Senior Software Engineer (C++ or Python) - Remote


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In this job opening you will have the opportunity to be considered for multiple teams within the Motional ecosphere, in an effort to align your skills with the best fit for your background. You'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting problems in autonomous driving. We are hiring remote and in all Motional locations.

What you'll be doing:

  • Implement state-of-the-art algorithms
  • Assist with high-level analysis, design, and code reviews
  • Develop software to support autonomous driving
  • Define use cases and develop methodology and benchmarks to evaluate different approaches

What we're looking for:

  • Excellent C++ and/or Python programming skills
  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in related engineering field - Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics
  • 3+ years experience as a software engineer
  • Ability to implement new algorithms efficiently and rigorously
  • Experience developing software as part of a team
  • Experience with software engineering tools (e.g., Git, CMake, CI, gdb, etc.)
  • Strong quantitative ability

(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $172,020/year + bonus + equity + benefits
 *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)


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.

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Perks/benefits: Equity Salary bonus

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