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Principal Research Analyst - Robotics Institute

Carnegie Mellon University
Job Location:
Pittsburgh, 15213
Laboratory and Research

Carnegie Mellon University, The Robotics Institute seeks Principal Research Analyst in
Pittsburgh, PA to conduct research into fundamental computer and information science and
develop solutions to major scientific computational problems requiring the analysis and
development of logical or mathematical descriptions of functions to be programmed. Duties
include: apply expertise in computer program and system specification, design, planning,
implementation and validation for complex research projects; apply application domain
knowledge to the assessment of performance requirements and alternative approaches;
investigate and analyze feasibility and project resource requirements and make recommendations
for staffing and scheduling; supervise and mentor junior research staff; in consult with project
manager, specify, design and implement complex software systems and applications and
database specifications (often as a group or team leader) or modify existing software to meet
research needs and integrate into design; document designs and prepare operating instructions;
contribute to proposals and reports; and related duties as assigned. Travel required within U.S.
for conferences and sponsor on-site visits, approximately 1-2 times per year, 2-3 days per trip.
Local telecommuting permitted up to 2 days per week.

Requirements: Master's degree or foreign equivalent in information systems management, computer science, or related field.

Must have knowledge of management of information systems, database analysis and design, data mining, business intelligence, applied statistics, data analytics computing and data analytics computing systems.

Must be able to travel within U.S. for conferences and sponsor on-site visits, approximately 1-2 times per year, 2-3 days per trip.

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Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.

Those employees who are benefits eligible have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to an enticing retirement savings program offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with tuition benefits and take well-deserved breaks with ample paid time off and observed holidays. Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance.

Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our Family Concierge Team to help navigate childcare needs, fitness center access, and so much more!

For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may be awaiting you, explore our Benefits page.

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it's about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!


Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Software/Applications Development/Engineering

Position Type

Staff - Regular

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis


More Information:

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