Southwest Research Institute ENGINEER - RESEARCH ENGINEER - INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS in San Antonio, Texas

Job Summary:

We are expanding our team working on leading technologies in industrial robotics and are looking for talented and motivated candidates to join us. Qualified candidates have the opportunity to work in a flexible and stimulating environment on diverse technical challenges in applied research and development. Job responsibilities will include: Develop and deploy robotic and automation systems for industrial, manufacturing, and defense clients; design, build, debug and install industrial robotic and automation systems; develop and test new manufacturing and industrial processes; develop software for industrial controls and manufacturing systems; assist in preparing proposals and cost estimates; Interact with customers to promote new business and develop technical requirements; participate on and lead technical project tasks; document and report technical work; perform other duties as assigned.


Requires a BS, MS or PhD degree in Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering with at least a 3.5 GPA and 0 – 5 years of experience. Must have electro-mechanical systems design, robotics, industrial automation and control software development experience; must have experience with developing software and controls for robotics and automation. Beneficial skills include: C++ and Python software development, ROS (Robot Operating System), OpenCV, PCL (Point Cloud Library), SolidWorks, Linux. Beneficial knowledge includes: industrial robotics, mobile robotics, 2D/3D computer vision, path planning for robotics, machine learning, optimization, perception/sensing for robot guidance, localization. Travel on an as needed basis to conduct project work. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Special Considerations:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Job code: 10-00927

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas