Charles River Analytics Scientist - Vision Robotics in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Scientist - Vision Robotics
at Charles River Analytics
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At Charles River Analytics, we take great pride in our success at attracting and retaining the most talented and creative problem-solvers in the field. We are a 100% employee-owned company, encouraging participation, innovation, and responsibility from our entire staff. CRA has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic computer scientist with expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and computer vision to work on cutting-edge intelligent systems research applied to real-world challenges.
Example projects you would work on include:
Real-time vision systems for unmanned air, ground, sea, and space vehicles
Vision-based human pose tracking and gesture/action recognition for collaborative robotic platforms
Detecting emerging medical conditions based on data collected from cellphones
Classifying signals in vibrating machinery from 1D vibrometry data
At Charles River Analytics, you will develop and apply concepts crossing multiple fields including computer vision, machine learning, signal processing, and state estimation. You will work in tightly-knit, project-oriented teams with a Principal Investigator and other scientists and engineers to create prototypes of new research concepts that can be further developed into usable products. You will have the opportunity to design and execute your own research projects, growing into a Principal Investigator where you will pursue your own technical interests by building a portfolio of new work. You will also have the opportunity to attend conferences, have your work published, and move the state of the art forward.
How will you make an impact?
Design new methods or use existing methods from the literature to solve challenging problems across a range of sensing and perception-based applications in the applied robotics and physiological systems domains
Formulate new ideas and develop proposals for new projects, including establishing new areas of research
Write papers and reports on existing projects
Present your work to customers, collaborators, and the research community
Guide prototype development while engaging with end-user communities and technology partners
What Do you need?
B.A./B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related area
Expertise in machine learning methods and tools, including deep learning and associated frameworks such as PyTorch/Caffe/TensorFlow
Experience with image and/or signal processing methods
Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
US Citizenship with an ability to obtain a US Government security clearance
What does our ideal candidate have?
Masters (with 2+ years of related experience) or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related area
Experience with robotic/autonomous systems
Demonstrated experience building artificial intelligence applications in a general purpose programming language such as Python or C++
Experience directly interacting with customers and/or users
Experience translating user needs and system features into actionable requirements for engineering teams to produce technical solutions
Experience generating proposals, publications, or similar written materials
Charles River Analytics is an employee-owned company that offers competitive compensation including bonuses and profit-sharing, with an attractive benefits package including: 100% employer-paid medical and dental insurance, as well as vision, life and disability insurance, paid maternity/paternity leave, tuition reimbursement, monthly gym allowance, free parking, generous paid time off, and a casual (and/or virtual) environment. We are also accessible by public transportation.