Robotics Autonomy Engineer, Senior
Nov 10, 2023
USA, VA, McLean (8283 Greensboro Dr, Hamilton)
Robotics Autonomy Engineer, Senior
Lead the research and development of multi-agent teams of robotic systems across multiple operational domains and mission areas. Function at the intersection of software and hardware to design, build, test, and demonstrate new autonomy capabilities that address complex client problems. Apply leading-edge principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of new principles and concepts. Serve on an interdisciplinary team conducting research and development of novel autonomy solutions for DoD clients. Work independently on unusually complex problems and provide highly innovative solutions, technical oversight, and mentorship to junior and mid-level engineers.
5+ years of experience with robotics or systems engineering for equipment hardware, including circuits or sensors
Experience with Robot Operating Systems (ROS)
Ability to use ROS for the development of custom messages, nodes, packages, or stacks
Ability to provide backend software development in C++ or Python for embedded Linux systems
Ability to provide algorithms and software support for mobile robot sensing, perception, localization, navigation, and behaviors in aerial or ground domains
Ability to communicate complex technical topics to a variety of audiences, in written and verbal formats
Ability to obtain a security clearance
Bachelor’s degree in CS, EE, Computer Engineering, or Robotics Engineering
Experience with developing architectures and algorithms for multi-agent, distributed collaborative autonomy, including developing collaborative or swarming behaviors and tactics
Experience with Docker image development and container deployment
Experience with Git-based version control and branch or tag strategies
Knowledge of military strategy, operations, and tactics
Ability to develop strategy for internal research and development efforts to support reaching specific business goals
Ability to lead a diverse technical team in strategy, project planning, and project execution
Ability to provide software maintenance and deployment, including version control, CI/CD, packaging, containerization, and documentation
Ability to professionally interact with clients to understand their needs, recommend courses of action, and present or demonstrate results
Master’s degree in CS or Engineering preferred; Doctorate degree in CS or Engineering a plus
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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