Principal Motion Planning Engineer
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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
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
Pytorch
CategoriesNew
AI & Machine Learning
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • 8+ years research and development experience in robotics / motion planning
  • 8+ years C++ software development
  • Past experience leading technical teams on features from problem formulation through design, implementation, and deployment
  • 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 motion planning and decision-making modules that sit at the core of autonomous driving systems and interface with other key modules such as localization, control, perception, and prediction
  • Be a lead member of the team providing mentorship and contributing to technical strategy, with or without direct reports
  • Guide and mentor team members to develop a culture of product focused engineering, research, and development
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in Machine Learning is a : deep learning, Python, PyTorch, planning under uncertainty, prediction