Southwest Research Institute RESEARCH ENGINEER - SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER - MANUFACTURING ROBOTICS in San Antonio, Texas
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: Provide technical leadership in the development and application of advanced robotic solutions for industrial, manufacturing, and defense clients; manage open source repositories and collaborate with international teams on open source development; 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; lead the preparation of proposals and cost estimates; interact with customers to promote new business and develop technical requirements; participate on and lead technical teams; perform other duties as assigned.
Requires a MS or PhD degree in Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field with at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have at least 5 - 15 years of experience with developing software and controls for robotics and automation and have experience with large scale C++ software development. Beneficial skills include: ROS (Robot Operating System) development, OpenCV and vision system development, optimal and search-based planning for high degree of freedom systems, open source software project management. 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.
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: 10-00928
Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas