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Principal Robotics Engineer - Bot Controls

Company: Symbotic
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Who we are With its A.I.-powered robotic technology platform, Symbotic is changing the way consumer goods move through the supply chain. Intelligent software orchestrates advanced robots in a high-density, end-to-end system - reinventing warehouse automation for increased efficiency, speed and flexibility. What we need We are looking for a Principal Robotics Engineer - Bot Controls. You will be working on the robot controls team to design, develop and implement the control strategies for our robots. You will be working with a group of industry leading roboticists to implement a large-scale production robotic solution. What we do The Minibot team is responsible for all software development on Symbotic's large fleet of autonomous mobile robots, which perform mission critical operations in the supply chain. This includes embedded systems, controls, perception, path planning, and GUI development. What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with cross-functional engineering and product teams in planning, design, and development of dynamics and control algorithms for mobile robots.
  • Optimize the robot performance and throughput to achieve the desired system KPIs.
  • Develop software in C++ to interface with hardware, and detect anomalies
  • Construct automated diagnostic tools for reliable detection and debugging of bot failures in the field.
  • Take ownership of the quality, reliability, and testability of the software codebase.
  • Troubleshoot system problems in production or design by investigating issues related to product performance or production difficulties.
  • Identify risks and provide solutions leading to successful customer deliveries and continual improvements in system performance.
  • Occasional travel of up to 10% may be required.What You'll Need
    • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in control systems, robotics, electronic engineering, or a related field.
    • 8 to 12 years of demonstrated experience in developing control algorithms for mobile robots.
    • Expertise in linear and non-linear controllers.
    • Experience in mathematical modeling, path planning, and control of mobile robots.
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver robotics and software products deployed in the real world.
    • Knowledge of C++ embedded coding and design patterns suitable for real-time environments
    • Knowledge of real-time or embedded operating systems and threading and communication issues related to real-time operating systems
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain/teach technical concepts to others
    • Proficiency in Git, Jira, Confluence, or similar tools.#LI-JT1 #LI-Hybrid About SymboticSymbotic is an automation technology leader reimagining the supply chain with its end-to-end, AI-powered robotic and software platform. Symbotic reinvents the warehouse as a strategic asset for the world's largest retail, wholesale, and food & beverage companies. Applying next-gen technology, high-density storage and machine learning to solve today's complex distribution challenges, Symbotic enables companies to move goods with unmatched speed, agility, accuracy and efficiency. As the backbone of commerce the Symbotic platform transforms the flow of goods and the economics of supply chain for its customers. For more information, visit www.symbotic.com .We are a community of innovators, collaborators and pioneers who embrace our differences, because we know unique perspectives make us stronger and smarter. Every perspective matters. We depend on the collective voices of our employees, customers and community to help guide us as we build a better place to work - for you and the world. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

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