Student Roboticist- GRA- Fall- 2021- ATAS

Updated: about 17 hours ago
Location: Atlanta, GEORGIA
Deadline: 06 Jul 2021

Submit Resume ID:496447
Type:Students: Graduate Research Asst. (GRA)
Location:Atlanta, GA
Categories:Other


Job Description

The Robotics and Autonomous Systems Division (RASD) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is looking for Student Roboticist Graduate Research Assistants (GRA) who are self-motivated and interested in gaining real-world experience starting fall 2021. The students will provide software development, testing, and other support, specifically for research in Swarming, Distributed Multi-Robot Systems, Collaborative Autonomy, and Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, along with other GTRI/ATAS projects, as directed by the engineering and software staff. This team primarily develops swarming algorithms for unmanned aircraft, performs software and hardware-in-the-loop testing, research and analysis, and live flight testing. Duties may include software and system testing, development and design, assembly of components/systems, performing experiments, formal creation and follow-up for development issues/bugs, software, and system documentation, assisting with field tests/demos, whitepaper creation, and other technical tasks appropriate for the skill level of an engineering/software student. 


Required Minimum Qualifications

Graduate Research Assistant

• Pursuing a Master’s degree or Ph.D. at Georgia Tech in Aerospace, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics
• Must be enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours) during working semesters
• 3.0 or higher GPA
• Commit to 20 hours of work per week


Preferred Qualifications

We are looking for strong candidates that have extensive C/C++ and Python programming skills, follow software engineering best practices, and have a strong mathematical foundation and problem-solving skills. Experience in integrating and deploying robotics algorithms for real-time operation on a robot in a real-world environment is a plus.
• ROS
• Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
• Familiarity with Linux and open-source tools
• Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas
• Multi-robot collaboration
• Path planning and navigation
• Optimal control and estimation


Hours per Week

20 hours per week


U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.


Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.


Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.


Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law .


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