Researcher 1 Job at Nissan – 3.8 in Silicon Valley, CA

Job Description

Our R&D organization will look to you to apply your deep technical expertise and research experience in one or more of the following disciplines:

Computer vision

Model-based learning

Applied mathematics including digital filtering, regression analysis, and numerical optimization

Trajectory planning under uncertainty

What you will be doing

Work with a team of world-leading experts in the fields of computer vision, scene understanding, and trajectory planning to realize advanced technology concepts

Propose and execute novel research projects

Review literature and identify state-of-the art technologies

Assist in the development and implementation of new algorithms with potential applications in both research and mass production

Deploy, and perform rigorous evaluation, empirical and otherwise, of algorithms and software implementations

Communicate your work effectively through presentations and reports to stakeholders

Write papers, reports, and patents, all towards publishing your research in academic conferences such as ICRA, IROS, RSS, AAAI, IJCAI, IV, and ITSC.

Maintain and expand your knowledge about research advances and tools by reading papers, maintaining connections with academic and industry research networks, attending conferences, participating in professional organizations, and identifying educational opportunities.

Requirements for you to succeed in this role

Master’s in Computer Science, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Mathematics, Statistic, Electrical Engineering, or a related field with an emphasis on the practical challenges of deploying robots in the real-world.

Exceptional candidates with 1 or more years of relevant experience in a professional or graduate-level academic context will be considered, so long as you have consistently demonstrated your research expertise and in-depth knowledge in more than one of the technical areas listed above

Solid foundation in software development, with competence using C, C++, Python, and/or Julia.

Passion for doing research and development at the edge of human knowledge.

Ways to stand out from the crowd

Track record of publications in top-tier robotics venues, experience filing patents

Authorship of relevant software/libraries available for download on, e.g., GitHub

Experience using Git in a collaborative software engineering team environment

Experience working with ROS, ideally both in simulation using tools like Rviz and running your code on a real robot

Publications at top academic conferences in AI and robotics

Experience working in industry, especially in the intersection of AI and robotics

Experience working on autonomous vehicles, in simulated domains or in the real world

Santa Clara California United States of America

About Company

Company: Nissan – 3.8

Company Location:  Silicon Valley, CA

About Nissan - 3.8