competitive health benefits
  • 401K with matching contribution
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers
  • Recognition for innovation and excellence
  • Opportunities to give back to the community
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)
  • About Aptiv

    Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions enabling the future of mobility. Headquartered in Dublin, Aptiv has approximately 150,000 employees and operates 14 technical centers, as well as manufacturing sites and customer support centers in 45 countries. Visit aptiv.com.

    About Advanced Safety and User Experience

    Advanced Safety and User Experience encompasses our deep expertise in software, centralized computing platforms, advanced safety systems and automated driving focusing on five areas that are transforming mobility: Safety Electronics, Infotainment, User Experience, Autonomous Driving and Connectivity & Security.

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


    Aptiv is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.