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Control Systems Engineer

Brampton, ON

Responsibilities 

 
  • Developing Rover autonomous guidance, navigation and controls capabilities: sensors data fusion, localisation, terrain modelling and assessment, obstacle detection and avoidance, and path planning and tracking;
  • Conducting rover system integration and field trials in analogue terrains;
  • Performing design assessment, timeline analysis, mass budget, power/energy budget, communications budget for planetary rover;
  • Designing sensor architecture, selecting sensors and deriving performance requirements;
  • Performing Multi body dynamics modelling, analysis and simulations, including terra mechanics and friction-based contact modelling, and 3D modelling of mechanical systems;
  • Provide input to structure and control design based on dynamic simulation;
  • Performing simulation runs to validate mathematical models, new parameters, and control algorithms;
  • Performing simulation runs to analyse loads failures and recovery scenarios;
  • Performing mission operations analysis using state-of-the-art simulation tools, computer vision algorithms, and AI technologies;
  • Presenting analysis results to Technical Leads, Program management and clients;
  • Contributing to technology development (R&D activities) and to the Front End of the Business.
 

Basic Qualifications

 
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical, Systems, Computer, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent;
  • A minimum of 5 years of control systems development experience in a similar role;
  • Strong Familiarity with closed loop control design – PID Control;
  • Experience in simulating control systems design using MATLAB/Simulink;
  • Experience with Hardware-in-the-Loop & Software in the loop would be an asset;
  • Experienced with integrated system design for rovers, integrated vision systems and Autonomous execution design would be an asset;
  • Experience on Robot Operating System (ROS)and algorithm implementation is an asset;
  • Experience on control and dynamic modelling of multi-DOF manipulators is an asset;
  • Knowledge in thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid dynamics would be an asset;
  • Ability to work in a team environment with project engineers, systems engineers, hardware engineers, and software engineers;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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