Electrical Engineer, National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)-2005497
The National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) is a part of Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute that specializes in research and development of robotic systems. We are looking for a passionate early-career engineer to fill a junior electrical engineering role. We're looking for someone with some hands-on experience through either college-research, summer internships, or work-force experience interested in working with robots for an immediate opportunity to join NREC. You will be joining an R&D team developing the next generation of ground vehicles and ground robots.
BS in Electrical Engineering and evidence of consistent hands-on electrical system design experience through internships or undergraduate research
Minimum 3-5 years of relevant work experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Analog and digital circuit design experience outside of a classroom setting
Evidence of circuit design and PCB layout required; Knowledge of how to use Altium Designer is a plus
Familiarity interfacing with sensors through protocols such as CAN, TCP/UDP, SPI, UART, etc.
Experience programming microcontrollers and exposure to FPGAs
Cursory understanding of high current/high voltage systems design in both AC and DC domains
Experience with brushed and brushless motor controllers; experience with motion controllers and mechatronics
Experience with electromechanical systems integration through group projects, internships, or undergraduate research
An eagerness to work in a fast paced, rapid design, prototype, and build environment
A clear passion for robotics and related fields
3.4+ GPA preferred, but not required
2-3 years work experience in electrometrical design, preferably in robotics
Working knowledge of FPGA programming
RF and high frequency design exposure through either extensive coursework or
Exposure to the systems engineering process; architecture level design experience is a plus
Working understanding of LabVIEW programming and NI Hardware is a plus
Working knowledge of control theory, signal processing, computer vision and/or other robotics-related topics is a plus
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.