Robotics Engineer

Location: Cambridge, MA
Job Code: 2018
# of openings: 3


Job Qualifications

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


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