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AI Research Engineering Scientist

Do you want to work on the forefront of a technology revolution?

Extend Robotics is a fast-growing technology company on a mission to scale the world’s labour capacity by extending human capabilities beyond physical presence. We are a special group of ambitious individuals from around the world who solve problems with first principles and world class technology. We put human in the centre of technologies, and are passionate about metaverse, robotics and artificial intelligence.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of the biggest revolution of humanity. We work at extremely fast pace and offer a friendly working environment, encourage innovative ideas and work on a world-leading technology products and services.

Extend Robotics is looking for an AI Engineering Scientist to join our team in Reading area, UK.

About the job:

You will be working closely with the R&D and product teams, to deliver next generation robotic software to rapidly automate tasks with intuitive human-in-the-loop interface.

  • Hands-on development of state-of-the-art AI and machine learning algorithms for general-purpose, dexterous mobile manipulation applications.

  • Develop scalable data collection, training, and real-time inferencing framework for large scale commercial deployment.

  • Work with the product team to integrate AI & ML solutions to intuitive human robot interface enable robust real-world applications.

  • Contribute to the product roadmap and technology plan and project proposals.

  • Produce packaged libraries and technical documents.

About the candidate:

  • Expert knowledge in state-of-the-art deep imitation learning and deep reinforcement learning frameworks for robotic applications, such as ACT and diffusion.

  • In-depth hands-on experience with state-of-the-art neural network architectures and strong understanding of generative AI and multi-modal transformer.

  • Expert experience in mainstream machine learning libraries such as PyTorch or TensorFlow

  • Knowledge of ROS architecture, C++, python, Linux bash scripts.

  • Experience in robotic manipulations, navigation, and perception.

  • Passionate about human-centric autonomy.

  • Experience working with agile development practices, git version control, CI services/frameworks/tools.

  • Able to listen, absorb new ideas and extrapolate novel solutions.

Benefits and advantages offered to successful candidates:

  • Welcoming and nurturing work atmosphere

  • Comprehensive orientation program for both corporate and technical aspects

  • Attractive compensation package

  • Exciting opportunity to participate in our Share Option Scheme after one year of service.

  • Generous annual leave of 25 days, in addition to bank holidays

Start date: March/April 2024

Term: Full-time / Permanent employment

Location: Reading, United Kingdom (on-site)

Role Type

On-site • Permanent • Full-time • Mid-level Senior

Company Overview

Extending Human Capability Beyond Physical Presence

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