Lockheed Martin Autonomy Motion Planning Engineer in Stratford, Connecticut
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Description: This job is aligned with our 21st Century Warfare (21CWFAIA) initiative to help the U.S. and its allies leverage emerging technologies to deter threats to economic prosperity and national security.
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Define the future of aviation. Stand at the forefront of technology and innovation. Transform your ideas and dreams into reality. Join Lockheed Martin’s Flight Controls and Autonomy team and be part of the greatest transformation in aviation history; unmanned fully autonomous flight.
The Flight Controls and Autonomy team is currently seeking highly motivated technology pioneers with a desire to steer and lead the Autonomy industry. Successful candidates must be willing and able to work on highly complex complicated problems.
Team’s technical areas of emphasis include Fly-By-Wire Flight Control Systems, Guidance/Navigation & Control (GNC), Flight Test, Autonomy, Aviation Robotics, Perception, AI, and Motion Planning.
This is a technical position associated with the verification of Fly-By-Wire Flight Control System Software with an emphasis on Flight Control System Architecture, Autonomy, Flight Controls, and Guidance/Navigation and Control.
The general scope of the work involves generation of test cases and results to test MATLAB/Simulink and hand-code modules in accordance with the objectives of RTCA/DO-178B/C for software components at all design assurance levels (Level A-E). Verification activities include functional level testing , structural coverage (Statement, Decision, MCDC, object level), execution of test cases, generation of test results (i.e., test logs, listings, and coverage results), test case tracking, and test results reviews.
The applicant will also be responsible for Requirements Based Level Testing of both High-Level (HLR) and Low-Level (LLR) software requirements.
In addition to the responsibilities highlighted above we offer extensive benefits that include competitive 401k and insurance. We remain an equal opportunity company.
M.Sc or PhD in computer science, robotics engineering, physics or mathematics.
5+ Years of Experience
• Experience with motion planning algorithms under kinodynamic constrains (sample-based and search-based)
• Trajectory optimization and state of the art non-smooth multi-objective optimization techniques
• Strong C/C++ programming background
• Knowledge of advanced data structures and algorithms
• Experience with modern software engineering tools and development frameworks (e.g. Git, CMake, gtest, etc.)
• Experience working on safety-critical software systems
• Experience with dynamic model of airplane and helicopter and flight controls
• Flight test experience
• Demonstrable ability to create real-time motion planning algorithms
• Familiarity with Linux environment
• Experience with inter-process communications such as ROS
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