Embedded system designer on FPGA for Humanoid Robots - [ Technical ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 30/05/2019 - Expires on: 01/11/2019

The Event-Driven Perception for Robotics (EDPR) Research Line (www.edpr.iit.it) at the iCub facility – Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) – is seeking candidates for one full time technical position (fixed term contract) on the development and implementation on FPGA of algorithms for humanoid robot perception at iCub Facility.

Required Skills:

  • Master Degree in Engineering, Robotics, Electronics or similar;
  • Proficient knowledge of FPGA programming such as VHDL and/or Verilog;
  • Strong ability in all aspects of FPGA hardware/software development and programming, including fully programmable SOC as Zynq;
  • Knowledge of versioning tools (e.g. git) and programming C/C++.

Desired skills:

Additionally, preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Previous experience in public or private research;
  • Experience in Computer Vision, Neuromorphic engineering.

Workplace: Genova

The successful candidate will be offered a salary commensurate to experience and skills.

She/He will have the opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary team with engineers and researchers, expert in software development and Artificial Intelligence systems. To this end, very good team co-working capabilities, flexibility, autonomy and problem solving are required, in order to meet the project deadlines.

This position is supported by a commercial project signed between IIT and an Industrial Customer.

Please apply by November 1, 2019, by sending your application to applications@iit.it quoting exactly BC77017 – JP19 – Embedded system designer on FPGA for Humanoid Robots in the e-mail subject. Your application shall contain a detailed CV, a motivation letter, and the contact information of one or more referees.

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (http://www.iit.it) is a non-profit institution created with the objective of promoting technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.

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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.


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Event-Driven Perception for Robotics


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