Lead Robotics and Autonomous Systems Engineer
Location:
Niskayuna, NY
Posted:
November 10, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Reference:
2776363
About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

At GE Global Research, we're redefining what's possible. From cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is world-renowned. As part of our team, you'll find yourself among nearly 3,000 scientists and engineers from every discipline in a dynamic atmosphere where you'll be constantly challenged to learn and grow. You'll have access to leaders on all levels of the organization and collaborate across the globe with the very best in the field. If you have an insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to articulate your vision, then join us and watch the work you do create the next generation of products and processes that will impact the globe for generations to come.

At GE Global Research we redefine what's possible, finding answers to some of the world's toughest problems. Find out more at http://www.ge.com/research at http://www.geglobalresearch.com/ or http://twitter.com/geresearchjobs , and connect with our technologists at http://twitter.com/GEresearch

There is always an exciting new challenge on the horizon at GE Global Research because "what we imagine, we can make happen."

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a Lead Robotics and Autonomous Systems Engineer you will work with GE Global Research and GE Business teams to define, build, and execute strategic research and development programs focused on building Robotics and Autonomous Systems aligned with GE's Digital Industrial vision.

You will:

+ Develop new technology concepts with strategic impact focused on robotics, autonomy, machine vision, mobile manipulation, and human-robot interaction

+ Lead projects, proposals, relationship building, and the development of new autonomous and robotic systems technology

+ Actively participate in design, architecture, and development efforts

+ Engage with internal and external thought leaders across the robotics technology stack to drive new concepts and applications

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with a minimum 3 years of industrial experience OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with minimum 5 years of industrial experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with minimum 7 years of industrial

+ Strong execution track record

+ Significant experience related to systems architecture, design, and system integration

+ Familiarity with key concepts including path planning, kinematic and dynamic modeling of robots, perception, graphical simulation, and GUIs

+ Possesses superior problem solving skills, and independent decision making abilities, all while operating in an extremely demanding, fast-paced team setting

+ Significant experience in C/C++/Java programming

+ Experience with the Robot Operating System (ROS)

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals at the Masters level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered

Desired Characteristics:

+ Experience working in an industrial domain (e.g. energy, mining, manufacturing, etc.)

+ Experience working with embedded robotics platforms developing online algorithms

+ Programming in python or ruby experience

+ Experience with wireless sensor networks, and wireless communication protocols

+ Familiarity with industrial control systems

+ Experience in building agent-based architectures/systems

+ Demonstrated ability to convert high-level customer needs into a technical development strategy

+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

+ Communicate effectively both in written and oral English

+ Self-motivated, innovative, willing to pursue new technical areas and capable of working independently

Locations: United States ; New York; NiskayunaGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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