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Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist

Description:

UtopiaCompression Corporation (UC) is looking for an outstanding full-time scientist with extensive expertise in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Neuro-cognitive science, Multi-Agent Systems, Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), and other related disciplines.

 The outstanding selected candidate will research and develop innovative algorithms in the aforementioned branches of science using multidisciplinary approaches to advance state of the art in challenging problems such as construction of situated adaptive cognitive agents with cognitive growth and metamorphoses capabilities, collaboration of cognitive agents in complex physical or virtual environments, cognitive agents learning games, plans and strategies in situated environments, theory of adjustable autonomy and social structures, biologically-inspired heterogeneous multi-agent planning systems, human-machine combined autonomous and semi-autonomous systems. The selected candidate will actively participate in as well as lead efforts to procure funding through grant proposals and execute them upon contract. 

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in AI, ML, HRI and related areas from a highly accredited US or Canadian university with high GPA.
  •  At least two years Post-Doctoral experience in the aforementioned disciplines in a highly accredited US or Canadian university or an equivalent program in a highly accredited research institution.
  • Solid academic records with numerous (first author) peer reviewed publications in prestigious and well recognized journals.
  • Solid track record in applied mathematics (such as game theory, combinatorial optimization, graph theory, non-linear dynamical systems), statistics and probability theory.
  • Strong programming skills.
  • Entrepreneurial aptitude in identifying promising funding opportunities.
  • Fluent in English language and a great communicator.

Plus:

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card) candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Experience in acquiring and executing US government funded programs.
  • Software engineering experience including team development of large projects

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Electrical/Electronics Engineer

Description:

Job Responsibilities

-Create requirement specifications and produce appropriate solutions to design problems while considering project affordability and timescale

-Design and integrate electronics hardware (PCB circuit design to integrating components) based on the requirements specification               

-Evaluate electronic systems designs with a view to improving reliability, lowering cost, reducing size and producing designs amenable for manufacturing

-Create a transparent timeline to communicate the current status and future plans to the rest of the team

-Create product design documentation, including electrical schematics, PCB layouts and initial bill of materials

-Manage the listing and procurement of testing and support systems (electronic components, test equipment, software/firmware) needed for product development

-Assemble and test electronic sub-assemblies to complete functional prototypes for assisting in product development as needed.

Desired Skills and Experience

-B.S/M.S degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering from an accredited university

-Minimum two years of industry experience

-Experienced in the design and development of electronic devices with measuring function, embedded systems, small microcontrollers, analog/digital design, and interfacing to LCDs, touchscreens, and wireless/serial communication devices

-Well versed with electrical and electronic measurement techniques and experience in the use of associated equipment for the purposes of testing, evaluating and fault diagnostics

-Well versed with CAD design tools (schematic capture) and circuit modelling software

-Effective in communicating the design and challenges to rest of the engineering team and the management.the management

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ENGINEER, Research and Development (RD0001)

Description:

DUTIES: Conceptualization, design, and programming algorithms in advanced scientific and engineering team environment.  Development projects and duties center on aeronautical control systems and robotic applications, including but not limited to ranging and collision detection systems (Sense and Avoid (SAA)), intruder detection, robotic path planning and obstacle avoidance algorithms.  Computer languages and other development tools include C/C++, Matlab, Python, and others as required for specific projects. Duties comprise the full development and design cycle, as well as responsibility to prepare complex and complete technical documentation.   Prior to engaging in design duties, gathers functional requirements, evaluates technical, budgetary, and industrial constraints, analyzes and propounds feasibility and time requirements, computational capabilities, compatibility with systems currently in use, and other factors bearing on the ability of the team to realize project objectives and goals within budgetary, time, and other resource parameters.  Outlines steps required to realize projects in consultation with other team members.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: Master of Science in Engineering, Industrial (Robotics/control systems); Electrical Engineering or closely related. 

 EXPERIENCE:   12 months in Job Offered as ENGINEER, Research and Development; (alternative occupation:  Teacher or Researcher, Control Systems)

 SKILLSET: C/C++, Control Theory and State Estimation, Computer Vision, and robotic systems.

Contact Method:

 Submit resume at 11150 W. Olympic Blvd., #820, LA, CA 90064 orSusan@utopiacompression.com.  Attn: Susan. UtopiaCompression Corp. 

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Federal Business Development Lead

Description:

The Federal Business Development Lead- role is responsible for leading the establishment of relationships and procurement of new business opportunities within the Public Sector.  This includes the establishment, development and expansion of revenue-producing relationships with key federal and business partner contacts which will enhance UtopiaCompression’s industry positioning in the Federal Sector.
 
