Robot Locomotion Engineer
- Carrer de Pujades, Barcelona, Spain
PAL Robotics is a leading robotics company based in sunny Barcelona. Our mission is to enhance people’s quality of life through robotics and automation technologies. Our goal is to develop humanoids that can perform useful tasks in the real world. We are a young and multidisciplinary team of highly motivated engineers, we have over 14 years of experience in the robotics field and offer daily challenges to everyone in our team to help them grow.
For this position we are seeking a Robotics Engineer with experience in developing walking control algorithms for humanoid robots. We require a solid background in legged locomotion control with a significant experience in modeling and solving optimization problems. The applicant must be capable of developing custom optimization methods to solve locomotion and multi-contact problems. We also require a solid understanding of multi-body dynamics and experience implementing controllers in real torque controlled robots.
This work will require to conceptualize, implement and debug the algorithms in one of the most advanced humanoid robots in the world, TALOS, a fully torque controlled biped robot.
Developing walking control algorithms
Developing whole body control algorithms
Developing multi-contact motion planning algorithms
Code QA through Unit Tests
PhD or MS degree in Robotics with emphasis in robot locomotion and optimization
Excellent C++ programming skills
Programming for real-time control and sensor processing
Experience developing in Linux OS
Proactive team working attitude
Excellent Spoken and Written English
Experience with real robotic hardware
Knowledge of ROS
Experience with revision control systems (git)
The company is located in Barcelona, Spain.
Start date: immediate.
The compensation package will be evaluated according to the relevant experience of the candidate.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Position code JOB-2019-005