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(Archived) Autonomous Systems Research Scientist

Last Updated: 10/04/22

Job Description

Job description: Our unmanned systems team is adding a talented research scientist with a background in autonomous systems, robotics, and/or machine learning.
Our team is dedicated to creating resilient mission autonomy via the development of technologies that increase the reliability and longevity of unmanned vehicles in some of the worlds most demanding environments, on some of the most complex of missions.
The successful candidate will be passionate about designing, developing, and applying cutting-edge autonomy technologies for prototype maritime systems.
In this position, you will develop and contribute ideas for autonomous vehicle technologies in navigation, command and control, and decision making.
You will be part of a team that designs and implements some of the most capable and advanced autonomous software systems on or off the planet.
You will integrate into, and lead, dynamic and highly motivated project teams, and use new ideas from across multiple fields to push the boundaries of the possible for intelligent systems.

Required Qualifications

Masters degree in computer science, robotics, mathematics, physics, or applicable engineering field
At least 2 years of relevant maritime autonomous systems experience
Object-oriented programming proficiency
Ability to work both collaboratively as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision

Desired Qualifications

Advanced degree in robotics, computer science, physics, or applicable engineering field
Experience in autonomy and autonomous decision making, underwater navigation, automated planning, and/or machine learning
Programming experience in modern C++
Experience in R&D environments and with rapid software prototyping
Ability to improvise and think outside the box to develop technical solutions
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
A track record of publications and/or successful proposal writing
Experience with Federal S&T and R&D sponsors (DOE, NOAA, DARPA, ONR, NASA) and contract vehicles (BAAs, SBIRs)
Experience in the offshore maritime industry
Active DOD clearance Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Masters degree in computer science, robotics, mathematics, physics, or applicable engineering field
At least 2 years of relevant maritime autonomous systems experience
Object-oriented programming proficiency
Ability to work both collaboratively as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision

Desired Qualifications

Advanced degree in robotics, computer science, physics, or applicable engineering field
Experience in autonomy and autonomous decision making, underwater navigation, automated planning, and/or machine learning
Programming experience in modern C++
Experience in R&D environments and with rapid software prototyping
Ability to improvise and think outside the box to develop technical solutions
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
A track record of publications and/or successful proposal writing
Experience with Federal S&T and R&D sponsors (DOE, NOAA, DARPA, ONR, NASA) and contract vehicles (BAAs, SBIRs)
Experience in the offshore maritime industry
Active DOD clearance

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Our unmanned systems team is adding a talented research scientist with a background in autonomous systems, robotics, and/or machine learning.
Our team is dedicated to creating resilient mission autonomy via the development of technologies that increase the reliability and longevity of unmanned vehicles in some of the worlds most demanding environments, on some of the most complex of missions.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 165000

Salary Max : 200000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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