[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Autonomous Driving R&D Engineer: Planning and Decision Making

Becker Jan (CR/RTC1.1-NA CC/PJ-FA2) Jan.Becker at us.bosch.com
Fri Nov 15 16:07:15 PST 2013


Bosch R&D in Palo Alto, California, USA is looking for excellent candidates with expertise in probabilistic planning under uncertainty and decision making for a position in the automated driving team.   

Degree Level: M.S. with at least 3 years of prior experience or Ph.D.

Major(s): Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

Your Duties and Tasks:
Perform research, develop, implement and evaluate algorithms in one or more of the following fields:
 - Planning under uncertainty, probabilistic approaches in robotics as it is applicable to decision making for automated/autonomous vehicles
 - Machine learning techniques for novel driver assistance applications or vehicle data analytics
 - Novel ways for vehicle decision making, including methods like Bayesian risk analysis in uncertain environments

Skills / Job Requirements:
 - Excellent knowledge and proven expertise in Planning under uncertainty/Probabilistic approaches in robotics
 - Working knowledge of recent machine learning algorithms (Bayesian inference, (PO)MDP planning, etc.) as well as optimization techniques
 - Excellent C++ programming expertise required, Python programming is a plus
 - Proven system integration and software architecture skills
 - Knowledge of Linux, and development on Linux systems preferred
 - The ability to develop, understand and implement complex algorithms efficiently and correctly
 - Experience with modern software engineering tools
 - Experience working independently in a large software setting
 - Experience working on robot and/or automotive electronics hardware a plus, as is experience with simulation environments and ROS
 - Excellent communication skills and demonstrate a proven ability to multitask and deliver on challenging software development tasks

Details and Online Application:
http://www.bosch.us/content/language1/html/11706.htm 


Jan Becker





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