C++ Tacking & Fusion Autonomy Engineer - Clearance Eligible - Remote at EpiSci

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C++ Tacking & Fusion Autonomy Engineer - Clearance Eligible - Remote EpiSci. Are you ready to take the helm in shaping the future of tactical mission autonomy, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with trailblazers who are turning cutting-edge dreams into tangible reality? As a vital member of the growing EpiSci team, your influence will be immediate and transformative as we propel towards a future where security and autonomy unite in unprecedented ways.. EpiSci isn't just another company; we're a rapidly ascending force of innovation, forging ahead with next-gen tactical mission autonomy technologies that span defense, aerospace, and commercial domains. At our core, we wield the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, autonomy algorithms, wireless communications, and digital signal processing to surmount the most formidable national security challenges. Our Tactical AI prowess is nothing short of extraordinary, offering robustness, dependability, and a rapid adaptability that thrives on the frontlines of emerging missions and obstacles. Picture developing AI aviators for cutting-edge aircraft like the F-22 and F-16, revolutionizing wireless tactical communication systems, and fueling the skies with swarms of autonomous UAVs supercharged by sensor fusion.. As a C++ Tracking & Fusion Autonomy Engineer at EpiSci, your role is pivotal. You'll be building single-agent multi-target detection & tracking algorithms for unmanned autonomous systems​, and building decentralized multi-agent multi-target detection & tracking algorithms for swarms of unmanned autonomous systems.. We understand and cherish the richness that diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the table. At EpiSci, we wholeheartedly invite every exceptional individual, regardless of their journey, to join our ranks and become a driving force behind the secure and autonomous world of tomorrow. Your future at EpiSci awaits—ignite your potential and let's redefine what's possible, together.. Don't meet every single requirement? At EpiSci, we're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workforce, so if you're excited about this role but your previous experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway! You may be the perfect candidate for this or another role at EpiSci.. Responsibilities . . . Write C++ tracking and fusion software that operates on real autonomous aircraft systems including F16 fighter jets, group 1-5 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as well as simulated models and more to accomplish tactical military missions.. Collaborate with autonomy engineers to implemented production C++ software.. Implement, leverage and improve state-of-the-art unmanned aerial system (UAS) autonomy tracking and fusion algorithms in C++ tactical military missions within the following paradigms:. Autonomy loops such as: “Sense, Make Sense, Decide, Act (SMDA)”, “Observe, Orient, Decide, Act (OODA)” loops., “Perceive, Decide, Act’ (PDA)” loops. . Sense: Environment sensing and modeling, computer vision, sensor processing, classification, anomaly detection.. Make Sense: Environment mapping, data interpretation, 3D voxel grids, GeoGrids, WGS84, aerospace coordinate systems and reference frames (north east down (NED), Geocentri & Geodetic latitudes, Earth-centered-inertial (ECI), earth centered earth fixed (ECEF)), no fly zones, keep-in/keep-out zones. Sensor fusion and target tracking, etc. Find, fix, track, target (F2T2).. Decide: State machines, behavior trees, optimization algorithms, constraint solving, classic algorithms (A*, RRT*, DFS, BFS, Branch & Bound, Random Forests), heuristics, optimization, Kalman filters, particle filters, etc. Artificial intelligence techniques such as deep reinforcement learning, reinforcement learning, machine learning, neural networks, supervised learning, unsupervised learning, generic algorithms, Bayesian networks, fuzzy logic, etc.. Act: Autonomous 2D & 3D UAS trajectory/motion planning, route planning, SLAM. Classical controls systems, optimal control systems, adaptive control systems, model predictive control systems, especially for integration of 3rd party UAS autopilots. Guidance, navigation, and controls (GNC). . Build, leverage, and improve C++robotic autonomy software architectures that can be deployed on real systems to accomplish military missions (including publish/subscribe architectures). . Design C++ autonomy tracking and fusion software in collaboration with autonomy engineers that supports full integration with aircraft autopilots, datalinks, sensors, PNT/GPS/INS, ground control stations, etc.. Support live flight test of autonomy software on F16s, group 1-5 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). . Collaborate with 3rd party UAS vehicle vendors on the integration of EpiSci autonomy software onto OEM UAS hardware.. Collaborate with domain experts and prior DoD warfighters (ex. DoD fighter pilots) to build software autonomy solutions for military missions.. . Minimum Qualifications. . . Education Requirements:. Bachelor’s degree in computer science/related engineering field.. 3+ years of hands-on experience developing modern C++ tracking and fusion software for autonomous robotic systems.. Technical Requirements:. Experience processing sensor measurements from:​ Optical Sensors​, RF Sensors​, Radar, Lidar​.. Experience with classical state estimation and tracking: Kalman Filter, Particle Filter​.. Experience with multi-target prediction and tracking (Multi-hypothesis tracking).. Experience in developing tracking and fusion software software for autonomous robotic systems in modern C++. . High proficiency in modern C++ w/CMAKE in Docker-based RHEL Linux environments.. Strong procedural and object-oriented programming experience that employs clean code principles, strong memory management, data structures, and good OOP design patterns/principles. . Experience developing in Docker and containerized development environments, and using Linux-based operating systems (e.g., RHEL, Ubuntu).. Experience using git, Visual Studio Code, GitLab, Nexus, SonarQube, Azure Container registry.. Additional Requirements:. Passion for solving complex problems with little supervision in a fast-moving team.. Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, frequently changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment.. Excellent analytical, communication, and documentation skills with demonstrated ability to collaborate across multiple teams.. Travel Requirements. Must be willing to travel as projects requires. Estimated average travel is once every other month for between 2 days up to 1 week. (~20%) . Security Requirements. Must be a U.S. Citizen.. Must be eligible for a U.S. SECRET security clearance.. . Preferred Qualifications. . . Education Requirements:. Master’s degree in computer science/related engineering field.. 7+ years of hands-on experience developing modern C++ tracking and fusion software for autonomous robotic systems.. Technical Requirements:. Familiarity with software-in-the-loop (SIL) and hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) development and testing.. Experience working projects related to national security for one or more government agencies.. Interdisciplinary background, with evidence of continual learning.. Python experience.. Security Requirements. Must be eligible for a U.S. SECRET security clearance.. EpiSci is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We value our differences and we’re excited to learn what you can add to our team.. Don't meet every single requirement? At EpiSci, we're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workforce, so if you're excited about this role but your previous experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway! You may be the perfect candidate for this or another role at EpiSci..