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Senior Roboticist at Dexai Robotics

Elements Image Boston, MA   Elements Image Full Time, Remote

Qualifications:

  • 4 years of industry experience writing Python and/or C++ code; you write clean, efficient code that is written for others to understand
  • Familiarity with computer vision concepts
  • Experience with calibrating robotic systems
  • Good communications skills to work closely with our team of roboticists and machine learning engineers as we collaboratively evolve our software stack
  • A strong sense of end-to-end ownership. You love delivering the full package under a “no task is too small” mentality
  • A can-do attitude, recognizing that there are dozens of reasons why something can’t be done, and wanting to find the only way it can be done

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Senior Roboticist - Manipulation at Dexai Robotics

Elements Icon Boston, MA   Elements Image Full Time

Qualifications:

    • Master's, PhD degree, or equivalent work experience in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
    • Experience with algorithms related to learning-based control for dynamical systems such as reinforcement learning, apprenticeship learning, adaptive control, and symbolic learning
    • Experience with robotics simulation software and/or sim-to-real transfer
    • Love for testing, simulation and experimentation for early-stage development; but a hacker mentality to get stuff into production
    • Experience writing Python and/or C++ code; you write clean, efficient code that others understand
    • Good communications skills to work closely with our team as we collaboratively evolve our software stack
    • A strong sense of end-to-end ownership. You love delivering the full package under a “no task is too small” mentality
    • A can-do attitude, recognizing that there are dozens of reasons why something can’t be done, and wanting to find the only way it can be done

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Senior Roboticist -Dynamics and Control at Dexai Robotics

Elements Icon Boston, MA   Elements Image Full Time

Qualifications:

  • Master’s, PhD degree, or equivalent work experience related to control theory, robotics, or a related field 
  • Experience with developing and deploying algorithms for control of dynamical systems. 
  • Experience with mathematical optimization (convex programming, nonlinear optimization, warm starting, etc.)
  • Experience writing Python and/or C++ code; you write clean, efficient code that others understand
  • Good communications skills to work closely with our team as we collaboratively evolve our software stack
  • A strong sense of end-to-end ownership. You love delivering the full package under a “no task is too small” mentality
  • A can-do attitude, recognizing that there are dozens of reasons why something can’t be done, and wanting to find the only way it can be done

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Senior Computer Vision and Machine Learning Engineer at Dexai Robotics

Elements Icon Boston, MA   Elements Image Full Time

Qualifications:

  • Master’s, PhD degree, or equivalent work experience in Computer Vision or a related field 
  • Experience in pose estimation and vision based prediction algorithms
  • Experience writing Python and/or C++ code; you write clean, efficient code that others understand
  • Good communications skills to work closely with our team as we collaboratively evolve our software stack
  • A strong sense of end-to-end ownership. You love delivering the full package under a “no task is too small” mentality
  • A can-do attitude, recognizing that there are dozens of reasons why something can’t be done, and wanting to find the only way it can be done

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Mechanical Engineer at Gecko Robotics

Elements Icon Pittsburgh, PA   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with a multi-disciplinary team to design precision electro-mechanical systems.
  • Troubleshoots problems in manufacturing, assembly, and field-use of components; analyzes test data and reports to determine if designs meet functional and performance specifications.
  • Performs detailed drawings and drafting of fixtures, mechanical parts and assemblies, and other components.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of product and user documentation.
  • Operates robots at customer locations to test and improve designs.
  • Part and assembly design, from concept to detail design to manufacturing introduction.
  • Detailed mechanical design for a wide range of production fabrication processes in order to optimize performance and cost.
  • Create, manage, release, and maintain BOM’s.
  • Mechanical modeling and testing of components.
  • Validation of components in system configuration.
  • Coordinate with software and electrical engineers to ensure that all requirements are met.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineers and suppliers to transition concepts to production.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree or beyond in Mechanical Engineering or related fields.
  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience.  Gecko is hiring several Mechanical Engineering positions over a range of experience levels.
  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical engineering fundamentals and tools, including FEA.
  • 3+ years experience in 3D CAD (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Hands-on experience with machining, fabrication, and rapid prototyping skills and technologies.
  • Testing the performance of mechanical designs.

