Fall 2021: Software Engineering Intern, Simulation
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
The Simulation/Re-simulation team is a diverse group of software developers that focus on providing simulation and data manipulation tools to support the development activities of our scientists. The team enables virtual testing of our autonomous driving software before it hits the road. We are seeking a talented Software Engineering Intern to help develop and roll out the next generation of advanced tools to support virtual autonomous driving tests.
The Motional global headquarters are located at 100 Northern Avenue in Boston, MA. Nestled in the busting Seaport district with sweeping views of Boston Harbor and downtown Boston, the offices are located close to major transit lines and a quick walk to various restaurants and popular attractions.
What you'll be doing:
Development of software components and/or tools that will support the testing and evaluation of the performance of core autonomous driving systems (localization / perception / planning / control)
Work closely with different groups to provide solutions that make use of different data sources (real / synthetic) to support testing and benchmarking of algorithms in an automated way.
Collaborate with teams and stakeholders in offices around the world.
What we're looking for:
Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or a related field.
Fluency in Python and/or C++.
Experience with Linux work environment, software, and toolchains.
Excellent analytical, communication, and writing skills.
Bonus points (not required):
Experience in software development for robotics systems or complex system simulations
Experience with programming for multi-threaded systems
Experience with IPC and distributed systems
Database file manipulation using C++ / Python
GUI development using Qt / QML3
Unity game engine programming experience (C#)
Motional is making driverless vehicles a safe, reliable, and accessible reality.
Our team is commercializing a world-class driverless system. The Motional team is behind some of the industry’s largest leaps forward in the last decade, including the first fully-autonomous cross-country drive in the U.S, the launch of the world’s first robotaxi pilot, and operation of the world’s most-established public robotaxi fleet. Strategically formed by Hyundai Motor Groupand Aptiv, Motional is fundamentally changing how people move through their lives.
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