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Title: Principal Engineer / Scientist- Perception Posted: April 29, 2013
Company/Institution: United Technologies Research Center (UTRC)
Location: East Hartford, CT

Description:

The candidate is expected to conduct research and develop advanced capabilities that further the state of the art in perception technologies as they relate to current and potential United Technologies applications, including autonomous and intelligent systems. The candidate is expected to provide technical contributions that lead to new leading edge techniques/methods in areas such as simultaneous localization and mapping, senor fusion, LIDAR and video for navigation or other related capabilities. In the course of this effort, the candidate will interact with United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) Program Offices and United Technologies Corporation (UTC) business units to enhance existing programs, create opportunities, and participate in the acquisition and execution of contract awards

The candidate must be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary, multinational team environment focused on innovation and be able to partner with leading, worldwide institutions (university, government agencies, national labs, and professional organizations) to meet organizational objectives. The candidate will have exceptional communication skills, capable of interacting with UTRC senior management as well as members of the technical staff. The candidate must be able to provide timely, accurate and detailed reports and presentations.

Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to:
- Provide technical contributions in related applications, including, for example, detection, moving object classification and tracking in cluttered environments, as well as real-time interactive vehicle control.
- Identify and champion promising technical innovations for UTC Business units through knowledge of the state-of-the-art in fields related to perception for navigation, the participation in partnerships with universities, national labs, and government / military institutions.
- Author technical papers; be active in internal and external networks

Education Required: M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field and a minimum of 6-8 years of industrial or academic experience (post M.S.).

Preferred: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field, plus 3-5 years of industrial or academic experience after completion of the Ph.D. in disciplines as outlined above.

- Expert knowledge and a minimum of 3-5 years of industrial or academic experience (post M.S.). The candidate should be knowledgeable in and have contributed to contemporary and leading edge techniques/methods in this area such as simultaneous localization and mapping, senor fusion, LIDAR and video for navigation or others.
- Demonstrated ability to write proposals and win external funding/contracts/grants.
- Record of technical contributions, including patents and publications in refereed technical journals.
- Proven success in innovative, strategic and technical thinking; willingness to champion and challenge new technical ideas; and experience in applying work to real-world applications.
- Excellent communication skills; innovative strategic and technical thinker; high energy; team player.

US citizenship or Permanent US Residence(green card) is required for this position.

 


Application Instructions: To apply online, please go to Link, and search the Requisition No: 89135. For inquiries, please send email to the hiring manager: Dr. Giering Michael, email: Gierinmj AT utrc.utc.com