Location: Singapore

We are seeking a highly motivated Software Intern (Route Planner) to help in achieving our goals. As part of the Route Planner team, you’d be tackling issues such as refining the definition of when lane change should be allowed or disallowed within an intersection, handling queuing vs overtaking decision making at pickup/dropoff points, and routing around lane closures from teleoperator intervention or construction zones.

If you are a high achieving computer science student who is looking to change the world through software, this is the place for you. Please include a cover letter to let us know when you are looking to intern with us.

Please note that it will be in our Singapore office, and we would expect a minimum 4 months internship period.

What you’ll be doing:

Bring up new software focusing on topics like:

  • Operations on graph representation of the road network and lane sequences/routes
  • Improving visualization tools relating to graph traversal, operations and query
  • Relationship inference between vertices in the graph
  • Soft and hard constraints on lane change options
  • Development tools to assist in root cause analysis of bad on-road lane change decisions

What we’re looking for:

  • Pursuing or completed an Undergraduate program in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
  • Fluency in C++
  • Good foundation in geometry and linear algebra
  • Minimal intern length: 4 months

Bonus points (not required):

  • Experience with linux systems
  • Experience with graph algorithms

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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