[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Space Robotics Engineer: rover planning and control

Kevin Peterson kevin.peterson at astrobotic.com
Mon Jul 28 13:01:48 PDT 2014


Astrobotic Technology in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA is hiring
exceptional engineers to develop control and planning algorithms for a
lunar lander and rover. Our first mission will land on the moon, carry and
operate commercial cargo, deploy an exploration rover, survey a lunar
skylight, and win the $30M Google Lunar XPRIZE.

Specialties of interest are deterministic trajectory planning and
replanning, interactive mission sequencing, hazard avoidance, trajectory
execution, and sliding mode control; candidates should have experience in
at least one of these areas.


Required Qualifications:

- MS degree or higher in robotics, electrical, computer, software, or
similar engineering field or at least 5 years of relevant experience in the
design, development, testing, and operation of robotic or space systems
- Expert knowledge of software engineering practices and agile development
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- U.S. citizen, permanent resident alien or otherwise able to review all
export-controlled technical information
- Ability to work independently in a fast paced and demanding start-up
atmosphere


Desired Qualifications:

- A strong background with programming languages like C++, C, or Java
- Experience in development of flight or mission critical software on a
deployed platform
- Experience with robotic system integration
- Experience with real time embedded systems


Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to
jobs at astrobotic.com.

-- 
Kevin Peterson

astrobotic.com
2515 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


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