Senior Robotics Engineer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
US$115000 - US$130000 per annum

SENIOR ROBOTICS ENGINEER
INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION
PITTSBURGH, PA
$115,000 - $130,000 BASE

Are you a strong software developer in the robotics space with a background in navigation looking to make the next move in your career?

THE COMPANY

This company develops mobile robotic systems that are being used to make dangerous jobs safer. They have been around for over 100 years and they are quickly making huge advancements in the field of autonomy. They have several customers that depend on their systems to take care of tasks that can put people at risk. They are building up on their teams and are looking to bring on experienced engineers to join them.

THE ROLE - SENIOR ROBOTICS ENGINEER

In this role, you would be hands on with the development and deployment of navigation and perception software for the company's autonomous systems

  • You will be using you background in localization, mapping, state estimation or path planning to develop code in C++
  • You will be working with systems that can operate in a variety of environments, including GPS denied environments
  • You will be coming up with creative and exploratory ideas that could be of interest to the company's customers and developing prototypes
  • You will be mentoring more junior members on the team and working cross functionally with other team members
  • You will be involved in the development of the company's products in all stages - from prototype to production

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • BSc, MSc, or PhD with a strong academic record and advanced research in robotic navigation, localization, mapping or motion planning
  • Must have 3-6 years of commercial experience in a related area
  • Proven experience in navigation software development and deployment
  • Strong technical background in developing code in both C++ and Python
  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required

BENEFITS

As a Senior Robotics Engineer, you can expect to earn up to $130,000 (depending on experience) along with competitive benefits.

HOW TO APPLY

Please register your interest by sending your resume to Annie Nasharr via the apply link on this page

KEYWORDS:

SLAM, C++, Python, algorithms, perception, localization, autonomous, software developer, robotics, mapping, OpenCV, ROS, computer vision, path planning, simultaneous localization and mapping, LiDAR, product development

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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