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Motional Company Overview

Motional is making driverless vehicles a safe, reliable, and accessible reality.

Our team is commercializing a world-class driverless system. The Motional team is behind some of the industry’s largest leaps forward in the last decade, 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. Strategically formed by Hyundai Motor Group, one of the world’s largest vehicle manufacturers offering smart mobility solutions, and Aptiv, a global technology leader in advanced safety, electrification, and vehicle connectivity, Motional is fundamentally changing how people move through their lives.

 
Headquartered in Boston, Motional has operations in the US and Asia. 

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Lead the 3D World team that is developing the algorithms and tools to convert sensor data into the synthetic environment for our simulation system. Join a talented group of engineers and scientists using state of the art technologies to mine characteristic information from the data collected by our autonomous fleet of vehicles and generate 3D assets for use in the simulation system. You will be responsible for organizing the work of the team and coordinating with customer teams on deliverables. You will build and drive an engineering vision that aligns your team with multiple dependency...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
The Rulebooks team is working to implement a comprehensive framework to specify the desired AV behavior into our engineering efforts (see https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.09355). We are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to lead our efforts to redesign and improve our prototype tools for production-level usage in our engineering processes and on our autonomous vehicles. What you'll do: Coordinate the teams software engineering efforts Maintain relationships with other teams that use our tools Architect a scalable and robust code-base that can run on our vehicles and/or supports our...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
About this position We are seeking a talented Senior Research Engineer/Scientist, Perception- Radar with hands-on expertise in mobile robotics or autonomous vehicles and a deep background in multi-modal robot perception. The ideal candidate will be a software expert who has overseen a process from R&D phase through product shipment. Specifically, this individual will be well versed in real time perception algorithms, especially for unstructured scenes, such as public road driving and active safety (ADAS) systems. In this role, you will be responsible for technical...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking for a Senior Research Scientist with a background and passion in trajectory optimization and model predictive control to apply innovative solutions for our autonomous vehicles. Perform ground breaking research and develop optimization algorithms to generate safe, comfortable, and intuitive motions. What You'll Do: Develop state-of-the-art motion control and trajectory optimization software to ensure vehicle navigates safely and smoothly Interface with upstream decision/behavior planning and prediction Work with system engineering and safety teams to develop safe redundant...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking for a talented Director of Platform Infrastructure with hands-on expertise developing safe and secure platform software for autonomous vehicles. The ideal candidate will be a software expert who has overseen the software development process from prototyping phase through product shipment and has a passion for leading teams and developing real-world solutions. This individual should have experience with complex system software such as distributed systems, embedded real-time systems, fault-tolerant systems, networked systems, etc. In this role, you will build strategies...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Our Software Engineers play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by developing technologies that deliver a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system for our customers. Do you enjoy the challenge of working in a complex and growing system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly? Do you enjoy working closely with roboticists and engineers to bring ground breaking algorithms from concept to prototype and then from prototype to a product deployed in the real world at scale? If the answers are yes, were looking for you. What You'll Do: Use your top-notch...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We're looking for an Autonomous Driving Functional Safety Expert to join our team! What You'll Do: Collaborate with System Architect, Researchers and Software Engineers to define safe software architectures, design patterns, and the corresponding documentation for the Aptiv autonomous driving system Work closely with engineering teams to implement functional and safety requirements in modern C++ Functional leadership of software engineers at all involved international locations What You'll Bring: BS or MS in computer science, engineering, or a related field3+ years professional work...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We're looking for a Systems Safety Engineer to join our team! What You'll Do: Collaborate with System Architect on automotive functional safety for Aptivs autonomous driving system Work with engineering teams to derive functional and safety-critical requirements in compliance with state-of-the-art automotive standards Drive the development of functional and technical safety concepts within the subsystems, software, and hardware Write and support the implementation of functional and technical safety requirements in all parts of the vehicle system design Support the development of verification...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We're currently seeking a Technical Project Manager in our Application & Services team. In this role, you will plan software development projects, gathering requirements from stakeholders, prioritizing tasks, managing expectations across the board, and tracking execution through deployment. What you'll do: Partner across project management office (PMO) to coordinate on program deliverables Interface with external vendor to ensure correct execution of the defined SoWs Assist product management in creating Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), definitive agreements, and creating product...