ROBOTICS HARDWARE ENGINEER-AUTONOMOUS DRIVING, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), to help lead the hardware development effort in CSAIL's new research initiative with Toyota. The initiative aims to develop new technologies for autonomous driving and advanced driver assistance systems. Will support research and development efforts in autonomous vehicle technologies; oversee the development of autonomous vehicle testbeds including drive-by-wire conversion and the development of sensor interfaces and control systems; and lead both the overall system design and the implementation, testing, and maintenance of individual system components. The work will involve balancing the performance of independent tasks, making suitable use of available students, and ensuring that overall program milestones are reached.
The Toyota-CSAIL Joint Research Center is a collaboration between MIT, Toyota, and Stanford University and will focus on developing advanced decision-making algorithms and systems that allow vehicles to perceive and navigate their surroundings safely, enabling autonomous driving and/or a parallel autonomy to augment a human driver.
REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred) in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, robotics, or a related field; a minimum of three year' related experience writing, automating, and debugging hardware and software systems; experience with hardware systems such as RADAR, LIDAR, cameras, GPS, and video sensors; ability to create supporting technical documentation for modules; excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills; and strong project management and leadership skills. System competence regarding driver assistance systems, networks, and brake systems desired. Embedded, multicore programing experience in C/C++ preferred. Job #14612
Must be able to travel internationally and domestically up to 15% of the time and to work evenings, nights, and weekends in order to attend relevant meetings and teleconferences.
This is a twelve-month position with the possibility of extension.
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