[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Marine Robotics Developer Opportunity at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Louis L. Whitcomb llw at jhu.edu
Fri Sep 1 07:33:33 PDT 2017


Dear Colleague,

The Ocean Systems Laboratory at WHOI, the developer of REMUS AUVs, is 
currently seeking an embedded software developer to join our team.  I'm 
writing you in hopes that you may help to communicate this opportunity 
as broadly as possible.

If you know of anyone who may be interested in joining us, please 
forward this notice along to them.

A brief description is included below. Interested folks are encouraged 
to apply online either through the WHOI website, or by following the 
link below.

Thanks in advance for helping to get the word out.

-Matt

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Matthew D. Grund
Senior Engineer
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
92 Water Street MS#10
Woods Hole MA 02543
(508)289-3980
mgrund at whoi.edu

*JOB SUMMARY:*

This position is a software development role in marine robotics with 
field testing responsibilities.  The successful candidate will have 
strong C++ development skills, with excellent software engineering 
habits, and a solid background in software testing.

For the Engineer II level, this position identifies and participates in 
engineering projects in support of scientific and research activities 
through the demonstration of one or more specialized skills, with some 
supervision to achieve assigned objectives. Will be expected to work on 
tasks requiring creativity and independent thinking, along with a proven 
understanding of fundamental research and engineering principles.

For the Research Engineer level, this position works creatively and 
independently to establish objectives, meet deadlines, and complete 
difficult engineering assignments by demonstrating full competency in 
one or more engineering areas; assists substantively in planning 
technical aspects of experiments, as well as design, testing, and use of 
major system components, with little supervision.

*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:*

·Develops AUV controller software in VxWorks

·Develops Visualization applications and AUV user interface in Windows

·Evaluates AUV performance from telemetry and engineering data logs

·Tests AUV systems at sea

·Travels, as much as 12 weeks per year, to support tests and demonstrations

*NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:*

·Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

*DESIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:*

_Engineer II level*:_

MasterÂ’s degree in an electrical engineering, computer science, or 
related with minimal experience, or a BachelorÂ’s degree in electrical 
engineering, computer science, or equivalent with four (4) plus years of 
relevant experience. In the absence of a formal degree, considerable 
equivalent work experience is required.

_Research Engineer level*:_

Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer science, or related field, or 
Master's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or related 
field with several years of related experience, or Bachelor's degree in 
electrical engineering, computer science, or related field with more 
than five years of related experience. In the absence of a formal 
degree, considerable equivalent work experience is required.

_Both levels*:_

·Master's degree is preferred.

·Demonstrated experience in the following areas:

oEmbedded software development with a real time operating system: 
VxWorks or equivalent

oStrong object orientated skills in C++

oInter-process communications and networking

oVisual Studio MFC experience a plus

·Good working knowledge of maritime navigation and oceanography

·Good written and oral communication skills

*Position level will be determined by the selected candidateÂ’s level of 
education & experience.

*SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: *

·Must be able to obtain and maintain TWIC card.

·Must be able to obtain and maintain secret clearance (Must have U.S. 
citizenship or Permanent Resident visa status).

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