Autonomy Perception Engineer

Stratford, CT
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Description:Define the future of aviation. Stand at the forefront of technology and innovation. Transform your ideas and dreams into reality. Join Lockheed Martins Flight Controls and Autonomy team and be part of the greatest transformation in aviation history; fully autonomous flight.

The Flight Controls and Autonomy team is currently seeking highly motivated technology pioneers with a desire to steer and lead the Autonomy industry. Successful candidates must be willing and able to work on highly complex challenging problems, leading to world-changing technological breakthroughs.

Teams technical areas of emphasis include Fly-By-Wire Flight Control Systems, Guidance/Navigation & Control (GNC), Flight Test, Autonomy, Aviation Robotics, Perception, AI and Motion Planning.

Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining software for air vehicle perception using various sensor input devices including LIDAR, Cameras, GPS, IMU and others. You will help define requirements, design, develop, and test perception functions for autonomous vehicles. In addition, engineer will craft perception software for air vehicles by researching and improving existing algorithms. Design, develop and maintain system tools for product development and verification. Performance optimization of software and algorithms for higher update rates and real-time execution.

Look no further, the future of aviation is here. Join our awesome team today!
Basic Qualifications:
B.S. Electrical Engineering or
B.S. Computer Engineering or
B.S. Robotics Engineering or
B.S. Computer Science
Desired Skills:
MS Preferred
5+ Years of Experience

Hands-on experience in processing Lidar, radar and camera data with environmental modeling, and/or sensor fusion
Deep understanding and hands-on expertise of programming languages such as C, C++ and Python.
Hands on knowledge on quality metrics for various perception functionality
Familiarity with team SW development process and tools
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Commitment to mentoring and team development
Familiarity to debug hardware issues
Experience developing real-time LIDAR Perception and/or Computer Vision systems
Experience working on safety-critical systems
Experience in a regulated, safety critical environment
Experience with GPU implementation
Experience with FPGA implementation
Experience in designing fault tolerant systems
B.S. Electrical Engineering or
B.S. Computer Engineering or
B.S. Robotics Engineering or
B.S. Computer Science
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. Theyre dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martins vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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