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ROS Software Developer - AMTC - Universidad de Chile - Santiago, Chile

The AMTC is the leading research Center in Chile in Technology Applied to Mining. AMTC’s mission is to generate world-class multidisciplinary research, transfer new technologies and advanced human form responding to the challenges of mining to ensure the welfare and development Chile and the world.

Our research focus is mining vehicle automation. The main research topics are: teleoperation and automation of mining machinery; development of technologies that allow mapping and 3D modelling of tunnels, pits and mining environments; development of assisted driving systems; and development and implementation of technologies related to sensorization, data acquisition, modeling and decision making in real time in mining environments.

We have an open position for a motivated and experienced software developer.

Responsibilities:

Work in a multi-disciplinary team of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers in charge of building robotics and autonomous systems

Contribute to all aspects of the software development process: design, implementation, and testing

Support field tests in mining sites

Requirements:

2+ years programming with C++ and Python on Linux

Experience working on a software team

Experience with ROS

Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English

Experience with version control (specifically GIT).

Excellent communication skills

BS degree in CS or related field

Preferred:

Experience with real-world robotic platforms

MS or PhD degree in CS or related field

Initial contract is for six months with a possibility of extension.

Interested candidates should email a resume to Paul Vallejos (paul.vallejos@amtc.cl)