Tuesday , September 26 2023

JPL Internship – Arm System Engineer

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Job Description:

This role reports administratively to the Technical Group Supervisor and programmatically to Mars Science Laboratory Operations Team Leadership.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform assessments of Robotic Arm kinematic capabilities
  • Train personnel to safely operate the Robotic Arm in the Curiosity Vehicle System Testbed
  • Be trained as a subject matter expert in the Curiosity Rover Robotic Arm and provide expert support for performance analysis and anomaly resolution
  • Develop and implement operations process improvements and/or software toolsets
  • Develop and validate procedures and command files for daily spacecraft or test venue operations of Curiosity Rover robotic systems.
  • Analyze data to assess health, safety, and performance assessment of the Curiosity Rover Robotic Arm and sampling subsystem and generate reports.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation), interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • US citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Experience in constructing, analyzing, programming, and/or operating serial robotic manipulators.
  • Familiarity with Inverse Kinematics and Cartesian motion concepts
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, JavaScript etc.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with typically 3 year experience or Master’s degree with typically 1 year experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, System Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical discipline
  • Experience in robotics operation, validation, and/or performance assessment
  • Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and leadership
  • Proficiency in C++, C, Matlab
  • Experience with Linux or other Unix-like operating systems
  • Experience in data processing and analysis

Job Details:

Company:  JPL

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Pasadena, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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