Research Scientist/Engineer
Mobile Manipulation, Behaviors
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Toyota Research Institute

201-500 employees

R&D arm of Toyota
Company Overview
Toyota Research Institute's mission is to improve the quality of human life through advances in artificial intelligence, automated driving, robotics, and materials science. They're dedicated to building a world of “mobility for all” where everyone, regardless of age or ability, can live in harmony with technology to enjoy a better life.
Robotics & Automation
Automotive & Transportation
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$100M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Los Altos, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

-17%
Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Data Structures & Algorithms
CategoriesNew
Lab & Research
Environmental Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research
Physical Sciences
Requirements
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in an engineering related field
  • Strong track record in inventing and deploying innovative autonomous behaviors for robotic systems in real-world environments
  • Expertise and experience in reactive control, trajectory optimization, coordinated whole-body control, dexterous manipulation, arm motion planning, grasp planning, navigation, and human interaction
  • Expertise and experience in applying machine learning to robotics, including areas such as reinforcement, imitation, and transfer learning
  • Strong software engineering skills, preferably in C++
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Passionate about seeing robotics have a real-world, large-scale impact
Responsibilities
  • Develop, integrate, and deploy algorithms linking perception to autonomous robot actions
  • Invent and deploy innovative solutions at the intersection of machine learning, mobility, manipulation, human interaction, and simulation
  • Invent novel ways to engineer and learn robust, real-world behaviors
  • Be part of a team that fields systems, performs failure analysis, and iterates on improving performance and capabilities
  • Follow software practices that produce maintainable code