[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Robotics Technician in Amsterdam and Delft for Roboat Project
Position title: Roboat Science Technician
Job Location: Amsterdam Institute of Advanced Metropolitan Solutions,
Amsterdam and Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands.
32 to 40 hour workweek
Amsterdam Institute of Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute),
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Delft University of
Technology (TU Delft) are leading a multi-disciplinary project called Roboat
with the aim of enabling autonomous shipping in Amsterdam canals. Roboat
autonomous boats are expected to address several metropolitan challenges
including the transportation of goods, people and waste as well as
environmental sensing in Amsterdam canals.
Roboat is a 5-year research project and collaboration between the Amsterdam
Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions and the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. In developing the world's first fleet of autonomous
floating vessels for the city of Amsterdam, it investigates the potential of
self-driving technology to change our cities and their waterways.
In the context of this project, we are looking for enthusiastic candidates
to fill the role of Roboat science technician at AMS institute and TU Delft
in the Netherlands. The science technician will be working under the
supervision of AMS Institute, TU Delft and MIT autonomous shipping experts
to develop novel control, perception, and communication approaches for this
multi-vessel platform. Moreover, the candidate is expected to supervise MSc
and BSc students who are working on or around this project.
The candidates should possess:
- An applied science background (HBO/WO) in Systems and Control, Mechanical
Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer science or
- Must - Extensive experience with Robot Operating System (ROS)
- Must - Extensive experience in programming languages including C++ and
- Experience in working with MATLAB/Simulink
- Interest in programming embedded boards as well as designing control,
perception, and communication approaches;
- Interest/experience in working with robotics systems.
- Communicate fluently in English
Moreover, having basic knowledge about the propulsion system and ship
maneuvering dynamics is an advantage.
To apply, please send your CV or resume and other supporting documents to
fduarte (at) mit (dot) edu
Please include "Roboat Technician Application - Robotics Worldwide" in your