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Autonomy Collision Detection Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: 478709BR Date posted: Apr. 18, 2019 City: Stratford State: Connecticut Program: Autonomy2018
Description:Define the future of aviation. Stand at the forefront of technology and innovation. Transform your ideas and dreams into reality. Join Lockheed Martin’s Flight Controls and Autonomy team and be part of the greatest transformation in aviation history; fully autonomous flight.

The Flight Controls and Autonomy team is currently seeking highly motivated technology pioneers with a desire to steer and lead the Autonomy industry. Successful candidates must be willing and able to work on highly complex challenging problems, leading to world-changing technological breakthroughs.

Team’s technical areas of emphasis include Fly-By-Wire Flight Control Systems, Guidance/Navigation & Control (GNC), Flight Test, Autonomy, Aviation Robotics, Perception, AI and Motion Planning.

In this role, you will be responsible for bringing 3D cutting-edge collision detection algorithms. This is a multidisciplinary role and you will work closely with the motion planning and perception teams. The ideal collision detection software engineer is responsible for developing fast, real-time collision checks against terrain and dynamic obstacles.

Look no further, the future of aviation is here. Join our awesome team today!
Basic Qualifications:
B.S. in computer science, electrical, robotics engineering or related engineering field.

MS Preferred
5+ Years of Experience

•Experienced with collision detection.
•Experience with 3D computational geometry algorithms.
•Strong C /C++ programming background.
•Familiarity with bounding volume hierarchies and other advanced spatial data structures (AABB, octrees, etc.).
Desired Skills:
•Game engine design experience.
•Experience in GPU programming.
•Linux environment
•Experience with 3D mesh and ray casting.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS6500 RMS Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Electrical Engineering Clearance Level: None Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: TEMPO: 9X80A - Standard Fri to Fri (Flex & Rigid) Shift: First Apply Now

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