As a Cloud Architect you will play a pivotal role in Motional’s cloud-first strategy by designing and supporting complex cloud solutions to enhance the user experience of our project teams and customers.  You will work in a fast-paced, complex environment where you will have the freedom to apply your skills and make a significant impact to the success of the business.

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. 


  • Lead the process of defining and refining our corporate cloud strategy including delivering for critical capabilities in DevOps, Machine Learning, Simulation, and large data infrastructure.
  • Engineer, design and deliver complex and highly resilient cloud solutions following leading industry and vendor best practices.
  • Assist our various business units in setting up their cloud environments, offering design improvements, providing governance and mitigating risks.
  • Maintain high quality of service by developing metrics that demonstrate overall health and performance of cloud environments to ensure they are operating at peak service.
  • Liaise with our corporate finance teams to analyze cloud spend and provide input in developing efficient cost models.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing high quality results.
  • Perform as subject matter expert by keeping up with emerging technologies, challenges, and capabilities across cloud platforms and services.
  • Partner with cloud providers to continuously evaluate cloud offerings and determine the benefits to our company including running proofs of concept. 


  • Experience managing complex AWS environments to include numerous AWS services such as Landing Zone/Control Tower, IAM, vPC, s3, LB, TGW, ACM, Route 53, DX, private link, etc.
  • Scripting skills and developing automation using tools such as Cloud Formation, Terraform, Ansible, etc.
  • Knowledge of AWS cost control systems such as EDP, saving plans, spot instances, reserved instances, etc.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform
  • Strategic, innovative, and ever curious, challenging the status quo and planning ahead to our advantage.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of work experience designing and architecting complex cloud solutions.
  • AWS certifications preferred

Why you Should Join Us

  • We subscribe to the “Art of the Possible” when evaluating and designing solutions for our business. 
  • You will work with global engineers to implement solutions that enable them to evaluate complex models and data which plays a large part in the development of a safe, reliable, and accessible autonomous vehicle.
  • You’ll be part of a growing global organization focused on high tech solutions and investing in forward thinking technologies across platforms. 
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 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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