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Jacobs Junior Autonomy Engineer in Dayton, Ohio

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Your Impact:

The Innovative Aerospace Division (IAD) of Jacobs is currently seeking an entry-level to Junior Autonomy Engineer for our Dayton, Ohio area office. Successful candidates will have a background in Software Development/Engineering (Matlab, C++, Java, Python, CUDA, Open MP, or Intel Intrinsic experience).

-Support the development of autonomous solutions for sensing applications.

-Create new software to facilitate automatic manipulation and exploitation of sensor data.

-Generate new computational solutions to provide vehicles with the capability to introduce sensors into difficult environments with minimal or no human support or control.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required :

-Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

-Bachelors’ degree in computer science or a related field.

-0-2 Years relevant experience.

-Experience with common Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques.

-Basic computer programming skills.

-Strong writing skills.

-Excellent logic and thinking skills.

-Demonstrated quick learner.

-Comfortable with basic and advanced mathematics, especially logic, algebra, differential equations, Fourier methods, and probability.

Preferred :

-Understanding of Convolutional Neural Networks.

-Understanding of generative techniques, both neural and other.

-Understanding of Cognitive Architectures.

-Theoretical bases for artificial intelligence, machine learning, and autonomy.

-Demonstrated advanced mathematical expertise, especially derivations of algorithms or synthesis of controllers.

-Filter design and implementation.

-Mathematical programming experience, especially optimization and simulation.

-Experience machine learning software packages--Café, Torch, or Theano.

-Experience with AI software packages.

-Robotics experience, robots within uncontrolled or adversarial environments.

-Basic understanding of computer networking and of neutral messaging tools, such as JSON and Google Protobuf.

-Experience with Sensor processing or exploitation, especially SAR, EO, and IR.

-Create new software to facilitate automatically manipulating and exploit sensor data.

LOCATION: Beavercreek, Ohio


CLEARABLE. This position may require the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:

-U.S. Citizenship (Required)

-Favorable Criminal History Check

-Education Verification

-Abuse/Illegal Drug Use

-Credit Check

-Subject Interview


At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.