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Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation Robotics Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Robotics Engineer

Job Code 3087

Location Cambridge, MA

Location/s Cambridge, MA

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Robotics Engineer

Position Overview:

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.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • 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.

    Minimum Requirements:

  • 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:

  • Real-time computation

  • Power electronics

  • Trajectory planning

  • Electromechanical system design

  • Machine vision

  • Rapid prototyping

  • Dynamic simulation

  • Tactile sensing

  • Math

  • Low-level motor control

  • Acceptance testing of physical robot hardware

  • Real-time control of multi-DOF robots

  • Software engineering

  • Communication protocols

  • Embedded systems

  • Candidates should have a zeal for working on high-functioning and diverse teams and for making real systems work.

    Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally required to travel

    Shift Requirements:

  • 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.