Principle Robotics Software Engineer

at The Judge Group
Location Waltham, MA
Date Posted May 19, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Location: Waltham, MA
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Principle Robotics Software Engineer in the Waltham, MA area. 

6+ month contract. 
This job will have the following responsibilities: 

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
Experience in real-time, robotics, instrumentation, data collection and analysis
Experience developing software algorithms for hardware systems
Experience 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, ROS2 (ROS2 not as important…nice to have but not necessary), CMake, gcc, Make, Scons, Bash 
U.S. citizenship
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
If you would like to be considered please apply or email your resume at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé], you can also call me directly at 617-320-8299

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