Robotics Engineer

Posted 01/05/2024 by Retrack Personnel Holdings Limited

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Location:
White Waltham, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Salary/Rate:
£40,000 - £65,000/annum

My client in Maidenhead is currently in need of a Robotics Engineer due to expansion.

The ideal candidate will have past experience, at least 2+ years, designing systems and implementing hardware and software designs that enable machines to operate in unconstrained environments with little to know operator support.

You will be working on the development of numerous capabilities on our vehicles including obstacle avoidance, Alt-Nav and novel payload integration. Developing machine autonomy that delivers value to our customers.

You will be working in close contact with suppliers of autonomous system to integrate their capability into our vehicles. Also leading the internal development of our own systems with support from mechanical, electrical and flight test engineers to get your designs off the ground.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

In this role, you will be at the forefront of autonomous technology, contributing to the advancement of self-driving vehicles. Your main focus will be on addressing technical challenges in mapping, localization, object detection, behaviour and trajectory prediction. You will generate innovative ideas to overcome these challenges, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the field. This will involve designing and implementing safety-critical control algorithms specifically tailored for self-driving vehicles, ensuring their reliable and secure operation. You will also play a vital role in analyzing data from both simulation and real-world testing. By evaluating and refining the system's performance, you will contribute to enhancing its capabilities and overall efficiency. As part of your responsibilities, you will tackle complex issues related to software components distributed across multiple processors. This includes resolving problems associated with sensors and physical actuators, guaranteeing seamless interaction and smooth functionality.

Additionally, you will lead the integration of third-party sensor, communication, and actuator systems onto vehicles. Your expertise will be crucial in ensuring the compatibility and successful integration of these systems with the autonomous platform. Flight testing of new autonomous features will also be under your purview. By operating unmanned systems, you will have the opportunity to evaluate and validate the performance of these features in real-world scenarios.

Full time role for an immediate start.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without visa sponsorship.

Candidates must be able to obtain authorization to travel to the United States under the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable engineering field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of practical cross-platform software engineering experience with C++ or python
  • Experience with autonomous systems in one or more of the following areas: 3D environment reconstruction, tracking and prediction, perception, localization, estimation, and machine learning
  • Experience working on real-world robot systems in a lab or in industry.
  • Understand general software development processes
  • Integration of 3rd party sensor systems
  • Experience with low bandwidth communications protocols and suitable hardware

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Running your own projects with support from a senior electronics engineer
  • Troubleshooting the issues that arises during ground /air test during trials and on the production line
  • Assisting in fault for finding electronics and software components
  • Create and maintain documentation in support of production
  • Report to management on open issues, the frequency and type of issues
  • Write engineering reports
  • Work with R&D and the production manager to ensure prototypes are transferred smoothly into production
  • Collaborate with other departments and help where required
  • Instruct technicians on manufacture and testing procedures
  • Support flight testing and demonstrations in the UK and overseas
  • Ensure constant compliance with safety procedures

BENEFITS:

  • Salary negotiable and dependant on skill levels and experience
  • Company Pension scheme plus insurance benefits
  • Casual dress
  • On-site Free parking
  • Company 24-hour healthcare support line
  • Three-day long weekend every fortnight (Fri-Sun)
  • Freshly cooked all you can eat meat and vegetarian lunch on Friday
  • Sick pay

Location: Maidenhead

Salary: £40,000.00-£65,000.00 per year

Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
ASAP
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
1467
Job ID:
219749891

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