Motional is seeking a talented leader to join the Autonomy Team as the Director of Perception and Prediction. This is an opportunity to lead several world-class teams and engineers including inventors of PointPillars, PointPainting and LaserNet. In this role you will shape the design of our Vision, Lidar, Radar, Tracking and Predictions systems and have a huge direct impact on the autonomy vehicle performance.
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 Do:
Deliver a state of the art, deep learning first, perception and prediction system to our fleet of autonomous vehicles
Direct research and development efforts to incorporate bleeding-edge deep learning technology into our roadmap and product
Direct implementation and architecture of a real-time C++ stack
Drive team growth through inclusive hiring
Manage an established team of Autonomy Engineers and Research Scientists
Advise on priorities for our AI platform teams to develop required tooling
Collaborate closely with engineering teams across the company to refine product requirements and interfaces
What You’ll Need:
PhD or MS in a related field, or combination of related education and experience
5 years of management experience, preferably in the self-driving industry
Exceptional software engineering experience
Deep expertise in one of the following fields and excellent knowledge in others: sensor fusion, probabilistic perception, object tracking, computer vision, deep learning.
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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