Open Positions / Senior Robotics Engineer

Senior Robotics 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

This is a contract hourly position with a minimum commitment of 20 hours/week with the goal of hiring full time within the next 6 months. You must be a United States citizen to apply.

The Senior Robotics Engineer will report directly to the CEO and support the development of advanced autonomous robotics systems for aerial and ground vehicles. The engineer will be responsible for architecting software, writing production-grade code, packaging and deploying software on GPU accelerated devices, developing comprehensive validation and testing frameworks, and developing advanced behavior systems, perception pipelines, and navigation solutions. The Senior Robotics Engineer will also be responsible for supporting junior engineers and will have a high degree of authority and autonomy in their work. This role will be high impact, and will require working directly with clients, producing client-ready deliverables, and communicating to multiple stakeholders.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Advanced degree (Master’s/Ph.D.) in computer science, computer engineering, electrical/electronics engineering, mechanical engineering, or robotics engineering
  • 7+ years of software engineering experience architecting, developing, testing, and shipping production code for robotics applications.
  • 3+ years of direct experience in behavior and autonomy development.
  • 2+ years of experience in path planning and navigation.
  • 2+ years of experience in perception systems.
  • Expert knowledge of C++, Python, ROS2, Linux, and Git.
  • Experience with Docker, NVIDIA hardware, CPU/GPU optimization strategies.
  • Experience with physics-based simulation, hardware in the loop, and software in the loop testing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

IDEAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience with MAVLINK, MAVSDK, and PX4.
  • Experience with simulation tools like Gazebo or AirSim.
  • Experience with sockets programming (TCP, UDP).
  • Experience with hardware integration testing.

Additional Information

Adinkra is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Us

info@adinkratech.com

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