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Marine Robotics – Research Program Manager

Marine Robotics – Research Program Manager

Direct Hire
   |   
Cambridge, MA
   |   May 29 2017

Description

Our client is conducting applied research and evaluation of cutting-edge technology for the advancement of automation in oilfield operations. We are seeking a research program manager experienced in marine robotics to lead a multidisciplinary team of talented scientists working on innovative solutions. The program manager will closely collaborate with business and product development units to define architectural and functional requirements. You will lead the research team to design, simulate and test research prototypes in real-world customer applications. The program manager will be expected to initiate and supervise the collaborations with academic research institutions and industry partners. You will actively participate in venture capital activity in the space of marine robotics.

Qualifications
PhD degree in Ocean Engineering, Robotics or Computer Science with research emphasis on underwater autonomous systems
Deep expertise in command and control of marine vehicles (AUV, ROV, ASV)
Proficiency writing code in ROS, MOOS, C++ and Python
Experience in SLAM, sonar, LiDAR, optical and chemical sensing
5+ Years of technical leadership in a team experienced in open-water trials
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship