Perception Software Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posted On: 9/8/2017
Job Code: 4416_PerSoftEng_PA
Job Description
Candidate Responsibilities
Company's Innovation and Technology Development Division is currently seeking a Robotics Perception Software Engineer at its Pittsburgh Automation Center in Pittsburgh, PA. In this role you will work on the exciting and technically challenging Automation Systems Development team.
This team is responsible for developing and demonstrating automation technologies, which are often used in conjunction with information systems, remote control, semi autonomous, and fully autonomous machine control systems. In this role you will focus on the development and application of perception technologies and systems.
Typical Day
Candidate will be eligible for the 9/80 schedule. Not a mandatory schedule. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
* Research and develop new technology
* Develop new or updates to software algorithms related to Perception Systems that meet prioritized requirements
* Perform needs analysis and initiate ideas
* Evaluate new products, processes, or systems
* Communicate results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units
* Participate in R&D programs through entire lifecycle, from initial inception through production and maintenance phases
Technical Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechatronics, Robotics, Mathematics or related field
At least 2 years of experience with design, development, or programming of Perception Systems software for field robotics
• At least 2 years of experience developing algorithms, embedded systems/software that integrates with Perception sensors (i.e. Lidar, Camera, Stereo Camera, Radar, etc)
Top Candidates will also have:
• Experience in field robotic settings, implementing perception algorithms on advanced hardware platforms.
• Experience with Machine Learning algorithms
• Linux operating system experience
• Experience in developing embedded computational platforms including hardware accelerated platforms such as FPGAs, GPUs, and real-time CPUs
• Experience in Path Planning and/or Positioning systems
• Experience with Matlab, C, C++
• Must have strong mathematics skills
Soft Skills
Excellent communication and networking skills
• Strong problem solving skills
• Must be highly motivated, self-starter
• Experience mentoring young engineers
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
FPGA, Automation, Focus, Research, Engineering, Linux, Software Engineer, Networking, Embedded, Matlab, C++

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Sanket Shah
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