[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Two Underwater Robotics Jobs: Software Engineering and Network/Systems Administration Positions

Melissa Ryan melissa.ryan at tgfoe.org
Mon Nov 23 11:06:47 PST 2015


1. SENIOR NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR POSITION

Does the idea of exploring the world’s oceans using a custom 2.5-ton robot
sound appealing? We’re looking for a top-performing Network Administrator
(U.S. citizenship required) to help manage the networks that enable
exploration. The Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration is a 501c(3)
non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the global underwater
science community with the tools and expertise required to explore the
greatest depths of the planet’s largest and deepest bodies of water.  We
work with NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and lead their deep
submergence activities. Website:  engineeringfordiscovery.org

What You’ll Do

Travel approximately 3-4 months per year (split among 5 cruises) exploring
the world’s oceans
Ship / shore data, asset and network management
Develop, document and disseminate system / network administration best
practices throughout the foundation
Play a key role in a world-class group of engineers and explorers
Mentor junior personnel

Skills and Requirements

BS or greater in Information Technology, Computer Science or related
3+ years professional experience
Demonstrated ability to identify problems and find solutions
Host administration; Linux, Windows and Mac OS X
Experience designing and maintaining distributed network infrastructure;
routing, load-balancing, QoS, firewall, redundancy
Experience working with wireless, copper and fiber transports
Experience installing, configuring and maintaining a variety of network
services; NTP, DNS, DHCP, LDAP, HTTP, VPN, SMTP
Networking Attached Storage / Network file system(s) configuration and
tuning
Basic BASH or Python scripting
Software / configuration backup system implementation and administration
Compulsive documenter
U.S. Citizenship required


Desired skills

SAN over Fibre channel experience
Asset monitoring software experience; Nagios, Sensu
WAN with high latency (satellite) link experience
Advanced BASH and Python scripting skills
Configuration Management skills; Ansible, Puppet, Chef
Revision control experience; Git, Subversion
Marine or Robotics industry experience

Location:  Candidate must be willing to relocate to the North Kingstown, RI
area.  Must also have the ability to travel and spend approximately 3-4
months per year (average of 4-5 cruises lasting about 3 weeks each)
offshore on an oceanographic research vessel.

Required education:  Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer
Science or related

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Please send  CV and a cover letter  to info at tgfoe.org  indicating  your
willingness to work at sea for 3-4 months/year, and why you are interested
in working for the Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration.

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2.  ROBOTICS SOFTWARE ENGINEER POSITION

What You’ll Do

Travel approximately 3-4 months per year (split among 5 cruises) exploring
the world’s oceans
Design, develop and document robot control software; C++, Python
Design, develop and document data processing and other support software;
BASH, Python, http
Play a key role in a world-class group of engineers and explorers

Skills and Requirements

BS or greater in Computer Science or related
Experience with C/C++ , Python, and LabView
Comfortable on Linux command line
Revision control experience; Git, Subversion
Compulsive documenter
U.S. citizenship required

Desired Skills

Control system design
Distributed system design
Web application development; Python preferred
Graphical User Interface development; Qt preferred
System administration skills for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X
System administration scripting in BASH or Python
Marine or Robotics experience

Location:  Candidate must be willing to relocate to the North Kingstown, RI
area.  Must also have the ability to travel and spend approximately 3-4
months per year (average of 4-5 cruises lasting about 3 weeks each)
offshore on an oceanographic research vessel.

Required Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related,
Master's degree preferred

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Please send  CV and a cover letter  to info at tgfoe.org  indicating  your
willingness to work at sea for 3-4 months/year, and why you are interested
in working for the Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration.


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