[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Robotics Software Engineering Jobs at Robotic Research, LLC

Anne Schneider schneider at roboticresearch.com
Sun Apr 17 12:24:37 PDT 2016

Robotic Research, a small engineering firm located in Gaithersburg, MD 
specializing in robotics, intelligent control, sensor processing, and 
computer programming; including design, development, and testing of 
state-of-the-art autonomous mobility software on various platforms, is 
looking for software engineers with a robotics background.

Job Summary: Develop software to support unmanned systems and autonomous 
vehicle technologies such as navigation, path planning, sensor 
processing, perception, and intelligent control with specific focus on 
the use of C/C++.  Unmanned vehicles include ground, air, and sea 
ranging from several pounds to 25 tons.  Multiple positions available, 
entry to mid-level.

Duties include: Design and implement software using primarily using 
C/C++ for Linux or similar operating systems on hardware ranging from 
desktop computers to embedded microcontrollers. Develop/improve 
algorithms for data processing and intelligent control of robotic 
vehicles and sensor systems. Document activities, work in project teams, 
manage programs or tasks, prepare technical reports, present results, 
and demonstrate system capabilities. Travel for field tests and project 
meetings may be required. Testing in outdoor conditions may be required.

A highly qualified candidate will have the following:
  -⁠ B.S. in Engineering or Computer Science for entry-⁠level position.
  - Mid-level requires at least 5 years of relevant experience; M.S. 
preferred but will consider experience and partial course work
  -⁠ Strong programming ability in C/⁠C++
  -⁠ Familiarity with development in a Linux environment
  - Knowledge and hands-on experience with algorithm and software 
development applied to robotics is strongly desired.  Desired areas of 
experience include:
     -⁠ Sensor processing (LIDAR, cameras, RADAR, inertial, etc.)
     -⁠ Computer Vision
     -⁠ Path planning
     -⁠ Localization/⁠navigation algorithms
     -⁠ Network and communications
     -⁠ User Interface Design
     -⁠ 3D visualization
     -⁠ SLAM
  - Candidate should be a flexible team player with good written and oral 
skills, able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and write 
proposals and reports

Other desired qualifications include:
  -⁠ Project management experience
  -⁠ Android development experience
  -⁠ Knowledge of ROS, OpenCV, and/⁠or PCL
  -⁠ Experience with embedded systems
  -⁠ CUDA/⁠Parallel programming experience

U.S. citizenship required.  Ability to pass a government security 
clearance investigation and background check a must.

Robotic Research, LLC offers a flexible, relaxed environment with 
extensive hands-on research, guidance from experienced robotic engineers 
and exposure to cutting-edge autonomous ground robotics. Please email 
resume to: jhughes at roboticresearch.com using the words "Software 
Engineer" in the subject line.

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