Advanced Embedded Controls Engineer

Symbotic, LLC

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Usa Wilmington, MA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Who We Are

Our work matters – robotics is transforming the world of commerce. Every day our intelligent robots are responsible for getting food and merchandise to thousands of stores across North America. We’re an industry changer – we created the first and only fully autonomous, end-to-end supply chain solution. Today, we are driving towards even bigger ideas – and we have the people, technology and leadership to fully realize these aspirations. We have the excitement and ambition of a startup with the benefits and resources of a proven organization.

What You'll Do

Your ideas make a difference. Our success depends on the people that make it happen. If you thrive on creativity, problem-solving and teamwork, we want you on the team.

In this role you will:

What you will be doing:

  • Design, develop, and implement control strategies for robots and other automation equipment.
  • Assist with modeling and analysis of electro-mechanical systems.
  • Assist in researching outside sources, evaluate and validate electrical drives, motors, and controllers from outside suppliers; write technical specifications for components.
  • Support system testing of systems and subsystems.
  • Provide technical support for manufacturing as needed.
  • Integrate and configure electro-mechanical components for new robot designs
  • Troubleshoot system problems in production or design by investigating issues related to product performance or production difficulties
  • Evaluate and process engineering change requests

What makes you perfect for this role:

  • Experience with software implementation of one or more: motion control, including open- and closed-loop feedback systems, motors and encoders, stepper motors, and servos.
  • Experience with general purpose programming environments, languages and scripting systems, data analysis packages: Linux, C++, PERL, Matlab.
  • Applicants must have the ability to work permanently in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain/teach technical concepts to others.

About Symbotic

Symbotic LLC is a robotics and automation-based product movement technology platform provider focused on transforming the consumer goods supply chain. Symbotic has spent more than a decade perfecting its warehouse automation platform to disrupt the supply chain of goods between manufacturers and consumers. Symbotic’s unique platform, with more than 250 issued patents, is an end-to-end system that reimagines every aspect of the warehouse and is fueled by a unique combination of proprietary software and a fleet of fully autonomous robots. The system enhances storage density, increases available SKUs, reduces product damage and improves throughput and speed to customers. Symbotic is rapidly growing with a pipeline to build its transformative systems for Fortune 100 retailers and wholesalers in new and existing warehouses throughout the United States and Canada. For more information about Symbotic, visit

We are a community of innovators, collaborators and pioneers who embrace our differences, because we know unique perspectives make us stronger and smarter. Every perspective matters. We depend on the collective voices of our employees, customers and community to help guide us as we build a better place to work – for you and the world. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.