Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation Robotics Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Code 2987
Location Cambridge, MA
Location/s Cambridge, MA
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Aurora Flight Sciences is a world-leader in developing robot hardware for new aerospace applications. We develop and apply state-of-the-art technologies in sensing, actuation, planning, design, and system verification & validation to bring innovative robot prototypes to life.
The Robotics Engineer contributes to conceptualizing, designing, building, testing, and demonstrating robot prototypes, in dynamic simulation, controlled lab settings, hardware-in-the-loop aircraft simulations, and in flight on full-scale aircraft.
Position is available for both hardware and software-oriented roboticists.
0 – 10 years experience.
Must be a US Person (citizen or permanent resident)
Candidates must have demonstrated interest and ability to design and build robots.
Candidates must have excellence in at least one of the following, and a working knowledge or interest in a majority of the others:
Electromechanical system design
Low-level motor control
Acceptance testing of physical robot hardware
Real-time control of multi-DOF robots
Candidates should have a zeal for working on high-functioning and diverse teams and for making real systems work.
Occasionally required to travel
Occasionally required to work non-business hours to support experiments and travel to customer sites
Aurora Company Overview
Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft. During the last three decades, Aurora has designed, rapid-prototyped, and flown an average of one new vehicle a year for both government and commercial customers. Now, as an independent subsidiary of Boeing, Aurora’s innovation is combined with Boeing’s size and strength, creating an unprecedented opportunity to shape the future of aerospace systems.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
As a U.S. government contractor, Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing company, is subject to President Biden’s September 9th executive order requiring COVID-19 vaccines for federal contractors. Based on the executive order Aurora is implementing a new requirement for U.S.- based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a documented disability or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement by December 8, 2021.
Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to disability or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with an approved accommodation will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.