Senior Research Programmer

Senior Research Programmer

As a Senior Research Programmer in the Multi-Domain Systems directorate, you will use your knowledge of ROS and software engineering best practices to work on autonomous systems and live drone systems development.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Investigate fundamental topics in autonomous systems development, multi-agent distributed command and control, simulation to live drone software deployment, autonomous platform sensor fusion, and localized sensing
  • Collaborate with the project team to provide technical and software design support
  • Utilize knowledge of current computer science theory, algorithms, and research to design solutions that meet the project requirements
  • Guide technical team on troubleshooting, debugging, and maintaining, existing software and provide solutions for improvement 
  • Collaborate with company leadership and senior technical staff to conduct proposal research and proposal writing
  • Produce technical reports and give presentations to internal staff and customers, highlighting the technical portion of their work
  • Maintain and advance knowledge of commercial and open-source off-the-shelf software packages, libraries, and frameworks that can be utilized in the software design

This job is right for you if you have (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Expertise in Python, Java, and/or C++
  • 2+ years of experience with ROS (Robot Operating System)
  • MS in Computer Science, Robotics Engineering, or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated successful experience on a large-scale programming project
  • Ability to develop solutions to a variety of technical problem with limited guidance
  • Solid technical and proposal writing skills
  • Ability and desire to mentor junior staff

Due to the nature of our project work, we can only consider candidates who have US Citizenship.

Job Category: Research Programmer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Boston
Business Area: Multi-Domain Systems

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