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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Vision and SLAM Researcher at Amazon Robotics in Boston

Joey Durham-2
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your
DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger
picture? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in here at Amazon
Robotics. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply
cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world
challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t
even image yet. We invent new improvements every day. We are Amazon
Robotics and we will give you the tools and support you need to invent with
us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun.


Position Overview:



The Research and Advanced Development team at Amazon Robotics is seeking
passionate and talented research scientists to develop future mobility and
transportation systems. We are looking for excellent candidates with
expertise in perception for autonomous vehicles that operate alongside
human users in highly dynamic and uncertain environments. Candidates with
backgrounds in robust localization and mapping, object detection and
tracking, persistent localization and life-long mapping, machine vision,
and/or semantic scene understanding are encouraged to apply. The ideal
candidates for these positions will be familiar with algorithms at both the
theoretical and implementation levels. You will be challenged
intellectually and have a good time while you are at it!



Qualifications:



* PhD in Robotics, Computer Science, Machine Learning, or similar

* Depth and breadth in state-of-the-art approaches for at least one of
localization and mapping, object detection and tracking, and machine vision

* At least three years of academic research or industry experience in
developing relevant algorithms

* Passion to work with physical robots and bridge the gap between the
theory and working production software

* Scientific mindset and the ability to invent, a track record of thought
leadership and contributions that have advanced the field

* Excellent creative problem solving skills

* Experience with programming languages such as C++, Java, Python



Additional Skills:



* Superior communication and data presentation skills

* Demonstrated ability to lead research projects and identify fruitful
research directions

* Demonstrated ability to work on cross-functional teams

* Experience writing production or library code

* Experience with ROS and/or LCM

* Experience with visualization libraries such as PCL, OpenCV

* Development on Linux


Chris Buganski

Sr. Technical Recruiter

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