Principal Motion Planning Engineer
Controls, Trajectory Optimization, Remote
Posted on 10/31/2023
INACTIVE
Motional

1,001-5,000 employees

Designer & manufacturer of AVs
Company Overview
Motional is making driverless vehicles a safe, reliable, and accessible reality. The company is commercializing a world-class driverless system that is building the future of the automotive industry.
AI & Machine Learning
Robotics & Automation

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$165.5M

Founded

2020

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

29%
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 8+ years of robotics motion controls
  • 5+ years C++ development in production environments
  • Masters, or PhD degree preferred in Robotics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • Experience with Model Predictive Control (MPC), state estimation, robust control, vehicle dynamics, and simulation environments
  • Understanding of numerical optimization algorithms (interior point method, sequential quadratic programming, etc)
  • Experience with optimization solvers (IPOPT, Gurobi, etc)
  • Past experience owning and leading technical development on features from problem formulation, algorithm design, through implementation
Responsibilities
  • Understands and explains trade-offs, complex concepts to peers and leaders to drive decisions
  • Creates project proposals that drive long-term technical roadmap and span multiple sub-systems
  • Provides high quality code and design reviews based on deep understanding of the teams' services and technologies
  • Mentor team members to develop a culture of product focused engineering, research, and development
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Python is a