Robotic Systems Architect

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 02-21-2018
We are seeking a robotics systems architect to lead the technical development of autonomous ground vehicles at Torc. 
  • Translate functional requirements into detailed design requirements for the system
  • Serve as the technical interface to the customer, defining interface requirements and performance metrics, and presenting our technical approach at external design reviews
  • Specification of core components and functionality required for autonomous systems
  • Coordinate the safety guided design process and direct the safety requirement development for autonomous vehicle subsystems
  • Evaluate full system performance, understanding the contributions of relevant sub-systems
  • BS, MS, or PhD in robotics, electrical engineering, computer science, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in developing robotic systems
  • Deep understanding of ground vehicle robotics, autonomous systems, and software algorithms
  • Experience designing, developing, and verifying performance of robotic systems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a technical project through high paced development cycles
  • Understanding of electro-mechanical systems and instrumentation
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Programming experience in C++ and Python is desirable

Due to government contracting requirements, U.S. Citizenship is a firm requirement. 
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