General Electric Robotic Software Engineer in Lincoln, Nebraska

About Us:

Avitas Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company. At GE and Avitas we are transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Avitas delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industrial inspection.

Avitas offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. Avitas 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.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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:

Avitas Systems is looking for a Robotic Software Engineer to join its emerging inspections business team. You will work with Avitas, GE Global Research, GE Business teams to research, design and architect commercial grade robotics inspection solutions for industrial assets.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Robotic Software Engineer you will:

  • Harden or enhance upon robotics proof of concepts developed by the GE Global Research

  • Work on many aspects of robotics domains research including image processing, state machines, embedded development, robot localization and mapping, SLAM, sense and avoid, and asset relative navigation to name a few

  • Work closely with robotics researchers, robotics engineers, QA, Product, and Hardware to ensure system robustness from the bottom up

  • Design, implement, and validate applications and capabilities in C++ and Python

  • Integrate and test software solutions in simulation and on the robot

  • Support, maintain and document software functionality

  • Participate in design discussions and code reviews

  • Work with a talented scrum team to develop and test key product features

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • PhD in Robotics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with 1 year of experience in system integration and development on physical robots (industrial or academic) OR Master's Degree in Robotics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with minimum of 3 year experience in system integration and development on physical robots (industrial or academic)

  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completedEligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

  • Must be willing to travel 10%

  • Must be willing to work out of an office in Boston, MA or Niskayuna, NY

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong experience in C/C++ and Python

  • Strong background in object oriented programming and system architecture

  • Experience with ROS or other middleware

  • Experience with OpenCV, OpenCL, PCL, or CUDA

  • Experience with Travis, Jenkins, or some other CI system

  • Experience with Embedded Linux, microcontrollers and/or FPGAs

  • Familiarity with industrial control systems

  • Experience with Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment (CI-CD)

  • Experience with Agile/SCRUM methodologies

  • Experience in an industrial domain (e.g. oil & gas, energy, transportation, etc.)

  • 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

Locations: United States; Massachusetts, New York; Boston, MA or Niskayuna, NY

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.