Robotics Perception Specialist

Robotics Perception Specialist

Job Title: Robotics Perception Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894447_1518438014
Contact Name: Aleysha Armstrong
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2018 12:20

Job Description

Do you have an in depth understanding of robotic perception and navigation systems? Are you perhaps a recently graduated Ph.D. level candidate, with some post-doc experience in robotics/ AI/Mechatronics? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop novel concepts and push state of the art boundaries?

You will be joining an organisation at the forefront of new technology, developing new ideas and concepts to change the space industry.

We seek candidates who fully understand the applied skill of transforming and fusing data from stereo-cameras, LIDAR, IMU's etc. into a well-ordered perception in sometimes extreme or challenging environments in order to enable our robotic and data analysis work. Working with the wider robotics and autonomy team you will help innovate, lead and develop real-world (both Earth and Mars) solutions for perception, data fusion and autonomous navigation from robotic sensor suites to support 3D visualisation, Robotic Autonomy and Data Analysis.

About You

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates to grow their applied academic knowledge in an exciting application domain. This post would ideally suit a recently graduated Ph.D. level candidate, with some post-doc experience, applied machine vision and mobile robotics experience if possible. Experience in the space sector is not essential but beneficial. Tasks will include support for novel system concept design, integration and test for both space and non-space applications. In addition to concept development and engineering tasks, candidates will be expected to present and communicate any work undertaken in both commercial and academic environments.

*An M.Sc. or preferably a Ph.D. in Robotics, AI, Mechatronics, Computer Science or Engineering
*A solid understanding of robotic perception and navigation systems including state of the art sensing techniques.
*Localisation, Mapping and Path Planning including techniques such as Visual Odomtery and SLAM.
*Mobile robot systems techniques
*Machine vision
*3D visualisation
*Excellent all-round programming skills in C++, C, Java, Real-time systems, Linux (various) and Windows
*Familiarity with Matlab
*Fluency in English, both spoken and written.
*Eligibility to work and live in the UK
*Ability to travel long distance and work off-site during field trials when required
*Ability to work autonomously and technically interact with customer representatives.
*Ability to integrate easily into the existing team, both technically and socially.
*Ability to interpret and write Technical Documentation.
*Ability to travel - Full UK Driving License is desirable but not essential

Robotics Perception Specialist
Salary Competitive + flexible working hours, private medical insurance, share options

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.