[robotics-worldwide] Research Program Manager, Engineer, & Programmer positions open for application

WVURCHR WVURCHR WVURCHR at mail.wvu.edu
Wed Jan 20 09:36:42 PST 2010


The West Virginia University Research Corporation  (
http://researchoffice.wvu.edu/ )(WVURC) seeks to hire the following:
 
Research Program Manager
A competent research program manager is sought to oversee, manage, and
advance a National Center for Robotic Servicing of Orbital Space Assets.
This is a new collaborative research program between West Virginia
University and NASA The position provides leadership and administrative
oversight of research operations, and contributes technically to
projects funded through this collaborative effort. This position is
located in Fairmont, WV, and the program manager reports to the
principal investigator for the center at West Virginia University.
Requires a master’s degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering or
closely related field; 5 or more years experience in the aerospace
industry; 5 years experience performing related research activities; and
5 years experience managing complex, large-scale engineering projects;
or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Engineer
A qualified engineer is sought for the National Center for Robotic
Servicing of Orbital Space Assets. This is a new collaborative research
program between West Virginia University and NASA. This position is
located in Fairmont, WV, and the programmer reports to the program
manager for the Center and through the principal investigator at West
Virginia University. 
 
The primary role of the position is to design and implement
cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety,
reliability and throughput; develop project specifications with
colleagues; and to develop, test, and evaluate theoretical designs.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering
or other related field; 3 to 5 years of experience as an engineer
performing related tasks; and experience successfully utilizing C++
program; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Programmer
A qualified programmer is sought for the National Center for Robotic
Servicing of Orbital Space Assets. This is a new collaborative research
program between West Virginia University and NASA. This position is
located in Fairmont, WV, and the programmer reports to the program
manager for the Center and through the principal investigator at West
Virginia University. 
 
The primary role of the position is to design, implement, test, and
document robotics algorithms in C++ on embedded platforms; find embedded
solutions for vision and navigation; and ccorrect errors by making
appropriate changes and rechecking the program to ensure that the
desired results are produced. Requires a bachelor’s degree in
engineering, computer science, or related field; three to five years of
experience as a programmer performing related tasks; and experience
programming in C++; or an equivalent combination of education and
experience. Preference will be given for programming experience as a
member of a programming team and/or using code repositories and/or
familiarity with operating systems such as Linux.
 
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For more information about any of these positions and in order to
receive consideration for a position, applicants must apply at
http://hr.research.wvu.edu ( http://hr.research.wvu.edu/ ).
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