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Aeronautical Engineer

Aeronautical Engineer Lexington, KY Shift: First ShiftDuration: 5 MonthsNumber of Positions: 3Pay Rate:

Up to $75.00/HR D.O.E.?Job DescriptionEvaluates structure integrity using classic and finite element methods.Employ classic analysis methods to derive loads using rigid body calculations followed by construction of shear and bending moment diagrams, with the ultimate objective of stress state interactions and fastened joint stress interactions to determine margins of safety.Employ finite element methods, using industry standard tools such as FEMAP and NASTRAN to develop more accurate stiffness representations of load paths to perform loads analysis, for both rigid body correlations and internal loads extraction in support of classic stress and fastened joint calculations.QualificationsFEMAP/NASTRAN/Classic Methods/Primary Structures Stress Engineer/B.S. Degree EngineeringSecurity Clearance:??Must currently hold at least an Interim Secret Clearance or a Secret Clearance that has been active in the last 24 months .? MUST BE A US CITIZENDesiredANSYS/AFGROWMicrosoft Office SuiteAeronautical Engineer, FEMAP, NASTRAN/, Classic Methods, Primary Structures, Stress Engineer



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Senior Aeronautical Analyst

Overview MDA Information Systems LLC in Gaithersburg, MD is seeking a Senior Aeronautical Analyst in support of DoD FLIP aeronautical charts to work in our Corporate Office. The Company: MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government. MDA is an industry leader in earth observation remote sensing technology and image processing. We build satellite ground systems that enable users to acquire and process imagery form the most sophisticated Earth-observing satellites in the world: much of the satellite imagery that you see on Google Maps was generated by our software! General Summary The Senior Aeronautical Analyst will apply aeronautical information necessary to maintain flight information, hazards to flight, and other aeronautical related data. Responsible for the revision of aeronautical charts, Area Arrival Charts Depicting Terrain Data, and Planning charts. Maintains aeronautical charts using software and web-based programs. The ability to perform Quality Control and review the work of others will be a key responsibility of this position. Candidate should have a thorough understanding of the data and symbology required to read and render aeronautical charts. The ability to work independently and in a team environment is required. To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and must be eligible to obtain a US Security Clearance. MDA Information Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Primary Job Functions

  • Performs updates on assigned client charts

  • Performs verification of updates and quality control on charts + Review the work of other analysts to ensure consistency + Creates images of revised electronic design files and creates paper plot of those images.

  • Performs self-edits on revised electronic design files and entities maintained in the database, as directed + Makes designated corrections indicated by QA/QC + Creates final raster images and transfers images to client + Troubleshoot data and symbology issues that may cause misrepresentation of information.

  • Provides technical direction, training and guidance to team as required or requested

  • Performs other related duties, including special projects, as requested or required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities + Knowledge of aeronautical chart creation procedures highly desired + Experience using ArcGIS, Bentley Map and/or other GIS software desired

  • Demonstrated ability to be able to read and understand aeronautical charts

  • Demonstrated ability to perform detail oriented tasks + Applicant must have an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint + Ability to operate Microsoft Office Applications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cartography and or computer aided drafting / design.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) desired + Aviation experience including commercial rating and aeronautical charting experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency using ISO documentation for ISO 9000:2001 procedures + Ability to work in a high performance team environment is required Ability to accurately identify changes between multiple pieces of source Education and Experience + Bachelor’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Aeronautical Science or other related field of study + Commercial Pilot certificate and/or Instrument rating, or Flight Dispatcher certificate is desired + Eight (8) or more years of related and equivalent experience. A combination of aviation experience and cartography experience including previous work with aeronatuical charts is highly desired

  • Demonstrated ability to perform detail oriented tasks

  • Demonstrated effective and diplomatic oral and written communication skills ID: 2017-1677 External Company URL: www.mdainformationsystems.com

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Research Engineer - Integrated Power Electronic Systems And Control

Posting Title Research Engineer - Integrated Power Electronic Systems and Control .

Location CO - Golden .

Position Type Regular .

Hours Per Week 40 .

Job Summary The energy system integration team at NREL is looking for an innovative and enthusiastic research engineer with a positive attitude and excellent collaboration skills to join our cutting-edge research team. The ideal candidate will bring strong expertise in design, modeling, control, hardware development, and testing of power electronic devices and systems and their application to energy conversion and the integration of renewable and distributed resources in electrical power systems.

The candidate should have a track record of research in the field of power electronic devices and systems and the ability to contribute to innovative research projects, proposals, and technical publications in the fields of power electronics and power systems.

