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Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world’s brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community. Job Summary To design, build, and test subsystems for swarm testbeds and to design and assist testing of control algorithms on these platforms. Job Duties – Analyze, design, build and test drone testbeds. – Design, prototype, and manufacture mechanical and electronics subsystems for the drone testbeds. – Validate intermediate results through analysis and experimentation. – Design and modify experimental techniques and procedures; carry out research to develop alternative options. – Implement algorithms in C++/Python. – Conduct literature research; write research reports and journal articles; present research work at seminars and participate in team discussions. – Serve as collaborator to graduate and undergraduate students. – Other duties as assigned. Basic Qualifications – BS degree in Electrical, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering. – Mechanical and electronics testing and troubleshooting skills. – Experience with embedded C & Python coding. – Proficiency in CAD (Solidworks) design. – Experience with rapid prototyping (3D printing) and designing for manufacturing (CNC). – Strong communication skills and teamwork. – High independence and initiative. Preferred Qualifications – Experience with ROS (Robot Operating System). – Familiar with embedded Linux for robotics applications. – Good background in control systems. – Experience developing algorithms in Matlab. – Familiar with systems modeling and simulation. – Familiar with TDD (Test driven development) practices. – Familiar with Version Control Management Software. – Experience in designing and manufacturing composite structures. – Familiar writing technical documentation in LaTex. Required Documents – Resume

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