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Robotics Engineer

Greater Pittsburgh Area, PA 15222

Posted: 03/29/2019 Job Number: 3451

Robotics engineers are responsible for designing, testing, and building robots that are productive and safe to operate as well as economical to purchase and maintain. These engineers use computer-aided design and drafting, and computer-aided manufacturing (CADD/CAM) systems to perform their tasks.


  • Provide root cause analysis and implement solutions to problems

  • Improve the design and operation systems, making them more reliable, scalable, resilient and efficient

  • Add new features and build new products

  • Apply principles of computer science and engineering to the design of robot hardware, software and the supporting

  • Examine, analyze, and improve the design and operation of systems


  • Software development background with skills in an object oriented language such as C++, Java or Python

  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments

  • Solid scripting skills (Python)

  • Strong background in the Linux operating system and networking

  • Experience with complex robotic applications including perception and planning

  • Experience with embedded systems and real-time operating systems

  • Strong math skills and familiarity with linear algebra

  • Experience with version control systems such as Subversion and Mercurial

  • Working knowledge of software debugging and profiling tools

  • Development of systems that are used in real time control systems, including interfaces to hardware and sensors

  • Hands-on troubleshooting of both hardware and software

  • Familiarity with the software product development lifecycle from concept through development and testing, deployment and support, using both waterfall and agile methodologies

  • Proven experience with hardware and software troubleshooting, pareto analysis and other problem solving techniques

  • Able to work in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment, with aggressive deadlines


    Our Benefits?

    Comprehensive medical, dental and vision



    OpenArc is an equal opportunity employer

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