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Planning & Control Engineer, Autonomous Driving

SF Motors, Santa Clara

A NEW GENERATION OF SMART, CLEAN, CONNECTED ELECTRIC VEHICLES


At SF Motors, we’re forging a new kind of mobility company by combining the DNA of advanced automotive engineering and design with that of state of the art smart technologies and connectivity to revolutionize the future of premium electric vehicles. From our corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley we’re bringing the best and brightest together with a common goal of creating the next generation of smart, clean, connected vehicles for you.

Our vision is to deliver premium electric vehicles that enhance the daily lives of our users, allowing them to live more connected, productive lives through the integration of clean technology and advanced hardware and software. The future of mobility is more than getting from A to B, it’s about keeping connected to provide users customizable features, when they want it.

 Duties and Responsibilities

• Solve real world robotics problems in one or more of the following areas: prediction, path planning, navigation, manipulation, optimization, control, etc.
• Develop motion planning algorithms for comfortable and safe trajectories for a self-driving vehicle.
• Develop policies and plans to manage multi-actor interactions and plans under uncertainty.
• Model vehicle and controller dynamics and use these models to characterize and accelerate controller improvements.


Preferred Skills

• Familiarity with modern planning approaches including randomized search methods and trajectory optimization and modern model predictive control and other advanced control techniques.
• Knowledge of machine learning and the interplay between learning and decision making.
• Knowledge in real-time operation systems and programming languages (e.g. C, C++, Python, JavaScript, etc).
• Knowledge in ROS, and/or DDS, Linux kernel.


Education Requirements

• Master’s degree or PHD in Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and related fields.

 

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment authorization will be required at the time of hire.

SF Motors is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

About SF Motors

About us At SF Motors, we’re forging a new kind of mobility company by combining the DNA of advanced automotive engineering and design with that of state of the art smart technologies and connectivity to revolutionize the future of premium electric vehicles. From our corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley we’re bringing the best and brightest together with a common goal of creating the next generation of smart, clean, connected vehicles for you. Our vision is to deliver premium electric vehicles that enhance the daily lives of our users, allowing them to live more connected, productive lives through the integration of clean technology and advanced hardware and software. The future of mobility is more than getting from A to B, it’s about keeping connected to provide users customizable features, when they want it.

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