Curation Systems Development Engineer

Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: 12-31-2018
All qualified resumes will receive feedback within 24 hours
The selected candidate for this role will: 
  • Develop software for the intuitive control of compact six-axis robot arms (e.g. Mecademic Meca500) for use in microparticle curation applications.
  • Perform curation operations such as:
    • Epoxy and sulfur embedding of particles.
    • Ultramicrotomy.
    • Removal of particles from silicone oil and foam collectors.
  • Required Education/Experience/Skills:
    This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school.
  • Knowledge and experience using 3D design programs such as Solidworks, AutoCAD, Sketchup, Fusion 360.
  • Programming knowledge and experience in Python, C, C++.
  • Experience using 3D printers
  • Knowledge and experience with Arduino and Raspberry Pi platform.
  • Experience with designing and programming robots and automated systems.
  • Preferences:
  • Experience handling and manipulating astromaterials and/or samples <100µm diameter.
  • Machining experience.
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