Carnegie Mellon University, The Robotics Institute seeks Senior Robotics Engineers in Pittsburgh, PA to perform advanced design and development of systems-level software, components, and equipment used in robotics research and development. Duties will include: (i) testing and analyzing the feasibility, design, operation, and performance of robotic systems; (ii) identifying operating and installation problems and recommending design modifications and/or new applications for robotics equipment; and (iii) developing, modifying, and maintaining operating protocols and procedures and related technical documentation.
Requirements: Master's degree or foreign equivalent in robotic systems development, mechanical engineering, or related field. Six months of experience in robotics development. Experience must include: (i) Robot Operating System (ROS); (ii) developing navigation and sensing algorithms for autonomous mobile robots operating in outdoor environments; (iii) prototyping robotic applications in C, C++, Python, or Matlab. Must have knowledge (through course work or experience) of: (i) 3-dimensional and projective geometry algorithms for computer vision and robotics; (ii) machine learning techniques including neural networks, decision trees, Bayesian learning, and convolutional neural networks; (iii) robot motion planning and navigation algorithms; (iv) kinematics of robotic arms, robot control, and manipulation algorithms; and (v) designing full lifecycle of robotic products from conceptualization to architecture and commercialization. Travel required about 2 times per year for 2-3 days per trip for testing at client locations to include Mississippi, Louisiana.
Job Function: Business Operations
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: Master's Degree or equivalent
Internal Number: 2015047
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.