Robotics Software Engineer in Adelphi, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0019618

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Robotics Software Engineer

Key Role:

Serve as a software developer on a robotics team conducting research, development, and technical assistance in support of a current DoD client. Perform activities ranging from algorithm development to architecture design and software implementation. Leverage extensive knowledge of multiple operating systems, multiple programming languages, and robotics-related algorithms. Work under general to little supervision. Interact directly with clients to identify problems, generate solutions, and communicate results.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience in the research and development of small <100lb mobile robotic systems

-2+ years of experience in programming with C++ on Linux and Windows operating systems

-2+ years of experience with Robot Operating System (ROS), including using existing packages and creating custom packages

-2+ years of experience with developing machine-vision software with OpenCV

-Experience with laser-based SLAM and 3D reconstruction using Iterative Closest Point (ICP) methodologies

-Experience in working with point clouds, specifically w.r.t. converting between PCL and .las or.lasz formats

-Experience with operating and developing code for embedded computers or singleboard computers

-Knowledge of UDP protocol, including sending and receiving raw byte packets

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with using, configuring, and modifying Ardupilot

-Experience with photogrammetry-based SLAM and 3D reconstruction

-Experience with version control software such as git or svn

-Experience in electrical circuit and PCB design

-Experience in operating or flying small <50lb UAVs, or Certified UAV operator

-Ability to interact directly with clients to identify problems, analyze data, generate solutions, and communicate results

-PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related major


Applicants selected may be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

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