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UPS Research Scientist (Computer Vision) in Atlanta, Georgia

Research Scientist (Computer Vision)

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Job Summary

The Robotics AI Lab (RAIL) at the UPS Advanced Technology Group (ATG) conducts cutting-edge research and development to build novel machine vision solutions for UPS. UPS ATG is searching for a research scientist, who has a research/engineering background with advanced degrees and expertise in computer vision. Project areas include machine vision system development/deployment, last mile robotics, and machine learning applications. We are looking for individuals who enjoy solving challenging problems and are passionate about computer vision research.

About this role

This position performs research and develops tools/systems to support robotics and automation for UPS. The incumbent collaborates with other R&D Engineers, Research Scientists, and business units, ensuring a seamless transition of tools and systems to internal business units and external vendors. This role applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures from specialized engineering disciplines. The incumbent identifies and implements technologies/processes to improve the efficiency, reliability, and availability of the UPS environment. This position contributes to the maintenance, testing, and deployment of products.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop large scale deep learning algorithms for computer vision or time-series prediction

  • Develop/deploy/validate novel computer vision algorithms to solve open-ended problems

  • Collaborate with other teams to create a new idea, design a new system, and develop/test its performance

  • Develop a life cycle machine vision environment with logging, monitoring, visualizing, and health monitoring.

  • Interact and communicate effectively across business units and to different levels of management

  • Guide junior associate scientists in support of project work

Required Qualifications

  • At least 2+ years of industrial experiences or relevant research experiences in computer vision and machine learning

  • Strong programming skills in Python or C++ or C#

  • Implement research ideas on a real computer vision platform

  • Experience in object detection, classification, object tracking, data augmentation, segmentation, image processing, and others

  • Experience in CUDA, Tensorflow, PyTorch, Keras , and OpenCV

  • Experience in developing/deploying computer vision system on edge devices (NVIDIA Jetson TX2, Jetson AGX, and others)

  • Advanced experiences in cloud-based development and integration (Google Cloud, Azure, and others)

  • Ability to implement research ideas on physical machine vision or robotics platforms

  • Comfortable with Linux OS

  • Excellent communication skills in presentation (both verbal and slides)

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a relevant engineering role or a Master’s degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Computer Science, Robotics or related field

This position offers an exceptional opportunity to work for a Fortune 50 industry leader. If you are selected, you will join our dynamic technology team in making a difference to our business and customers. Do you think you have what it takes? Prove it! At UPS, ambition knows no time zone.

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law


Category: Information Systems

Requisition Number: 302646

Location: Atlanta,Georgia