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Embedded Systems Engineer - Humanoid Robotics
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Recruiter: Engineered Arts Ltd
Listed on: 29th April
Location: Falmouth Cornwall
Salary/Rate: £35,000 - £70,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 04/29/2019
Reference: TJ-EMENG_expired
Contact Name: Mr William Jackson

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Embedded Systems Engineer - Humanoid Robotics

Engineered Arts, a world leader in advanced humanoid robotic systems is seeking an embedded systems engineer to join their highly talented research and development team. This full-time role is based at our state-of-the-art facility in the beautiful county of Cornwall.

The role covers the following areas:

  • Embedded systems design
  • Firmware design using embedded operating systems
  • Firmware and electronic hardware testing and debugging
  • Integration, commissioning and design verification on robotic hardware

A candidate is preferred with one or more of the following skills::

  • Microcontroller firmware design
  • Development and debugging in C / Embedded C
  • Use of embedded operating systems - FreeRTOS and/or ChibiOS
  • Motor control theory
  • Servo drives
  • PID tuning techniques
  • Closed loop control (Speed, position, current)
  • Brushed DC/BLDC control (PWM, Sinusoidal, Field Oriented Control)
  • Electronic schematic capture and PCB design
  • Embedded systems
  • Motor drive (Brushed and BLDC)
  • Low noise ADC
  • Sensor feedback
  • Board prototyping and fault finding
  • Knowledge of common communication protocols (physical and application layers)
  • USB
  • Ethernet (TCP/IP, UDP)
  • Board-level (I2C, SPI/SSI)

Other useful skills or experience:

  • Use of STMicroelectronics STM32 microcontrollers and CubeMX
  • Experience of Python scripting, C++, Javascript
  • Use of open source software development environments - UNIX/Linux (Ubuntu), Eclipse IDE, KiCAD, gEDA PCB
  • Systems design for robotic applications
  • Practical, hands-on experience of any kind on a personal project or hobby (could be electronics, mechanical, creative, etc)