Principal Autonomy Engineer

Arlington, Virginia
US$180000 - US$200000 per annum

PRINCIPAL AUTONOMY ENGINEER
GOVERNMENT/DEFENSE
GREATER WASHINGTON DC AREA
$180,000 - $200,000 + COMPETITIVE BENEFITS

Are you well experienced in autonomy with exposure to a wide variety of projects? Are you a strong leader that has experience mentoring others and proposing new ways of thinking? Keep reading to learn more about an exciting new opportunity in DC.

THE COMPANY
This company has been partnering with the government for several decades. They have a team in the Greater DC Area that is dedicated to developing autonomous systems for defense purposes. They are well established and are looking to bring a strong and experienced leader to the team to serve as an expert in autonomy. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse team that come from different backgrounds in autonomy and AI and are passionate about the defense space.

THE ROLE - PRINCIPAL AUTONOMY ENGINEER
As a Principal Autonomy Engineer, you will be leading a team of about ten people at various levels and will be working in an exciting environment where you get to develop state of the art technology

  • As a Principal Autonomy Engineer, you will a part of the full lifecycle, from prototype to production, for autonomous systems that are being developed for the government
  • You will be mentoring and guiding your team on a variety of projects and serving as an expert within autonomy and AI
  • You will have the opportunity to work cross functionally with other teams to make recommendations and to offer support
  • You will have the chance to be hands on with the development of the systems - including algorithm and software development
  • You will be heavily involved in projects for the DoD, along with other branches of the government
  • You will have the opportunity to be creative and present your ideas to the government for innovation grants

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Due to the nature of the work, you must be a US Citizen and be eligible to receive a security clearance
  • BSc, MSc or PHD in a STEM related field
  • 10 - 15 years of proven experience in autonomy and robotics, preferably defense/government related
  • Strong background across a variety of areas within autonomy and artificial intelligence, such as localization, mapping, perception, navigation, computer vision, machine learning and deep learning
  • Proven experience working with both C++ and Python
  • Strong communication skills and prior leadership experience are a must

BENEFITS
As a Principal Autonomy Engineer, you can expect to earn up to $200,000 (depending on experience).
You can also expect to receive:

  • Competitive benefits (401K, Health/Life/Disability Insurance, Tuition Allowance)
  • Exposure to advanced technology
  • Fun work environment

HOW TO APPLY
Please register your interest by sending your resume to Annie Nasharr via the apply link on this page

KEYWORDS:
Robotics, autonomous, artificial intelligence, machine learning, research, computer science, autonomous systems, development, computer vision, C++, Python, ROS, SLAM, defense, leadership, UAV, UGV, space, autonomy, deep learning, software development, software engineering

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Arlington, Virginia
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  1. Permanent
  2. Robotics & Autonomy

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