Motion Planning Engineer

/Motion Planning Engineer

MoTek Technologies

This startup’s Silicon Valley team is looking for Motion Planning Engineers who enjoy having their software make critical decisions rather than just “process” or “display” data. We need people unafraid of crafting motion planning systems to make great decisions, every time, in all conditions.


You will be responsible for:

· Building/Integrating software and algorithms for path planning, behavioral planning and vehicle control

· Developing/Implementing/Evaluating/Launching algorithms in Robotic motion planning (e.g., A*, CC-RRT), vehicle modeling and kinematics



· BS/MS/PhD degree in a relevant field of study (e.g., Computer Science, Computer Engineering)

· Skilled in numerical optimization techniques (e.g., nonlinear constrained optimization) or skilled in AI or Robotics

· Proven ability to produce computationally efficient software that can meet real-time requirements

· Prior experience in motion planning, AI, or autonomy for real-world applications


Preferred to have:

· Hands-on experience in robotic and/or vehicle system design and implementation

· Knowledge of ROS

· Knowledge of Linux, and development on Linux systems

· Experience working in an automotive, aerospace, environments

· Experience in writing safety-critical code

· SLAM / Probabilistic Filtering experience

· Experience in doing reinforcement learning

· Experience with real-time sensor fusion (e.g. IMU, lidar, camera, odometry, radar)


They offers competitive salaries with demonstrated experience. Employee benefits include:

· Premium Medical, Dental and Vision Plan

· Free Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

· Paid vacations and holidays

· Phone reimbursement

· Gym reimbursement



This startup is a mobility company powered by AI technology. We’re creating innovative mobility ecosystem to transform every single trip safe, efficient, cost-effective and delightful, and committed to bring this revolution to China.

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2017-10-06T22:53:45+00:00By |