Research Analyst II

  • location: Redmond, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $40 per hour

job description

Research Analyst II

job summary:
(FRL) Research Team brings together a world-class team of researchers, developers, and engineers to create the future of virtual and augmented reality, which together will become as universal and essential as smartphones and personal computers are today. Just as personal computers have done over the past 45 years, AR and VR will ultimately change everything about how we work, play, and connect. We are developing all the technologies needed to enable breakthrough AR glasses and VR headsets, including optics and displays, computer vision, audio, graphics, brain-computer interfaces, haptic interaction, eye/hand/face/body tracking, perception science, and true telepresence. In particular, the FRL Research Audio team is focused on two goals; creating virtual sounds that are perceptually indistinguishable from reality, and redefining human hearing. See more about our work here.

These two initiatives will allow us to connect people by allowing them to feel together despite being physically apart, and allow them to converse in even the most difficult listening environments. We are seeking a contract research analyst to help us advance an ambitious research project aiming to develop technologies that will augment human capabilities and enable effortless communication in acoustically challenging environments. We are accepting applications from individuals with a mix of technical and project coordination skills, and proven experience in research or technology development. 
location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 40 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
Key Responsibilities

You will be involved in executing existing data workflows on a HPC cluster: task submission, task/cluster monitoring, data manipulation, error checking, script execution

You will participate in team efforts to improve/automate the workflows, from data input to result generation

You will communicate and coordinate with the different teams involved in the current workflows

You will be involved in efforts to standardize and improve the employed tools, e.g., by running and checking results of unit tests, and testing connectivity between components

You will write unambiguous, concise, and well-structured documentation and reports

Learn constantly, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of AR/VR problem solving

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Research & Development
  • Business Systems Analyst

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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