Research Technician Assistant

Location
California, United States
Posted
24 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2019
Ref
4746
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Sessional

Job Summary

Assist in the design, implementation, and testing of an autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) system to enable high resolution spatio-temporal mapping of river bathymetry, current flow, and other transportation processes to improve technology for river modeling and flood hazard.

Job Duties

  • Perform engineering analyses of vehicle and sensor characteristics to carry out desired scientific tasks
  • Write software to control an ASV using open source developments such as ROS
  • Participate in tests to collect data in laboratory environments and in the field
  • Write algorithms to analyze data collected by the vehicle
  • Participate in discussions with the science team regarding vehicle and sensor characteristics, system performance, and data processing
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with ROS or similar open source operating system
  • Experience with MATLAB, Python, and C programming languages

Required Documents

  • Resume