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Connection Science

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Job: Robotic Systems Engineer at Dyson

Robotic Systems Engineer

Dyson are looking for a Robotics System Engineer to join a team developing robotic technologies for current and future products. The project work will vary from pure robotic research to the application of existing technologies to low cost machines.

Principal Accountabilities:

 Creation of novel solutions to real world robotic challenges 
 Implementation of existing robotic technologies 
 Software design / implementation 
 Testing and performance evaluation 
 Accurate documentation

Skills Knowledge & Experience:

 Academic: Graduate or post-graduate degree (min 2:1) in engineering or relevant technical field. 
           Research experience in robotics or similar area preferred.

 Technical: Experience of some or all of the following areas ...

   Navigation and localisation systems knowledge - Preferred 
   Practical experience of development on robotic platforms - Preferred

 Computer vision experience - Preferred

 Strong mathematical background - Essential

 Software development 
   Strong C++ skills - Essential 
   Understanding of robust design methods - Preferred

   Solutions orientated 
   Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
   Displays drive and enthusiasm

Interested candidates should submit their C.V. to under the Research, Design and 
Please include your salary expectations with your application.

Karin McCann 
Recruitment Manager

Tel: 01666 828491 
Fax: 01666 828450


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