[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Savioke looking for robotics expert

Steve Cousins cousins at savioke.com
Thu Mar 6 13:44:50 PST 2014

Savioke is looking for an experienced roboticist to work on mobile robot
navigation. If you are interested, see http://www.savioke.com/jobs/ or
contact us at jobs [at] savioke.com.

Savioke (pronounced "savvy oak") is creating autonomous robot helpers for
the services industry. We are passionate about delivering easy-to-use yet
sophisticated robots that can help people. We aim to improve the lives of
people by developing and deploying robotic technology in human environments
- the places people live and work.

Job responsibilities include:


   overall design of navigation software for an indoor mobile robot

   choosing applicable robot navigation algorithms from the literature

   software development of algorithms to run on the robot (C++)

   testing algorithms in simulation and on real robots

   integrating navigation in the context of a larger system

Must have:


   masters or Ph.D. in robotics or related field

   software development experience (specifically C++)

   understanding of mobile robot navigation algorithms

   experience using sensor data for localization and obstacle avoidance

   ability to work effectively as part of a small team

Nice to have:


   Experience with: Robot Operating System (ROS), Linux, Python, Git, github

   Experience with motion planning for nonholonomic robot bases

   Experience writing high performance robot code for production systems

Savioke is proud to have a diverse team, and does not discriminate based on
race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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