Company: Omron Research Center of America
Location: San Ramon
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Omron's Research Center of America (ORCA) is looking for a
Robotics Researcher to join our team. At ORCA, we develop new
technologies for OMRON's new and emerging products including those
from the Omron Robotic & Safety business (formerly Adept Robotics).
Specifically, we develop new technologies until they are ready to
be transferred to Omron's product engineering teams, such as Omron
Robotics & Safety business (formerly Adept Robotics).
The ideal candidate is eager to be part of a dynamic & friendly
team that is passionate about developing new technology. We are
specifically looking for someone who has experience developing new
technologies for robotic manipulators at the intersection of
robotic motion planning & perception and has a strong background in
Develop & deploy algorithms at the intersection of robotic motion
planning, perception, and sensing for manipulation
Participate in a team that tests algorithms on robot hardware and
Design & implement robotics systems & architectures for new
technology development platforms.
Ownership of development processes & tools used by the ORCA
Develop and communicate research objectives internally.
Support successful transfer of developed core technologies to
Disseminate research via publications, workshops etc.
MS (with working experience) or PhD in Robotics, Computer Science,
Engineering, or related fields.
Hands-on experience developing software related to motion planning
and/or perception for robots in industry or academia.
Strong software engineering skills preferably in C++ and
Proficiency in software lifecycle processes, and associated tool
Experience developing solutions on Linux, Windows, and at least one
Publication track record in related fields.
Strong communication skills.
We are looking for someone who communicates effectively and is
curious, result oriented, and persistent. Someone who likes to take
a lead role and is willing to mentor those with less experience,
and takes pride in helping to grow a strong team.
Required Qualifications: The requirements listed below are
representative of the physical and environmental factors the job
holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of this position.
Physical Requirements: While performing the responsibilities of the
job, the employee is often required to talk, hear at normal
speaking levels, sit and use their hands and fingers to type,
handle or feel, including repetitive motions with the wrists, hands
and fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk,
and reach with arms and hands, this is a sedentary position
involving sitting most of the time. Vision abilities required by
this job include close vision for extensive computer use, reading
and visual inspections.
Environmental Factors: While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is primarily in a general office environment and
occasionally in other. The noise level in the work environment is
usually quiet to moderate. The position is not substantially
exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Travel Requirements: Frequent travel may be required (2-5 times per
year, as needed to attend conferences worldwide, and Omron business
meetings in Japan)
Conclusion: This job description is intended to convey information
essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general
nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job.
But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list
of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or
working conditions associated with the position.
Keywords: Omron Research Center of America, San Ramon , Robotics Researcher, Other , San Ramon, California
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