JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Controller, Pittsburgh, PA

RE2 has an exciting opportunity for a Controller to join our small corporate finance and accounting team. A rapidly growing robotics company founded in 2001 and spin-off of Carnegie Mellon University, RE2 focuses on research, development, and sales of robotic manipulators to both government and commercial customers. If you have the energy and mindset of an entrepreneur, plus experience in both accounting and finance, we would like to talk to you about joining our team.

We’ll look to you to provide leadership and coordination of company financial planning and budget management functions to ensure that RE2 complies with regulatory requirements. You’ll take responsibility for coordinating the annual long-range planning process and developing full-year financial estimates, monitoring corporate and departmental budgets, and preparing quarterly financial projections for the Board of Directors. You’ll also be responsible for the accounting operations of the company: leading GAAP compliance, creating and driving a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and serving as primary point of contact with our external auditors and the Defense Contract Auditing Agency.

Position requirements:

  1. B.A. in Business, Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience (Master’s degree preferred)

  2. Experience with GAAP based accounting methods

  3. Experience in preparing financial projections

  4. U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency in order to comply with government contracts

RE2 offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including company stock options, 401(k) plan, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


Electrical/Controls Engineer, Pittsburgh, PA

RE2 Robotics has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer / Controls Engineer who has a fire for technology and making the impossible possible. A dynamic and growing tech company, we’re dedicated to creating a next generation of mobile robotics technologies that help users better interact with their environments. You’ll work closely with a world-class team of robotics researchers to create robotic systems that are smaller, lighter, and more powerful than current technology allows in order to improve the safety and quality of life of all humans.  

In this position, you will have the opportunity to contribute your expertise in any number of ways. From the development of printed circuit boards (PCB) specifications and test plans, to the actual design of multi-layer PCB’s to move our technology to the forefront of industrial and robotic automation.  Through the utilization of standard and advanced electrical lab equipment, we’ll rely on you to validate and troubleshoot motor controllers, sensor systems, and embedded computing to ensure performance measures meet desired customer outcomes.

You will need to be skilled in system interconnects and electrical architecture development. But, while top-notch technical skills are important, what we value most is a passion for making the world a better place and ability to work closely with our highly-diverse team to create something amazing.

Position requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in electrical engineering or related field

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience

  • Expertise writing PCB level specifications, test plans and electrical board design using Altium Designer

  • Experience working in a lab environment using oscilloscopes, function generators, fine pitch-soldering equipment, multi-meters etc.  

  • Knowledge of embedded communication protocols (CAN, Ethernet, I2C and SPI)

  • Experience with wiring, cable design, and the development and integration of electromechanical systems

  • Proven experience in PLC programming

  • Effectively able to work in a team or independently as required

  • U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency in order to comply with Government Contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industrial robot programming

RE2 offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including flexible schedules, stock options, 401k plan, training and professional development, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


Software Engineer: Motion Control, Pittsburgh, PA

RE2 Robotics has an exciting opportunity for Software Engineer: Motion Control-Robotics who has a passion for robotics and optimizing motor control. A dynamic and growing tech company, we’re dedicated to creating a next generation of mobile robotics technologies that help users better interact with their environments. Our world-class team of engineers, designers and technicians create robotic systems that are smaller, lighter, and more powerful than current technology allows in order to improve the safety and quality of life of all humans. With the right skills, you could play a very important role. 

You’ll take the technical reins in assignments involving control system design, modeling, simulation (e.g., Simulink), implementation, electro-mechanical system improvement, optimization, configuration, tuning, parameter estimation, advanced motor control techniques, development, data collection, and testing. RE2’s manipulation systems are highly dexterous and easy to control, with precise and repeatable motion. Your motor control expertise could help us create something amazing.

Position requirements:

  • Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer) or Computer Science with a minimum of seven (7) years of engineering work experience in electro-mechanical mechanism development and implementation in a hands-on/applied environment

  • Experience with motion control system design, modeling, simulation and analysis for electro-mechanical designs using brushless motors and feedback sensors

  • Experience in the design of motion control algorithms in C

  • U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency in order to comply with Government Contracts

Other Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with precision electro-mechanical machine design and/or motor drive electronics

  • Experienced in the design of motion control algorithms in Assembler/C/C++

  • Knowledge of brushless, permanent magnet synchronous motor applications

  • Detailed understanding of Field Oriented Control algorithms, performance analysis and design trade-offs of motor drives

  • Proficiency in frequency and time domain analysis, digital signal processing

  • Proficiency in python, Assembly, or C++

  • Working knowledge of embedded hardware design and interfacing; microcontrollers; embedded communication protocols (CAN, Ethernet, I2C, SPI)

  • Working knowledge of mathematical analysis software, i.e MATLAB or MathCAD

  • Working knowledge of Linux environment and utilities

  • Experience with robotic sensors such as: video cameras, LIDAR, force-torque

  • Experience with version control software such as Subversion and Git

  • Candidates must possess effective verbal and written communication skills in English.

