For this newly created role, we are seeking talented Principal Mapping Cloud Engineer to join us in building the next generation Mapping Software to create large, accurate, and safe HDMaps, fast. We are building a mapping system that supports mapping at a scale of billions of data points from different sensors and data sources used by hundreds of users and operators spread out across different cities and time zones in Asia and the United States of America. HDMaps enable our autonomous cars to navigate from point A to point B. It is a critical set of information to make the smartest safe decisions on the road. With an ever expanding footprint of mapped areas, we enable teams of researchers, engineers, testers, and operators across the entire company to explore uncharted territory by enabling our self-driving cars to learn from new environments and go where no other self-driving car has gone before.
Things you'll get to work on:
Provide technical leadership in designing, implementing, and deploying the next generation of Motional’s Mapping Solutions
Exhibit engineering excellence and expertise by advocating best practices, encouraging pragmatic solutions, and improving technical
Design, plan, and implement future improvements of the mapping data pipeline for scalability and performance
Work with large-scale point cloud, image, and other sensor data to build maps for our growing fleet of self-driving cars
Provide guidance and mentorship to team to build cloud competencies
Write high quality, idiomatic, and maintainable code
Education and Experience we hope you'll come with:
BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related field
Prior experience with large-scale HD Maps and building mapping cloud systems for self-driving cars
5+ years of experience in architecting, designing, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS
Familiarity with Docker, containerization technology, and Kubernetes
Familiarity with Serverless Architectures
Experience in Test Driven Development and writing testable code
Experience in troubleshooting and tuning systems
Good knowledge of Python or C++ and OOP principles
Good knowledge of a particular development ecosystem, such as developing modules, publishing packages and using various dev tools (linting, code analysis)
Ability to articulate ideas to non-technical audience
Bonus points for:
Knowledge of geospatial data, libraries, and tools
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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