[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Multiple Robotics Positions at Intelligent Automation, Inc.

Yoichiro Endo yendo at i-a-i.com
Thu Feb 28 16:08:54 PST 2019


Intelligent Automation, Inc. (Rockville, MD, USA) has the following
job openings. If you are interested, please see the individual job
descriptions below, and apply through the links provided in the
sections.

 1. Research Scientist – Robotics, Dynamic Systems, and Control
 2. Software Engineer – Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics
 3. Robotics Engineer – Embedded Systems, Human-Machine Interface,
Machine Vision

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1. Research Scientist – Robotics, Dynamic Systems, and Control
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The Robotics and Electromechanical Systems (REMS) group at Intelligent
Automation, Inc. (IAI) has an open full-time position for a Research
Scientist. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is
interested in advancing state-of-the-art robotics technologies. At
IAI, you will be working with multi-disciplinary teams of research
scientists, engineers, and project managers to develop custom
solutions to various challenging problems in the fields of Robotics,
Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence.

OPEN POSITION:
Research Scientist - Robotics, Dynamic Systems, and Control (Rockville, MD)

CITIZENSHIP / IMMIGRATION STATUS:
We can only accept applicants that are either US Citizens or US
Permanent Residents (Green Card).

To apply this position, follow this link and submit the form:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__workforcenow.adp.com_mascsr_default_mdf_recruitment_recruitment.html-3Fcid-3D712f1db0-2D92fe-2D404e-2D836c-2D86180573966b-26jobId-3D249905&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Z8nGBGwsFreUlhWcocoIlJtk15pvCf6wN2ZZgTCH0ac&s=cX9KcWNpyNxOWlRAM98MxDLEebDpvTS4vDa7nax8y1s&e=

JOB DUTIES:
 * Develop innovative solutions for challenging robotic control
problems that the REMS group is working on
 * Support ongoing research projects by collaboratively conducting
trade studies, designing and implementing functional systems, testing
and demonstrating the capabilities, and writing reports
 * Support capturing of next robotics funding opportunities by
collaboratively producing and submitting proposals that are unique and
very innovative

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
 * Ph.D. or M.S. in Robotics, Mechanical Engineering (Dynamics and
Control), Computer Science, or a related field
 * Minimum 3 years of experience working on robotic control problems
in a research laboratory environment
 * Programming experience using a physics engine such as ODE, Bullet, etc.
 * Programming experience using ROS and/or a similar robotic control framework

REQUIRED SKILLS:
 * Solid understanding of kinematics and dynamics
 * Solid understanding of probabilistic robotics
 * Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
 * Ability to implement prototype software algorithms based on
conference/journal publications
 * Proficient technical writing and strong communication skills

DESIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
 * Solid understanding of machine learning including deep learning and
reinforcement learning
 * Solid understanding of classical artificial intelligence and
behavior-based robotics
 * Experience with a robotics simulation framework such as Gazebo,
Unity, and AirSim
 * Publication of peer-reviewed technical papers

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2. Software Engineer – Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics
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The Robotics and Electromechanical Systems (REMS) Group at Intelligent
Automation, Inc. (IAI) has an open full-time position for a Software
Engineer. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a desire
to participate in rewarding research by developing image and video
analysis software tools. You will be working with the
multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers in the REMS Group
to develop custom solutions for our customers in the fields of
Robotics, Autonomy, Human-Machine Interface, AI, and Electromechanical
System Integration. We have numerous active research and development
projects where we design, integrate, test, and deploy systems for a
range of applications, including aircraft inspection, ISR
(intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance), utility
construction, medical training, IED/EOD operations, and simulation. We
are looking to add expertise and talent to continue to achieve success
in all of these areas. The desired candidate will have experience in
computer vision and machine learning, particularly in the areas of
object detection, classification, and tracking, along with a solid
background in object-oriented programming.

OPEN POSITION:
Software Engineer - Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics (Rockville, MD)

CITIZENSHIP / IMMIGRATION STATUS:
Applicant must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green Card)

To apply this position, follow this link and submit the form:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__workforcenow.adp.com_mascsr_default_mdf_recruitment_recruitment.html-3Fcid-3D712f1db0-2D92fe-2D404e-2D836c-2D86180573966b-26jobId-3D249904&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Z8nGBGwsFreUlhWcocoIlJtk15pvCf6wN2ZZgTCH0ac&s=Ym9P8shotzF4PsEQJNkTJaawp8-E5pRGbf7QFhYfWdw&e=

JOB DUTIES:
 * Design, develop, and integrate software algorithms, modules, and
prototypes for computer vision applications
 * Develop software to train and use machine learning frameworks
 * Utilize and/or modify existing code bases and libraries; create and
shape new functionality.
 * Write prototype software to interface and test libraries, sensors,
hardware, and external systems
 * Conduct testing and evaluation of modules, systems, and products
 * Support multiple research teams of project managers, engineers, and
research scientist

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
 * Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other related field
 * Minimum 2 years of hands-on experience in research, engineering, or
research & development – including internships and extracurricular
projects

