Research Engineer - Sr. Research Engineer - Robotics Engineering in San Antonio, TX

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)   •  

San Antonio, TX 78201

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


5 - 7 years

Posted 33 days ago

Job Summary:

We are expanding our team working on leading technologies in industrial automation and robotics and are looking for talented and motivated engineers to join us. Work in a flexible and stimulating environment on diverse technical challenges in applied research and development. Develop and deploy robotic and automation systems for industrial, manufacturing, and defense clients. Design, build, debug and install industrial robotic and automation systems. Develop and test new manufacturing and industrial processes. Develop software for industrial controls and manufacturing systems. Assist in preparing proposals and cost estimates. Interact with customers to promote new business and develop technical requirements. Participate on and/or manage technical projects and project tasks. Document and report technical work. Travel on an as needed basis to conduct project work.Perform other duties as assigned.


Requires a BS degree in Robotics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechatronics Engineering with at least 5 years of experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have experience with electrical design for industrial automation, robotics, creation of industrial automation solutions, industrial controls software development. Human machine interface design and development is preferred. Requires extensive knowledge of typical manufacturing requirements and electrical schematics. Beneficial skills include: PLC code development, C++ and Python software development, ROS (Robot Operating System), OpenCV, PCL (Point Cloud Library), AutoCAD Electrical or equivalent design package, Linux. Beneficial knowledge includes: industrial robotics, mobile robotics, 2D/3D computer vision, path planning for robotics, machine learning, optimization, perception/sensing for robot guidance, localization. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Special Considerations:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Valid Through: 2019-11-8