[robotics-worldwide] Field Application Robotics Engineer - Aldebaran Robotics

Stéphane Labrunie slabrunie at aldebaran-robotics.com
Thu Oct 28 07:14:45 PDT 2010

Subject: Field Application Robotics Engineer

Company:           Aldebaran Robotics

Job Title:             Field Applications Robotics Engineer – North America

Location:             Boston, Massachusetts

Contact for application: Stéphane Labrunie,
lbourigault at aldebaran-robotics.com

*Company Description:*

Aldebaran Robotics, www.aldebaran-robotics.com, designs and commercializes
autonomous unique humanoid robots. Aldebaran's NAO humanoid robot is fully
programmable and is used throughout the world as a research and educational

The NAO features an advanced programming environment and an advanced
spectrum of functionality, including vision, mobility, navigation, and
manipulation.  Aldebaran Robotics reached an important milestone towards
establishing its position as the standard humanoid research and educational
platform when the RoboCup International Federation selected the company’s
NAO robot as the official platform for the RoboCup Standard Platform League
as the successor of the discontinued Sony AIBO robot. Aldebaran Robotics has
its headquarters in France, and additional offices in China and in the
United States.

Recently, Aldebaran Robotics launched its Educational Robotics Partnership
Program.  The program is supported by offices worldwide and includes a wide
range of products and services suitable for different budgets and different
educational goals, including curriculum design and support, teacher and
student training, and concrete application development and sharing.

The Field Applications Robotics Engineer will report directly to the Sales
Director, North America.

*Main Job Responsibilities:*

·         Advise our customers and partners on how best to use the products
or services provided

·         Support the sales team by advising how products and services can
best support customers' needs

·         Manage customers product presentation

·         Work with sales team to offer training and support

·         Provide software development support

* *

*Main Duties: *

·         Manage technical queries, requests, and needs from sales personnel
and customers

·         Organize technical customer and partners workshops

·         Provide customer trainings

·         Support the sales team on promotions and during events

·         Communicate with the R&D department, providing market feedback

·         Communicate with After Sales resources to manage special customer

·         Time to time support, working with the marketing department for
events, with customers and partners


·         A passion for robotics

·         C++ or equivalent development skills

·         Bachelor's degree in robotics or related discipline, e.g.,
mechanical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering

·         Two years technical sales support experience in advanced hardware
or software technologies

·         Ability to build strong customer relationships

·         Ability to understand complex and sophisticated technical products
that incorporate advanced software and hardware technologies, including
 sensors, lasers, vision, motion, and advanced programming environments

·         Ability to use technical skills to explain and demonstrate the
benefits of products to potential customers

·         Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to
describe to customers information regarding components, functions, and the
scientific processes that make them work

·         International experience and outlook

·         Dynamic, autonomous, self-starter

·         Rigorous, professional, strong self-management and organizational

·         Languages – English. French will be a plus

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