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Robotics Perception - ATAS 1625

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Robotics Perception - ATAS 1625
JobID: 1625
Location: Atlanta, GA

Title: Robotics Perception



Position Level:  RE/RS I/II

Primary Location: Atlanta

Travel Required: minimum



Job Description:

The GTRI Robotics and Autonomous Systems Division is looking for a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, robotics, or related fields specializing in robotics perception. Join our growing group and tackle responsibilities that will include development of real-time perception algorithms for robotics applications, including state estimation, object detection and tracking, 3D/point cloud processing for navigation and obstacle avoidance, and fusion of multiple sensors for these tasks.

 We are looking for strong candidates who are self-motivated, have extensive, demonstrated C/C++ and/or python programming skills, and have a strong mathematical foundation and problem-solving skills.

  The position will involve generation of research reports, publications, proposals, and briefs to customers, requiring excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with state-of-the-art algorithms applied to robotic systems.


  • US Citizenship AND/ OR the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Robotics, or related fields specializing in machine learning, computer vision, and/or perception.
  • Possess extensive, demonstrated C/C++ or Python programming, strong mathematical foundation & problem-solving skills.
  • Hands-on experience with existing perception algorithms for application to real-world sensor data and robots.
  • Willingness to work well in a team environment


B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, robotics, or related fields specializing in robotics perception.


  • Experience with deep learning and convolutional neural networks in particular for various perception problems such as scene understanding problems (object detection, semantic segmentation, pose estimation, etc.)
  • Experience working with real sensors such as cameras, and knowledge of aspects such as sensor selection and tradeoffs, camera project models, calibration, etc.


  • C/C++ or Python programming, strong mathematical foundation & problem-solving skills.


Other: Candidates must be US citizens able to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance.  Selection process will include passing a pre-employment background screening.






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