[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Research scientist/internship/post-doc/contract positions in next-generation robotics (UAVs, drones) at HRL Laboratories in Malibu, California

Kim, Kyungnam (Ken) kkim at hrl.com
Thu Sep 4 14:06:21 PDT 2014


HRL Laboratories (http://www.hrl.com/laboratories/labs_issl.html, formerly
known as Hughes Research Labs) has full-time, part-time, post-doc and paid
research positions in Autonomous Unmanned Systems (UAV, MAV, drone).

 
STATUS: ** US CITIZEN or US PERMANENT RESIDENT** THIS IS A STRICT
REQUIREMENT.
 

EDUCATION DESIRED: B.S/M.S/Ph.D in Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, Applied Math or related
fields
 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Primary job function is to design, develop and
implement perception and control algorithms for UAV autonomous flight.
Tasks will include the development, simulation, evaluation and
implementation of algorithms and models, as well as porting to hardware.
Additional job functions include solving customer problems, writing
invention disclosures, publishing papers, briefing customers, and
assisting in marketing HRL expertise.
 

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Research experience in at least 3 of the following
areas: nonlinear control, autonomous flight, Self Localization and Mapping
(SLAM), computer vision, machine learning. Experience in "hands-on"
implementation, hacking and porting of algorithms to low-power mobile
hardware platforms and embedded systems (e.g., fixed-wing UAV, quadrotor
UAV). Experience in developing innovative solutions based upon the
application of relevant research results from a wide variety of sources.

 
KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Background in one or more of the following areas:
modern control theory, computer vision, signal processing, neuromorphic
systems, machine learning, programming skills, particularly proficient
with C/C++ and Matlab. Experience with hardware language programming,
standard open-source robotic software, e.g., ROS, OpenCV, PCL, and SLAM
packages a plus.

 
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Good communication (verbal and
written) skills, active participation in R&D team activities is required.
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Application instructions: Applicants "must" hold US permanent resident or
US citizen status. Please do *NOT* email us if you do not match the
residency status requirements. Email your resume or CV to dkhosla [at]
hrl.com and kkim [at] hrl.com.



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