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Senior Software Engineer - Motion Planning

Company: Anduril Industries
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Anduril is a defense technology company, bringing Silicon Valley talent and funding to the defense sector. Our technology helps our customers solve their toughest challenges by enabling them to make better, more informed decisions in life-and-death situations. We've assembled a diverse team of experts in artificial intelligence, computer vision, sensor fusion, optics, and data analysis that are creating software and hardware solutions to radically evolve the capabilities of the United States and our allies. If you are passionate about solving problems that have real impact, come join Anduril and build the future of defense.The Motion Planning team at Anduril is developing planning algorithms and optimization techniques for aerial, aquatic and land-based platforms. Lattice Ghost UAS, Sentry Tower and our other autonomous platforms work in tandem to capture intelligence and fully map areas of interest. Our engineers implement algorithms that handle soft and hard motion constraints in complex environments to reliably produce safe motion paths. We apply discrete graph-based search and continuous trajectory optimization to generate effective mission plans and efficient motion profiles. Our planning algorithms must allocate multiple assets to accomplish collaborative tasks in an efficient manner.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Proven impact and expertise in autonomous systems, aerial or subsea
  • Experience working with graph search, trajectory optimization, planning under uncertainty, and/or optimal control
  • Past experience taking a project from problem formulation through implementation and deployment
  • Strong problem-solving and technical communication skills
  • Ability to quickly understand and navigate complex systems and established code bases
  • A desire to work on critical software that has a real-world impact
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. security clearance, preferably Top SecretDESIRED EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in Robotics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field
    • Proficient in C++, Python, or additional object-oriented programming languages
    • Research experience in robotics and/or motion planning
    • Experience using probabilistic inputs for decision makingAnduril is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are someone passionate to work on problems that matter, we'd love to hear from you!

Keywords: Anduril Industries, Costa Mesa , Senior Software Engineer - Motion Planning, IT / Software / Systems , Costa Mesa, California

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