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Senior Controls Engineer
Vehicle Dynamics, Fully Autonomous Vehicles, Relocation to Pittsburgh
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
  • This position is located onsite in Pittsburgh. It is advertised in the Detroit-area because of the strong automotive industry presence and relevant skill sets. You would be eligible for relocation assistance for this role
  • 5+ years of experience implementing vehicle controllers, based on classical and modern control theory
  • Masters or PhD preferred in Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related area or 5+ years industry experience in controls for automotive systems is preferred
  • Thorough understanding of linear/non-linear control theory (MPC, LQR, PID, etc), kinematics, and mechanical system dynamics is preferred
  • Experience with C/C++ development
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience in implementing, using, debugging high-fidelity dynamical simulators
  • Experience in embedded system development
  • Experience in vehicle dynamics
  • Experience with Vector tools e.g. CANalyzer / CANape / CANoe
  • Familiar with Automotive SPICE and ISO26262
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Up to 10% traveling needed
  • Design, implement, and tune real-time controllers for steering, throttle, and brake systems for various self-driving driving vehicles
  • Develop and optimize estimators to observe relevant vehicle states and disturbances
  • Derive, fit, and simulate accurate vehicle dynamics models
  • Implement the prototype vehicle control algorithms in an autonomous vehicle for on-road and simulation tests
  • Work with algorithm experts in perception, motion planning and platform control
  • Show initiative and be a valued team member in our innovative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where cooperative teamwork is the norm
  • Build new concepts and groundbreaking solutions that shape the future of mobility

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