Senior Staff Behavior Prediction Machine Learning Engineer

XPeng Motors

  • Full Time

XPeng Motors is one of China’s leading smart electric vehicle (EV) companies. We design, develop, and manufacture smart EVs that are seamlessly integrated with advanced Internet, AI and autonomous driving technologies. We are committed to in-house R&D and intelligent manufacturing to create a better mobility experience for our customers. We strive to transform smart electric vehicles with technology and data, shaping the mobility experience of the future. 

We are looking for behavior prediction engineers with strong system design skills and software development skills. You will design and implement algorithms to predict the behavior of all traffic participants around our smart EVs. You will closely work with experts from perception, planning, and HD map teams to make our vehicles drive intelligently on various road conditions.

You will be working with a team of the best-in-class computer vision, AI systems, and software engineers to ensure the world-leading performance on our autonomous vehicles. Your work will be supported by massive data from our autonomous fleet to deliver the best autonomous driving solution.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop state of the art algorithms with a focus on trajectory / intention / behavior prediction utilizing perception outputs and HD map information.
  • Design efficient architectures and develop implementations that can run in real-time on the computing platform of our autonomous vehicles.
  • Build robust evaluation systems to enable quick iterations of prediction models.
  • Optimize the preprocessing and postprocessing workflow. 
  • Work closely with deployment engineers to meet the latency and resource requirements of the target device.
  • Work with large scale databases on the cloud to continuously monitor and improve the model performance.

Minimum Skill Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or Master’s in electrical engineering, computer science, or related fields.
  • Strong experience in applied machine learning including data mining, data analytics, and feature engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience in working with DL frameworks such as PyTorch, Tensorflow.
  • 5+ years of R&D experience in autonomous driving, robotics or AI related fields.
  • Solid understanding on data structures, algorithms, code optimization and large-scale data processing.
  • Proficient in developing efficient algorithms in Python/C++.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

Preferred Skill Requirements:

  • Hands on experience in developing ML based prediction engine for autonomous driving.
  • Experience in applying GNN, RNN, CNN, attention model, or time series analysis to real world problems.
  • Experience in working with HD map.
  • Experience in convex optimization, computational geometry or linear algebra.
  • Experience in model deployment and optimization tools such as ONNX and TensorRT.

What do we provide:

  • A fun, supportive and engaging environment
  • Opportunity to make significant impact on transportation revolution by the means of advancing autonomous driving
  • Opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies with the top talent in the field
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Snacks, lunches and fun activities


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status or marital status or any other prescribed category set forth in federal or state regulations.