Map and Navigation Developer


Open positions & working at AImotive

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Map and Navigation Developer

Our automated driving SW stack aiDrive will be deployed to millions of production vehicles in the upcoming years, thanks to our recently announced OEM partnership. In the course of this development journey, you will be able to impact and witness the creation of state-of-the-art automated driving applications on highways, interurban and urban areas, as well as parking situations, using the latest automotive sensor technologies and advanced machine learning algorithms. All this will be supported by fleet data at scale, paired with our unique data pipeline and infrastructure as provided by aiMotive’s aiData. 

Mapping and navigation are a key features of automated driving: the vehicle needs to be able to automatically follow navigational routes, assess information available from the map and even have the capability to detect map-to-world mismatch based on live detections. As a map and navigation developer your role is to enable the AD SW stack to utilize available map information and provide the navigational route-based inputs to the motion planning stack. You will closely work with the motion planning and environment modelling teams to contribute to the overarching goal of bringing safe automated driving to our roads. 

Job Summary

  • Create, develop and maintain maps, databases and related software tools used by by the automated driving SW
  • Support various functions of automated driving software with map-derived information
  • Integrate map-related functionalities with other subsystems in the vehicle, such as navigation and driver guidance
  • Develop methods to fuse localization information from different data sources for precise localization
  • Maintain various 3rdparty softwares integrated with the self-driving software
  • Design and implement methods relying on location-based information sources (e.g. SD / HD maps) to support development and validation

Key Qualifications

  • BSc in Information technology/Software engineering or relevant experience
  • Advanced knowledge of C ++
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Git knowledge, expertise in Linux-based environments
  • Proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Social competency, flexibility and ability to work in a team
  • Intermediate English skills

Considered as a plus

  • Experience in map or navigation related projects
  • Development and maintenance of map / navigation related pipelines
  • Cooperation with researcher and developer colleagues
  • Expertise in the use of CI/CD systems
  • CMake experience

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to solve difficult problems with immediate real-world applications
  • Competitive salary and fitness opportunities
  • Free lunch every workday at one of the best all-you-can-eat restaurants in Budapest
  • Work on the hottest applied research problem in an agile working culture, backed by a strong, stable and future-proof industrial partnership 
  • Develop solutions for one of the largest car manufacturer with a global reach 
  • Test your solution in realistic simulated scenarios and a fleet of cars across multiple continents every day 
  • Be proud of seeing your solution on the road 
  • Submit patents of new solutions 
  • We believe: people over process, we are keen to maintain a work-life balance 

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