Technical Lead - Robotics

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 04-23-2018

Technical Lead - Robotics 

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced individual to lead the development and deployment of ground vehicle robotic systems.  This team member will oversee the technical execution of projects primarily within the off-highway market.

Responsibilities: 
  • Lead a team of engineers who are developing and transitioning cutting-edge technology into scalable solutions 
  • Derive detailed technical requirements required to satisfy the customer’s system-level constraints and meet the mission specific objectives
  • Ensure the requirements and responsibilities are articulated to each team member, modified as required, and accomplished throughout the project
  • Provide technical oversite of the integration of complex software components onto ground vehicle robotic platforms
  • Assist with troubleshooting of component and system integration issues, guiding the team to an efficient resolution
  • Develop and manage test and verification plans for software systems deployed on mobile robotic platforms
  • Provide clear feedback, both informal and formal, on technical development, progress, successes, failures, and risks
Qualifications: 
  • BS, MS, or PhD in computer engineering, robotics, or related technical field
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in a technical leadership role 
  • Experience transitioning combined software and hardware prototypes into production 
  • Understanding of complex software systems integration and testing
  • Experience with design, test, and troubleshooting of engineering systems
  • Familiarity with mobile robotics components and algorithms 
  • Great communication skills in both written documentation and verbal presentation
  • Enjoy designing and building solid, rigorously tested, combined software and hardware systems
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