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Robotics Research Engineer

Company: Aurora Flight Sciences
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Robotics Research Engineer
Job Code 3119
Location Cambridge, MA
Location/s Cambridge, MA
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Robotics Research Engineer
Position Overview:
Aurora Flight Sciences is a world leader in developing robot hardware for new aerospace applications. We bring innovative robot prototypes to life by developing and applying state-of-the-art technologies in sensing, actuation, planning, design, and system verification & validation.
Specific Responsibilities:

  • The Robotics Research Engineer contributes to conceptualizing, designing, building, testing, and demonstrating robots for aircraft manufacturing, ground operations, and flight

  • This work is performed in dynamic simulation, controlled lab settings, hardware-in-the-loop simulations, and full-scale flight or manufacturing systems.

  • The Robotics Research Engineer position is for candidates with demonstrated ability to propose, execute, and communicate innovative robotics research who wish to continue leading innovative research

  • The candidate must also contribute as a Subject Matter Expert in their expertise area(s).

  • The position is available for both hardware and software-oriented roboticists.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. in the robotics-related field or equivalent demonstrated experience proposing, executing, and communicating advanced robotics research.

    • Must be a US Person (citizen or permanent resident)

    • Candidates must have demonstrated excellence (Subject Matter Expert) in at least one of the following, and working knowledge or interest in a majority of the others:

    • Robot manipulation

    • Actuator design

    • Real-time computation

    • Power electronics

    • Trajectory planning

    • Electromechanical system design

    • Machine vision

    • Rapid prototyping

    • Dynamic simulation

    • Tactile sensing

    • Math

    • Low-level motor control

    • Acceptance testing of physical robot hardware

    • Real-time control of multi-DOF robots

    • Software engineering

    • Communication protocol

    • Embedded systems

    • Candidates must have strong written and oral communication ability.

    • Candidates should have a zeal for working on high-functioning and diverse teams and for making real systems work.

      Physical Requirements:

      • Occasionally required to travel

        Aurora Company Overview
        Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft. During the last three decades, Aurora has designed, rapid-prototyped, and flown an average of one new vehicle a year for both government and commercial customers. Now, as an independent subsidiary of Boeing, Aurora's innovation is combined with Boeing's size and strength, creating an unprecedented opportunity to shape the future of aerospace systems.
        Equal Opportunity Employer
        Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
        Aurora Total Rewards Package
        At Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.
        Aurora Flight Sciences provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.
        The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location and date of hire.
        Please note that the salary information shown is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Keywords: Aurora Flight Sciences, Cambridge , Robotics Research Engineer, Engineering , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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