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Computer Vision Research Scientist & Engineer

Businesses Raytheon Technologies Corporate Job ID 01461035 Most Recent Date Posted 07/15/2021 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

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United States of America


RC1: United Tech Research Center 411 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT, 06108 USA

Raytheon Technologies Corporation

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

Raytheon Technologies Research Center (RTRC)

The Technology & Engineering organization is comprised of the global engineering function, several focused centers of expertise, and our advanced Research & Development Facility - the Research Center. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, we create smart, sustainable solutions that prove we can do the big things the right way.

Computer Vision Research Scientist & Engineer

RTRC has a newly created position of Computer Vision Research Scientist & Engineer. In this role, you will join the Autonomous and Collaborative Systems team in the AI discipline at RTRC. The team is engaged in a wide variety of research topics with applications in Robotics, Commercial Aviation, Autonomy and Human machine teaming. We are looking for people who will thrive in a dynamic work environment and enjoy working on hard, cutting edge applied research problems.

Our ideal person has the ability to perform the following functions:

  • Research, design and develop prototype perception algorithms and implementation for a wide variety of applicable domains in robotics, manufacturing, aviation and inspection
  • Demonstrate proficiency and deep knowledge in computer vision, statistical machine learning methods, deep neural networks based applications
  • Demonstrate the potential to initiate, lead, and execute funding opportunities in both internal and external R&D.
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in the field by continuous learning and enthusiastically champion new ideas and new problem definitions.

Additionally, this role requires an ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary 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. We need someone with exceptional communication skills and ability to provide timely, accurate and detailed reports, presentations and technical papers for archival journals

Education / Certifications

  • Master's Degree required
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or related quantitative discipline (Statistics, Applied Mathematics) preferred.

Basic Qualifications

  • You've obtained a Master's Degree or Ph.D. Preferred fields of study include Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • Applicants with a MS degree will be required to have at least 2+ years research industry experience and or performance on a government agency proposal
  • Those who have completed their Ph.D. program can be considered without any formal post-graduate experience
  • Wide breadth of knowledge of fundamentals in computer vision and machine learning
  • Hands-on experience with popular deep learning frameworks
  • Good Coding skills in two or more programming languages such as Python, C, C++, Java etc.
  • You have demonstrated abilities in performing and publishing independent research.
  • At least one first author publication in CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, PAMI, NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, JMLR, Siggraph, or other top tier research venues.
  • Experience with a deep learning framework such as Pytorch, TensorFlow, Caffe, or Theano a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineer, or related engineering field with up to two years of post-grad research experience
  • Additional skills in programming would be a plus
  • Experience dealing with multi-spectral or multi-frequency phenomena
  • Prior experience with perception based experimental hardware setup and management
  • Exposure to new sensing modalities like event-based cameras
  • Working knowledge of sensor fusion, signal processing, reinforcement learning
  • Familiarity with Robotics software like ROS
  • Experience in publishing at high impact conferences or journals

Additional Skills and Abilities

  • You have an intense passion for technology and an ability to learn quickly staying abreast of cutting-edge technology, industry leading techniques and other skill sets
  • Strong analytical, project management, problem-solving, interpersonal, leadership skills
  • You're a dynamic problem solver with the ability to craft solutions to everyday challenges with creative new ideas
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of management, business development, researchers, and clients
  • Excellent customer-focused work ethic
  • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced, team environment
  • Ability to work independently and work with limited direction to accomplish project goals
  • Self-starter with willingness to take initiative, support strategic priorities, take ownership of assigned projects/initiatives and contribute to results and ability to work with a minimum supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and solid track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation and initiative
  • Outstanding formal and informal presentation skills

Work Authorization: US Citizen or US Person required

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut - relocation offered.

* Candidates who do not meet or exceed these qualifications are still encouraged to as we are flexible in our hiring arrangements and are searching for the best candidate for the role.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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