Senior Computer Vision / Autonomy Engineer

Full-Time in Saint Louis, MO - Mid Level - Software Engineering

At Intramotev, we are building self-propelled railcars and vehicles to change the paradigm in freight logistics. We're providing the rail industry tools that will make the 200 year old industry competitive for the next 200 years. By helping us make rail competitive with trucking, you can contribute to work that matters in solving big societal problems like reducing emissions, improving safety, and minimizing road congestion. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Senior Computer Vision (CV) / Autonomy Engineer:

Intramotev is seeking a Senior Computer Vision (CV) / Autonomy Engineer to join the development team to meet growing demands in the development of self-propelled rail vehicles. Intramotev is developing multiple unmanned self-propelled vehicles. This role will take the lead in architecting the use of computer vision models for response and decision making – the successful candidate will be the computer vision / autonomy lead engineer of the development team for innovative self-propelled capabilities such as using the results from the obstacle detection Machine Learning (ML) / Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms and RADAR/sensors fusion to make real-time decisions during route execution for current and future platforms. The development of these capabilities include multi-disciplinary skills - algorithms development, systems development and integration. This position will be based out of St. Louis, MO.

This position involves working in a dynamic team environment on small (1-2) to medium (3-6) person projects where excellent interpersonal and communication skills are needed. Due to the research nature of the work, project objectives and requirements are likely to evolve over the course of the role. A small amount of domestic travel to support integration, demonstration and customer engagement may be required.

Build your career with us, as together we develop the next generation of rail, rapidly connecting the past and the future to make a faster and more environmentally friendly rail connected world.

Position Responsibilities

  • Works with stakeholders to develop and document system requirements for the complex computer vision models and decision responses using detection results.
  • Analyzes and translates requirements into a robust computer vision detection / response system architecture, and corresponding hardware and software designs and interface specifications.
  • Tests and validate to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements for obstacle detection and response.
  • Solves problems concerning and provides other support of fielded hardware and software over the entire product lifecycle.
  • Coordinates the supplier development, test and production activities and coordination with the supplier to optimize the design
  • Research technological advancements for potential application to company business needs.
  • Makes recommendations for technology investments.
  • Mentor / coach engineers on the development teams

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience)

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Science
  • 2-4+ years of experience leading teams of CV / AI / Autonomy engineers
  • 4-6+ years of experience with using CV models for response determination and reaction to detected obstacles
  • U.S. Person (immigration or work visa sponsorship will not be provided)
  • Motivated, detail-oriented
  • Willingness to expand into technical areas beyond your area of expertise; ability to develop innovative and novel approaches
  • Open-minded and comfortable working in a teaming environment or as an individual contributor
  • Fluent in both written and verbal English

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience)

Candidate should have a working knowledge of one or (ideally) multiple areas listed below:

  • 2+ years of experience C, C++, C# and/or Python programming
  • Unmanned Rail Systems / Unmanned Systems
  • Demonstrated experience managing project teams and collaborating with other engineering disciplines.

Typical Education and Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+1 years' related work experience, Master+3 years' related work experience, 5 years' related work experience, etc.).


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Vaccination Requirements:

Intramotev does not currently require vaccination for COVID 19.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Intramotev is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Full time