Position: Senior Research Scientist - Robotic and Autonomous Systems
Intelligent Automation is looking for a self-motivated individual who is interested in
advancing state-of-the-art robotics technologies. This Senior Research
Scientist will support the Robotics and Electromechanical Systems
(REMS) division at Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI). Here you will
be working with multi-disciplinary teams of research scientists,
engineers, and project managers to develop custom solutions to various
challenging problems in the fields of Robotics, Machine Learning, and
US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required.
? Develop innovative solutions for challenging robotic control
problems that the REMS division is working on
? Support ongoing research projects by collaboratively conducting
trade studies, designing and implementing functional systems, testing
and demonstrating the capabilities, and writing reports
? Support capturing of next robotics funding opportunities by
collaboratively producing and submitting proposals that are unique and
Required Education & Experience:
? PhD or MS in Robotics, Mechanical Engineering (Dynamics and
Control), or Computer Science (or a related field)
? Minimum 6 years of experience working on robotic control problems in
a research laboratory environment
? Programming experience using ROS and/or a similar robotic control framework
? Solid understanding of kinematics and dynamics, probabilistic
robotics and object-oriented programming
? Ability to implement prototype software algorithms based on
? Proficient technical writing and strong communication skills
? Programming experience using a physics engine such as ODE, Bullet, etc.
? Solid understanding of machine learning including deep learning and
? Solid understanding of classical artificial intelligence and
? Experience with a robotics simulation framework such as Gazebo,
Unity, and AirSim
? Publication of peer-reviewed technical papers
IAI is a technology innovation company specializing in providing
advanced technology solutions and R&D services to federal agencies and
corporations. IAI leverages agile R&D processes, a multi-disciplinary
collaborative environment, and its substantial intellectual property
portfolio to excel in developing concepts into market-focused products
and customer-driven solutions. IAI?s core R&D areas include: AI &
Advanced Computing; Autonomy & Robotics; Healthcare Research
Technologies; Modeling, Simulation & Visualization; and Networks &
Cyber Security; and Radar, Communications & Sensors.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Yoichiro Endo, Ph.D.
Director, Robotics & Electromechanical Systems (REMS)
Intelligent Automation, Inc.
15400 Calhoun Dr., Suite 190, Rockville, MD 20855