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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Manipulation Engineer on robot arm motion planning. Dorabot Inc. (Shenzhen, China)

Vivian Xie
We aim to gather the smartest robot enthusiasts to build a fully autonomous
robot that can see and operate in a human environment, bring a true
robotic future
to life.

Mobile manipulators require complex 3D environment models and advanced
motion control to safely navigate in simple dynamic environments. In order
to allow true full automation in environments designed for human, we are
developing a new motion planner that allows complex mobile manipulators to
avoid all static, dynamic and unknown obstacles and generate collision-free
trajectories even while moving. In addition, the planner needs to obey all
task-specific constraints in terms of accuracy, visibility, restricted
end-effector orientations and kinematic singularities. We will take dynamic
optimization into consideration at the very beginning, in order to generate
time-optimized arm motion with this planner.

We are looking for a talented engineer/researcher with extensive hands-on
experience with robots. You'll be responsible for the development and
refinement of manipulation capabilities on our autonomous mobile
manipulator, including the motion planner stated above. You will be part of
the core R&D team within Dorabot, work closed with vision and application
engineers, focus on challenging scenarios such as random bin-picking,
object placing, tool manipulating, all in spaces full of various obstacles.
We work in a fast-paced, agile environment, where we constantly
collaborate, brainstorm & peer review ideas, and test proposed solutions.
We encourage continual learning within the team.

We work in a fast-paced, agile environment, where we constantly
collaborate, brainstorm & peer review ideas, and test proposed solutions.
We encourage continual learning within the team.

*Position Requirement*

1. Passionate about robots
2. Robotics, Computer Science, or a related background
3. Proficient with C++, familiar with scripting language like Python
4. Good software engineering practice, follow required code style with
concise comments
5. Able to turn academic ideas into robust program
6. Work with Linux and git.

*Extra*

1. Visionary
2. Experience with multicore architectures/speeding up algorithms by
parallelization
3. Experience in creating computational efficient code that scales to
multiple applications
4. Experience with ROS, OpenRTM, YARP, Choreonoid, OpenRave… or other robot
software platform
5. Previous contributions to open source projects
6. Strong background in (but not limited to)
    - machine learning
    - computer vision
    - autonomous navigation
    - planning
    - robotic manipulation
    - computational geometry
    - operations research

*What We Offer: *
- Competitive salary and equity based on experience and contribution.
- Experience working with some of the best robotics minds of the current
time.
- Central location in Shenzhen, fastest hardware iteration speed in the
world (Get things done faster, no more waiting for hardware!).
- Relaxed and healthy working environment with fresh fruits & standing
desk.
- Free gym passes
- Language education (English & Chinese)
- Well funded by internationally renowned VC (Huge amount of money that can
be spent on developing robots).
- Opportunity to help bring fully autonomous, robotic future to life.

*Information About Dorabot: *

Founders' Background:
Tech-Robotic/Software Engineering;
Commerce-UPS/J.P.Morgan/A.T.Ke <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__a.t.ke_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cn1uVVM46dUmS2LO_kxYUo1-Hd7GDP74wSNzEtCeYes&s=J3DagDKDdBChU-8XQ1t7LBX24Nh9OsOCIVgEbv-dLdQ&e=>arney/Bain

Technology Focus: Software/Mechanical/Electrical, Vision, Motion Plan,
Grasp Plan, Multi-Robot & Artificial Intelligence

*Prototype Demo Video: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.youtube.com_watch-3Fv-3DkH1X-5F4kZf8g&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cn1uVVM46dUmS2LO_kxYUo1-Hd7GDP74wSNzEtCeYes&s=Zl41LdeVPi7r02UQ-gMm25HTRfd51tF-4_N6c7aL5d4&e=
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.youtube.com_watch-3Fv-3DkH1X-5F4kZf8g&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cn1uVVM46dUmS2LO_kxYUo1-Hd7GDP74wSNzEtCeYes&s=Zl41LdeVPi7r02UQ-gMm25HTRfd51tF-4_N6c7aL5d4&e=>*
[The first prototype design of a mobile manipulator in 2016, which was
finished within 6 months. It demonstrates the concept of warehouse order
fulfillment, from receiving the order to delivering picked goods to be
packed.]

*IROS 2016 Competition Video: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.youtube.com_watch-3Fv-3DhLQ6gHFswfg&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cn1uVVM46dUmS2LO_kxYUo1-Hd7GDP74wSNzEtCeYes&s=nkFmT6sfn9fScOU2ckzvjL43Z-XckwnUx3lUyqNfhGo&e=
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.youtube.com_watch-3Fv-3DhLQ6gHFswfg&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cn1uVVM46dUmS2LO_kxYUo1-Hd7GDP74wSNzEtCeYes&s=nkFmT6sfn9fScOU2ckzvjL43Z-XckwnUx3lUyqNfhGo&e=>*
[Won second place of IROS Grasping Competition - Autonomous Track, held in
Daejeon, Korea. Our team only used 20% of the time given to finish the
task.]

*Unloading Video: **https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.youtube.com_watch-3Fv-3DGmkFuwR6rog&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cn1uVVM46dUmS2LO_kxYUo1-Hd7GDP74wSNzEtCeYes&s=AoukXuOVD5EjttbKHGCAhxvy1nNBNpHWcE1rCQK2koM&e=
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.youtube.com_watch-3Fv-3DGmkFuwR6rog&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cn1uVVM46dUmS2LO_kxYUo1-Hd7GDP74wSNzEtCeYes&s=AoukXuOVD5EjttbKHGCAhxvy1nNBNpHWcE1rCQK2koM&e=>*
[Illustrates a real-world problem and the solution in the warehouse, which
may raise the efficiency to 400%]

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TO APPLY
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Please send your resume to *[hidden email] <[hidden email]>*

Sincerely,

Vivian Xie

Human Resources Manager

www.dorabot.com


No. 2 Zuopaotai Rd, H6-2, Nanshan District|Shenzhen, Guangdong 518000, China

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