Research Engineer III

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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

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Duties: Draw on experience and skills/knowledge with Machine Learning, Python/C++, deep learning frameworks like PyTorch, and proven track records in patent and/or publications to design deep neural networks for autonomous vehicle stack. Design, train, and analyze neural networks for object detection, image segmentation, sensor fusion, tracking and behavioral prediction. Drive new research ideas from conception and experimentation to product development. Conduct experiments, write reports, and contribute to patents and publications. Publish research in relevant conferences (Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR)). Utilize experience in
automotive or other real-time and embedded systems to develop software for autonomous vehicles. Develop algorithms using Python and C++.

Requirements: Master’s degree in computer engineering, computer vision or a closely related field plus 2 years of experience reflecting demonstrable ability in the skill sets described above. The position is eligible for employee referral program.

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 and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.


Motional AD Inc. is an EOE. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To comply with Federal Law, we participate in E-Verify. All newly-hired employees are queried through this electronic system established by the DHS and the SSA to verify their identity and employment eligibility.

Tags: Computer Vision Deep Learning Engineering Machine Learning Python PyTorch Research

Perks/benefits: Career development Conferences

Region: North America
Country: United States
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