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.

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Electrical Engineer, Pittsburgh, PA

RE2 Robotics has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical 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’ll be responsible for designing printed circuit boards for motor controllers, sensor systems, and embedded computing as well as conducting integration and testing of the team’s robotic systems and component designs. You’ll 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with 3 to 5 years of experience

  • Expertise in electrical board design (preferably using Altium)

  • Experience working in a lab environment using oscilloscopes and other test equipment, plus experience in electrical system development and embedded communication protocols (CAN, Ethernet, I2C, and SPI)

  • Experience in board testing and debugging, embedded software, and motor controls and electro-mechanical systems a plus

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

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

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.


Computer Vision Engineer, Pittsburgh, PA

If you are a technologist specializing in robotic autonomy and vision processing, and you have an entrepreneurial spirit, RE2 Robotics has the perfect role for you. The Computer Vision Engineer position is open to people who are passionate about developing the next generation of autonomous robotics.

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 manipulation systems that are light-weight, rugged, and powerful. Through our research, we have developed manipulators that are highly dexterous and easily controlled. In our vision, the next horizon to mobile manipulation is the addition of greater autonomy of the system so that our systems can run with less supervision and in environments with highly limited bandwidth. The person filling the Computer Vision Engineer role will help us turn this vision into a reality.

Primarily, the CVE will be responsible for developing autonomy and vision processing algorithms for use in a variety of products and projects. This position requires someone who can learn, develop, dream up and apply new techniques for novel 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, automation, and/or vision processing

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

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of solutions in the areas of autonomous and vision-aided robotic systems.

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

  • Develop and execute autonomous and vision-aided robotic systems projects including guiding the technical approach and managing the development of the autonomous system. 

Other Desired Skills and Experience

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

  • Knowledge of fundamentals and state of the art in robotics

  • Experience in applying machine learning and vision processing to real-world robotic problems

  • Knowledge of fundamentals in optimization, supervised and reinforcement learning

  • 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.So


Senior Mechanical Engineer, Pittsburgh, PA

RE2 Robotics has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer with experience in electro-mechanical system (preferably robotic system) design who can help lead the design of our next generation of manipulation systems.

We’re a dynamic and growing tech company dedicated to creating a next generation of mobile robotics technologies that help users better interact with their environments. You’ll work with a world-class team of engineers, designers and technicians who are creating light-weight, dexterous, and powerful mobile manipulation systems for DoD and commercial applications.  

We’ll rely on you to provide system engineering, analysis, concept development, and detailed design expertise through all stages of the development process. You’ll have a very hands-on role, working with internal and external teams to drive component fabrication, system assembly and integration. We’ll also look to you to preparing and conducting client presentations and contribute to government proposals.   

Position requirements:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of engineering work experience

  • Proficiency in 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.

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

Other Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with robotic systems/unmanned vehicles/manipulator arms

  • Experience with undersea equipment design preferred as it pertains to: seawater exposure, contamination, wash-down, compatibility of materials, water pressure, dynamic seals, protection of electrical systems, neutral buoyancy, wave action, etc.

  • Proficiency in revision controlled mechanical 3D CAD and vaulting system (Solidworks and PDM preferred)

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

  • Proficiency in materials, finishes and manufacturing processes

  • Working knowledge of design of electrical cabling and wiring systems, including wire routing, grounding, shield management, connector systems, environmental sealing, and production methods

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

  • Experience with motion control system components such as brushless motors, encoders, Hall sensors

  • Experience with cost estimating and time estimating

  • 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.


Principal Research Scientist, Pittsburgh, PA

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 manipulation systems that are light-weight, rugged, and powerful. Through our research, we have developed manipulators that are highly dexterous and easily controlled. In our vision, the next horizon to mobile manipulation is the addition of greater autonomy of the system so that our systems can run with less supervision and in environments with highly limited bandwidth. The Principal Research Scientist will be a leader within RE2 to help us turn this vision into a reality.

Primarily, the Principal Research Scientist will be responsible for leading the technical development of autonomy and vision processing algorithm development. In addition, the ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit to help shape the direction of the company in this important area, help develop business cases, write proposals, and lead teams/projects to further our autonomy applications. At a fundamental level, the following requirements are absolute for this position:

  1. Ph.D. or M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or other related field with a minimum of 5 years of progressive research experience in artificial intelligence, automation, and/or vision processing

  2. Experience in the ability to convince investment in a new idea or concept based on said research

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

Responsibilities

  • Research complex perception, decision making, and control problems and develop solutions for customers across defense, medical, and commercial markets

  • Lead the research and development of solutions in the areas of autonomous and vision-aided robotic systems

  • Lead teams developing proposals for government and private customers

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

  • Collaborate with industry partners and top tier academia research institutes

  • Initiate and participate in technology conversations with distinguished scholars and industry leaders

  • Develop and execute autonomous and vision-aided robotic systems project plans including technical approach and project management to achieve high customer satisfaction

Other Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience putting together winning research proposals and/or compelling academic papers designed to generate interest in a new idea or concept

  • Experience in leading and managing a small team of researchers with constrained budget and schedule to achieve technical success.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage research projects, conduct real-world experiments and demonstrations, and identify fruitful research directions, and lead proposal development efforts

  • Experience in dealing with customers and conveying difficult concepts in an effective way to customers, colleagues, and collaborators.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

  • Knowledge of fundamentals and state of the art in robotics

  • Experience in applying machine learning to real-world robotic problems

  • Knowledge of fundamentals in optimization, supervised and reinforcement learning

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

  • Strong publication records in relevant fields (patents, top conferences and journals)

  • 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.


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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