Join the Motional Motion Planning team responsible for building navigation, behavior, and route planning of autonomous vehicles.  Software Engineers partner with Senior team members contributing to Software Design, algorithm creation and implementation, and codebase optimization. Work in a complex and growing end-to-end autonomous vehicle system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly. 

The Motional Pittsburgh office is located in the new Hazelwood Green development at 4734 Second Avenue, a culmination of the city’s goal of restoring an economic driver to the neighborhood in a thoughtful, inclusive, and sustainable way. With views along the Monongahela river, the Pittsburgh office is in the heart of this new state of the art development.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Develop clean software for the motion planning and decision-making modules that sit at the core of autonomous driving systems and interface with all other key modules such localization, control, and perception. 
  • Collaborate with motion planning experts on cutting edge algorithms from design, prototyping, testing, deployment, to productization. 
  • Contribute robust and scalable codebase that enables rapid exploration and evaluation of different motion planning approaches and algorithms. 
  • Show initiative and be a valued team member in our innovative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where cooperative teamwork is the norm. 

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Masters or PhD preferred but not required) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Robotics, or related field
  • 3+ years of software development experience. 
  • C++ (i.e. C++11, C++14, C++17) development experience in a Unix/Linux environment.   
  • Knowledge of software engineering principles including software design, source control management, build processes, code reviews, testing methods.
  • Experience in motion planning / robotics C++ production code environment
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 Group and Aptiv, Motional is fundamentally changing how people move through their lives.
 
Headquartered in Boston, Motional has operations in the US and Asia. For more information, visit www.Motional.com and follow us on TwitterLinkedInFacebookInstagram and YouTube.
 
 
Motional AD Inc. is an EOE. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To comply with Federal Law, we participate in E-Verify. All newly-hired employees are queried through this electronic system established by the DHS and the SSA to verify their identity and employment eligibility.

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