The successful candidate will contribute to research in developing novel power electronic systems and devices for energy systems applications. This will include developing electrical models, design and prototyping of power electronic converters from PCB design to system integration, and performing computer simulation studies and laboratory testing of power electronic devices and converters integrated in power systems.

The successful candidate will join the Integrated Devices and Systems (IDS) group within the Power Systems Engineering Center (PSEC) at NREL. The IDS group conducts research in grid technology hardware and control firmware/software; communications, interconnection, and interoperability standards development; and both device and integrated systems development and testing for supporting the operation of the future power system. IDS works closely with other groups within PSEC to support the science and technology goals of the U.S.

Department of Energy and NREL toward a sustainable energy future. The center works with key stakeholders and partners to seamlessly integrate conventional and renewable sources, flexible loads, storage, and central and distributed generation enabling resilient, reliable, flexible, secure, sustainable, and affordable power systems at all scales. Job responsibilities will include: + Work independently to investigate and/or conduct, test, and document research and experiments + Provide reports on technical work and input to technical publications and presentations + Publish results in technical journals and conference proceedings + Present work at conferences, symposia, and review meetings + Work with management and senior staff to develop funding in the power electronics and power systems research areas + Follow all Environmental, Safety, and Health policies to ensure and maintain a safe working environment Required Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes: + Hands-on experience developing and testing 1 kW plus power electronics hardware in laboratory and/or field environments

  • Experience with one or more software simulation tools for modeling power electronics and power systems such as SPICE, PSCAD, MATLAB/Simulink SimPowerSystems, etc.

  • Experience with computer programming and software development + Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) . Required Education, Experience, and Skills Relevant PhD or equivalent relevant education/experience.

    Or, relevant Master's Degree and 3 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience.

    Or, relevant Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience. Demonstrates broad understanding and wide application of engineering technical procedures, principles, theories and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.

    Demonstrates leadership in one or more areas of team, task or project lead responsibilities. Demonstrated experience in management of projects. Very good writing, interpersonal, and communication skills. .

Preferred Qualifications Ideal candidates will have background and expertise in one or more of the following topics: + Interfacing control and sensing hardware with power electronic devices and systems (e.g., gate drivers, voltage and current sensing, signal conditioning) + Discretization and implementation of control algorithms on embedded system hardware such as Digital Signal Processors (DSPs) and Field-Programmable Gate Arrays + Proficiency with Texas Instruments DSPs and Code Composer Studio software + Design and analysis of power electronic circuit topologies + Wide-bandgap (e.g., Gallium Nitride and Silicon Carbide) devices and their application to power converters + Design of printed circuit board (PCB) layouts for kW plus power electronic converters

  • Experience designing gate drive circuits for Silicon and especially WBG devices

  • Experience studying the performance of electronic packages, printed circuit board layouts, interconnects, bus bars, and cables using electromagnetic field simulations and parasitic extraction tools + Demonstrated experience in performing simulation studies, and conducting real-time simulations using hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) techniques

  • Experience designing and building magnetic components for kW plus power converters

  • Experience designing, building, and testing filters for EMI compliance .

Submission Guidelines Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at NREL you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application. .

EEO Policy NREL is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. NREL promotes a work environment that does not discriminate against workers or job applicants and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or veteran status, including special disabled veterans.

NREL validates right to work using E-Verify. NREL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, click here at http://www.nrel.gov/careers/employment-policies.html . The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S.

Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. With locations in Golden, Boulder and Washington D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States. The NREL mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, and transfer knowledge and innovation to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals.



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Maintenance Engineer / La Jolla Cove Research Center

Maintenance Engineer / La Jolla Cove Research Center - San Diego, CA Maintenance Engineer / La Jolla Cove Research Center + La Jolla Research Center + San Diego, CA, USA + $14.00 - $16.00 + Hourly + Full Time Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, discounts at JC Hotel Resort and Golf

La Jolla Cove Research Center in La Jolla is looking for an experienced

Maintenance Person to join us! Since 1971, JC Resorts has been a proven leader in the management and operation of premium resort and golf properties where diverse entities are united by the same authentic vision. That means impeccable service without stuffiness, attention to detail without stifling formality and comfortable accommodations without pretentiousness. We revel in the unique and offer a customized approach to maximizing the performance of real estate assets while enhancing the distinctive character of each individual property.

MAINTENANCE PERSON ESSENTIAL PURPOSE: To ensure building standards of safety, function, and cleanliness of building, furnishings, and equipment.

