[robotics-worldwide] Full time Embedded Systems Engineer position in the Biorobotics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University

Cornell Wright cgwright at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Jun 28 06:32:18 PDT 2012


The Biorobotics lab at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA has 
an opening for a full time embedded systems engineer.

Information about the Biorobotics lab is available at 
<http://biorobotics.org> and <http://modsnake.com>.

TASKS:
Specification, design and troubleshooting of robot electrical and 
firmware systems
Maintenance and debugging of existing robot electrical and firmware systems
Systems level troubleshooting
Documentation
Communicating and coordinating with funding agents/customers
Participation in design of overall system architecture
Firmware development including writing new firmware and working with 
large existing code bases
Circuit design, schematic capture, and PCB layout
Coordination with PCB fabricators and contract manufacturers

SKILLS:
Digital circuit design
Embedded systems firmware programming
RTOS experience preferable
Programming Languages: C, Some assembly
Ability to work software from scratch or modify existing software
Microcontrollers: Atmel 8-bit AVR, ARM
PCB CAD (currently we use EAGLE for schematic capture and layout)
Good communication and writing abilities
Strong work ethic
Strong troubleshooting skills
Ability to work alone or in teams

EDUCATION:
BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or 
equivalent experience

EXPERIENCE:
2 years robotics (or related) software engineering experience

PAY:
Based on experience

TO APPLY:
Please reply to this email address (cgwright -at- andrew.cmu.edu) with a 
cover letter and resume/CV. If possible please also include details on 
projects you have worked on.

Thank you,

-- 
Cornell Wright
Sr. Systems and Software Engineer
Biorobotics Laboratory
Carnegie Mellon University



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