[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Research Staff – Cognitive Computing at HRL Laboratories, Malibu, CA, USA

Kim, Kyungnam (Ken) kkim at hrl.com
Mon Jan 11 09:22:29 PST 2016

Job Title : Research Staff – Cognitive Computing

EDUCATION DESIRED: Ph.D. in Applied Math, Computer Science, Cognitive Science or related fields 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Primary job function is to develop and apply cognitive computing algorithms on large volumes of structured and unstructured data for applications in large scale inference, prediction, anomaly detection, and autonomous systems. Tasks will include the development, implementation, evaluation, and integration of algorithms in a software architecture.   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 one or more of the following areas: cognitive computing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, neural networks, graphs, probabilistic reasoning. Experience developing innovative solutions based upon the application of relevant research results from a wide variety of sources. Proficiency with C, C++, Matlab, Python, Java, Hadoop and Spark. 

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Background in one or more of the following areas: algorithms for analysis and extraction of knowledge from large volumes of structured and unstructured data, machine learning, self directed learning, casual inference and reasoning, probabilistic reasoning, logic & rule-based systems, cognitive systems, decision making, graph theory and algorithms. 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Good communication (verbal and written) skills, active participation in R&D team activities is required. Able and willing to occasionally travel. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions): U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

If interested, please apply at the HRL Laboratories, LLC website:  http://www.hrl.com/careers/cars_jobs.html and email Dr. Rajan Bhattacharyya (email address: rajan at hrl.com)

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