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Senior Autonomous Navigation Engineer at PAL Robotics - Barcelona, Spain

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 research 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: laser, cameras, WiFi
  • Path planning and motion control with obstacle avoidance
  • SLAM extension for Multi-Floor and Multi-Robot application
  • 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 / AI
  • At least 2 years C++ experience
  • Knowledge about SLAM algorithms
  • Good knowledge of ROS and the ROS Navigation Stack
  • Proactive team working attitude
  • Good communication skills (at least in English)

Desired Requirements

  • Experience with real robotic hardware
  • Experience with revision control systems (git)
  • Experience installing and configuring Ubuntu or any other Linux
  • Experience with 3D robotics simulation (Gazebo)
  • Python knowledge

Job conditions

  • The team is located in Barcelona, Spain.
  • Flexible working hours

Contact details

If you’re interested, please apply here.