AI Researcher - Autonomous Vehicles with Security Clearance

MITRE Corporation
Bedford, Massachusetts
Apr 20, 2024
May 18, 2024
Engineering, Automotive
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Full Time
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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us. MITRE's Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy Innovation Center is home to an interdisciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team united by a passion to catalyze consequential use of Artificial Intelligence (AI). We are 200 strong and growing! We collaboratively work across government, industry, and academia to address complex AI and Autonomy challenges for the benefit of our nation. We apply our trusted technical expertise to enable the effective, assured, and responsible application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to critical government missions. MITRE aims to realize the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for public good. Department Summary: MITRE's Artificial Intelligence Innovation Center's Robotics and Autonomous Systems Department is an innovative team of engineers focused on the development of cutting-edge autonomous systems, robotics capabilities, and AI solutions for a safer world. The Robotics and Autonomous Systems Department has a new opportunity for a strong technical candidate with a STEM degree to join an innovative team of engineers focused on developing Artificial Intelligence and/or Autonomous System solutions for sponsor needs. The right candidate will enjoy a fast-paced team environment and working with groundbreaking technology. We are seeking a self-starter that assists in building robotics and artificial intelligence projects. The candidate for this position will work a wide variety of challenging activities in direct support of sponsor programs and will support MITRE's AI and autonomy efforts. Roles and Responsibilities: Conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics, specifically as they relate to autonomous vehicle technology. Developing and implementing advanced algorithms and models for perception, localization, mapping, planning, control, and decision-making for autonomous vehicles. Collaborating with cross-functional teams to integrate your research into our autonomous vehicle platform and ensure its practical applicability. Staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in AI, machine learning, and autonomous vehicle research, and identifying potential areas of improvement for our existing systems. Publishing research findings in top-tier conferences and journals, and representing the company at industry events and conferences. Minimum Qualifications: Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with relevant experience who can immediately contribute at this job step; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
Degree in Computer Science, Robotics, Electrical Engineering, or a related field, with a focus on artificial intelligence, machine learning, or robotics. Experience working on real-world applications of autonomous vehicle technology or robotics systems. Familiarity with sensor fusion techniques and the integration of data from various sensors such as LiDAR, cameras, radar, and GPS. Expertise in computer vision, natural language processing, or reinforcement learning as applied to autonomous vehicles. Proven ability to mentor and guide junior researchers, fostering a collaborative and inclusive research environment. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to tackle complex technical challenges. Knowledge of robotics software and frameworks, e.g. ROS Knowledge of programming languages such as C++ and python. Knowledge of AI development tools such as Tensor Flow. Preferred Qualifications: Preference given to qualified candidates with active/current DoD Secret Clearance.
Advanced degree in technical field of study, preferred.
Knowledge of robotics and autonomous systems technologies, techniques, architectures, and algorithms.
Experience in artificial intelligence fields, such as computer vision, deep learning, machine learning, planning, human machine teaming, and multi-robot systems.
Experience with robotics software and frameworks, e.g. ROS.
Experience with programming languages such as C++ and python.
Experience with AI development tools such as Tensor Flow, etc.
Knowledge of the challenges of developing autonomous and/or AI systems that are robust in real world scenarios.
Knowledge of software engineering practices such as continuous integration, source control, software testing. This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): None This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): Secret Work Location Type:
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