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Automated Driving Technical Research Specialist Job in East Liberty, Ohio US

Automated Driving Technical Research Specialist

Transportation Research Center, Inc. - East Liberty, OH

Posted: 4/11/2024 - Expires: 7/10/2024

Job ID: 272292609


Job Description

Position Description

TRC Inc. is seeking to hire a Technical Specialist to lead and support research and testing efforts investigating the safety of automated vehicles. Research topics may include methods to test safety of automated driving systems, modeling, and simulation of automated driving systems/subsystems/sensors. Responsibilities will include research design, problem identification, the development of test procedures and guidelines, experiment conduct, data processing and analysis, and report writing/publication.

Essential Functions*

Test development for component and/or full-scale automated vehicle evaluation, or other related areas of motor vehicle safety research

Conduct experiments and data analysis relating to vehicle safety research

Establish and maintain task schedules and budgets

Lead projects/tasks in automated vehicle evaluation and research

Write technical papers and reports

*TRC, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is willing to make a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job.

**Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign and reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Other Duties and Responsibilities (Non-Essential Functions)

Analyze data and write reports

Work in a team or fully independently to reach project goals

Effectively report research and test results in various and non-standard formats

Critically evaluate and correct deficiencies in technical proposals, plans, and reports

Keep up with industry trends and issues in automotive transportation fields

Make technical presentations at automotive industry conferences and meetings

Support TRC Inc.’s Quality and EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) efforts


Must Live in the United States 3 years prior to applying

Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Master’s degree plus ten years’ experience / PhD. or widely recognized as an expert in automated vehicle testing, development, and simulation.

Expert knowledge of coding in Python, C++, Matlab

Proficiency in Linux, ROS

Experience with sensors, but not limited to, LiDar, radar, camera, sensor fusion.

Knowledge of Machine Learning and AI as it applies to automated vehicles.

Working conditions

Standard office, climate-controlled environment

May be exposed to temperatures below 0 degree and above 95 degrees

May be exposed to inclement weather

May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, such as gas, oil, and paint

Physical requirements

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time

Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment

Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers

It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, caste, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic conditions), genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 years and over), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, medical leave or other types of protected leave (requesting or approved for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act), domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, and any other characteristic protected by state or federal anti-discrimination law covering employment.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Doctoral degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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