We're looking for a Senior Software Engineer to design and develop onboard and offboard pipelines for localization and mapping software for our autonomous driving systems. Localization is a safety critical system, and your work will be essential to ensuring that the software is well-designed, robust, efficient and correct. The onboard system must be highly optimized to run in real time; the offboard pipelines are crucial for the validation of the onboard performance. Your work will be at the heart of the entire AV system.
The Motional Santa Monica office is located in the heart of 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica at 1453 3rd Street. With all the modern amenities for productive work and play, it is steps away from the popular pedestrian outdoor shopping area and Santa Monica beach.
What You'll Do:
Collaborate to design, implement and test the onboard and offboard software pipelines for our localization system
Conduct code reviews and guide junior team members on code quality, correctness and efficiency
Work with the mapping team to establish the API for localization-mapping interaction
Provide technical leadership across the organization in the areas of code quality and design
Collaborate with the team of algorithm experts within perception, motion planning and controls
Required Skills and Background:
Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
5+ years of production focused C++ software development experience
Strong background in modern C++ (i.e. C++11, C++14, C++17)
Experience in designing data pipelines
Ability to communicate across multiple teams, researchers and engineers
Preferred Skills and Background:
Good understanding of localization, SLAM and optimization
Familiarity with Lidar, IMU, and speed sensors
Strong background in linear algebra
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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