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Autonomy Motion Planning Engineer - Staff

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Autonomy Motion Planning Engineer - Staff

Stratford, Connecticut

Job ID: 605797BR Date posted: Jul. 28, 2022 Locations: Stratford, ConnecticutProgram: AutonomyRMS COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
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; unmanned 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 complicated problems, leading to world-changing technological breakthroughs.

The 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.

The candidate shall have a strong academic background and applied expertise in autonomous systems motion planning and trajectory optimization including search-based and sample-based planning algorithms. Strong applied background in motion planning with kinodynamics constraints in cluttered environments in 3-dimension. Strong knowledge of the state-of-the-art research and emerging technology in motion planning for systems with kinodynamics constraints.

The candidate shall have a fundamental understanding of perception for autonomous vehicles including integration of planning and perception systems. The ability to rapidly prototype innovative motion planning algorithms and transition them to flight test. Collaborate with other researchers and engineers across the autonomy and flight controls team. Support various programs to develop autonomy including software development, test, system integration, and flight tests. Coding skills in C++, Python, MATLAB.

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 science field.

• MS or PhD preferred
• 7+ Years of Experience
• 6 + years experience in autonomous systems motion planning and trajectory optimization including search-based, sample based planning algorithms
• 5 +years experience with motion planning algorithms (A*, D*, RRTs )
• 4 + years knowledge of advanced data structures and algorithms
• 5+ years experience with modern software engineering tools and development frameworks (e.g: Git, CMake, gtest, etc.)
Desired Skills:
• Experience working on safety-critical software systems
• Experience with dynamic model of airplane and helicopter and flight controls
• Flight test experience
• Demonstrable ability to create real-time motion planning algorithms
• Linux environment
Strong academic background and applied expertise in autonomous systems motion planning and trajectory optimization including search-based, sample based planning algorithms
• Strong applied background in motion planning with kinodynamics constraints in cluttered environments in 3-dimension
• Strong knowledge of the state-of-the-art research and emerging technology in motion planning for systems with kinodynamics constrains
• Some background in perception for autonomous vehicles including integration of planning and perception systems
• Ability to rapid prototype innovative motion planning algorithms and transition them to flight test
• Collaborate with other researchers and engineers across the autonomy and flight controls team.
• Support various programs to develop autonomy including software development, test, system integration and flight tests Clearance Level: None Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week 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 ProfessionalBusiness Unit: RMSRelocation Available: YesCareer Area: Electrical Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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