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Research Engineer - Mapping & Localization

Job Number:  6141
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Services of America (Troy Office)
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MI, US

Job Introduction

The Research Engineer will be responsible for the research and develop of sensor based localization and mapping algorithms for autonomous driving vehicles.

Major Responsibilities

• Research and Development of Vision/Lidar based Mapping and Localization for Autonomous Driving
• Semi-Automatic Mapping: collecting sensor data and post processing of the data to generate the map of localization features
• To be successful in this role, the candidate must be proficient in research and ability to modify and apply existing theory and algorithm to the problem at hand
• Implementation of the algorithm in actual vehicles
• Generate and author reports and presentations to explain and document your results
• Some travel may be required
• Perform other duties as required
• Accomplished in research
• Experience with autonomous driving with actual vehicle environment

Knowledge and Education

• Bachelor’s or higher degree in Engineering including but not limited to: Computer Science, Electrical, Robotics, Aerospace, and Mechanical Engineering

Skills and Competencies

• Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM)
• Templet Matching/ Scan Matching / Iterative Closest Points (ICP)
• Object Detection/Classification for mapping and loclization
• Particle Filter / Kalman Filter
• Proficiency of programming with C/C++, Matlab/Simulink, etc.
• Strong spoken and written English language skills.

Work Environment

• Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Some local travel may be required.

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