[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Research engineer: Robotics systems - University of Auckland

Bruce MacDonald b.macdonald at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Aug 21 21:42:20 PDT 2018

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university, with a 
turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated 
across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. The Faculty 
of Engineering offers a diverse and active community for research at 
postgraduate level and above, ranked 38th in the world in the QS World 
Ranking 2017.

Our robotics laboratory is well known for robotics software development, 
including tools and systems. We now require a talented individual to 
work as an experienced research engineer focusing on software in the 
Centre for Automation and Robotic Engineering Science (CARES). CARES is 
undertaking a number of large funded projects including in healthcare 
robotics, social robotics, and automation technology in orchards.

As an experienced research engineer, you will work in a team in the 
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Your role will be 
varied as you will be working with a multidisciplinary team and ensuring 
productivity and quality in software development, design, construction 
and maintenance of robotics hardware systems, along with and supporting 
the practical trials of robots in the field and with New Zealand and 
international research partners. A knowledge of ROS, concurrent 
programming, Python and C/C++ is highly desirable for this role.

You will bring to the role a passion for software in research and 
engineering, interpersonal skills that enable you to interact 
comfortably with a range of people, excellent programming skills, strong 
practical and problem solving ability, and an ability to contribute our 
software development life cycle.

Please see Job ID 20013 at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__vacancies.auckland.ac.nz&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=CSaC9tptR8CL2z6JT2FHTM5cEib63FB1moJfWNBooQU&s=6ag3CBmwPdPJoblVLsGghTJwkWHz2eqXt5X1cttdO_4&e=, entitled 
"Research engineer: Robotics systems, Faculty of Engineering"

Applications close on 16 September 2018.

This position is fixed term for one year.

Please follow the steps to upload your CV and a covering letter.

For further information please contact:
Bruce MacDonald (email b.macdonald at auckland.ac.nz).

Best Regards,

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