Motion Planning Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Boston, MA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

We are seeking highly talented Motion Planning Engineers with experience working in mobile robotics who can ensure that our self-driving cars deliver consistent, robust performance. The ideal candidate will be an expert in motion control theory and have experience developing production-quality software.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Advise C++ software engineers about architectures and approaches that will facilitate a future transition to embedded systems

Core Skills:

  • Expert in motion planning or control engineering
  • Strong background in data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with real-time constraints
  • Excellent C/C++ development skills on Linux platforms
  • Experience developing software as part of a team
  • Good software engineering habits
  • Experience with software engineering tools (e.g., Git, CMake, CI, gdb,etc)
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced startup environment


  • Familiarity with additional programming languages (e.g., Python)
  • Experience with sampling-based motion planners, lattice-based planners, planning under uncertainty, and/or numerical optimization
  • Experience in a regulated, safety critical environment
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