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Computer Scientist II (Robotics Simulation Engineer)

Bay Systems Mountain View ,CA
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Job Description

Computer Scientist

Location: NASA Ames in Mountain View, CA

Employer: Bay Systems

At NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, we are designing a Lunar prospecting mission to search for water ice in a polar region of the Moon.

Join the team planning the first robotic polar Lunar surface exploration! This position is for a full-time robotics simulation engineer to develop software for the NASA VIPER Lunar Rover:

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/new-viper-lunar-rover-to-map-water-ice-on-the-moon

The VIPER project is creating a high fidelity Lunar simulation to support development of the flight software and mission operations training. This Gazebo/ROS2 based simulation environment interfaces with virtually every aspect of the mission, and we need people with a broad range of technical expertise to help pull it all together. If you are a software developer with a simulation, robotics, or graphics background, join us in this groundbreaking endeavor. You can learn more about our simulator in this paper: https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20190027571.pdf

Applicants should have a B.S. (or higher) in Computer Science or Robotics and at least 2 years of experience.

Required Skills and Traits:

· Strong background in physical simulation, visual simulation, and/or sensor simulation

· Strong background in developing high-performance software, particularly with C++11, Python 3, and GNU tools under Linux

· Ability to simulate a complex robotics system in Gazebo, including sensors and interaction with the environment

Other Desired Skills:

· Gazebo plugin development

- ROS2 (Robot Operating System)

· Physics engines (ODE, Bullet, DART)

· 3D Graphics (OpenGL, GLSL, OGRE, appearance modeling)

· Terrain modeling, GIS, OSGeo tools (GDAL, proj4)

· 3D Modeling, CAD

Company Description
Bay Systems is a Aerospace & Defense Federal contractor and University of California Contractor in San Francisco Bay Area with an expanding client portfolio, including Dept. of defense, Dept. of Energy, NASA etc. Currently, we represent one of the fastest growing enterprises in the Applied Sciences and information technology field.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Bay Systems

Bay Systems is a Aerospace & Defense Federal contractor and University of California Contractor in San Francisco Bay Area with an expanding client portfolio, including Dept. of defense, Dept. of Energy, NASA etc. Currently, we represent one of the fastest growing enterprises in the Applied Sciences and information technology field. Equal Opportunity Employer

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