As a part of our Platform Infrastructure Software team you will work to design and develop the software systems of our AV platform. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing requirements, architecting and developing systems for the autonomous driving platform infrastructure that operates the vehicle and also ensures a comfortable passenger experience. The platform is a safety critical system, and your work will be essential to ensuring that the system is well-designed, safe, robust, efficient and correct. Your work will be at the heart of the entire AV system and your work will be at the center of our mission to move people safely and reliably.

The Motional Pittsburgh office is located in the new Hazelwood Green development at 4734 Second Avenue, a culmination of the city’s goal of restoring an economic driver to the neighborhood in a thoughtful, inclusive, and sustainable way. With views along the Monongahela river, the Pittsburgh office is in the heart of this new state of the art development.

What You'll Be Doing

  • You’ll own the design, integration and testing of software systems to provide Robotaxi service.
  • You will directly contribute to creating requirements, use cases and architectures for software development related to autonomy software, embedded software, mobile applications and cloud based systems.
  • You will collaborate with software development, verification and validation teams to build and test systems. You will review requirements, design and testing of the systems throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Your expertise will help your team perform systems analysis and resolve ambiguities to enable robust and scalable design decisions.
  • You will collaborate with Product management, Safety, Quality and Project Management teams to define and execute roadmaps.

What We're Looking For

  • You have 8+  years of experience with design and development of complex software systems and an academic qualification in one or more of the engineering fields – computer science, electrical, robotics, aerospace, industrial automation or related fields.
  • You have demonstrated experience in development of embedded software systems (Microprocessors, FPGA, embedded processors with linux and real-time OS etc.)
  • You have a strong background in developing complex systems that enable autonomous capabilities in real world environments.
  • You are capable of identifying risks and use your technical expertise to lead the team and stakeholders to achieve results that impact business goals directly.

Bonus points (not required):

  • Background in developing autonomous transportation and navigation systems.
  • Background in safety-critical systems design and development processes.
  • Experience with system modeling tools (SysML tools) for system design and analysis.

If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above – that’s okay! We encourage you to apply if you think this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day and that you can deliver the results we need.

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  www.Motional.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.


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