Motion Planning / Controls Research Engineer

NuPort Robotics Inc.

NuPort Robotics Inc.

Other Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, October 9, 2020

Motion Planning Research Engineer

Qualifications required:
  • Masters / PhD in Computer Science, Robotics or related field OR relevant autonomous driving / robotics experience.
  • Experience with autonomous systems in one or more of the following areas: planning under uncertainty, decision-making, tracking and prediction, vehicle control systems, perception, localization, estimation, and machine learning
  • Experience developing, working with, modifying, and creating advanced algorithms.
  • Extensive experience working with autonomous driving systems.
  • Large scale probabilistic planning and prediction.
  • Advanced vehicle dynamics and control.
  • Experience in ROS, C++ and / or python.
  • Proficiency with Linux.
  • Hands-on experience with autonomous systems.
  • Be intellectually curious and have an unending desire to learn.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment.

Good to have skills:
  • Robust software design for safety-critical systems.
  • Multi-modal sensor fusion for localization and dynamic object tracking.
  • Naturally enjoy testing of autonomous vehicles out in the wild.
  • PhD + industry experience in autonomous driving.
  • Some Deep Learning experience and Tensorflow / Pytorch not required but a plus.

Expected tasks from the candidate includes the following:
  • Field testing of algorithms in an autonomous vehicle (involves driving, trusting your own software while being driven in the vehicle, etc.)
  • Developing Motion Planning algorithms in simulation.
  • Deployment and testing of motion planning / controls algorithms on an autonomous vehicle.
  • Industrial grade software development adhering to best code / documentation practices.