Artificial Intelligence Engineer

Boston, MA · Job # 8644BK

Job Overview:

Our client is a company that modernizes order fulfillment through Artificial Intelligence-driven software and mobile robots built together so they cooperate in deciding on and executing warehouse activities that maximize payoffs and minimize tradeoffs to create the highest yield.

Job Description:

As an Applied Scientist in AI and Optimization, you will be responsible for designing and implementing algorithms for optimizing our robotics systems.

Role:

  • Drive design and implementation of scalable optimization algorithms for various warehousing activities such as multi-agent path planning, resource allocation, bin packing, scheduling, robot task assignment, etc.
  • Work with other architects and scientists to develop test and simulation capabilities for warehouse optimization algorithms.
  • Develop systems and/or processes to ensure algorithms provide high availability and fault tolerance.
  • Contribute to architecture and design discussions for optimization-related software components.

Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Optimization, or related field
  • Extensive background in traditional AI, combinatorial optimization, discrete optimization, integer programming, and search-based optimization
  • Extensive experience in developing and testing practical and effective algorithms for complex (NP-hard) problems
  • Strong mathematics background
  • Proven track record and/or publication history applying optimization to problems of practical importance such as multi-agent path planning, bin packing, resource scheduling, delivery optimization, etc.
  • Experience developing software for a system that was deployed to the field and/or customers
  • Strong knowledge of and professional experience implementing algorithms in Python, C++, or Java.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of mobile robot kinematics and dynamics
  • Understanding of the modern data science techniques including machine learning and statistical inference
  • Experience implementing optimization algorithms for products
  • Experience applying optimization techniques in warehousing

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States legally.

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