Senior Navigation Engineer (path Planning)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job Description

Senior Navigation Engineer (Path Planning)

Date: 03-Jun-2021 Location: Abu Dhabi, AE Company: Technology Innovation Institute
Technology Innovation Institute (TII) is a publicly funded research institute, based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is home to a diverse community of leading scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and researchers from across the globe, transforming problems and roadblocks into pioneering research and technology prototypes that help move society ahead.
Autonomous Robotics Research Centre
Unmanned vehicles in space, in the air, on land, on sea, and underwater offer exciting opportunities to dramatically improve safety, environmental protection and operational effectiveness – at lower cost – in both industrial and mission-critical settings.
Our research focus includes:
  • UAV research and development, covering platforms, real-time operating systems, perception and communication algorithms, control, and decision-making algorithms
  • Autonomous ground vehicle research and development for on road and off road use cases
  • Swarm architectures for heterogeneous drones and advanced communication networks
  • Low-power platforms for nano-size and pico-size UAV classes
  • Bio-inspired, evolutionary, and self-organized methodologies

Position: Senior Navigation Engineer (Path Planning)
  • Development and implementation of different multi-agent path planning algorithms and approaches such as M*, conflict-based-search,
  • Development and implementation of different single-agent path planning algorithms and approaches for the purposes of autonomous navigation such as A*, RRT*, etc.
  • Development and implementation of different controller algorithms such as PID, MPC, etc.
  • Collaborate with perception team to evaluate dependencies in order to define and drive features and system requirements
  • Write efficient and easy to read code

Skills required for the job
  • Experience with control and/or single-/multi- path planning algorithms for autonomous vehicle navigation
  • Relevant hands-on experience developing robotic systems
  • Knowledge on new publication and the ability to assess
  • Applied knowledge of manipulating data from generic sensors such as mono / stereo cameras, LIDAR, Radar, IMU etc
  • High coding skills: C++, python
  • Experience on source control GIT and build system CMAKE
  • Experience on robotics packages such as OpenCV, PCL, ROS, MRPT
  • Standard agile tools: JIRA, Slack, Jenkins, dropbox
  • Self-starter and show initiative
  • Must be a strong team player with succeeding as a team mentality
  • Excellent communication (clear and effectively) and stakeholder engagement skills

  • Master degree or PhD in Robotics or a related field

At TII, we help society to overcome its biggest hurdles through a rigorous approach to scientific discovery and inquiry, using state-of-the-art facilities and collaboration with leading international institutions. Our rigorous discovery and inquiry-based approach helps to forge new and disruptive breakthroughs in advanced materials, autonomous robotics, cryptography, digital security, directed energy, quantum computing and secure systems.

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