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking to add a Senior Software Engineer to our visualization tools team to continue our development of tools that enable the advancement of our autonomous vehicle technology. This team works closely with various software and and R&D teams to come up with custom and standard solutions to improve visualizations. What youll be doing: Design and develop 3D visualization applications Work with a team of Autonomy Software Engineers to develop tools for SAE Level-4/5 autonomous driving service development Create software that will enable the next generation of Autonomous Mobility...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
We are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer, Python to help develop and drive the next generation of our advanced tools to evaluate and improve our perception stack. Developing cutting edge perception software requires constant validation against collected data in order to assess regression and enable developers to target specific areas for improvement. This validation takes place in a real-time environment that replicates the conditions in the car and produces artifacts that can easily be inspected by our perception engineers. What You'll Do: Design and implement full-stack solutions...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking to add C++ Engineers to play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by developing technologies that deliver a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system for our customers. Do you enjoy the challenge of working in a complex and growing system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly? Do you enjoy working closely with roboticists and engineers to bring ground breaking algorithms from concept to prototype and then from prototype to a product deployed in the real world at scale? If the answers are yes, were looking for you. What you'll be doing: Use...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking for a creative and energetic Sr. Software Release Engineer who is passionate about contributing to driving innovation of developing L4/L5 robotaxis by designing, implementing, and executing release management processes. You will have the opportunity to create tools and automate release activities in an Agile environment for our Autonomous Vehicle software stack. You will also collaborate with cross-functional teams across the organization, focusing on bringing together sub-system components into a complete system-based release. You will be responsible for streamlining of our...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are seeking talented Software Architect to help develop and roll out the next generation of our advanced tools to support autonomous driving. What you'll be doing: Lead software architecture decision making process, including generating engineering tradeoff studies exploring the decision space at the initial design stage or as problems arise. Continually drive alignment between product, technical requirements, architecture design and detailed implementation. Define and manage interfaces between software modules, generating design strategies to maintain useful abstraction barriers...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking to add a Senior Software Engineer to our visualization tools team to continue our development of tools that enable the advancement of our autonomous vehicle technology. This team works closely with various software and and R&D teams to come up with custom and standard solutions to improve visualizations. What you'll be doing: Design and develop 3D visualization applications Work with a team of Autonomy Software Engineers to develop tools for SAE Level-4/5 autonomous driving service development Create software that will enable the next generation of Autonomous Mobility...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
The team works in tandem with the various autonomy teams to build rock-solid, production-ready software. We own the final implementation, ensuring that it meets performance, quality, safety, and security requirements. We collaborate with the autonomy teams in the design and implementation of features, and assist development by providing tools and libraries. We are looking for candidates with high proficiency in C++, design patterns, and general software. What you'll be doing: Design, implement, improve, and harden autonomous vehicle software. Write production level code in modern C++. Work...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
The motion controls team is responsible for building out the trajectory optimization planning and model predictive control of the autonomy stack. Our Senior Software Engineer contributes to software architecture and design, implementation strategy, and leads code reviews. Partnering with motion control research scientists to bring algorithms from concept to prototype and deployment in the real world at scale. Work in a complex and growing system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly. What You'll Do: Use your top-notch software development expertise to teach others...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Motional's Machine Learning team behind ground breaking advancements in the autonomous vehicle industry including nuScenes (https://www.nuscenes.org), PointPillars (https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.05784), and PointPainting (http://arxiv.org/abs/1911.10150) is looking for lead software engineers to sit at the intersection of Prediction in Motion Planning & Machine Learning. What you'll do: Develop clean software for the motion planning, prediction, and machine learning modules that sit at the core of autonomous driving systems...