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Senior Planning and Controls Engineer

Company: Magna International
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We're the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we're more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it's our talented people who lead us on this journey.

Role Summary

Magna New Mobility is seeking a highly motivated Senior Planning & Controls Engineer to join the Autonomous Mobile Robotics Development group in Boston, Massachusetts. Must be a passionate and hands-on engineer, designing and developing both motion planning and kinematic motion control algorithms. Must be comfortable working with minimal supervision to meet defined program objectives and milestones in an environment where you are given the freedom to innovate, explore new methods and solutions. Magna New Mobility offers an agile engineering and development community; one in which a candidate will be expected to bring a high level of energy and enthusiasm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Formulate system objectives and identify relevant use cases to generate meaningful requirements specifications.
  • Develop planning and control algorithms such as routing, behavior planning, trajectory planning, feedback controllers, etc.
  • Develop state-of-the-art algorithms for planning under uncertainty using stochastic optimization techniques with linear and non-linear objective functions
  • Develop behavioral reasoning framework to support navigation in complex scenarios
  • Develop functionally safe systems that fail gracefully and safely when difficult situations arise
  • Implement real-time algorithms on CPU/GPU in C++
  • Build tools and infrastructure to verify and evaluate the performance of the planner/controller over time
  • Develop and own requirements for Controls components/modules
  • Document work clearly.
  • Maintain software version control during all stages of software development.
  • Perform other duties, support special projects and tasks as assigned.
  • Must work in an organized and orderly fashion, following modelling guidelines and/or industry best practices; be responsible for own work area, maintenance of tool-chain and equipment.

    Key Qualifications/Requirements
    --- 5+ years in autonomous vehicles, robotics, or other relevant industry
    --- Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects; good time management and organizational skills to meet stringent deadlines.
    --- Develop path planning and control algorithms such as collision-free trajectory generation and dynamic management, map-based routing, lane keeping, managing jerk and lateral acceleration, etc.
    --- Develop algorithms for path planning under uncertainty and for both static and dynamic obstacles
    --- Develop functionally safe systems that obey the rules of the road and meet feature requirements
    --- Build tools and infrastructure to verify and evaluate the performance of the planner/controller over time
    --- Implement real-time algorithms in C++ for a resource-constrained vehicle and test, both in simulator and on-vehicle
    --- Deliver to schedule in a production setting
    --- Experience of vehicle simulation and analysis.
    --- Issue/project management - JIRA, Agile, Scrum
    --- Configuration Management / Repository - software release management, including data/parameter dictionary,
    --- Highly proficient with MS Office based productivity tools incl. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, etc.

    Additional Information

    Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

    At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Keywords: Magna International, Boston , Senior Planning and Controls Engineer, Engineering , Boston, Massachusetts

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