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Open Position in Task and Motion Planning at Bosch Corporate Research Germany

Task and Motion Planning Expert

Job Description

We are looking for a talented Task and Motion Planning Expert to join our research team. As an Expert in Task and Motion Planning you’ll be developing advanced algorithms and techniques for mobile robots in the areas of task allocation, team formation, multi-robot path planning and motion planning. As an expert, you take part in original research and publications at top robotics conferences and journals while cooperating with international academic partners in the field of mobile robotics. For example, you take part in interdisciplinary internal or publicly-funded projects or research projects together with Bachelor and Master students that you supervise. Inside Bosch, you will collaborate with product development at business units for the transfer of methods and software prototypes. In this context, you will explore and evaluate a broad spectrum of robotic platforms from consumer and professional use-cases, as well as applications in the areas of Robotics, Industry 4.0, and the Internet of Things (IoT).


Must haves:
· 3+ years of experience in software development, programming skills in Python and C++
· Strong mathematical background
· Excellent general problem-solving skills
· International publications record in/at top journals and conferences
· Experience with state-of-the-art methods for multi-robot planning, team formation, task allocation, robot navigation, and motion planning, both in theory and practice
· Structured working practice and a team player
· Finished or soon-to-be-finished PhD in Computer Science or a related field

Nice to haves:
· Experience with robot systems, system integration, robots in application-near scenarios
· Excellent skills in ROS, Gazebo, C/C++ and Python
· Knowledge of machine learning/deep learning techniques
· Contribution to relevant open source projects is a plus just as practical experiences in software design and maintenance of large projects

About Bosch
· Flexible and mobile work : We offer you flexible work(time) models
· Health & Sport: We offer a wide range of corporate sports activities and health provision
· Childcare: Take advantage of our intermediary service for childcare offerings
· Employee discounts: Bosch employees profit from various discounts
· Room for creativity: Our working environment offers room for creativity
· In-house social counseling and care services: Take advantage of our in-house social counselling service, including online counseling options and our intermediary service for care services.

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Best regards,

Alexander Kleiner
Director Robotic Systems
Bosch Corporate Research

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