We are looking for a Senior Planning & Controls Engineer with a background and passion in robotics motion planning & controls to apply innovative solutions for our autonomous vehicles. In this role you will perform ground breaking research, generate optimization algorithms, and software development to generate safe, comfortable, and intuitive autonomous vehicle motions.
What You'll Get To Do:
Develop state-of-the-art motion planning control system to ensure vehicle navigates safely and smoothly
Optimize development strategy and process to create high quality supportable code and documentation
Guide and mentor junior team members to develop a culture of product focused research and development
What You'll Bring:
Master or PhD degree in Robotics, ECE, Computer Science, or a related field; or Bachelor’s degree with relevant work experience in a robotics/autonomous vehicle R&D role
3+ years experience in modern C++ (11/14/17) software development
Experience in at least one of: Decision making, motion planning, controls (eg: trajectory optimization, planning under uncertainty, probabilistic robotics, optimal control, Model Predictive Control, state estimation, robust control, etc)
Prior experience in reading/write scientific papers/journals and/or utilising them in your day to day job
Past experience owning and leading technical development on a feature/module from problem formulation through to implementation
Strong problem solving skills and ability to learn quickly.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Flexible and creative thinking.
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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