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Autonomous Navigation Engineer - PAL Robotics

Company Description
PAL Robotics is a robotics company developing humanoid and mobile service robots. Our goal is to develop robots that can perform useful tasks in the real world. We are a young and multidisciplinary team of highly motivated engineers, that have successfully developed several prototypes.

Job Description
PAL Robotics is looking for a highly motivated engineer in the area of SLAM and autonomous navigation.

The selected individual will be part of the team responsible for developing, integrating and maintaining the autonomous navigation system on Pal Robotics robots both with wheels and legs.

The robots are going to work in real environments and for this reason safety, robustness, fault detection and recovery should be taken into account during the project design and implementation process.

Primary duties:

  • Maintenance of the current PAL Robotics navigation system
  • Long term navigation strategy development
  • Autonomous Localization in indoor environment with multiple sensors: odometry, IMU, laser, cameras, WiFi
  • Path planning and motion control with obstacle avoidance
  • SLAM 2D/3D
  • Low-cost navigation solution development (RGB-D or camera)
  • Code QA through Unit Tests

Further duties:

  • Functional testing on simulation environment
  • Stress test in real environments
  • Availability to travel for Pilots and PoC

Mandatory Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science/ Control / Robotics/ AI
  • At least 3 years C++ experience
  • Knowledge about SLAM algorithms
  • Proactive team working attitude
  • Good communication skills (at least in English)
  • Good knowledge of ROS and the ROS Navigation Stack

Desired Requirements

  • Experience with real robotic hardware
  • Experience with ROS2
  • Experience with version control systems (git)
  • Experience with Ubuntu/Linux
  • Experience with robotics simulation environment (Gazebo)
  • Python/Bash knowledge

Job conditions

  • The team is located in Barcelona, Spain.
  • The contract is for a permanent position.
  • The candidate must have a valid work permit or be elligible to work in Spain.
  • Flexible working hours, perks.
  • Start date: immediate.

Contact details

If you’re interested, please apply using the link in this site, or submit your resume to recruit@
Please specify the job code JOB-2021-001 and job name in the email subject file.

Additional Information
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