Associate Autonomy Research Engineer

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
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Associate Autonomy Research Engineer


Dayton, OH 

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UDRI is looking for an Associate Autonomy Research Engineer to join the SPIRE group. You will contribute to a growing team responsible for cutting-edge technology and enhancing autonomy capabilities and effectiveness.

An ideal candidate for this role will be excited at the prospect of implementing state of the art machine learning and reinforcement learning techniques to reveal new insights and research new applications. They will enjoy and have knowledge of autonomous systems, real-time safety assurance and control systems. This position also requires competency in Python programming language.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Bachelor's degree
2. Due to the nature of this position, US. Citizenship is required
3. Eligibility to obtain a United States SECRET clearance (or higher) is required for ongoing employment in this position
4. Demonstrated, successful experience (academic or professional) with:
-- 4.1. Python programming language
-- 4.2. Autonomous systems
-- 4.3. Development and/or application of reinforcement learning algorithms

Preferred Qualifications
1. Master's degree (or higher) in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
2. Demonstrated, effective interpersonal skills
3. Demonstrated, successful experience (academic or professional) with:
-- 3.1. Software and/or algorithm development in Python
-- 3.2. Machine/deep learning techniques
-- 3.3. Real-time safety assurance techniques
-- 3.4. Safety control systems
-- 3.5. Genetic fuzzy systems
-- 3.6. Operating new systems in a research and development environment
-- 3.7. Installing, configuring, and working in Windows and Linux environments

Special Instructions to Applicants
To comply with federal rules, UD will require all employees including student employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The University will accept valid religious or medical exemptions and seek to reasonably accommodate them. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University's COVID-19 guidelines, and resources can be found at

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.