Robotics Engineer Jobs in Pittsburgh, PA at Near Earth Autonomy
Title: Robotics Engineer
Company: Near Earth Autonomy
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Near Earth Autonomy is looking for engineers eager to create a future where autonomous aircraft are commonplace and safe. Our technology enables aircraft ranging in scale from sub-meter to full scale to autonomously inspect, map, survey, and transport. We are serious about system design, development, and real-world testing, and delivering to customers working, useful systems.
Responsibilities and Duties
Robotics engineers at Near Earth develop, refine, test, and deploy perception, motion planning, localization, mapping, SLAM, and calibration algorithms for aerial mobility and inspection applications. Platforms for these applications range from small quadcopters to full-size helicopters. Robotics Engineers can grow through increasing responsibility for component and system development or through leadership and mentorship roles as they gain experience.
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, independent thinkers, passionate about state-of-the-art technology; also self-starting, empathetic team players, and strong communicators. The ideal candidate for this position can multitask effectively, is comfortable working on a quick development tempo, and most importantly enjoys bringing autonomy technology to life.
Qualifications And Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Robotics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
2+ years’ industry or educational experience in robotics or autonomous flight domains
Working knowledge of mobile robot systems suitable for integrating new software and diagnosing problems
Good C++ design and programming skills
Familiarity with software engineering practices and software development life cycle
Familiarity with development in a Linux environment
Preferred Additional Skills
Masters or Ph.D. in Robotics, Computer Science, or equivalent
Experience in one or more of the following robotics subject areas:
Computer vision / robotic perception
Systems integration and test
Experience with ROS or ROS2
Experience with field testing of robotic systems
Experience with aviation, including UAVs
Experience designing modular, testable, and extensible C++ APIs
Total compensation package compatible with qualification
Health, dental, and vision benefits
Life insurance; long-term and short-term disability benefits
Due to the nature of our federal contracts, this position is subject to successful completion of a background check.
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