MAINTENANCE PERSON

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • To satisfactorily perform, as directed, routine preventive maintenance and repairs in rooms and public areas, including minor electrical, roofing, plumbing, and A/C services.

  • To satisfactorily perform, as directed, routine maintenance and repairs of operational equipment, including water features.

  • To promptly respond to service requests from guests and fellow employees.

  • To follow all policies and procedures of JC Resorts LLC. JOB KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: + Able to perform simple calculations, using basic eighth grade arithmetic.

  • Experienced with typical hand and power tools used to perform assigned duties.

  • Must have general knowledge of building construction and materials.

  • Hotel experience preferred. Please click JOB DESCRIPTION at http://www.appdocs.com/jcresorts/files/MAINTENANCE%20PERSON.LJC.pdf for more information. JC Resorts/La Jolla Cove Research Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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Sr Research Engineer

Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and in the U.K. Though the company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003. The company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and was included in Fortune magazine’s 2010 listing of the “100 Fastest-Growing Companies.” Named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016, Compass Minerals’ mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering where and when it matters. *Summary:

  • This position is based at the Compass Minerals OVP (Stilwell, KS) facility it has a central role in contributing to both product development and risk mitigation in the early portion of the plant nutrition pipeline. Primary duties include: (a) assess handling and storage characteristics for discovery compounds and seek innovative ways to mitigate negative handling or storage characteristics; (b) in synchrony with the sales and equipment teams, contribute via an engineering perspective in order to trouble shoot and fix handling issues with current portfolio; (c) be an innovation resource to deliver ideas on development of novel value add products. Lead internal and out-sourced research. Propose and lead new product ideas through the formulation and handling metrics of the Stage & Gate process. Maintain and enhance ongoing learning regarding the non-engineering (i.e., biological parameters) in order to ensure that engineering aspects sync well with basic biological metrics that the team is working on.

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude but are not limited to the following: /(Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)/ Primary Responsibilities: * Be a core contributor to a world class R&D organization tasked with identifying next generation plant nutrition products and drive development of these product to commercialization.

  • Support the product and process development of the Plant Nutrition Business Unit. Working in sync with the team’s scientists and equipment experts, make sure that formulation screening and product engineering is suitable for the product concept being developed. Assess and mitigate any product formulation traits that could pose financial risk for the company.

  • Perform or oversee fundamental research to validate the handling traits of products in the CMP pipeline.

  • Direct the out-sourcing of investigative efforts related to product and process development.

  • Assessment of quality/product definition issues related to customer concerns for potential new applications and/or products.

  • Monitors emerging regulatory issues relative to current specifications, processes and registrations. Recommends appropriate actions to respond to regulations.

  • Works with Product Management to evaluate competitive products and customer needs to bring forward new product opportunities.

  • Interacts with engineering group to provide fundamental insight into engineering projects/issues.

  • Interact with quality and process engineering personnel to review trends and preempt problems.

  • Works with QA and/or Agronomists in the resolution of product or process technical problems. May be required to make direct customer contact.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: * Minimum of a B.S. in Engineering or related field and 4-8 years of experience in process or product development with proved success in working as a core team member to develop new products.

Preferred Education and Experience: * Advanced degree and/or experience in the fertilizer industry will be considered as added value in the selection process.

*Computer Skills: *To perform this job successfully, an individual should be PC proficient and possess the ability to quickly master required computer skills required to function within the Engineering group.

  • Must be proficient inWindows 7, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and statistical packages (ARM) *Communication Skills:

  • Individual needs to have exemplary communication skills to enable successful sharing of knowledge, data and results across a multi-disciplinary team with diverse background. Verbal and well as digital communication skills are key to this individual being successful in role. * * Essential Job Functions: /The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions./ While performing the duties, the employee may frequently be exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee may occasionally be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment may typically be moderate to loud. When and where required, all work environment exposures are reduced to acceptable occupational levels through the distribution and usage of personnel protective equipment. * * /Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, or veteran status./ // If/interested and qualified, please apply online at//www.CompassMinerals.com/ Job:

*Research and Development Organization:

*Plant Nutrition

Title:Sr Research Engineer

Location:KS-Overland Park

Requisition ID:1700000P


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Research Engineer - Integration, Testing, And Evaluation Of High-Integrity Algorithms For Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles

Research Engineer

Integration, Testing, and Evaluation of High-Integrity Algorithms for Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles

The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) has an opening for a Research Engineer to work on integration, testing and evaluation of software algorithms that support autonomous operations of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The successful candidate will work with engineers and researchers in the Safety Critical Avionics Systems Branch at NASA Langley Research Center on software and hardware integration of small UAS. This position requires US Citizenship or Permanent Residence.

