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Senior Simulation Engineer

The Company

Adinkra is a fast-growing engineering firm helping customers develop state of the art robotics and AI products while minimizing their cost and time to market. We combine a world-class engineering team with a flexible project management framework to offer a one-stop development solution to unlock the full potential of our customer’s products.

The Role

The Senior Robotics Simulation Engineer will be Adinkra’s robotics simulation lead for several exciting projects ongoing in our team. This is a contract hourly position with a minimum commitment of 20 hours/week up to full-time depending on your availability. Future opportunities for full time salaried employment available.

The Senior Robotics Simulation Engineer will report to the Director of Engineering and support the development of scenarios in Unreal Engine for autonomous robot applications. This individual will be responsible for documenting and maintaining the simulation environments and interfaces and making simulated testing available to other robotics engineers. This position requires in depth experience editing Unreal environments, scripting simulated agent actions, acquiring, modifying, and deploying new simulation assets, model rigging, and developing complex, custom scenarios for the rest of the engineering team. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for ensuring that Adinkra has powerful and functional simulation tools and test scenarios for current and future robotics development.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, build, test, and ship software for high fidelity, realistic simulations using the Unreal Engine.
  • Develop and maintain testing scripts, infrastructure, and simulation assets such that actors and scenarios can be quickly constructed, modified, and deployed for use by the engineering team.
  • Develop realistic digital twins of several robotics systems.
  • Develop robust control interfaces and systems for realistic robotic operations.
  • Interface with clients and client engineering teams.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • US Citizen residing in the US
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, or a similar technical field
  • 5+ years’ experience in Unreal Engine (UE4/5)
  • 5+ years’ experience in C++
  • 5+ years’ experience in Python
  • Experienced in linux and deployment to embedded hardware
  • Experience with robotics software engineering, autonomous vehicle systems, robotic perception, computer vision, and/or planning and controls
  • Experience with the AirSim plugin for Unreal/Unity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a team
  • Ability to meet during normal work hours in the US Mountain time zone

IDEAL  QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced degree (Master’s/Ph.D.) in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, or a similar technical field
  • Experience with ROS2
  • Experience with Nvidia Jetson and Nvidia Jetpack platforms

Additional Information

Adinkra is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Us

info@adinkratech.com

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