[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Vecna Robotics Software Openings

Diandra Drago Oliveira diandra.drago at vecna.com
Sun Nov 20 19:50:36 PST 2016


Hi All,

Vecna has openings for Robotics and Senior Robotics Software Engineers. 
See job descriptions below and apply online for consideration.

Best,
Diandra
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Description:

Vecna seeks software engineers to develop robotic systems that can 
reliably perform increasingly complex tasks in dynamic environments. You 
will help design, integrate, test, deploy, and maintain new machine 
intelligence functionality across the globe. You are a team player who 
is excited to solve challenging problems and the products you work on 
will incorporate the latest research-level algorithms from academia and 
Vecna's own internal research and development, with a focus on 
robustness as well as performance. You will join a diverse team that is 
dedicated to making a real-world impact, using advanced, creative 
technologies. This is a full-time, salaried position. Job ID: 210.

Responsibilities:

Implement and evaluate machine and system intelligence algorithms, and 
modify them as needed for applications.
Be proactive in suggesting improvements, solving problems, and 
escalating risks.
Design and perform tests to verify software in simulation and on robots.
Reduce the need for human involvement to install, configure, and support 
robots in the field.
Able to work independently and effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic 
environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Help build the smartest robots in the world.

Requirements:

2+ years experience with a BS, or some experience with an MS in Computer 
Science, Mechanical, Electrical, or relevant engineering degree.
Software development experience in one or more of the following areas: 
robotic controls, planning, navigation, human-robot interaction, 
manipulation, machine learning.
Experience in at least one of: C++, Python, or Java.
Strong analytical reasoning, organizational, communication, and 
prioritization skills.
Experience with ROS (Robot Operating System) and Linux a plus.

Position Location
Cambridge, MA

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Senior Robotics Software Engineer - 
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Description:

Vecna seeks senior software engineers to develop robotic systems that 
can reliably perform increasingly complex tasks in dynamic environments. 
You will help design, integrate, test, deploy, and maintain new machine 
intelligence functionality across the globe. You are a team player who 
is excited to solve challenging problems and the products you work on 
will incorporate the latest research-level algorithms from academia and 
Vecna's own internal research and development, with a focus on 
robustness as well as performance. You will join a diverse team that is 
dedicated to making a real-world impact, using advanced, creative 
technologies. This is a full-time, salaried position. Job ID: 211.

Responsibilities:

Lead design and development of major features and capabilities.
Implement and evaluate machine and system intelligence algorithms, and 
modify them as needed for applications.
Design and perform tests to verify software in simulation and on robots.
Reduce the need for human involvement to install, configure, and support 
robots in the field.
Provide valuable code review feedback to team members.
Follow emerging technologies as well as keeping up to date on new 
versions of frameworks in our tech stack.
Able to work independently and effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic 
environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Help build the smartest robots in the world.
Requirements:

3+ years experience with a MS, or 2+ years experience with a Ph.D. in 
Computer Science, Mechanical, Electrical, or relevant engineering 
degree.
Software development experience in one or more of the following areas: 
robotic controls, planning, navigation, human-robot interaction, 
manipulation, machine learning.
Expertise in at least one of: C++, Python, or Java.
Strong analytical reasoning, organizational, communication, and 
prioritization skills.
Experience with ROS (Robot Operating System) and Linux.
Experience with grant writing or proposal writing a plus.

Position Location
Cambridge, MA

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Diandra Drago Oliveira
Director, Talent Acquisition
diandra.drago at vecna.com
617-⁠864-⁠0636 ext. 3072 (office)
631-827-4148 (mobile)
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Vecna
Cambridge Campus
36 Cambridgepark Drive
Cambridge, MA 02140
Office: (617) 864-⁠0636
Fax: (617) 864-⁠0638

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