Technical Project Lead

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 11-30-2016
For over ten years, TORC Robotics has been committed to developing innovative autonomous and robotic vehicle systems. Located in Blacksburg, VA, TORC is a rapidly expanding company with a passion for commercializing robotic technology throughout military, automotive, mining and agricultural markets. 
To learn more about TORC Robotics, please visit our website at

We are seeking a Technical Project Lead.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Oversee the development of multi-disciplined robotics technology
  • Provide hands-on technical leadership of small teams of engineers across multiple disciplines
  • Manage and track requirements, plans for technical development and testing
  • Write and maintain engineering design documents
  • Lead testing, troubleshooting and verification of mechanical, electrical, and software systems
  • Build long term relationships with key customers
What we’re looking for:
  • 5 years of experience in a technical leadership role
  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field; or equivalent experience
  • Project Management skills including risk and requirements management, FMEA
  • Client management skills providing technical project updates and managing expectations
  • Experience with functional safety for mobile systems (vehicles, mobile machinery, etc.)
  • Experience with automotive engineering, test and validation
  • Experience with vehicle electrical systems and basic electronic theory
  • Organizational and strategic thinking skills
  • Must be eligible to obtain Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship required)
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