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Full-Time

Motion Planning Engineer

Remote

Posted on 1/6/2024

Motional

Motional

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous ride-hail and delivery vehicles

AI & Machine Learning
Robotics & Automation

Junior, Mid

Remote

Category
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Requirements
  • Bachelor's required, Masters, or PhD degree preferred in Robotics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • Proven impact and expertise in the robotics / autonomous vehicle field
  • 3+ years of research experience in robotics / motion planning
  • 3+ years of C++ software development
  • Past experience taking projects from problem formulation through implementation and deployment
  • Thirst for knowledge and continuous innovation
Responsibilities
  • Develop a variety of algorithms on planning for autonomous driving, including but not limited to search-based methods, sampling-based methods, optimization-based methods, linear-temporal logic, and decision making under uncertainty
  • 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
  • Interface with perception and prediction components upstream and trajectory optimization and tracking & control components downstream
  • Participate in code reviews and mentoring sessions with senior team members
  • Develop a culture of product focused engineering, research, and development

Motional offers a stimulating work environment at the forefront of autonomous driving technology, deploying advanced AI and machine learning to create safer and more efficient vehicle systems. As a leader in driverless vehicle development for both ride-hail and delivery services, working here means contributing to pioneering transportation solutions and improving road safety. The company's focus on transformative technologies makes it an exciting place for professionals seeking to push the boundaries of what's possible in mobility and automation.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$5B

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-6%

1 year growth

-7%

2 year growth

0%

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

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