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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer at Carnegie Robotics

Elements Icon Pittsburgh, PA   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Develop prints to optimize tolerances and recommend changes to enhance quality and reduce cost
  • Design tooling and fixtures for both verification and manufacturing
  • Develop test plans and procedures
  • Conduct rigorous environmental testing (thermal, vibration, humidity)
  • Procure and assemble prototype hardware
  • Provide technical support on the manufacturing floor

Qualifications:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree (Masters Preferred)
  • Proven knowledge of SolidWorks
  • Experience in drawing creation including GD&T
  • Strong background in the design of small or precision mechanical components.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including machining and casting
  • Analytical calculations including closed form solutions and finite element analysis
  • Familiarity with change control processes
  • Demonstrated DFMA experience

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Senior Mechanical Engineer at iRobot

Elements Icon Bedford, MA   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately estimate time for design tasks.
  • Assist in translating product requirements into mechanical subsystem specifications and performance metrics.
  • Conduct research and analysis, generating innovative technical solutions in creating a product that meets functional and aesthetic requirements.
  • Generate creative design solutions to address complex problems.
  • Understand and communicate technical risks and implement mitigation strategies.
  • Use analysis tools including DFMEA, spreadsheets, FEA, and other simulation tools to predict design margins.
  • Utilize statistical tolerance analysis to ensure proper fit and function.
  • Generate mechanical layouts and detailed part design using 3D CAD (PTC Creo).
  • PDM using PTC Windchill
  • Conduct cross-functional design reviews.
  • Verify designs early through rapid prototyping using several in-house rapid prototyping technologies and our extensive machine shop capabilities.
  • Work with Reliability, Quality, and System Test teams on life testing and validation.
  • Complete thorough documentation and archiving in the PDM system.
  • Manage the details of transition to manufacturing including resolution of first article inspections and assembly issues.
  • Initiate and process engineering change requests as needed.
  • Lead/mentor the activities of one or two less experienced engineers.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering (Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred)
  • 5 years minimum experience in product development of mechanical systems
  • Strong 3D CAD capability, preferably using PTC Creo
  • Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint 
  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication and prioritization skills
  • Experience in three out of the following
    • Consumer product design experience
    • Small mechanism design – using motors, gears, bearings, wheels, linkages, etc.
    • Fluid flow design – fans, pumps, tubes, CFD methods
    • Optics, light piping, light sensors and infrared light management
    • Sensor systems, including rotational encoders, sonar, inertial, laser, vision
    • Battery-powered portable vacuum cleaning systems

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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer at Knightscope

Elements Icon Mountain View, CA   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

While mainly focusing on hardware designs, technical drafting, machine assembly and a variety of other systems needed for our autonomous data machines; this role also requires the following:

  • Ability to design and implement solutions from the ground up.
  • Provide technical oversight to machine service and production teams when necessary.
  • Evaluate solutions to a very diverse problem set.
  • Assist in the design of test methods and execution.
  • Use and maintain various hand tools, measuring tools, and other precision test equipment.
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
  • Assist the Knightscope team by conducting root cause analysis as required and drive corrective actions
  • Creation/development of tooling and fixtures required for Robot assembly.
  • Support production line performance and determine the necessary steps needed to achieve optimum line efficiency and product quality.
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineers in the collection, preparation, and analysis of data, development and maintenance of spreadsheets, reports and line configuration changes.
  • Lead in Lean continuous improvement activities.

Requirements:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Design Engineering
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in similar related field
  • Expertise in Solidworks or related design software
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Strong Geometric Dimension and Tolerancing, Design for Assembly and Design for Service skills
  • Production and Assembly skill-sets a plus
  • Strong foundation of process improvement with focus on data accuracy

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Mechanical Systems Design Engineer at RIOS Corporation

Elements Icon Palo Alto, CA   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Develop robust robotic solutions to solve unique automation challenges.
  • Craft elegant and performant solutions from customer requirement documentation.
  • Prototype and test designs quickly to validate proposed approaches.
  • Design parts and assemblies optimized for efficient production.
  • Document work in bills of material, supporting documents, and provide support to field technicians as necessary.
  • Collaborate with external vendors to source components and ensure timelines are met.

Attributes of desired candidates may include some of the following:

  • BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Three years of industrial experience.
  • Proficiency in CAD (Fusion360 Preferred).
  • Experience with robotics or industrial automation is a plus.
  • Strong foundation in mechanical engineering – machine design, mechanics of materials, statics, material science, thermodynamics, and finite element analysis.
  • Knowledgeable about fabrication technologies.
  • Experience with sheet metal design, CNC machining, welding, additive manufacturing, waterjet cutting, and laser cutting.
  • Knowledgeable about designing mechanisms, structural assemblies, and motion/material handling systems.
  • Comfortable with basic machine tools.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with cross-functional teams.

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