[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Collaborative Manipulation Roboticist (Schlumberger-Doll Research)

sossia sossia at slb.com
Mon Apr 16 12:47:23 PDT 2018

*Job Description and Responsibilities *
At Schlumberger-Doll Research (SDR) in Cambridge MA, the robotics department
is evaluating and developing cutting-edge technology for the automation of
unstructured oil and gas applications. We are looking for talented PhD and
Master’s level roboticists specializing in collaborative manipulation to
join a multidisciplinary team working on stimulating problems that will lead
to disruptive differentiation in functions spanning manufacturing,
maintenance and field operations. The successful candidate will closely
collaborate with experienced SDR team members and Schlumberger product
development entities to design, develop, simulate and test algorithms and
software prototypes against harsh oilfield environments. Taking advantage of
the vibrant Boston robotic cluster, he/she will participate in strategic
engagements with academic research institutions and worldwide industry
•	PhD or Master’s degree with 3 years of industry experience with emphasis
on human-robot collaborative manipulation 
•	Deep theoretical foundation in relevant artificial intelligence
•	Working knowledge of Robot Operating System (ROS) framework
•	Demonstrated proficiency with relevant programming languages, such as
Python and C++, in a Linux environment
•	Preferred experience
  o	Motion planning and inverse kinematics
  o	Task planning under uncertainty
  o	Supervised, reinforcement/demonstration learning
•	Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills
•	Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without

*About Schlumberger Company
*Candidates can apply online by submitting an application at this link:  
Schlumberger is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated
project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil
and gas industry worldwide. Employing
more than 105,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in
approximately 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest
range of products and services from
exploration through production. Schlumberger has always invested significant
time and money on R&E as a long-term strategy to support and grow its
technology leadership. Schlumberger
invests more each year in R&E than all other oilfield services companies

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified
applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other
characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected
Veterans requested.

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