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Experienced Backend Developer for Neurorobotics

Company:
Technische Universität München
Location:
Munich, Bavaria, 80333, Germany
Posted:
November 07, 2018

Description:

Profile sought:

Ph.D. or similar experience in computer science, robotics, mathematics, engineering or a related field; alternatively, a strong track record in software development and robotics.

Major duties and responsibilities:

• Carrying out software development related to neural control for robotics on the NRP

• Contributing to reporting duties and community engagement.

• Dissemination of project results in leading journals and conference in both the robotics and neuroscience communities.

Essential skills and experience required:

• Solid knowledge of robotics, software engineering, and model-based development

• Proficiency in C, C++, and Python is a must; a good knowledge of, and practical experience with ROS will be considered a strong asset.

• Experience in AI & artificial neural networks, control theory, and/or dynamical systems theory will be considered a plus.

• Fluency in spoken and written English (German desirable but not critical).

• Willingness to travel.

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while delivering quality code on time.

• High motivation and willingness to work in an international and interdisciplinary team (openness to working with neuroscientists is a key element).

What we offer:

• A full-time position with interesting and challenging tasks in an interdisciplinary team.

• Worldwide networking opportunities with robotics and neuroscience experts.

• The chance to grow in responsibility through the development of new project opportunities.

• Remuneration in line with the current German public service.

TUM and HBP strive to increase the proportion of their female employees, and therefore explicitly invite women to apply.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and a detailed CV in PDF format only, with file name “<surname>_HBP_cover” and “<surname>_HBP_CV” electronically to