Sr Director, AV Test Engineering and Test Operations
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Motional is seeking a talented leader to join the Software Organization to expand Motional AV testing capabilities. Autonomous Vehicle Testing is the core part of the company strategy to release a safe product on the public roads.
One of the key part of a successful software development for an AV is to be able to implement, test off vehicle, test on vehicle, gather all the issues from the iteration and come up with a triage strategy to be sure the entire team is focused on the most impactful problems, fix them and iterate.
You will be the key player within the company to implement and operate this massive implementation-test-triage iterative cycle covering strategic aspects, management and operations.
The Motional global headquarters are located at 100 Northern Avenue in Boston, MA. Nestled in the bustling 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:
Own both on vehicle (ie public road testing) and off vehicle (simulation testing)
Leadership and strategy advisement for a large group of highly skilled engineers.
Setup an efficient triage operation to diagnose and prioritize issues from those 2 sets of testing
Drive the software development for all the supporting tools for this activity: simulation, resimulation, metrics, etc.
What we're looking for:
Strong organizational and leadership skills.
Experience leading teams of teams (the org is composed of ~100 engineers and testers)
Experience leading real world operations preferably in the software or robotics industry but we are open for other domains like product development, hardware/software projects, Industrial validation, etc.
Strong understanding of software development principles.
BA in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent knowledge and work experience.
10+ years professional experience
Good practical understanding of Robotics principles: localization, motion planning, CV, etc.
Hands on SW development experience
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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