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Our Senior Software Engineers play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by developing technologies that deliver a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system for our customers. Do you enjoy the challenge of working in a complex and growing system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly? Do you enjoy working closely with roboticists and engineers to bring ground breaking algorithms from concept to prototype and then from prototype to a product deployed in the real world at scale? If the answers are yes, were looking for you. What You'll Do: Use your...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking to add a highly talented Prediction and Behavior Modeling Software Engineer to help us build probabilistic models of the future state of the world. As a software engineer, you will help design, measure, test, and visualize the performance of motion prediction models that we use to improve our interactions with cars, pedestrians, and other road users. Your software engineering and data analytics experience will inform your pragmatic approach to making a more intelligent autonomous vehicle. Does this sound like you? What you'll be doing: Dive into data to understand behaviors of...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
The Simulation team is a diverse group of software developers that focus in providing simulation and data manipulation tools to support the development activities of our scientists, and also to enable virtual testing of our autonomous driving software before it hits the road. We are seeking (3) talented Software Engineers to help develop and roll out the next generation of advanced tools to support virtual autonomous driving tests. Are you interested? Keep reading below: What you'll be doing: Development of simulation software components to test and evaluate the performance of core...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
The machine learning team behind nuScenes (https://www.nuscenes.org), PointPillars (https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.05784), and PointPainting (http://arxiv.org/abs/1911.10150) is looking for engineers and researchers to join us in our mission to launch an autonomous taxi system. What you'll be doing: Design and deploy deep neural networks that predict the future motion of objects around our self-driving car Work closely with the Planning team to integrate your motion prediction models with our state-of-the-art driving system Conduct experiments, write reports, and file patents Develop core deep...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
We are looking to add C++ Engineers to play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by developing technologies that deliver a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system for our customers. Do you enjoy the challenge of working in a complex and growing system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly? Do you enjoy working closely with roboticists and engineers to bring ground breaking algorithms from concept to prototype and then from prototype to a product deployed in the real world at scale? If the answers are yes, were looking for you. What youll be doing: Use...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Our Senior Research Engineer/Scientist will play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by developing technologies that deliver a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system for our customers and enable Mobility on Demand (MoD). As we expand our global footprint, we are looking for exceptional perception engineering talent to research and apply innovative solutions to our products. Do you enjoy working with prototypes? Do you have a knack for developing algorithms to identify objects and occlusions? If the answers are yes, were looking for you. What You'll Do: Develop...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking to add a highly talented Prediction and Behavior Modeling Sr. Research Scientist to help us build probabilistic models of the future state of the world (e.g., cars, pedestrians, and other road users). As a senior research scientist, you will use real-time perception data and prior knowledge to estimate how the world around us will change, so that the planner can make better decisions. Your applied mathematics, data analytics, and machine learning experience will inform your pragmatic approach to making a more intelligent autonomous vehicle. Does this sound like you?...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
As a Principal Software Engineer you will play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by developing technologies that deliver a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system for our customers. Do you enjoy the challenge of working in a complex and growing system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly? Do you enjoy mentoring and working closely with research scientists and engineers to bring ground breaking algorithms from concept to prototype and then from prototype to a product deployed in the real world at scale? If the answers are yes, were...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
As the Product Safety Engineering Manager you will coordinate and support cross team activities as an ambassador for Safety. A successful individual will oversee many aspects of the processes and practices for the development of safe products. This may include coordination of multiple product variations for a given region as well as the planning of resources needed to successfully support the timelines and aspirations of the company to offer a world class product. What you'll be doing: Support the overall safety strategy and the safety culture within the organization Evaluate, develop, and...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, with an entrepreneurial spirit, who wants to be an integral part of supporting our established but fast-growing business. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is competitive, self-motivated and is able to create and sell the value associated with a new technology. What you'll do: Build an empowered, engaged, and high performing global team of 6-10 by hiring top talent and developing people through mentoring and coaching to inspire and achieve results. Manage directs procurement and inventory management for sites in Pittsburgh, Las Vegas...
