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Robotics Technical Fellow- Associate Scientist

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Primary Location Atlanta, Georgia Job ID 308443
  • Full-Time
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Level: Varies based on position

UPS Robotics Technical Fellow – Associate Robotics Scientist

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

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prototyping ML/AI algorithms for robotics-related problems
  • Develop/deploy/validate novel approaches to solve open-ended problems
  • Collaborate with other teams to create a new idea, design a new system, and develop/test its performance
  • Interact and communicate effectively across business units and to different levels of management
  • Guide junior associate scientists in support of project work

Knowledge and Skills

  • At least 2+ years of industrial experiences or relevant research experiences in computer vision and machine learning.
  • Strong programming skills in Python or C++
  • Familiar with fundamental robotics principles: path-planning, computer vision, deep learning, and optimization
  • Experience in developing/deploying computer vision system on edge devices (NVIDIA Jetson TX2, Jetson AGX, and others)
  • Experience in cloud-based development and integration (Google Cloud, Azure, and others)
  • Ability to implement research ideas on physical robotics platforms
  • Comfortable with Linux OS
  • Excellent communication skills in presentation (both verbal and slides)


  • Ph.D. or M.S. in Robotics, Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering, or similar majors
  • Ph.D. student can apply this position.

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
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