The work includes but is not limited to:

  • Integrating and testing airborne sensors (e.g., radar, camera, etc.) for detect and avoid and obstacle proximity

  • Integrating and testing software algorithms in simulation environments and unmanned platforms.

  • Supporting the execution of simulation experiments and flight tests, conducting data analysis and reporting results

  • Interacting with other researchers in the team.

  • Preparing technical presentations and papers describing the results of the work.

Required skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline

  • Knowledge of radar and lidar technology

  • Experience in the development of embedded applications such as avionics systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, etc.

  • Some programming experience in Java and C++

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Interested candidates should apply via NIA's career opportunities site located at www.nianet.org under the 'About NIA' tab. Please include a letter of introduction, resume, and the names and contact information of three current references.

NIA, located near NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, is a non-profit research and graduate education institute created to perform aerospace and atmospheric research, develop new technologies for the nation, and help inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Additional information about NIA and its research programs is available at www.nianet.org.

2017 Winner of "Top 50 Best Non-Profit Companies to work for in the U.S."!

NIA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws.


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Senior Research Engineer I-V (Aro-W/Osd)

Benefits:401K, Life/Health/ Dental/Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Tuition Reimbursement

Job Description: Patricio Enterprises is hiring a Senior Research Engineer I-V (ARO w/OSD) This individual will provide research program support to the Associate Director of ARO for Research Program Planning in his role as manager of the OSD Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) and Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) and in his role as ARO electronics program manager (50%) and to the ONR manager of the OSD Vannevar Bush Fellowship (VBF) University Program and manager of the ONR implementation of the MURI and DURIP programs (50%). Duties will be performed principally in the ARO-W office located at 875 N Randolph St., Arlington, VA, however occasional visits to the Pentagon and the Mark Center (Alexandria, VA) will be required. Access to the unclassified computer systems of ARO and ONR (at the ARO-W office) and of OSD (at the Mark Center) will be required in order to document the program activities and to access on-going management activities. Primary duties will include (but not limited to): * Organizes and documents the staffing process for the yearly oversight and review of Service candidate topics for the MURI and VBF programs

  • Reviews topics for broad compliance with topic technical criteria of scientific quality, basic research nature, interactive multidisciplinary nature, potential for scientific advances

  • Gauge DoD interest and provide technical advice to program managers and executives

  • Organize, coordinate, and document the topic revision process

  • Develop the program announcements for the MURI and VBF programs and coordinate and document the staffing and revision process

  • Resolve Service conflicts under leadership guidance

  • Provide support to the oversight process for the DURIP program and the resolution of resource planning for the programs in the University Research Initiative

  • Provide advice on the composition of Service evaluation panels, based on criteria specified by leadership, coordinate and document the panel compositions

  • Assist in organizing and implementing scientific program reviews, meetings, and documentation, as well as tracking programs and identifying and resolving problems with execution.

  • Draft scientific program reports and power point presentations as required

  • Interact with scientists and engineers from the academic, industrial, US government, and international communities to provide program information, identify problem issues affecting the programs, and to assist in their resolution

  • Serve as ARO-W Office Manager by Overseeing the office resourcing and telecommunications requirements and the management of the facility space

  • Provide assistance in scientific literature searches for program development and evaluation

Education/Experience Required: * Minimum of a Master’s degree

  • Must have experience in a field of engineering, science, or math

  • Should have program management experience, with demonstrated ability to maintain data bases on technical, financial, and programmatic matters

  • Should have excellent command of Adobe and Microsoft suite of application software and be proficient in adapting to government and other on-line applications

  • Should be adaptable, articulate, and able to work with a variety of professionals in government, academia, and industry

  • Must be able to work with diverse teams and provide quality input and recommendations aimed at ensuring good program success

Desired Experience: * Must communicate equally well to lay audience and experts in the field, both written and orally

  • Analyze research results in a field and draw conclusions about the efficacy of methods outlined

  • Review proposals (from other agencies) * Carry out literature surveys and write reports on the status of a sub-field EOE. Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.Patricio Enterprises Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Tracking Code: 5708 Position: Senior Research Engineer I-V (ARO-w/OSD) Location: 875 N Randolph St., Arlington, VA 22203 Status: Full time, Contingent - Actively Interviewing Now Travel: Negligible Clearance: Active Secret Clearance Required Job Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States Position Type: Full-Time/Regular


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Biomechanics Applied Research Engineer - Intern

Sony Electronics is looking for a summer intern who enjoys deeplearning problems, mobile development and critical thinking. Come joinour Agile development team and work to create a business prototype. The prototype will be looking at biomechanicswithin sports.

