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Research Engineer: Behavior Prediction

San Jose, CA 95134

Posted: 10/31/2022 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 26514

Job Description

Position Title: Research Engineer: Behavior Prediction

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for a Research Engineer: Behavior Prediction with our client located in San Jose, CA.

Job Responsibilities: As part of our System Integration Group, the candidate will develop prediction software that models the behavior of traffic agents. The job requires improving upon an existing code base to increase the accuracy of current models without jeopardizing reliability. In this position, you will work with an algorithm development team to solve challenging problems in autonomous systems. Following are the key responsibilities:

• Understand and analyze state of the art approaches and contribute to algorithm development in the areas of path/motion planning and decision making.
• Implement low-latency and high-performance software modules, integrate, deploy, and test them in our AD platform.
• Develop software infrastructure and tools to facilitate team's development.
• Be an essential member of a team of engineers and scientists that develop autonomous driving technologies in a fast-paced software development environment.

Job Qualifications:

• M.S. (or B.S. with 2+ years’ experience) in computer science, electrical engineering or related field.
• Expertise in motion planning theory, decision making.
• Experience in data structures and advanced algorithms.
• Proven ability to design, develop and debug production quality code.
• Proficient in modern software development tools such as GCC, CMake, Git, CI, Docker.
• Experience with Robot Operating System (ROS).
• Excellent programming skills in C++.

Bonus Qualifications:

• Extensive hands-on experience in real-world robotics applications.
• Knowledge in machine learning, control, and optimization technology.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

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

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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