Motional is actively looking for a Firmware Engineer to join the team. It's an exciting time in the autonomous space and we're looking to expand our engineering teams.


  • Work across engineering teams to gather and synthesize component level requirements into firmware/diagnostic implementation specifications.
  • Ownership of the strategy, design, and implementation of diagnostic capabilities for various compute and control components within the autonomous vehicle architecture
  • Participation in vehicle bringup and testing activities
  • Champion continuous improvement efforts to drive down defects and improve quality

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with typical robot sensors
  • Understanding of automotive software architecture
  • Experience with Autosar DCM and ECM, UDS

Required Skills

  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, or similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
  • 5-10+ years of experience with SW/HW integration and software development on embedded systems
  • C/C++ and Python development experience in a Unix/Linux environment
  • Advanced knowledge of software engineering principles including requirements gathering, software design, source control management, build processes, code reviews, testing methods. 
  • Solid foundational knowledge and hands-on experience using inter-system communication protocols such as I2C, UART, SPI and Ethernet
  • Experience with computing architectures such as FPGAs, GPUs, MCUs, SoCs and their associated hardware computing platforms
  • The ability to coach and mentor other engineers
  • Customer focus, strong collaboration skills, and the ability to pull engineers together across teams to accomplish objectives
  • The ability to collaborate with and manage vendors to ensure quality and timely delivery
  • The ability to drive and manage complex projects according to program schedules within a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Experience with Polarion, JIRA, and Quality Management Systems



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.
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