[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Robotics engineer (11-months position) at the Humanoid Research Group of AIST

Cisneros LimonRafael rafael.cisneros at aist.go.jp
Thu Feb 7 15:18:04 PST 2019

Robotics engineer staff

We are opening an 11-months position for ONE robotics engineer to work at the Humanoid Research Group of AIST on:

- Platform and sensor integration on humanoid robots.
- Algorithm implementation and software maintenance.

The engineer will be in charge of the following tasks:

- Develop and implement a tactile sensing framework and its interface to an embedded system controlled in real time,
  concerning both, the hardware and the software.
- Collaboration with researchers to implement algorithms by using optimized intermediate-level code.
- Maintenance of control software.
- Collaboration to build and settle experimental set-ups.


- Required:

  * Very good skills in programming and integration using C++ and Python in Linux, as well as in digital electronics.
  * Knowledge on tactile sensing technologies and programmable logic devices (e.g. microcontrollers, FPGAs).
  * Good oral and written level in English, specifically in technical English.

- Preferred:

  * Knowledge on printed circuit board design, digital interfaces and development of drivers.
  * Knowledge on management tools (e.g. git), build systems (e.g. cmake) and classical robotics middleware (e.g. ROS).
  * Fast learning capability, and the ability to work well in teams.

- Desired:

  * Knowledge in robotics.
  * Knowledge on real-time software and data processing, and low and high level code optimization.
  * Positive attitude and proactive.

Employment duration:

- From May 7th of 2019 until March 31 of 2020, without the possibility to renew the contract.

Working hours:

- From Monday to Friday, 7 hours and 45 minutes per day (from 9:00 to 17:45, lunch break of 1 hour).


- Saturday, Sunday, designated holidays at the end of the year and national holidays.

Working place:

- Humanoid Research Group, Intelligent Systems Research Institute, AIST
  AIST Central 1, 1-1-1 Umezono, 305-8560, Tsukuba, Japan



- From 1100 to 3000 Japanese yen / hour depending on the experience.
- Income tax and social insurance premium are deducted from the salary.

Documents to be submitted:

- Resume (preferably in Japanese format).
- Previous experience (free style format).
- One recommendation letter.

Selection method:

- Document selection and interview examination.

Notification of the result:

- The result of the selection will be notified to the applicant directly.

Application method:

- Send the required documents by e-mail to Rafael Cisneros Limon, AIST-IS Humanoid Research Group, Tsukuba, Japan
  rafael.cisneros at aist.go.jp


- February 28, 2019 (GMT+9)

Job post website (english / japanese):

- https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__unit.aist.go.jp_hrd_keiyaku-5Fkoubo_31-2Dis-5F0009.html&d=DwIFJg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=-teLOOlnv05wg-sksy1V6RcJT5jx1PqlRWmjEYNzUuM&s=BA56A2adYL-1TXGc9DBAMzCOgw2Tz4H6tO_PHXY0XMU&e=


Rafael Cisneros Limon (rafael.cisneros at aist.go.jp)

Tenure-Track Researcher,

Humanoid Research Group,

Intelligent Systems Research Institute,

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

(Int *33-222-48224)

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