Robotics/Controls Engineer

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We are looking for an experienced Robotics/Controls Engineer to join our growing development team. We are building a product on the cutting edge of robotics. You will have the opportunity to tackle multidisciplinary issues in a dynamic environment. You will be working in a highly collaborative, diverse and supportive team.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be a fundamental part of our controls and robotics chapter, while working in cross-disciplinary teams
  • You will contribute to the robot controller, the trajectory planner, and the overall motion performance
  • You will be in close contact with the backend and with frontend stacks, investigating and solving state-of-art robotics challenges
  • You will be instrumental in improving our robot, building applications, configuring and testing robots

What will you bring to the team?

  • Master's degree in robotics, mechanical engineering, control systems or similar
  • Solid background in controls and robotics systems, kinematics, dynamics, motion planning, closed-loop control systems
  • Python and/or Matlab/Simulink programming
  • C++ programming skills
  • Ability to develop and implement complex algorithms, learn and apply new languages, tools and frameworks
  • Must have a min of 1year commercial experience working in a fast-paced, results oriented environment
  • Experience with Mac and/or Linux development environment
  • Superb analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills 
  • Great organizational and time management skills
  • Desirable: Previous experience with startups would be great, but not mandatory

    Unfortunately we are not able to offer sponsorship for candidates outside the EU for this role.

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    15 Windsor St
    N1 London Directions +44 (0)20 3603 4590 View page

    Work on your terms

    • Learning & Development 🎓

      £1000 per year

    • Unlimited holiday 🏖️

      Based on clear, transparent communication and planning

    • Flexible working 🤹

      Blended approach to office and WFH

    • Employee referrals 💰

      £1000 per referral hired from your network

    • Share Options Scheme 📈

      Every team member gets a pot of stock option after probation

    • Keeping you fed 🥙

      Our kitchen is always stocked and we order lunch in on Fridays

    • Dog friendly offices 🐶

      Basil, Evie and Alfie are the current resident pooches who visit us regularly

    Our values

    From the beginning of the company, Automata's founders upheld a few key principles:

    • Think from first principles
    • We solve large scale problems
    • We push the belief envelope
    • We love a good intellectual challenge

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