[robotics-worldwide] Job: Robotics Systems Engineer, Dyson, UK

Andrew Davison a.davison at imperial.ac.uk
Tue Jul 20 02:33:19 PDT 2010

Dyson is known for developing new and better technology that solves
everyday problems. They're known best for their vacuum cleaners, which
lead the market in the UK, Europe, Japan and the USA. More recently,
they've developed new hand dryer technology, a desk fan without
buffeting blades and a digital motor that spins 104,000 times a minute.
But this is only the start. As part of future growth plans, they're now
looking to recruit a Robotics System Engineer to join a team developing
robotic technologies for current and future products. The project work
will vary from pure robotic research to the application of existing
technologies to low cost machines.

Principal Accountabilities
* Creation of novel solutions to real world robotic challenges
* Implementation of existing robotic technologies
* Software design / implementation
* Testing and performance evaluation
* Accurate documentation

Skills Knowledge & Experience

Graduate or post-graduate degree (or equivalent) in an engineering or
relevant technical field
Research experience in robotics or similar area

Experience of some or all of the following areas
* Robotics
   - Navigation and localisation systems knowledge
   - Practical experience of development on robotic platforms
* Computer vision experience
* Strong mathematical background
* Software development
   - Strong C++ skills
   - Understanding of robust design methods

* Innovative
* Solutions orientated
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Displays drive and enthusiasm

In order to increase your chances of being short listed please ensure
you submit a supporting statement in addition to your CV clearly
addressing how you meet the essential & desirable criteria as outlined
in the person specification, plus details of your current and required

More information and details of how to apply at:

Dr. Andrew Davison
Reader in Robot Vision
Department of Computing
Imperial College London
180 Queen's Gate

Office: Room 376, Huxley Building

ajd at doc.ic.ac.uk

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