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Robotics Engineer

Greater Pittsburgh Area, PA 15222

Posted: 09/12/2019 Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 3919

Robotics engineers are responsible for design and develop algorithms for behaviors, motion planning, and motion control for robot that is ready to hit the market.


  • Provide root cause analysis and implement solutions to problems

  • Simulate, test, and debug algorithms

  • 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


  • B.S./M.S. Computer Science or Robotics
  • Experience with motion planning and control with noisy sensor inputs
  • Experience using and updating occupancy maps
  • Hands on experience programming real autonomous platforms
  • Strong theoretical and applied skills in subsets of Motion
  • Experience with complex robotic applications including perception and planning

  • Experience with embedded systems and real-time operating systems

  • 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

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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