The Robotics Infrastructure team is accelerating autonomy algorithm performance at Motional. We utilize parallel programming techniques and general purpose GPU compute (GPGPU) to dramatically speed up autonomy algorithms. We build libraries and frameworks to help our autonomy team customers take full advantage of high performance computing (HPC). We are looking for candidates with high proficiency in C++, who have experience with HPC APIs (CUDA, OpenCL, OpenMP), and have strong cross-team communication skills.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Accelerate autonomy algorithms using GPGPU.
  • Design, implement, and improve HPC frameworks and APIs.
  • Write modern C++ critical to autonomous vehicle functions.
  • Work with autonomy team customers to identify areas for optimization.
  • Collaborate in an agile development process with an international team.

What We're Looking For

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent knowledge and work experience.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in software.
  • Modern C++ (C++17) and Python experience in a Linux environment.
  • Knowledge of HPC APIs such as CUDA, OpenCL, OpenMP, etc.
  • Experience in optimizing code using GPGPU.
  • Familiarity with robotics and autonomy algorithms.

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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.

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