Principal Robotics Engineer

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Judge Group, Inc.
Full Time

Job Description

Location: Waltham, MA
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Principal Robotics Engineer

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Robotics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent plus 7-10 years' experience.
  • MS in Robotics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent plus 5-7 years' experience.
  • Expertise with the Robot Operating System (ROS) software framework and build system Catkin.
  • Experience with physics-based software simulation systems, such as Gazebo
  • Knowledge on robotics autonomy architectures, 2D/3D mapping, localization and navigation ODOA path planning algorithms for Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) such as Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM), Extended Kalman Filters (EKF), A*, D*, Dijkstra, etc.
  • Working with various sensors such as LiDAR, IMU/INS, Compass/Magnetometers, Gyroscopes, RADAR, Accelerometers, GPS, RADAR, and implementation of ROS sensor drivers
  • Experience developing C/C++ applications in a Linux environment and in real-time, robotics, instrumentation, data collection and analysis
  • Experience developing software algorithms for hardware systems with RS232, TCP/IP, UDP, data communications
  • Fluent with Linux and command line tools (like package managers, git, debugging tools, etc.)
  • Hands-on system level integration, automation and computer networking skills
  • Experience using software development tools such as configuration control, bug tracking, code reviews, unit testing, and continuous integration
  • Strong knowledge and experience with the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail and quality.
  • Flexible, self-started, desire to solve any problem
  • Software skills: C/C++ and Python, ROS, CMake, gcc, Make, Scons, Bash

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Robot Operating System ROS Version 2 (ROS2) and build system Colcon.
  • Experience with the Data Distribution Service (DDS) middleware.
  • Experience in software development for military applications
  • Design and implementation of production-quality modular reusable software components
  • Experience developing embedded applications for Micro Controllers
  • Experience with bus protocols such as CAN, SPI, and I2C
  • Working knowledge of the Linux kernel build process and device driver development
  • Experience with feedback based closed loop control for unmanned ground vehicles (UGV)
  • Knowledge of real-time computing, machine learning (GPU-based computing), and computer vision algorithms commonly used in autonomous vehicles.
  • Demonstrated ability to build, test, and deliver robust autonomous vehicle software capabilities in complex real-world environments.
  • Multi-threaded Application development
  • UI development


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Company Information

The Judge Group, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is a leading professional services firm specializing in talent, technology, and learning solutions. We consult, staff, train, and solve. Through our work we make people and organizations better. Our services are successfully delivered through a network of more than 30 offices in the United States, Canada, and India. The Judge Group serves more than 50 of the Fortune 100 and is responsible for over 9,000 professionals on assignment annually across a wide range of industries.

Dice Id : cxjudgpa
Position Id : 673800
Originally Posted : 2 years ago

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