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Principal Motion Planning Engineer
Posted on 3/17/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
C/C++/C#
Pytorch
Research
Python
Requirements
  • 8+ years research experience in robotics / motion planning
  • 8+ years C++ software development
  • Past experience owning and leading technical development on features from problem formulation through implementation and deployment
  • Thirst for knowledge and continuous innovation
  • Education: Masters or PhD degree in Robotics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
Responsibilities
  • Perform research and build algorithms from design, prototyping, testing, deployment, to productization
  • Integrate and evaluate combinations of motion planning and prediction algorithms
  • Design and build robust and scalable codebase that enables rapid exploration and evaluation of different motion planning approaches and algorithms
  • Use software development expertise to teach others best software practices and principles
  • Develop clean software for the motion planning and decision-making modules that sit at the core of autonomous driving systems and interface with all other key modules such localization, control, and perception
  • Be a lead team member providing mentorship and contributing to technical strategy, with or without direct reports
  • Guide and mentor junior team members to develop a culture of product focused engineering, research, and development
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in Machine Learning is a bonus: deep learning, Python, PyTorch, planning under uncertainty, prediction
Motional

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.
Benefits
  • 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 Values
  • Win Together
  • Safety As Our Bedrock
  • Build For Everyone. Be Everyone.
  • Take Ownership
  • Deliver The Future