Senior Systems Integration Engineer

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 07-20-2018
We are looking for an experienced individual to lead the deployment of ground vehicle robotic systems.  This team member will guide a team to develop and refine self-driving technologies for real world applications

Responsibilities: 
  • Lead the integration of new and existing self-driving components and technologies onto vehicles
  • Translate functional requirements into detailed design requirements for the system
  • Ensure the requirements and responsibilities are articulated to each team member, modified as required, and accomplished throughout the project
  • Evaluate full system performance, understanding the contributions of relevant sub-systems
  • Assist with troubleshooting of component and system integration issues, guiding the team to an efficient resolution
  • Identify and implement necessary updates or modifications to C++ software components
  • 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, electrical engineering or related technical field
  • 5+ years of experience with robotics, or systems integration of complex electro-mechanical systems
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in a technical leadership role 
  • Hands-on experience with design, test, and troubleshooting of robotic, autonomous, or automotive systems
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, able to identify root causes in complex integrated systems
  • Strong communication skills in both written documentation and verbal presentation
  • Programming experience in C++ and Python is preferred
  • Open to occasional travel to remote test locations or partner facilities
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