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Localization Software Engineer - Registration/Mapping Focus

Company: Robotic Research Llc
Location: Clarksburg
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:Robotic Research has provided vehicle autonomy solutions for over 20 years and is a global leader in self-driving technology. Our AutoDrive autonomy kit is designed to tackle the industry s greatest challenges from GPS-denied environments to mixed-traffic and unpaved roads. The commercial division, RR.AI, works with trusted OEM partners to deliver these autonomous solutions across the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, and Saudi Arabia. The defense division of Robotic Research designs and implements solutions that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of logistics, enhance situational awareness, and save lives by extending the warfighter s reach through transformable robots, automated vehicles, and GPS-denied localization devices.We offer a fast-paced environment where innovation comes first, and a breadth and depth of skills, knowledge, and interests are highly valued. We are leading this dynamic revolution in technology with team members throughout the U.S including our main offices in Clarksburg, MD and San Antonio, TX.Citizenship Requirements: Due to the type of information accessible in this position, all applicants must be U.S citizens and nationals, lawful permanent and temporary U.S. residents, and lawful asylees and refugees. Candidates requiring visa sponsorship will not be considered for this position.Position Responsibilities:The Localization Software Engineer - Registration/ Mapping Focus will be responsible for Developing algorithms for localization of unmanned vehicles and sensor systemsDeveloping and creating High Definition Localization Maps, which serve as a component in an overall localization strategy critical for safe and smooth operation of autonomous vehicles in a variety of applications, including on-road mixed traffic and off-road autonomous applicationsDesigning and implementing software using C/C++ in a Linux environment.Implementing, tuning, and testing novel algorithms, hardware, and approaches to enhance mapping and autonomous navigationRequired Skills & Abilities:Experience in implementing registration algorithms (e.g. SLAM, ICP, etc)Experience in creating High Definition LIDAR mapsKnowledge in state estimation (e.g Kalman Filter, non-linear optimization)Develop/improve algorithms for localization of unmanned vehicles and sensor systemsExperience with processing point cloud data: feature extraction, registration, filteringDesign and implement software using C/C++Education & Experience:A Master s degree or higher in computer science, engineering, software engineering, or equivalent industrial experiencePreferred Qualifications:Experience working with LIDAR systems (e.g. Velodyne, Ouster, Luminar)Experience in computer vision: camera calibration, feature extraction/matching, SLAMFamiliarity with Linux environment and experience in developing software for real-time operating systems.Experience participating in safety-critical software development lifecycleOffice Location: Clarksburg, MDTele-work Opportunities: On-site preferred but will consider remote work.Travel Requirements:If remote, travel to the office in Clarksburg, MD will be required. If on-site, no travel is expected for this position.Benefits:Robotic Research is excited to offer the following benefits:Company holidaysFlexible work schedulesPaid time offCompetitive medical, dental & vision plans401k contribution plan with up to 4% matchEmployer paid short-term & long-term disability insuranceEmployer paid life insuranceVoluntary life insuranceRelocation reimbursement for qualifying situationsDog Friendly Office!Tuition reimbursementDiscretional annual bonus and profit sharingEmployee assistance programAll benefits are subject to change. Please discuss with a member of the Robotic Research HR team for details.Employment is conditioned upon successful completion of a thorough background screening and drug test.Diversity and Equal Opportunity Statement: At Robotic Research, we don t just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop and retain curious & highly qualified individuals representing a variety of backgrounds, cultures, skills & perspectives. Robotic Research is committed to building a diverse team and is proud to be and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Robotic Research Llc, Germantown , Localization Software Engineer - Registration/Mapping Focus, IT / Software / Systems , Clarksburg, Maryland

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