Head of Robotics

We are a well funded, high-growth start up company aiming to disrupt and make history in the tunnelling industry and the wider world of engineering.
We have an immediate requirement to hire a strong team player to build and manage a team of experts in the field of swarm robotics.
The Role
The Head of Robotics at hyperTunnel will have proven technical leadership experience taking robots from concept through to production.
You will take on the task of building a team of expert engineers in the fields of Control & Animation, PLC development, Fabrication, AI & Machine Learning and Software Development.
The successful candidate will be exceptional, from a robotics background with:
  • Experience of building and implementation of robot control systems
  • Familiarity of running a fleet of robots or multiple drone control
  • A deep understanding of machine learning/AI and control theory
  • Visual computing knowledge
  • Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) experience
You are likely to have gained experience working within automated manufacturing, logistics or bespoke solutions.  You will have an in depth knowledge of mechatronics, motor control, PCB design and embedded software development.
Required Attributes:
This role requires the following attributes:
  • The ability to prioritise at all times
  • Creativity and adaptability
  • Capacity to move at pace
  • Sound judgement
  • Presentation skills and the talent to explain complex matters in simple, non-technical terms
Qualifications
In order to fulfil the role, it is expected that you will have the following qualifications/experience:
  • PhD or Masters’ degree in a relevant field
  • 10+ years in industry
  • Chartered Engineer or similar

If you are interested in this position, please email us with your CV.

hyperTunnel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that respects, supports and inspires all individuals and in which HR processes are merit-based and applied without any discrimination.