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Technical Lead Manager
Motion Planning
Posted on 2/2/2022
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Proven track record shipping production quality algorithms for autonomous motion planning systems in a leading role
  • Masters or PhD in Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • Strong theoretical knowledge and engineering experience of motion planning in at least two of the following areas:
  • Machine learning applied to motion planning, vehicle motion prediction and/or modeling human driving behavior
  • Motion planning under uncertainty
  • Motion planning for interaction with dynamic agents/environment
  • Familiarity with robotics algorithms in localization, perception, motion planning, and controls for autonomous systems
  • Data and metrics pipeline creation, data curation and dataset management
  • Familiarity with Linux and modern C++ software development and continuous improvement processes
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and management skills
  • Lead and grow a multi-site motion planning technical team
  • Deliver a 2022+ autonomous driving motion planning system from design, prototyping, testing, deployment, to production
  • Self motivation to generate new ideas, provide a vision for the team and our system
  • Provide technical leadership to make consequential decisions on architectural direction, strategic investments, tactical execution and technical debt reduction
  • Implement/review algorithms and code
  • Be a mentor, provide feedback (technical, professional) to team members, and work with project managers to roadmap and execute plans on schedule
  • Apply practical and rigorous engineering methods

501-1,000 employees

Designer & manufacturer of autonomous vehicles
Company mission
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 Values
  • Win Together
  • Safety As Our Bedrock
  • Build For Everyone. Be Everyone.
  • Take Ownership
  • Deliver The Future