HR, Finance, & Operations
Boston
Our Software Engineers play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by developing technologies that deliver a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system for our customers. Do you enjoy the challenge of working in a complex and growing system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly? Do you enjoy working closely with roboticists and engineers to bring ground breaking algorithms from concept to prototype and then from prototype to a product deployed in the real world at scale? If the answers are yes, were looking for you. What You'll Do: Use your top-notch...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking to add a highly talented Prediction and Behavior Modeling Data Engineer to help us build probabilistic models of the future state of the world. As a data engineer, you will help build the data infrastructure for the motion prediction models that we use to improve our interactions with cars, pedestrians, and other road users. Your software engineering and data analytics experience will inform your pragmatic approach to making a more intelligent autonomous vehicle. Does this sound like you? What you'll be doing: Dive into data to understand behaviors of external world actors...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
We are seeking a talented Senior Director of Prediction, Planning and Controls with hands on expertise developing motion planning, vehicle behavior or controls capabilities for mobile robotics or autonomous vehicles. The ideal candidate will be a software expert who has overseen a process from R&D phase through product shipment and has a passion for leading teams and developing real-world solutions. Specifically, this individual should have experience in real time decision algorithms, especially for complex environments, such as urban settings. In this role, you will be...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Our Safety Engineers play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by delivering a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system to our customers and enabling Mobility on Demand (MoD). As we expand our global footprint, we are looking for an exceptional Safety Engineering talent to help us set the foundation and direction for the future of our technology. Do you enjoy working in a dynamic environment? Do you take untraditional approaches to product development? If the answers are yes, we're looking for you. What You'll Do: Develop both functional and solution specific safety...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
About our team: we are a diverse group of software developers that focus in providing simulation and data manipulation tools to support the development activities of our scientists, and also to enable virtual testing of our autonomous driving software before it hits the road. We are seeking a talented and motivated Machine Learning Research Engineer or Scientist to support our efforts to automate creation of synthetic 3D environments based on real world data (camera and lidar). Your work will help us develop and roll out the next generation of advanced tools to support virtual...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
Our Principal Research Scientist will play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by developing technologies that deliver a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system for our customers and enable Mobility on Demand (MoD). As we expand our global footprint, we are looking for exceptional perception engineering talent to research and apply innovative solutions to our products. Do you enjoy working with prototypes? Do you have a knack for developing algorithms to identify objects and occlusions? If the answers are yes, were looking for you. What You'll Do: Develop perception...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We're looking for an Autonomous Driving Systems Engineer to join our team! What you'll be doing: Define, model and simulate the behavior of the robotic system Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams and stakeholders to transform desired autonomous vehicle capabilities to product design specifications. Use systematic approach to decompose vehicle level requirements to functional and performance requirements for software and hardware components, and derive technical specifications for each. Examples of components are perception, localization, automated planning, control. Collaborate with...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
Our Autonomous Driving Vehicle Operators Serve as the eyes and ears on the road for the engineering teams, providing subjective feedback and objective data as they navigate various real-world driving environments to validate the Autonomous Driving features. The successful Vehicle Operator has a curious mindset and constantly questions "why" things happen. He/she will also have good attention to detail and be able to quickly and concisely describe their thoughts and move on to the next observation. What you'll be doing: Safely operate prototype-level Autonomous Vehicles on both defined and...