Essential Functions:

  • Owns the Business Development strategy and leads efforts to expand and drive Public Sector revenues within agencies such as the Department of Defense, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Homeland Security, or the Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Work with other solutions providers, systems integrators and businesses with executing on this strategy.
  • Works closely with the technical team to inform them of new deliverables and custom project strategies that allow UC to more closely align with federal requirements.
  • Works to develop account and partner strategies.
  • Leads the UC team through the pursuit process.
  • Coordinates activities with all UC units to fulfill necessary requirements.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • BS/BA degree in business or related field required.  MBA Preferred.
  • Minimum of 15+ years of successful sales or business development experience in the public sector.
  • Strong understanding of government procurement cycle.

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ISP/DSP Software Engineer

Description:

Position Summary

 

You will be working closely with a group of Research and Development Scientists and Engineers to breathe life into cutting edge algorithms by implementing them in embedded, mobile, and PC systems, often with real time performance expectations.  UC manages and actively develops a variety of technologies in Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Networking, and Medical domains.  This requires a talented software engineer with relevant domain specific knowledge and the technical know-how to make it possible while keeping it manageable.

Required Qualifications

-Candidate is experienced with the full Software Development Lifecycle

-Candidate holds a BS/MS in CS/EE or similiar

-Well versed with C, C++, Matlab and libraries such as OpenCV and Qt

Knowlege and experience in SIMD Parallel Programing such as SSE, NEON

-Hands on experience with hardware and embedded systems development is highly desired

-Good communication and reporting skills are required

 

Good to have Qualifications

-Minimum two years of industry experience

-Prior exposure and habitual usage of version control systems (ie git/mercurial/svn)

-Knowledge of Build Systems such as CMake and Make

-Familiarity with Linux environments is expected

-Experience with hardware-in-the-loop systems

-Working knowledge of Java, Python and libraries such as ITK and Eigen.

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IT Administrator Position

Description:

This position will administer and support the systems, networks, and telecommunications of our main office in Los Angeles, CA.  Position entails ongoing maintenance tasks for both computers and core company services including account management, groupware, mail servers, backup, firewalls, document management, and secure file-sharing with remote customers. The position will also be providing local end-user support for both Windows and Linux Operating Systems.

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card) candidates only.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • Very knowledgeable about computer hardware and networking
  • Structured and analytical thinking with strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills
  • Experience configuring and maintaining web services
  • Experience in writing shell scripts or similar (e.g. Bash,  Python, Ruby)
  • Can research and find the right hardware or software within budget that does the job
  • Able to research and incorporate new softwares to increase company efficiency

Desired:

  • B.S. in relevant field or technical certifications
  • Good knowledge in C/C++ or similar
  • Web development Experience

 

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Networking Research and Development Scientist

Description:

UtopiaCompression Corporation (UC) is seeking outstanding candidates for a full-time research and development scientist position for its networking and communications research group. The scientist will design, develop, and test transport and routing protocols, network QoS and management mechanisms for satellite and tactical networks. The candidate should be willing to work hard, demonstrate good team-working skills, ability to learn quickly and should be comfortable working in cross-disciplinary projects. The desired candidate should be an out-of-the-box thinker researching and developing innovative solutions to advance the state of the art in challenging networking concepts and problems such as information-centric networking, interoperable communication, machine-to-machine communication, software defined networking, cognitive radios, etc. 

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering strongly geared to networking and communication.
  • Well versed with OSI architecture, specifically transport, networking, and MAC protocols.
  • Extensive experience with IETF standards, strong background in protocol design, implementation, and testing.
  • Well versed with different ad hoc/mesh wireless network, unicast and multi-cast routing protocols (e.g., OSPF, OLSR, PIM, ODMRP etc.).
  • Well versed with transport layer protocols for diverse traffic types including audio and video.
  • Strong background in mathematics, specifically probability/statistics theories and optimization theory. Experiences in network modeling and analysis.
  • Knowledge and experience with physical layer modeling (e.g. antenna and channel modeling and analysis).
  • Experience with network simulators such as QualNet, OPNET, NS2 or NS3, or network emulators such as CORE and EMANE.
  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++ and scripting languages, such as Perl, Python.
  • Solid academic records.
  • Entrepreneurial aptitude in identifying promising funding opportunities.
  • Fluent in English language and a great communicator.
  • US citizenship or permanent residency is required.

Plus:

  • Experience with system integration.
  • Experience and expertise in SATCOM networking.
  • Knowledge and experience in Game Theory.
  • Knowledge and experience in network modeling and analysis.
  • Experience in software defined networking (SDN), cloud computing and Internet of Things.
  • Experience in acquiring and executing US government funded programs.
  • Numerous (first author) peer reviewed publications in prestigious and well recognized IEEE and ACM conferences and journals.
  • Software engineering experience including team development of large projects.

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Networking Software Engineer

Description:

UtopiaCompression Corporation (UC) is seeking a full-time software engineer for its networking and communications research group. The candidate will work with a group of R&D Scientists and Engineers to design, develop, and test transport and routing protocols, network QoS and management mechanisms for satellite and tactical networks. The candidate should be willing to work hard, demonstrate good team-working skills, ability to learn quickly and should be comfortable working in cross-disciplinary projects. The desired candidate should have extensive expertise and experiences in software development and testing with relevant domain specific knowledge in Networking and Communications. 

