You will be joining the Basemap Algorithm team which is responsible for creating 3D high definition maps. HD Maps are the core component forming the heart of autonomous vehicles and play an outsize role in success or failure of an AV. Motional has leading edge mapping technology that is already deployed in the real world.

You will be working on cutting edge SLAM technologies and will take part in projects to expand the core capabilities of the system.

The internship will take place in our Singapore office and we expect a full-time internship period of at least 5 months. We offer flexible working hours and allow for remote work. The candidate will however have to live in Singapore for the duration of the internship.

What You'll Be Doing

Your expertise will help the team to take the mapping system to the next level. You will be working with a cross functional team to expand the capabilities of the current system to:

  • create much larger city scale maps
  • update the existing maps in a reasonable period of time automatically
  • enhance the automatic validation of maps
  • enhance the concurrency of mapping operations

What We're Looking For

  • You are experienced in modern C++
  • You are well versed in different SLAM techniques and latest research around it
  • You have experience working with point clouds
  • You are able to leverage cutting edge research and turn it into an engineering solution
  • You are passionate about autonomous vehicles and its impact on society
  • Pursuing Master’s Degree or PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, Machine Learning or a related field

Bonus Points (not required)

  • Python
  • Deep neural network
  • Dynamic object detection and removal

Motional is a driverless technology company making self-driving vehicles a safe, reliable, and accessible reality.

The Motional team is made up of engineers, researchers, innovators, dreamers and doers, who together are creating a first-of-its-kind technology with the potential to transform the way we move. We’re behind some of the industry's largest leaps forward, 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.

As a leader in an emerging industry that has the promise of creating safer, more reliable and accessible transportation for all, it’s imperative we have a diverse workforce, create an inclusive culture, and understand the communities we operate in around the world. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is fundamental to Motional’s success. That’s why we’ve established a team to ensure DEI is at the forefront of the candidate and employee experience, beginning with the hiring process and continuing throughout your career. We also partner with organizations like the National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers to ensure our DEI work is informed by the latest thinking and approaches.

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 U.S and Asia. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.


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