Machine Perception Engineer - Robotic Systems with Security Clearance

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Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Laurel, Maryland
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 21, 2024
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Description Are you looking to implement and integrate state-of-the-art machine perception technologies to enable autonomous robotic systems? Do you thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment? Are you searching for challenging software development work for machine perception systems? If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL. We are seeking a Machine Perception Engineer to help us perform rapid prototyping for the Navy's future uncrewed, robotic, and autonomous systems. You will be joining a hardworking team of engineers who cultivate a fast-paced collaborative development environment to build perception, localization, and navigation algorithms; integrate them into complex systems; and test the software on robotic platforms. You will contribute to the development of technologies that enable the Navy's future unmanned fleet. As a Machine Perception Engineer - Robotic Systems Your primary responsibility will be to perform software engineering for multiple sensor modalities on uncrewed platforms with an emphasis on target detection, localization, and tracking.
You will be involved in all stages of technology innovation from initial research through software development to system integration and field testing.
You will collaborate with diverse teams to build full autonomy solutions that span control, perception, planning, and operator interfaces. Qualifications You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you Have a B.S. in Robotic Systems, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field.
Have 3+ years of relevant experience working in software engineering with C or C++ and with technologies relevant to target tracking or state estimation.
Have experience effectively communicating with all levels of staff and clients.
Are able to obtain Interim Secret level security clearance by your start date and can ultimately obtain Secret level clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship Are willing and able to travel up to 10% of the time
You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you Have an M.S. in Robotic Systems, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field
Have practical experience with target tracking, data fusion, or state estimation algorithms
Have experience working within large software teams to develop deployed solutions Why work at APL? The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates. At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at About Us APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, occupation, marital or familial status, political opinion, personal appearance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. APL is committed to promoting an innovative environment that embraces diversity, encourages creativity, and supports inclusion of new ideas. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including those with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact . Only by ensuring that everyone's voice is heard are we empowered to be bold, do great things, and make the world a better place.