Autonomy Perception Engineer - Staff
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Autonomy Perception Engineer - Staff
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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.
In this role, the candidate will work with a team to build novel software architectures, algorithms, and tools for modeling the environment. This model representation fuses a-priori information (terrain, towers, airspaces, etc.) with real-time sensor data. The model representation is tightly integrated into aircraft motion planning to deliver a safe and smooth path for the aircraft. Other responsibilities include the development of databases and analytics tools to enable the collection and processing of very large terrain and point cloud-based data sets.
The candidate shall have a strong academic background and applied expertise in autonomous systems perception including computer vision, mapping, object detection, semantic segmentation, classification, camera/lidar calibration, and point cloud processing. Strong knowledge of the state-of-the-art research and emerging technology in perception, including various sensors. Strong applied background in working with systems with multiple perception sensors including cameras, Lidars, and Radar as well as sensor fusion algorithms.
The candidate shall have a fundamental understanding of motion planning for autonomous vehicles including integration of planning and perception systems. The ability to rapidly prototype innovative perception 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. The candidate shall have strong coding skills in C++, Python, MATLAB.
Look no further, the future of aviation is here. Join our awesome team today!
• B.S. in computer science, electrical, robotics engineering or related science field
• MS or PhD preferred
• 7+ Years of Experience
• 4 + years applied expertise in autonomous systems perception including computer vision, mapping, object detection, semantic segmentation, classification, camera/lidar calibration, and point cloud processing
• 4 + years state-of-the-art research and emerging technology in perception, including various sensors
• 4+ years background in working with system with multiple perception sensors including cameras, Lidars, and Radar as well as sensor fusion algorithms
• 2 + years experience in motion planning for autonomous vehicles including integration of planning and perception s
• 4 + years coding skills in C++, Python, MATLAB
• Experience with heterogeneous computing and parallelization.
• Experience with inter-process communications layers.
• Experience working with large databases.
• Linux environment.
• Experience in LIDAR point cloud processing. 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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