Skills

  • Ability to diagram and analyze human dynamic motion

  • Knowledge on data capture collection for human dynamic motion

  • Ability to translate 3D camera positioning to 2D spaces and inferkinematics

  • Matlab

  • Previous projects with a motion capture system

Pluses

  • Machine learning classes, deep learning classes

  • Python/C/C /Javascript coding

  • Android/Java coding

Sony Electronics is an EqualOpportunity Employer that values employees with a broad cross-culturalperspective. We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employeesand embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. All applicants willreceive fair and impartial treatment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, legallyprotected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status inthe U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,marital status, genetic information or on any other basis which is protectedunder applicable federal, state or local law.


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Research & Development Engineer

The Opportunity:Silvus Technologies, Inc. is seeking to fill Research and Development Engineer positions within the CTO?s office. Silvus was founded in 2004 and since then has executed on over $54M in research and development (R&D) contracts for the US government and commercial interests.

Our current R&D team members have high technical capabilities and have provided innovative solutions to a broad range of important problems for government and industry customers. (More at silvustechnologies.com/about-us/research-and-development)We currently have an exciting pipeline of new projects and are looking for talented individuals to join our R&D team. Silvus R&D portfolio addresses challenges in communications and signal processing for a growing list of applications that include Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking, Adaptive Array Processing, Distributed Signal Processing, Spectrum Awareness, and Position, Navigation, and Timing. R&D at Silvus is an exciting combination of analysis, simulation, system design, RF design, FPGA design, and real-time software. Individuals who enjoy crossing disciplines thrive at Silvus.ResponsibilitiesThe responsibilities of this position include:Developing innovative concepts to address challenging problems in the field of wireless communication for a variety of applications beyond state-of-the-art capabilities

Executing technology development (networks, systems, hardware, and software) for such innovative R&D solutions to important customer problems

Contributing to research proposals for new R&D projects

Working collaboratively on executing larger team R&D projects

Working independently on individual R&D projects/tasks Producing technical communications targeted within the company and to customers

Enhancing the company?s reputation and profitability by adding to the Silvus? intellectual property portfolio and publishing in the scientific literature

This is an ideal position for an individual who wants to experience the excitement of working in a small focused leading-edge R&D team. You will be surrounded by supportive entrepreneurial-minded individuals and will have the ability to chart your own course within our R&D portfolio.Qualifications:Must be a U.S. person (U.S.

Permanent Resident or U.S. Citizen) due to clients under U.S. government contracts.MS or Ph.D. in a relevant field of technology to Silvus R&D business. This includes wireless communications, signal processing, statistics, optimization, wireless networking, simulation and analysis, FPGA design, RF circuit design, integrated circuit design, and real-time software

Experience in the implementation side of the R&D cycle is desired?wireless communications, signal processing, statistics, optimization, wireless networking, simulation and analysis, FPGA design, RF circuit design, integrated circuit design, and real-time software



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Speech Synthesis Research Engineer

Speech Synthesis Research Engineer

About Oben: Oben is a stealth-mode investor-backed fast-growing technology company based out of Idealab (www.Idealab.com) in Pasadena, CA. Oben is in the process of building human interfaces for Artificial Intelligence and beyond.

This position is concerned with research and development in statistical parametric speech synthesis. The work will have a particular focus on the development of structured acoustic models which take account of factors such as accent and speaking style, and on the development of machine learning techniques for vocoding. You will have a PhD in speech processing, computer science, cognitive science, linguistics, engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline. You will have the necessary programming ability to conduct research in this area, a background in statistical modelling using Hidden Markov Models, speech signal processing, and research experience in speech synthesis.

A background in one or more of the following areas is also desirable: statistical parametric text-to-speech synthesis using HMMs and HSMMs; glottal source modelling; speech signal modelling; speaker adaptation using the MLLR or MAP family of techniques; familiarity with software tools including HTK, HTS, Festival; and familiarity with modern machine learning.

Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD, M.Sc. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

  • High proficiency in C++

  • Experience with data-driven statistical or machine learning methods

  • Enjoys a highly collaborative environment with minimal supervision

Nice to have:

  • Experience with speech synthesis

  • Familiarity with linguistic phonetics

  • Knowledge of basic digital signal processing techniques for audio

  • Experience with software engineering best practices including unit testing, continuous integration, and source control

  • Proficiency in Java/Android, Objective C/iOS, javascript, C#/Unity3D

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