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Robotics Engineer (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan

Job reference: WD-0001932
What's the role?
Do you want to change the world? Come and build robots with us at Hilti and change the way the world gets constructed. In this cutting-edge development position, you will be implementing software algorithms for real-world applications, and working with an energic and driven team. This position is based in the Hilti Research Group, located in Schaan, Liechtenstein.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
Daily, this role will involve programming in C++, Python and ROS for the testing and development of robotics algorithms.
Code authoring, design and testing is a routine task.
Background knowledge on robotics fundamentals and state-of-the-art approaches will greatly assist in executing daily work.
Algorithms will be tested in simulation and on full scale robots; and application testing of construction tasks will be completed on site and in the field.
Setting up and integrating robotic components, as well as collecting test data and calibration is a normal activity.
Code management, documentation and test analysis is also a common task.
The Hilti Robotics Group develops the leading mobile construction robot, and it is supported by a world class research network.
What do we offer?
We offer you a unique place to work, where you are part of a creative and diverse team. We give you many opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you in shaping your individual career path. Join our positive team spirit! Our Headquarters in located in Schaan, in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. We offer state-of-the art office spaces, a staff restaurant with a variety of healthy food, coffee corners, an in-house gym with a relaxation room and so much more.
We want you to work your best and offering flexible working and day care for your children are just some ways we do that.
Why should you apply?
The Hilti Robotics and Visual Computing team is connected to the world’s leading research networks; and our work pushes the capabilities of real-world robotics. Therefore, we can provide you with opportunity to not only work with state-of-the-art algorithms but also cutting-edge methods. Working in our team exposes you to real world challenges encountered on construction sites, therefore you have a chance to apply and extend your robotics skills and knowledge for making real word impact.
What you need is:
  • Master’s degree with 0-3 years of experience or PhD in Mechanical/Electrical/Control Engineering, Visual Computing or related fields
  • Practical experience in one of the areas of robotics like perception, motion planning, control, sensor fusion
  • Strong practical knowledge and experience in C++ programming and ROS, other languages like python is appreciated
  • Strong communication skills in spoken and written English with an ease to initiate new connections with various groups inside and outside the organization
  • No prior knowledge of construction applications needed, analytical mindset and willingness to learn job site challenges is highly desirable
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.