Mechanical/Mechatronics engineer

About the Position

Mechanical/Mechatronics engineer

General Information

Sony AI is seeking highly motivated, self-driven individuals with expertise in Mechanical/Mechatronics engineering. Weʼre currently looking for smart, enthusiastic people who want to join our team of world renowned researchers as we push the boundaries applying AI in support of human creativity. In this role, the successful candidate will contribute to our groundbreaking flagship projects from the perspectives of Mechanical/Mechatronics technology.

Roles and Responsibilities

・Conceptual design of complex electromechanical systems
・Design and prototyping of mechanical and electrical hardware for robotic systems
・Design of control frameworks for those
・Blueprint drafting, negotiating with vendors/manufacturers
・Control software implementation for hardware testing

Required Qualifications and Skills

・Background in robotics (MSc or PhD in mechanical engineering or mechatronics)
・Excellent understanding of theoretical mechanics
・Experience of designing complex mechanisms (robot manipulators, parts of those, other high-DOF mechanisms)
・Experience of designing electrical circuits
・Rich experience of designing mechanical parts using CAD, drafting blueprints and manufacturing those
・Good understanding of robot control algorithms
・Experience of implementing control software in C++/Python is a plus
・Experience of using middleware such as ROS is a plus

Other Required Knowledge

・The ability to deliver on tight deadlines and adapt to evolving or changing requirements
・Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams
・Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, and willingness in learning Japanese. Japanese language skills are a plus

Preferable major

Mechanical/Mechatronics or similar

Working Location

Tokyo, Japan