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Computer Vision R&D Scientist (Autonomous Systems)

Description:

UC offers a challenging and exciting environment to work on high-risk high-reward technologies with the potential of bringing in transformational changes to the state-of-the-art. UC is currently seeking a Computer Vision scientist to support its autonomous systems program. US citizens and permanent resident are encouraged to apply.

 

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications.

·        PhD in Electrical engineering/Computer science or related fields.

·        The ideal candidate should be well versed with some or all of the following topics: Small target detection and tracking, camera calibration, common machine learning techniques used in computer vision and image processing, hands on prior experience in camera sensors (EO and IR), lens optics and pan-tilt systems, Computer vision based SLAM techniques.

·        Past record of original contribution, authorship in reputed peer reviewed conferences/journals.

·        Excellent problem solving skills, ability to work with minimum supervision, and collaboration with peers are expected.

·        Good verbal/written communications skills with the ability to formulate solutions/concepts and present them clearly.

·        Good programming skills in Python, Matlab and C++ (OpenCV).

·        Participate extensively in guiding the development of research ideas into high TRL level solutions

·        Desirable

o   Experience with unmanned air/ground/marine systems and/or embedded systems development

o   Multi-camera calibration,

o   Hands on experience with navigation data from GPS and IMU units

o   Knowledge of commercial and general aviation procedures and terminologies

o   Parallelization, GPU programming (OpenCL)

UC Benefits

1. Competitive compensation package

2. Fully paid for health care benefits

3. Relocation, if applicable

4. Paid vacations and sick leave allowances

5. Company stock option

 

To apply, send your resume to: jobs@utopiacompression.com with the job title as the subject.

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R&D Engineer for Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Description:

UC offers a challenging and exciting environment to work on high-risk high-reward technologies with the potential of bringing in transformational changes to the state-of-the-art. UC is currently seeking an entry-level R&D Engineer for its robotics and autonomous systems programs.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

·       U.S. citizens are encouraged to apply. Permanent residency is required by government contract.

·        MS or PhD in Electrical engineering/Aerospace engineering/Computer science or related field.

·        The ideal candidate should be well versed with some or all of the following topics: Filtering and estimation theory, robotics motion planning and control, optimization theory, robotic vision.

·        Knowledge of computer vision and image processing principles is a definite plus.

·        Strong programming skills (MATLAB, Python, C/C++). GPU programming (OpenCL) is a definite plus.

·        Experience or good knowledge with embedded systems development.

·        Excellent problem solving skills, ability to work with minimum supervision, and collaboration with peers are expected.

·        Candidate must be willing to apply a hands on approach to all aspects of research and development.

·        Experience with unmanned air/ground/marine systems is a definite plus.

 

UC Benefits

1. Competitive compensation package                                                                        

2. Full health care benefits

3. Relocation, if applicable

4. Paid vacations and sick leave allowances

5. Company stock option

 

 

To apply, send your resume to: jobs@utopiacompression.com with the job title as the subject.

 

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Robotics R&D Scientist for Autonomous Systems

Description:

UC offers a challenging and exciting environment to work on high-risk high-reward technologies with the potential of bringing in transformational changes to the state-of-the-art.  UC is currently seeking an R&D scientist for its robotics and autonomous systems programs. US citizens and permanent resident are encouraged to apply.

 

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications.

·        MS with 2 or more years of experience or PhD in Electrical/Mechanical/Aerospace engineering or related fields.

·        The ideal candidate should be well versed with some or all of the following topics: Filtering and nonlinear state estimation, sensor fusion, robotics motion planning and control, robotic vision.

·        Past record of original contribution, authorship in reputed peer reviewed conferences/journals.

·        Excellent problem solving skills, ability to work with minimum supervision, and collaboration with peers are expected.

·        Good verbal/written communications skills with the ability to formulate solutions/concepts and present them clearly.

·        Good programming skills in Python, Matlab and C++.

·        Candidate must be willing to apply a hands on approach to all aspects of research and development.

·        Experience with unmanned air/ground/marine systems and/or embedded systems development is a definite plus.

 

UC Benefits

1. Competitive compensation package

2. Fully paid for health care benefits

3. Relocation, if applicable

4. Paid vacations and sick leave allowances

5. Company stock option

 

 

To apply, send your resume to: jobs@utopiacompression.com with the job title as the subject.

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Senior Computer Vision R&D Scientist

Description:

UC offers a challenging and exciting environment to work on high-risk high-reward technologies with the potential of bringing in transformational changes to the state-of-the-art. UC is currently seeking a Senior Computer Vision scientist to support its vision technology program. US citizens and permanent resident are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Basic Requirements

·        PhD in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Applied Mathematics or related fields

·        Strong background in Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Image Processing

·        Well versed with some or all of the following topics: Object detection, tracking, and classification, online learning, event recognition, and camera calibration

·        Past record of original contribution, authorship in reputed peer reviewed vision conferences/journals

·        Excellent problem solving skills and ability to work with minimum supervision

  • Strong programming skills in C and C++; Proficiency in using MATLAB

·        Good verbal/written communications skills

Desired Expertise/Experience

·        Prior successful experience in proposal writing and awarding

·        Prior successful experience in leading R&D projects

·        Post-doctoral experience is a plus

·        Hands on experience in multi-camera systems and pan-tilt systems

  • Hands-on experience with EO and/or IR sensors

·        Experience with algorithm parallelization and/or embedded systems development

·        Script programming experience in Python

 

UC Benefits

1. Competitive compensation package

2. Fully paid for health care benefits

3. Relocation, if applicable

4. Paid vacations and sick leave allowances

5. Company stock option

 

 

To apply, send your resume to: jobs@utopiacompression.com with the job title as the subject.

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Software Developer/System Administrator

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 and PC systems as pertaining to Unmanned Systems, with real time performance expectations.  This position will also be responsible for data acquisition from various sensors and software package creation and maintenance along with system administration tasks for development and embedded PCs with a focus on Linux.

Required Qualifications:

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

-Indepth knowledge of Linux from administrative to developer perspective is required

-Knowledge of Build Systems such as Cmake, Make

-Experienced with C++, Python

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

SysAdmin skills :

-Knowledge of package management, conflict resolution, how to maintain/build packages

-Database (PostgreSQL) management

-ZFS management

-Driver installation, management

Preferred Qualifications:

-US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is preferred

-Proof of Open Source or Public domain contributions (coursework is NOT acceptable)

-Working knowledge of libraries such as OpenCV, Boost, Eigen, HDF5 and GUI toolkits such as QT

-Excperienced with Data Acquisition (Cameras, IMUs, RS232 based sensors etc) 

-Knowledge of platform APIs such as POSIX is desirable

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