[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Research Positions in Planning, ML, and Grasping at Amazon Robotics in Boston

Durham, Joey josepdur at amazon.com
Tue Mar 26 10:58:28 PDT 2019


Link to Apply:
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The Research and Advanced Development team at Amazon Robotics is seeking passionate, hands-on research scientists to work on cutting edge algorithms to power automation in Amazon's order fulfillment network. Our multi-disciplinary team includes scientists with backgrounds in AI planning and scheduling, machine learning, operations research, heuristic search, and robotic grasping. We work on problems such as:
  -  Dynamic allocation and scheduling of tasks to thousands of robots
  -  Learning how to recognize and grasp all the products that Amazon sells
  -  Controlling the movement of many robots in tight spaces
  -  Planning, learning, and collaborating with people
The ideal candidate for this position will be familiar with algorithms in one or more of these areas at both the theoretical and implementation levels. You will have the chance to solve complex research problems and see your solutions come to life in Amazon's warehouses!

Basic qualifications

* PhD in a relevant field
* 3+ years of relevant academic research or industry experience in developing algorithms and building models
* Depth and breadth in state-of-the-art approaches for at least one of AI planning and scheduling, machine learning, robotic grasping, control theory, or human-robot interaction
* Ability to code algorithm prototypes independently and refine in simulation
* Working knowledge of analysis of algorithms and computational complexity
* Scientific mindset and the ability to invent
* Track record of thought leadership and contributions that have advanced their field
* Drive to see projects through from research concept to working production software
* Excellent creative problem solving skills
* Experience with programming languages such as Java, C++, and Python
* Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred qualifications

* Demonstrated ability to influence and drive the technical direction of cross-functional teams
* Fluency in a statistical software package such as R, Stata, and Matlab
* Experience with optimization software packages such as Xpress, CPLEX, and Gurobi
* Experience with SageMaker and Amazon Web Services

Link to Apply:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.amazon.jobs_en_jobs_665712_&d=DwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=p81I9IPVCR8irZ3XsMOasaiyJSXCSTTIuCIctue49Og&s=nLUZysldarSlhF6YGPEM-ifkYOdHyqJZ-lx0CvxAOCw&e=



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