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Senior Robotics and Autonomous Systems Architect

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:09:15 PM
  • 2829862
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Corporate Business Innovations
Location(s): United States ; Massachusetts, New York; Boston, Niskayuna


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
Works on multiple projects as a project leader or internal consultant. Works on highly complex projects that require in-depth domain knowledge or two or more specialized architecture areas.

Essential Responsibilities:
Essential Responsibilities:
As a Senior Robotics and Autonomous Systems Architect you will work with GE Global Research and GE Business teams to design and architect commercial grade robotics inspection solutions for industrial assets.
In this role, you will:
  • Develop, lead and grow new technology concepts with strategic impact focused on robotics, autonomy, cyber-physical systems, and the Industrial inspection
  • Lead projects, relationship building, and the development of new autonomous and robotic systems technology
  • Interface with business leaders and provide direction and guidance for technology roadmaps
  • Identify key technical issues and focus resources to produce cutting-edge technical breakthroughs in the area of cyber physical systems technology
  • Actively participate in design, architecture, and development efforts of robotic inspection solutions for industrial assets
  • Guide robotics researchers on the principals of software design and architecture


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in enterprise system design, architecture, and integration OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience in enterprise system design, architecture, and integration
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel 15%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Boston, MA or Niskayuna, NY


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience in design and development of distributed cyber-physical systems, autonomous systems, robotic systems, simulation environments, and human-robot interfaces
  • Strong track record as a thought leader and influencer
  • Experience developing autonomy solutions for a diverse set of problems (e.g. planning, positioning, perception, etc.) and domains
  • Familiarity with core robotics and autonomy concepts including path planning, kinematic and dynamic modeling of robots, perception, graphical simulation, and GUIs
  • Possess superior problem solving skills, and independent decision making abilities, all while operating in an extremely demanding, fast-paced team setting
  • Significant experience in C/C++/Python/Java programming
  • Experience with the ROS or other robotics middleware and OpenCV, OpenCL, PCL, and CUDA
  • Experience in an industrial domain (e.g. oil & gas, energy, transportation, etc.)
  • Experience with embedded robotics platforms developing online algorithms
  • Well connected with external thought leaders, technology providers, and users of robotic and autonomous systems
  • Experience with wireless sensor networks, and wireless communication protocols
  • Familiarity with industrial control systems
  • Experience with Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment (CI-CD)
  • Experience with Agile/SCRUM methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to convert high-level customer needs into a technical development strategy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Communicate effectively both in written and oral English
  • Self-motivated, innovative, willing to pursue new technical areas and capable of working independently
  • Reviews exceptions and makes recommendations to architectural standards at a domain level.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of business' structure (P&Ls) and the interplay of functions to support business goals; demonstrate knowledge of the business products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market/competitors.
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale.
  • Takes a systems perspective that inter-relates internal and external factors for planning. Envisions compares and contrasts multiple potential medium range operational futures.
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Locations: United States ; Massachusetts, New York; Boston, Niskayuna

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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