REQUIRED SKILLS:
 * Solid understanding of software engineering and object-oriented programming
 * Proficiency in C++, MATLAB, and Python
 * Minimum 2 years of experience with computer vision techniques such
as object recognition, segmentation, and classification
 * Experience with machine learning or deep learning
 * Ability to write clean, efficient, well-documented code
 * Proficient technical writing and strong communication skills

DESIRED SKILLS:
 * Familiarity with computer vision software libraries, including OpenCV
 * Knowledge of multi-threaded applications and memory management
 * Experience with working with libraries and APIs, such as Boost, PCL, OpenNI
 * Parallel processing experience such as GPU programming with CUDA or OpenCL
 * Experience with hardware device interfacing, USB, GigE, CameraLink, and GPIO
 * Experience with GUI and Graphics tools such as MFC, Qt, OpenGL,
Unity, or others
 * Experience developing with networking architectures such as TCP/IP,
ROS, LCM, Sockets, or others
 * Experience with programming tools such as Visual Studio, Eclipse,
Subversion, Git
 * Knowledge of optics design
 * Software debugging skills
 * Strong background in math and physics

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3. Robotics Engineer – Embedded Systems, Human-Machine Interface, Machine Vision
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Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) is looking for a new team member
who is a self-motivated Robotics Engineer with a passion for
electro-mechanical systems. You will be working with the Robotics and
Electromechanical Systems Group to develop custom solutions in the
fields of Robotics, Autonomy, Human-Machine Interface, Machine Vision,
and Electromechanical System Design. We have numerous active research
and development projects where we design, integrate, test, and deploy
systems for a range of applications, including aircraft inspection,
ISR (intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance), utility
construction, medical training, IED/EOD operations, and simulation. We
are looking to add expertise and talent to our multi-disciplinary team
to continue to achieve success in all of these areas.

OPEN POSITION:
Robotics Engineer - Embedded Systems, Human-Machine Interface, Machine
Vision (Rockville, MD)

CITIZENSHIP / IMMIGRATION STATUS:
We can only accept applicants that are either US Citizens or US
Permanent Residents (Green Card)
To apply this position, follow this link and submit the form:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__workforcenow.adp.com_mascsr_default_mdf_recruitment_recruitment.html-3Fcid-3D712f1db0-2D92fe-2D404e-2D836c-2D86180573966b-26jobId-3D249902&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Z8nGBGwsFreUlhWcocoIlJtk15pvCf6wN2ZZgTCH0ac&s=ejzaDXV5eFN7-dM61GL4_cbTDrKb0fmC9FfSERpLOFg&e=

JOB DUTIES:
 * Work closely with algorithm developers, and/or lead algorithmic
development, to mature algorithms from MATLAB and C++ to real-time
applications.
 * Work closely with and/or lead FPGA engineers developing
architecture/protocol to exchange control/data between ARM and FPGA
using shared registers/memory, DMA/VDMA.
 * Utilize and/or modify existing code bases and libraries; create and
shape new functionality.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
 * Bachelors or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer
Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
 * Knowledge and hands-on experience of Linux system software
development with build configuration and customization. Bonus for
familiarity with embedded Linux.
 * Installing and configuring embedded Linux, i.e. Yocto, Arch,
Raspberry Pi (Raspian)
 * Multi process/thread programming using techniques like Boost,
C++11, and ASIO event driven when relevant.
 * Toolchain & Compiler/Cross-Compiler Technologies for ARM/X86/X86_64/BareMetal
 * Inter-System communication over TCP/UDP, Serial Interface
 * Integration with common external interfaces such as I2C, SPI, UART
 * Strong background in math and physics
 * Write clean, efficient, well-documented code
 * Proficient with SCM tools such as SVN, GIT, and Mercurial
 * Strong written and communication skills

DESIRED SKILLS:
 * Familiar with common signal processing and/or image processing algorithms
 * Experience with common middleware implementations that interchange
data between algorithms and applications such as Robotic Operating
System (ROS)
 * Proficient optimizing ARM software using NEON
 * Experience with prototyping, integrating, testing and deploying
electromechanical systems
 * Familiarity with the Xilinx/Petalinux SDK
 * Profile/Optimize software to select/meet target platform
 * Experience prototyping software based on conference/journal publications

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. IAI
is an EEO/AA employer.

To see other openings at IAI, please visit our website:
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ABOUT IAI:
Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) is a technology innovation company
headquartered in Rockville, MD, conducts state of the art research and
product development in the areas of Robotics, Signal Processing and
Control, Sensor Technology, Distributed Intelligent Systems and other
areas (visit www.i-a-i.com). We specialize in providing advanced
technology solutions and R&D services to federal agencies, and
corporations throughout the United States and internationally. IAI's
core R&D areas include: Air Traffic Management, Big Data and Social
Media Analytics, Control and Signal Processing, Cyber Security,
Education and Training Technologies, Health Technologies, Modeling and
Simulation, Networks and Communications, Robotics and Sensor Systems.
For more information on IAI, please visit www.i-a-i.com.

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Yoichiro Endo, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Robotics & Electromechanical Systems (REMS)
Intelligent Automation, Inc.
15400 Calhoun Dr., Suite 190
Rockville, MD 20855
Email: yendo at i-a-i.com
Phone: 301-294-4621
Fax: 301-294-5201
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