Position: Autonomy Engineer- Controls
Location: Kitchener, Ontario
Experience: 1-5 years of relevant work experience
Education: Graduate Degree in a related field
Division: OTTO Motors
About Clearpath Robotics Inc.
Clearpath Robotics Inc. develops the future of robotics technology through development and sale of industry-leading self-driving technology, products, and services to over 500 of the world’s most innovative brands. Proprietary hardware, software, and services are delivered through the company’s research and industrial divisions: Clearpath Robotics and OTTO™ Motors. Clearpath Robotics Inc. is an award-winning company with recent awards including Robotics Business Review Top 50 Robotics Company, Edison Award for Innovation, Business Insider Top 40 under 40, and Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
About OTTO™ Motors
OTTO™ Motors is making material handling in industrial settings safer, easier, and more efficient through development of hardware and software that automates movement of goods in busy factories and warehouses. The company’s industry-leading self driving technology provides automated and on-demand material handling in the most demanding industrial environments, spanning automotive, medical device, aerospace, logistics, and more. Customers trusting their mission-critical material handling needs to OTTO Motors include Fortune 100 brands GE, Toyota, and Caterpillar. For more information visit www.ottomotors.com
About the Job
We require high-fidelity dynamic models, robust control, and reliable state estimation. We're constantly building robots, but want to bring their performance to the next level. We need an Autonomy Engineer to improve our current vehicle models & controllers and develop brand new ones for the robots we've got on the drawing board. Can you get behind that?
You will stay on top of recent developments in the control and modeling of unmanned ground vehicles. This includes evaluating such developments to determine if they can improve the performance of our standard model lines and custom products. Additionally, you will improve our existing models by spending warm summer days driving robots around outside (cold winters too; this is Canada after all). Finally, you will develop theoretical models of prototypes to assist the hardware design team in the design process.
Your primary responsibilities will be:
Additional tasks may include:
You want to work for a small company that thinks big and dreams huge. You are driven, view work as more than just a job, and are never satisfied with a project left half-done. You want to be surrounded by people like you; creative, fun-loving, and passionate about their work. You are motivated by making an impact on your workplace and you thrive on challenging and rewarding problems. Oh, and you have some form of higher education with the common sense to back it up.
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Clearpath is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. We hire the best talent regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sex, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require special accommodation to complete any portion of the application or interview process, please contact 1-800-301-3863.