RE2 offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including flexible schedules, stock options, 401k plan, training and professional development, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


Software Engineer: Trajectory Planning, Pittsburgh, PA

If you specialize in robotic autonomy, and you have an entrepreneurial spirit, RE2 Robotics has the perfect role for you. The Software Engineer: Trajectory Planning position is open to people who are passionate about developing the next generation of autonomous robotic arms.

Position Summary

RE2 Robotics has become a leading developer of mobile manipulation by working closely with universities, research institutes, and the federal government to create human-like robotic solutions that are strong, lightweight, compact, power efficient, and rugged. Through our research, we have developed robotic arms that are highly dexterous and easily controlled. In our vision, the next horizon to mobile manipulation is the addition of greater autonomy so that our systems can run with less supervision and in environments with highly limited bandwidth. The person filling this SE role will help us turn this vision into a reality.

The Software Engineer: Trajectory Planning will be responsible for developing algorithms to plan manipulator trajectories for use in a variety of products and projects. This position requires someone who can learn, develop, dream up and apply novel techniques for problems focused on controlling robotic manipulators. Candidates must possess the following in order to apply.

  1. M.S. or B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or other related field

  2. Minimum of 2 years of industry work experience in artificial intelligence and/or motion planning

  3. Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident 

 Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of solutions in the areas of trajectory planning for robotic systems.

  • Work closely with mechanical, electrical, and software engineering teams to develop systems from concept to production level.

  • Develop and execute on autonomous manipulation projects including guiding the technical approach and managing the development of the system. 

Other Desired Skills and Experience

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

  • Knowledge of fundamentals and state of the art in robotics

  • Experience in robotic arm control (trajectory planning, grasp planning, inverse and forward kinematics, etc.)

  • Strong research and innovation skills and ability to solve difficult vision and learning problems

  • Experience with ROS or other robotics platforms

  • Excellent prototyping skill and expert programming skills in multiple programming languages

  • Hands-on experience with multiple operating systems

  • Demonstrated ability to work on cross-functional teams

  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a growing, dynamic team 

RE2 offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including flexible schedules, stock options, 401k plan, training and professional development, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


Mechanical Engineer, Pittsburgh, PA

RE2 is looking for a creative Mechanical Engineer with experience in the design of electro-mechanical systems (preferably robotic systems) to help design our next generation of manipulation systems.

Position Summary

The Mechanical Engineer (ME) works in a cooperative team environment with other mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, software engineers, designers and technicians to create light-weight, dexterous, and powerful mobile manipulation systems for DoD and commercial applications. At a fundamental level, the following requirements are absolute for this position. If you possess the following, please consider applying today!

  1. B.S. in Mechanical Engineering 

  2. Previous work experience with integrated system design and analysis using 3D CAD/CAE, to include structural and thermal analysis, drive train design, motor specification, material/finish selection, and manufacturing processes.

  3. U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency in order to comply with Government Contracts

Essential Responsibilities

The Mechanical Engineer (ME) reports to the Principal Mechanical Engineer and is responsible for carrying out development assignments with minimal supervision. Working on collaborative cross-discipline project teams, the ME will serve as the technical member related to the mechanical design on one or multiple concurrent projects. In addition to mechanical engineering, the ME provides system engineering, analysis, concept development, and detailed design expertise. This expertise runs through all stages of the development process from requirements definition through design, drawing, system build, integration, verification, and production. Throughout the prototyping and production phases, the ME will work with internal and external machine shops for component fabrication and with engineers and technicians for system assembly and integration.

The ME must manage their time effectively to meet project milestones and budgets, as well as, departmental and company goals.

The ME is also expected to prepare and conduct presentations on the technical design for both internal design reviews and external customer meetings.

Other Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience with robotic systems/unmanned vehicles/manipulator arms

  • Experience with undersea equipment design  

  • Proficiency with a formal design process applied to a sub-system or system. This includes:

    • Establishing and managing requirements and developing design specifications;

    • Analysis and concept development for function, testability, manufacturability, and specifying components;

    • Creating part models and drawings which convey engineering intent through clear, complete, inspectable drawings, tolerance analysis and definition, GD&T;

    • Creating assembly models and drawings which define a BOM, assembly instructions and QC criteria;

    • System Integration which includes development of testing and QC procedures to confirm build;

    • Manage the build, integration and verification of the system

  • Proficiency in revision controlled mechanical 3D CAD and vaulting system using Solidworks and PDM

  • Proficiency in motor, drive train, and bearings; analysis and application

  • Working knowledge of design of electrical cabling and wiring systems

  • Working knowledge of mathematical analysis software, i.e. MATLAB or Mathcad

  • Experience with cost estimating and time estimating

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills in English

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Interested candidates must be either a U.S. citizen or possess a Permanent Residency Card in order to comply with Government Contracts.

RE2 values the diverse talents and contributions of our team members. We hire on the basis of individual qualifications and ability relative to job requirements.

RE2 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

RE2 is an equal opportunity employer eager to enhance the diversity of the office. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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