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2018-08-072018-09-07

Robotics Researcher - Dynamic Navigation

Omron Research Center of America
San Ramon, California
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Robotics Researcher -- Dynamic Navigation

Omron is looking for researchers passionate about developing smart robot technologies that can be used enable breakthrough advances in human/machine interaction and intelligent automation. Included in the list of opportunities is a position in Robotics Dynamic Navigation Research. Based in the newly opened Omron Research Center of America (ORCA) in San Ramon, CA, this position will report to the ORCA Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team of peers to innovate, develop and promote new robotics technologies.
  • Architect, develop and establish viability of new algorithms, in close cooperation with leading robot manufacturer Omron Adept Technologies.
  • Seek synergy with other aspects of Omron's diverse business portfolio in industrial automation, social systems, automotive and health products.
  • Engage in collaborative R&D with leading research centers, universities and partner companies.
  • Stay on the cutting edge, maintaining a keen understanding of innovative technologies in the robotics field, and developing high value IP with other Omron researchers.
  • Represent Omron in a professional, ethical, and socially responsible manner.

Requirements

  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in automation and robotics technology research and development.
  • Deep understanding of mobile robot navigation methods, including dynamic motion planning, collision avoidance and coexistence (e.g., with other machines, and humans).
  • Hands on experience with SLAM, EKF, and commonly used sensing technologies (e.g. camera, LIDAR, IMU, encoder).
  • Broad understanding of robot architectures and control methodologies.
  • Solid algorithm prototyping and coding skills (Requisite: Matlab/Python, C/C++).
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills, with ability to communicate effectively to fellow researchers, and business-minded stakeholders.
  • Strong relationship builder.

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