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Motion Planning Engineer in Detroit, MI at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/4/2018

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Job Number: 2115314

Motion Planning Engineer

Detroit, MI

Compensation: $70-115K


Our client is leading the way in the competitive automotive industry and growing, adding new Senior or Junior level engineering positions in their organization in the autonomous driving sector.

If you would like to be part of this exciting research team to develop, and design a system capable of autonomous driving to support future production that will be led by a team of engineers in the simulation engineering development for an autonomous driving ecosystem, please contact us!

Motion Planning Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Develop new concepts and groundbreaking results that shape the future of mobility
  • Evaluate data to assess and improve system performance
  • Integrate, test, improve and specify software and hardware for the support of motion planning systems users
  • Develop motion planning algorithms on safety trajectories
  • Model vehicle and controller dynamics and use models for improvements
  • Develop path planning algorithms for lanes
  • Work with the ADS team in localization, perception, behavior and mission planning, platform control and motion planning

Motion Planning Engineer Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Robotics or Automation or Bachelor's degree in same relevant field
  • Expert in C, C++, Matlab, Python and Java programming
  • ROS middleware, Linuz, Windows experience
  • Knowledge of graph search algorithms
  • Experience with supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms
  • Developing software design for debugging, requirements, documentation
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • Experience with deep learning architectures
  • Familiar with interfacing to mapping databases
  • Experience working with real-time systems
  • Prior experience in working behavior planning for robotic agents

Motion Planning Engineer

Detroit, MI

Compensation: $70-115K

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