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Civil Maps is Hiring for Cartographic QA/QC Engineer
Posted by Manaswini Kukkapalli (@kukkapalli)
We are Civil Maps,
Civil Maps, provider of 3D mapping technology for fully autonomous vehicles, has raised a $6.6 million seed funding round from Ford Motor Company, Motus Ventures, Wicklow Capital, StartX Stanford and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures.
Civil Maps’ mission is to make it possible for fully autonomous vehicles (SAE Levels 4-5) to drive anywhere smoothly and safely. Through artificial intelligence and vehicle-based local processing, Civil Maps converts sensor data into meaningful map information built specifically to direct fully autonomous vehicles. The company will use the seed investment to accelerate product development and deployment with a number of leading automotive companies and technology partners.
Civil Maps’ artificial intelligence software aggregates raw 3D data from LiDAR (high-resolution laser imaging), camera and other sensors onboard autonomous vehicles and organizes the information into machine-readable maps. The information is vastly more actionable than today's map data and requires only a fraction of the data storage. Thanks to this light data footprint, Civil Maps’ spatial information is far less costly to transmit over cellular networks, enabling the company to easily crowdsource, update and share road data in real time—a major improvement over the lengthy processes that require human annotation in current use. As a result, the company can quickly generate and maintain maps that give fully autonomous vehicles the comprehensive and precise knowledge to autonomous operate safely and smoothly on all roads.
We are hiring the professionals for the below skills :
Work Location : Hyderabad
Cartographic QA/QC Engineer:
Experience : 2 - 4 Years
Job Description :
We are looking for talent to aid in quality control of High Definition Semantic Maps of roads, cities, civic spaces and other infrastructure. You will be using our proprietary tools to edit map features using easy to learn point-and-click methods, similar to Adobe Illustrator.
Applicants with skill in vector art and graphic design will be prioritized - you must have an eye for detail, and be able to work quickly and accurately - the projects are massive in scale and require candidates who are proficient in time management.
A GIS background is beneficial, but not necessary - We can train enthusiastic geospatial/cartography novices to acquire the necessary skills. Come and join our team and chart the way along towards the future!
Strong computer literacy
Visual arts background
Experience with graphic design editing software, i.e. Adobe Illustrator
Quality assurance work is a plus· Experience in GIS/Geographic art/sciences is a plus.
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