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Motion Planning Software Engineer

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Job Description

The company

Outrider is a software company that is automating distribution yards with electric, self-driving trucks. Our system eliminates manual tasks that are hazardous and repetitive while it improves safety and efficiency. Outrider’s mission is to drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation. We are a private company founded in 2018 and backed by NEA, 8VC, Koch Disruptive Technologies, and other top-tier investors. Our customers are Fortune 200 companies and our autonomous trucks are already running in distribution yards. For more information, visit www.outrider.ai


The Team

You are joining a growing team that is responsible for motion planning, controls, and behaviors for Outrider’s autonomous trucks. This team is collaborative and committed to continuous improvement. The team members proactively utilize tools such as simulation and data analytics to understand the performance of the product at scale in diverse situations, and they maintain a state-of-the-art motion planning stack by routinely studying new techniques from the research community. Leadership, growth, and development opportunities are plentiful.


The Role

As a full-time Motion Planning Software Engineer, you will develop and deploy high-performance software that is responsible for controlling the behaviors of our automated electric yard truck that transports trailers around customer sites. You will steer and execute the technical strategy for our planning stack. You will collaboratively solve big technical challenges together with a talented engineering team that is customer-focused and motivated to make this product a reality. You will have the support of a leadership that is laser focused on a product.

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