[jobs] Director of Engineering at Rapyuta Robotics

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[jobs] Director of Engineering at Rapyuta Robotics

Rapyuta Robotics
Rapyuta Robotics is creating a whole new generation of low-cost,
cloud-connected, multi-agent aerial- and ground-based mobile robotic
platforms. Our units will be capable of working autonomously and
collaboratively, learning from their own experiences and with each
other in order to continuously improve itself.

We are looking for world-class talented and ambitious individuals with
a can-do attitude.

Your tasks will include, but not limited to, the following:
- Coordinate all day-to-day engineering-related activities and assist
managing directors with setting the company's technology strategy and
- Work with the management team of Rapyuta Research AG (Zurich,
Switzerland) and Rapyuta Robotics Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) to determine
the feasibility of new business cases/projects
- Act as the technical liaison between Rapyuta Research AG and
partnering companies
- Lead the development of our outdoor aerial robotics platform,
including its complete product development cycle
- Lead embedded electronics hardware development team and support
firmware development for all required projects
- Support mechanical design and system integration of all required projects

- Ph.D. in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, specializing in
multi-agent robotic systems
- At least 6 years of robotic experience, both in academia and industry
- Deep-level understanding and practical experience with embedded
hardware and firmware, control systems, mechanical design and
manufacturing, software architectures, and programming skills
- At least 5 years of experience leading engineering teams
- Outstanding track-record both in academia and industry
- Has excellent verbal and written English communication skills
- Ability to communicate verbally in either German, French, or Italian
and the ability to quickly adjust to Swiss customs and norms
- Nationals of EU-25 and EFTA states

Desired skills and experience:
- Solid understanding of mechanics and dynamics
- Python programming skills
- Startup experience with the ability to adapt to a young and dynamic team

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Benefits: Competitive salary, stock options

Start date: Available immediately

How to apply:
Submit the following items to jobs@rapyuta-robotics.com by April 15,
2015 with subject heading "Application: Director of Engineering"
- CV with at least two references
- Copy of your latest transcripts
- Copy of your Ph.D. thesis and three first-author papers
- Project portfolio with code samples

For more details contact jobs@rapyuta-robotics.com.