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Senior Motion Planning Engineer
Controls, Trajectory Optimization, Remote
Posted on 5/2/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • 3+ years of C++ software development
  • 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 of optimization solvers (IPOPT, Gurobi, etc)
  • Past experience owning and leading technical development on features from problem formulation through implementation
  • Bachelor's, Masters, or PhD degree preferred in Robotics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • Develop state-of-the-art motion control and trajectory optimization software to ensure vehicle navigates safely and smoothly
  • Integrate and evaluate combinations of trajectory optimization and tracking algorithms
  • Design and build robust and scalable codebase that enables rapid exploration and evaluation of different motion planning approaches and algorithms
  • Interface with upstream decision/behavior planning and prediction
  • Use your deep software development expertise to teach others better software practices and principles
  • Guide and mentor junior team members to develop a culture of product focused engineering, research, and development

501-1,000 employees

Designer & manufacturer of autonomous vehicles
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.
  • 401K: 401K with up to 7.5% match
  • time Off: Unlimited sick and vacation days
  • Transportation: Commuter and fitness benefits
  • Healthcare: 3 plan options to support diverse needs
  • IVF: Fertility assistance
Company Core Values
  • Win Together
  • Safety As Our Bedrock
  • Build For Everyone. Be Everyone.
  • Take Ownership
  • Deliver The Future