Requirements

-US Citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card) candidates only.    

-Candidate holds a BS/MS in CS/EE from an accredited academic institution.

-Candidate is experienced with the full Software Development Lifecycle.

-Candidate is well versed with C, C++, and Java.

-Candidate has prior track record of version control systems (i.e. git).

-Candidate is experienced with network simulators such as QualNet, OPNET, NS2 or NS3, or network emulators such as CORE and EMANE.

-Familiarity with Linux environments is expected.

-Solid background in networking, e.g. TCP/IP, wireless and mobile networking is required.

-Knowledge of different ad hoc/mesh wireless network, unicast and multi-cast routing protocols (e.g., OSPF, OLSR, PIM, ODMRP etc.) is required.

-Knowledge of transport layer protocols for diverse traffic types including multimedia content (e.g. UDP, TCP, RTP/RTCP) is required.

-Hands on experience with hardware and embedded systems development are highly desired.

-Good communication and reporting skills are required.

Plus

-Knowledge of software defined networking and related technologies. 

-Kernel programming experience.

-In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with Compiler Technology. 

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Socio-Cultural Analysis Research Scientist

Description:

UtopiaCompression Corporation (UC) is looking for an outstanding full-time social scientist with extensive expertise in computational/mathematical sociology, culture and history. The suitable candidate must also be versed in mathematics, probability/statistics theories, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), cognitive sciences, multi-agent theories and systems, and other related disciplines.

The outstanding candidate will research and develop innovative mathematical models and algorithms using multidisciplinary approaches to advance state of the art in challenging problems such as (but not limited to) evolution of social, political, economic, religious institutions. Such Models, through simulations, are expected to predict social dynamics and the onset and growth of upheavals such as internal or external conflicts and be able to present course of actions prior to their occurrence.

Requirements

  • Ph.D. in social science strongly geared to mathematical sociology and culture and well versed in AI, ML, relevant simulations systems and other related areas from a highly accredited university with high GPA.
  • At least two years Post-Doctoral experience in the aforementioned disciplines
  • Solid academic records with numerous peer reviewed publications in prestigious and well recognized journals
  • Solid track record in applied mathematics (game theory, combinatorial optimization, graph theory, non-linear dynamical systems), statistics and probability theory.
  • Strong programming skills.
  • Entrepreneurial aptitude in identifying promising funding opportunities.
  • Fluent in English language and a great communicator.

 Plus:

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card) candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Experience in acquiring and executing US government funded programs.
  • Software engineering experience including team development of large projects.

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Software Engineer

Description:

Position Summary

You will be working closely with a group of Research and Development Scientists and Engineers to breath life into cutting edge algorithms by implementing them in embedded, mobile, and PC systems, often with real time performance expectations.  UC manages and actively develops a variety of technologies in Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Networking, and Medical domains.  This requires a talented software engineer with relevant domain specific knowledge and the technical knowhow to make it possible while keeping it manageable.

Qualifications

-Candidate is experienced with the full Software Development Lifecycle

-Candidate holds a BS/MS in CS/EE or similiar

-Well versed with C, C++, Java, Matlab, Python

-Prior exposure and habitual usage of version control systems (ie git/mercurial/svn)

-Working knowledge of libraries such as OpenCV, ITK, Eigen and GUI toolkits such as QT

-Knowledge of Build Systems such as CMake and Make

Familiarity with Linux environments is expected

-Hands on experience with hardware and embedded systems development is highly desired

Experience with hardware-in-the-loop systems is also desired

-Good communication and reporting skills are required

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Software Engineer, Scientific (SE0001)

Description:

DUTIES: As member of engineering and technical team engaged in research and development in the fields of machine learning, robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and computer vision, engages in projects for advanced engineering of software solutions.  Project areas include computer vision, autonomous navigation, object avoidance and path planning, surveillance and security, visual knowledge discovery, airborne routing and networking, 2D/3D object recognition and visualization, and machine learning.  Performs product conceptualization, algorithm design, coding, testing, debugging, and coding optimization. Prepares technical documentation. In project planning phase, gathers functional requirements, followed by evaluation of technical constraints, time requirements, computational capabilities, and other aspects of creating a product.  Most duties performed in professional collaborative work environment in consultation with research scientists and software engineers.   C/C++, Python, Java.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: M. S. Computer Science (robotics specialization)

EXPERIENCE: Min 2 years of experience as Software Engineer, Scientific (in the job offered) or other software engineering

SKILLSET:  Machine learning, computer vision, robotics, software engineering

Contact Method:

 

Submit resume at 11150 W. Olympic Blvd., #820, LA, CA 90064 orSusan@utopiacompression.com.  Attn: Susan. UtopiaCompression Corp. 

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