[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Senior Autonomous Navigation Engineer at PAL Robotics - Barcelona, Spain

Procópio Stein procopiostein at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 07:32:41 PST 2019

Company Description

PAL Robotics is a robotics company developing humanoid and mobile service
robots. Our goal is to develop robots that can perform useful tasks in the
real world. We are a young and multidisciplinary team of highly motivated
engineers, that have successfully developed several prototypes.
Job Description

PAL Robotics is looking for a highly motivated research engineer in the
area of SLAM and autonomous navigation.

The selected individual will be part of the team responsible for
developing, integrating and maintaining the autonomous navigation system on
Pal Robotics robots both with wheels and legs.

The robots are going to work in real environments and for this reason
safety, robustness, fault detection and recovery should be taken into
account during the project design and implementation process.
Primary duties:

   - Maintenance of the current PAL Robotics navigation system
   - Long term navigation strategy development
   - Autonomous Localization in indoor environment with multiple sensors:
   laser, cameras, WiFi
   - Path planning and motion control with obstacle avoidance
   - SLAM extension for Multi-Floor and Multi-Robot application
   - Low-cost navigation solution development (RGB-D or camera)
   - Code QA through Unit Tests

Further duties:

   - Functional testing on simulation environment
   - Stress test in real environments
   - Availability to travel for Pilots and PoC

Mandatory Requirements

   - Master’s degree in Computer Science/ Control / AI
   - At least 2 years C++ experience
   - Knowledge about SLAM algorithms
   - Good knowledge of ROS and the ROS Navigation Stack
   - Proactive team working attitude
   - Good communication skills (at least in English)

Desired Requirements

   - Experience with real robotic hardware
   - Experience with revision control systems (git)
   - Experience installing and configuring Ubuntu or any other Linux
   - Experience with 3D robotics simulation (Gazebo)
   - Python knowledge

Job conditions

   - The team is located in Barcelona, Spain.
   - Flexible working hours

Contact details

If you’re interested, please apply here

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