Other
Boston
The Motional Machine Learning team behind nuScenes (https://www.nuscenes.org), PointPillars (https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.05784), and PointPainting (http://arxiv.org/abs/1911.10150) is looking for engineers to join us in our mission to launch an autonomous driving system. What you'll do: Design and deploy deep neural networks that predict the future motion of objects around our self-driving car Work closely with the Motion Planning team to integrate your motion prediction models with our state-of-the-art driving system Refine and improve the prediction model according the...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
This role will involve analysis of the AVs perception system, with a specific focus on multi-sensor detection and tracking and its impact on proposed trajectories. A significant amount of time will be devoted to designing and implementing metrics for use with machine learning, offline simulation, closed track tests, and driving on public roads. The role also incorporates data science aspects for studying trends in metrics, as well as building interactive reporting tools for data exploration. In this role you will: Design and develop metrics for analyzing the performance of the perception...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Our Principle Software Engineer guides motion planning software architecture and design, implementation strategy, and code reviews. Partnering with motion planning research scientists to bring algorithms from concept to prototype and deployment in the real world at scale. Work in a complex and growing system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly. What You'll Do: Use your deep software development expertise to teach others better software practices and principles. Develop clean software for the motion planning and decision-making modules that sit at the core of autonomous...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are seeking a Director of Perception with expertise in leading the development of perception capabilities for mobile robotics or autonomous vehicles. The ideal candidate will be a software expert who has overseen a process from R&D phase through product shipment and has a passion for leading teams and developing real-world solutions. Specifically, this individual should have experience in real time perception algorithms, especially for unstructured scenes, such as public road driving and active safety (ADAS) systems. In this role, you will be responsible for developing the...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
The Simulation team is a diverse group of software developers that focus in providing simulation and data manipulation tools to support the development activities of our scientists, and also to enable virtual testing of our autonomous driving software before it hits the road. We are seeking (3) talented Software Engineers to help develop and roll out the next generation of advanced tools to support virtual autonomous driving tests. Are you interested? Keep reading below: What you'll be doing: Development of simulation software components to test and evaluate the performance of core...
Hardware Engineering
Boston
We're looking for an Autonomous Driving Functional Safety Manager to join our team! What You'll Do: Establish and maintain all functional safety relevant internal and external interfaces (e.g. customer, supplier, development team, manufacturing sites) Definition of project deliverables and relevant work products as required by ISO 26262 Planning and tracking of work packages and tasks in accordance with the safety plan and project plan Management and analysis of safety requirements Development of safety concepts in accordance with ISO 26262 Definition of requirements for safety verification...
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Blog

September 24, 2020
At Motional, you, the passenger, are at the core of everything we do. To bring self-driving vehicles out of the future and into daily life, we need to understand what encourages adoption — and equally, what inhibits it. The real consumer feedback from the 100,000+ rides we’ve given in Las Vegas has proven invaluable. But, […] The post Two-thirds of Americans Agree: The Future is Driverless appeared first on Motional. ...
September 2, 2020
At Motional, we’re constantly working to make our vehicles safe, smart, and reliable. Driverless technology is as complex as it is promising, and industry collaboration is key to its success. There’s tremendous intellectual and organizational firepower directed at building a driverless future; thousands of roboticists, engineers, scientists, and researchers, working in automotive and tech companies […] The post Creating Safer Streets and Smarter Driverless Vehicles with nuScenes appear...
August 14, 2020
Since the formation of our autonomous driving joint venture between Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv in March, we’ve made significant strides in establishing our corporate structure, building out our leadership team, and logging public road miles to advance our driverless product. This week, we entered our next phase – and we’re now Motional. Our mission […] The post We Are Motional: Celebrating Our Official Brand Announcement appeared first on Motional. ...
August 11, 2020
Ben Okri once said, “creativity is the art of the impossible.” Today, under a new name, we’re continuing to create what was once believed impossible.  It brings me immense pride and pleasure to introduce Motional to the world – a world we’ll improve by making driverless vehicles a safe, reliable, and accessible reality.. I’ve spent my […] The post Motional: Driving Towards a Driverless Future appeared first on Motional. ...