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Principal Robotic Controls Engineer

Company: Symbotic
Location: Salem
Posted on: September 15, 2023

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

Symbotic is currently seeking a Principal Robotic Controls Engineer to join our Mobile Robotics Control team. We are looking for a creative and collaborative person who thrives in an agile development environment. The role requires excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate in a highly cross-functional environments along with strong technical problem-solving skills and passion to tackle real world challenges in robotics.

What we do

We are a talented team of roboticists working on the heart of Symbotic's automation solution - Symbot, the mobile robot. We are responsible for delivering solutions for the storage and retrieval use cases performed in a fully autonomous structure operating 100s of Symbots at customer sites.

What you will do

  • Own design, development and testing of control algorithms for mobile robot's case handling tasks - navigation and manipulation.
  • Owns delivery of robotic control software in a diverse team of roboticists and software engineers.
  • Subject matter expert sensor fusion estimation techniques and control algorithms for autonomous navigation and manipulation.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional engineering and product teams on planning, design, and development of new and existing features.
  • Owns 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 that lead to successful customer deliveries and improvements in system performance.
  • Up to 10% of travel may be required

    What you will need
    • Bachelor, Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Robotics, Aerospace or related discipline.
    • 8-12 years' of demonstrated experience in development of algorithms for mobile robot localization, manipulation and navigation.
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver robotics software products deployed in 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.
    • Experience with software process and version control tools.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain/teach technical concepts to others.

      About Symbotic

      Symbotic 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 .

      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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