Job Opportunity: Marine Robotics Engineer at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Job Summary

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Marine Robotics Engineer to join the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department (AOPE) for work on sensor systems and marine robotics. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.

AOPE is seeking an engineer with broad software, systems engineering, and/or electrical expertise to work on a variety of marine sensing and robotics projects. Duties will initially consist of supporting vehicle development, vehicle maintenance/operation, and systems integration/design. Participation in field operations with autonomous underwater vehicles, autonomous surface vehicles, and sensing platforms is a part of the job. Preference is given to applicants with the interdisciplinary expertise required for marine and robotics applications: in marine robotics, it is all hands on deck when something has to go in the water. Candidates should be familiar with electrical, mechanical, and software aspects of building basic mechatronic systems.

This is an entry level position designed to encourage the connection and application of academic training to results-oriented projects in support of scientific and research activities. Initially this position will have direct supervision to achieve structured and assigned objectives.

Essential Functions

Design and build payloads for use in underwater sensing systems (mechanical design/build, electrical integration) Develop data post processing tools and software relevant to a variety of funded research projects. System maintenance, support field operations and testing.

A significant commitment to success of the program and the mission will be required particularly while at sea. Candidates must be highly creative when it's time to be creative, and must be able to become highly focused and effective as deadlines approach.

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