[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Open Source Robotics Foundation: Software Engineer for Simulation

Steven Peters scpeters at osrfoundation.org
Wed Dec 18 16:26:37 PST 2013

The Open Source Robotics Foundation (http://osrfoundation.org) is seeking
applicants for a full-time software engineering position to work on
simulation-related projects.  Details are below and at:
To apply, send your application materials to: jobs at osrfoundation.org.


Software Engineer: Simulation
Primary Function

Develop and maintain the Gazebo robot simulator. There are many aspects to
simulation including physics performance and accuracy, sensor generation,
user interfaces, robot modelling, and rendering. The ideal candidate is
proficient in at least one of these topics, and capable of expanding into
Roles and Responsibilities

    Support and develop simulation of large indoor and outdoor environments
with multiple heterogeneous robots.
    Full lifecycle application development.
    Support, maintain and document software functionality.
    Software testing and quality assurance.

Skills / Job Requirements

    BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent.
    Compensation commensurate to degree and experience.
    Several years of software development experience.
    Extensive knowledge of Linux environments.
    Experience designing and developing large software systems.

Nice to Have’s

    Experience developing and maintaining open-source software.
    Experience as a user of physical simulation software.
    Experience developing for Windows and/or OSX.
    Experience using ODE or Bullet.
    Experience using OGRE.
    Experience using Qt.
    Experience developing web applications.

Application Material

    Cover letter
    Downloadable code sample(s)
    Two references and/or two letter of recommendation

To Apply

Send your Application Materials and links to any projects you’d like us to
look at to jobs at osrfoundation.org

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