Director of Simulation
Posted on 11/30/2023
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
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
CategoriesNew
QA & Testing
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent knowledge and work experience.
  • 10+ years professional experience
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience leading large engineering teams as well as successfully leading cross team projects
  • Working knowledge of software development lifecycle, testing processes and QA methodologies
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to think logically and remove bias from evaluation of problems
  • Experience using simulation products such as CarSim, TruckSim, ANSYS, dSpace, Siemens for ADAS
  • Past experience owning and leading technical development on features from problem formulation through implementation and deployment
  • Ability to collaborate with cross team stakeholders
Responsibilities
  • Lead a team to develop comprehensive automated simulation test suites that enable rapid quantitative autonomy performance results
  • Own off vehicle simulation testing strategy
  • Drive the software development for all the supporting tools for this activity: simulation, resimulation, metrics, etc.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to a large group of highly skilled engineers
  • Continually evaluate simulation tool features suggesting tool improvements or requesting additional features to improve scenario generation and simulation results
  • Collaborating with cross team stakeholders to address simulation requests and continually update stakeholders on simulation performance and results
  • Responsible for the professional growth of your team members
Desired Qualifications
  • Good practical understanding of Robotics principles: localization, motion planning, CV, etc.
  • Hands on SW development experience
  • Experience with simulation testing within autonomous vehicle industry
  • Experience defining ODD