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

Andrew Davison a.davison at imperial.ac.uk
Wed Oct 5 15:18:39 PDT 2011

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 Senior Robotics System Engineer to join a growing
team developing robotic technologies for current and future products at
their global R&D centre in Malmesbury, UK. The project work will vary
from pure robotics research to the application of existing technologies
to low cost machines.

This is what we need you to do...
• Creation of novel solutions to real world robotic challenges
• Implementation of existing robotic technologies
• Software design / implementation
• Testing and performance evaluation
• Accurate documentation

This is what we need you to have...
• Ideally a PhD in engineering or relevant technical field
• Research experience in robotics or similar area

Technical : Experience of some or all of the following areas
• Computer vision
• Robotics
   Navigation and localisation systems knowledge (Kalman filters, SLAM)
   Practical experience of development on robotic platforms
• Strong mathematical background - Essential
• Software development
   Strong C++ skills - Essential
   Understanding of robust design methods

Please visit the following site for further details and details on how 
to apply for the position:

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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