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Sr. Systems Engineer

Plus One Robotics

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Posted on 06/08/2021


San Antonio, TX


As a member of the technical staff, the Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the development of cutting edge complete robotic solutions for logistics and e-commerce applications. This position requires empathy for the customer as the engineer will travel to client facilities to install deployment/pilot/demo systems.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Conceptualize, design, simulate, program, test, and demonstrate pilot/production robotic systems
  2. Perform reach studies, cycle time estimation, process design/animation, device configuration
  3. Create, innovate, and invent new/better automation products/solutions for material handling
  4. Produce design documents, assembly/work instructions, and bill of materials
  5. Confidently represent Plus One Robotics to its customers and vendors as an automation SME
  6. Provide technical, budgetary, and schedule information to project managers
  7. Periodically travel to customer sites to collect data, install, or support deployed systems
  8. Compose/present technical communication with/for colleagues
  9. Diagnose and isolate root causes both hardware and software (ROS-based systems)
  10. Assist in problem resolution specific to the program/project
  11. Participate in project teams and all activities related to the development of new products
  12. Solve problems that arise proactively and creatively; persist in the face of challenges
  13. Perform hands-on wiring/electrical installation
  14. Manage vendors and inventory of critical project specific components
  15. Passion for robotics and mechatronic systems and pride of ownership
  16. Able to work in fast-paced, team driven environment

Minimum Skills & Abilities

  1. Technical Capacity
  2. Problem Solving/Analysis
  3. Communication Proficiency

Minimum Education & Experience

Bachelors/Masters in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, or 8+ years’ work experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

Experience with any of the following:

  • 5+ years of logistics/automation system integration experience or experience in a related field
  • Programming and Configuration:
    • Native Robot Software (INFORM, MotoPlus, TP, KAREL, RAPID, UR, VAL3, etc.)
    • Devices (Cameras, PLC’s, barcode scanners, motion control)
    • C++, Python, Git, Github/Gitlab, QtCreator (or other IDE)
    • Device networking: device network configuration, network troubleshooting
  • Electrical/Electronics: Wiring components, Review electrical schematics
  • Communication devices: Fieldbus, Discrete IO, etc.
  • Tools: Windows, Linux (Ubuntu), Microsoft Office, ROS-I/ROS
  • Certifications such as: PE, PMP, Six Sigma, Agile
  • Other Skills: Deep learning, Reinforcement learning, Agile software development, Test driven development

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Plus One Robotics makes vision software for logistics robots. We give robots the eye-hand coordination to pick and place objects in the warehouses and distribution centers using 3D and AI-powered perception, so robots get smarter over time. Our award-winning approach to customer service includes remote robot supervision, so one human worker can manage up to 50 robots from anywhere. That's why we say 'Robots Work. People Ru

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