Senior Robotics Specialist

Ends 28 Feb 2018 (in 3 months)

Job ResponsibilitiesLead and/or collaborate in the design, development, and testing of robot algorithms, in one or more of these areas: - Robot motion, especially reactive planning and replanning techniques, and machine learning for skill acquisition.- Robot vision, SIFT and other approaches to both face and object recognition, vision processing in service of SLAM, and surface modeling in service of manipulation.- Manipulation and grasping, especially software compliant approaches that are compatible with a variety of grips and objects, e.g. a cupping motion, a pinching action, and a more generic grasp.- Hardware design, especially of compliant end-effectors. 
About you
You are looking for the place to stretch yourself, able to work within a senior, highly performant product team, and aren’t afraid of a challenge.  You are a self-starter with the motivation and skills needed to effectively operate on your own time in your own way while being responsive to the needs of your teammates and the team as a whole.
You love working on the metal and/or deep in low-level or scaled algorithmic code.  You are effective at quickly understanding and operating on algorithms taken from research in AI, Robotics, and Vision, or you have have experience with sensors, motors, and other devices.  You are comfortable working alongside experts in these areas, or are an expert yourself. You have a proven track record of delivering ideas into working prototypes at high velocity.  You have commercial/agile development teaming experience.  You've architected some serious systems and may have even been a team lead.
Flexible Hours & 100% Remote Work
These roles permit flexible working hours and are 100% remote.  You will work in a scrum-based agile development cycle. Whether you prefer contract work or a permanent position, we can accommodate you. You will be working alongside founders, researchers, and engineers to design and build first-generation robotic solutions for mass consumer adoption.
Skill Set
Candidates for senior leadership positions should have a PhD in a relevant area, and 5+ years of experience in both designing robotic solutions, and directing a team to implement them. Recruiting a team is also a job opportunity/role.Candidates for developer positions should have an MS or PhD, and experience building significant robotic systems.
Experience with-> c / c++ and ROS-> Robotics or/and Computer vision or/and Machine learning


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