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Computer Vision Research Engineer - SLAM

San Jose, CA 95134

Posted: 09/20/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Bay Area Job Number: 26309

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Position Title: Computer Vision Research Engineer - SLAM

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client located in San Jose, CA.

This position focuses on developing computer vision and machine learning algorithms for visual and spatial understanding of scenes for next generation mobility systems. Initial emphasis includes development of visual-inertial mapping and localization system that creates and updates maps that are stable over long-term and encode semantic, dynamic, and anomalous events. Responsibilities include proposing, designing and implementing scalable systems that are implemented on actual prototypes. The candidate is expected to take ownership of the proposed solution and make relentless efforts to evaluate, perfect and promote it within the organization.

  • Design, development, and integration of Visual-Inertial SLAM systems.
  • Design and development of Deep Neural Networks for semantic understanding of visual scenes.
  • Develop evaluation metrics to confirm the efficacy of proposed algorithms.
  • Contribute to a portfolio of patents, academic publications, and prototypes to demonstrate research value.
  • Be an essential member of a team of engineers and scientists that develop autonomous driving technologies in a fast-paced software development environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • M.S. or equivalent skill in Computer Science, Robotics, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • Familiarity with classical SLAM pipeline such as Feature Extraction, Triangulation, Graph Optimization, Loop Closure, etc.
  • Experience in scene representation and spatial relation modeling.
  • Ability to transfer conceptual models to working code in C++ and/or Python.
  • Experience with Deep Learning frameworks TensorFlow and/or PyTorch.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including development and delivery of presentations, proposals, and technical documents.

Bonus Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with recent advances in Semantic SLAM, Visual Place Recognition, Long-Term Localization, Distributed Mapping, etc.
  • Familiarity with Vehicle Sensors and Hardware, including Cameras, GPS, IMU, USB, CAN, Ethernet, Embedded Computers.
  • Experience with software engineering tools and processes (Git, Jira, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, etc.).
  • Extensive hands-on experience in real-world robotics applications and robot operating system (ROS).
Job Details:
  • Job Type: Direct Hire
  • Salary Range: $150,000 to $180,000 per year

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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