[ros-users] Hiring for Software Engineer: ROS/Android

Brian Gerkey gerkey at osrfoundation.org
Wed Nov 14 00:26:51 UTC 2012

The Open Source Robotics Foundation (http://osrfoundation.org) is
seeking applicants for a full-time software engineering position to
work on ROS/Android projects.  Details are below and at:
To apply, send your application materials to: jobs at osrfoundation.org.


Software Engineer: ROS/Android

Primary Function

Develop tools and infrastructure to support the development of "robot
apps" that can be controlled from Android devices. In addition,
develop robot apps. The goal is to provide app developers with the
tools that they need to build and deploy robot applications.

Roles and Responsibilities

    Develop Android-compatible Java libraries.
    Develop Python tools for managing and controlling robot applications.
    Develop Android applications.
    Develop portable HTML5 UIs.
    Full lifecycle application development.
    Support, maintain and document software functionality.
    Software testing and quality assurance.

Skills / Job Requirements

    BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science or equivalent.
    Compensation commensurate to education and experience.
    Several years of software development experience.
    Extensive knowledge of Java and Android development.
    Extensive knowledge of Linux environments.
    Experience designing and developing user- and developer-friendly
software systems.

Nice to Have’s

    Experience with ROS or other robotics software.
    Experience developing and maintaining open-source software.
    Experience developing in HTML5.

Application Material

    Cover letter
    Downloadable code sample(s)
    Two references and/or two letter of recommendation

To Apply

Send your Application Materials and links to any projects you’d like
us to look at to jobs at osrfoundation.org

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