[robotics-worldwide] Job opening in embedded Systems of Robotics Startup

Howie Choset choset at cs.cmu.edu
Fri Nov 21 22:48:35 PST 2008

Please forward correspondences to both jmccormick at cardiorobotics.com and 
choset at cs.cmu.edu

*Software Job Description*

**The successful candidate will be part of a small team that will 
design, implement, debug and verify embedded real-time software for a 
surgical robotic device. The candidate must be able to report progress 
and milestones relative to the overall development project. He or she 
must demonstrate initiative and sound judgment in making design 
decisions for new product development.

_Roles and Responsibilities_

·         Contribute to multiple areas of software development 
including: inter-processor communications, development of graphical user 
interfaces, motor control, software architecture for real-time devices 
and integration of external OEM devices.

·         Perform formal risk analysis and develop and verify software 

·         Verification and validation of software for a regulated 
industry (ie. Medical or military)


·         At least 7 years experience with embedded software development 
for medical or military products.__

·         Software development  in C/C++.__

·         Demonstrated experience in and comfortable with all phases of 
the product development life cycle including design, implementation, 
debug, verification and transfer to manufacturing.__

·         Strong inter-disciplinary understanding (electrical, controls 
and mechanical principles).__

·         Hands-on engineering experience with proven ability to work 
well in a team.__

·         Experience with real-time embedded operating systems.__

·         Experience with Matlab for real-time systems analysis.__

·         Excellent written and oral skills.__

·         Bachelors in Software, Electrical, Mechanical or Computer 
Engineering; Masters preferred.__

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