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Senior Software Engineer in Trajectory Planning

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Oxa is focused on enabling the transition to self-driving vehicles through advanced autonomous shuttling technology.
Oxford, UK
Backend · Data · Machine Learning
Senior Software Engineer
350 Employees
2+ years


Oxa is a leading company specializing in autonomous vehicle technology, with a primary focus on self-driving shuttles for goods and passengers. They have a strong team of experts developing solutions like Oxa Driver, Oxa MetaDriver, and Oxa Hub. As a Senior Software Engineer in Trajectory Planning at Oxa, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and testing algorithms for autonomous vehicles' behavior. You'll work on planning spatio-temporal trajectories in various scenarios, collaborating with different teams to ensure smooth execution. Ideal candidates have a PhD or MS in relevant fields, hands-on experience with trajectory planning, and proficiency in modern C++ development. Join Oxa for a chance to work on cutting-edge technology that is shaping the future of autonomous transportation.

Last updated 23 days ago


  • Designing and implementing spatio-temporal motion planning algorithms
  • Collaborating with decision-making and controls teams for maneuver execution
  • Developing high-quality functionality and APIs for on-vehicle capabilities
  • Creating metrics to measure performance of planners on AV platforms
  • Influencing technical strategy within the Planning Team
  • Documenting and training others on team's work
  • Contributing to improving team processes and solutions


  • PhD or MS in related fields with professional experience
  • Hands-on experience in trajectory planning
  • Proficiency in modern C++ algorithm development
  • Experience with trajectory planning formulation and transcription


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  • Competitive salary, benchmarked against the market and reviewed annually
  • Company share programme
  • Hybrid and/or flexible work arrangements
  • An outstanding £3,000 flexible benefits including private medical insurance, critical illness coverage, life assurance, EAP, group income protection
  • Funded relocation support
  • Fully funded Visa sponsorship if required
  • A salary exchange pension plan
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • A pet-friendly office environment
  • Safe assigned spaces for team members with individual and diverse needs

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