Job Detail: POC Engineer | Sintra, Portugal

POC Engineer | Sintra, Portugal

  • Full-time
  • Senior
  • Sintra, Portugal
  • English
  • 2021-10-05

Cross Border Talents is urgently searching for New technology prototyping engineer (MSc / PhD) prospective candidates to work closely with the CTO and the management.

Our client is an industry-grade software development framework on top of ROS that is used by robot companies and automation integrators to build autonomous collaborative logistics robotic solutions. We are looking for a robotics engineer to continuously experiment with new robotic technologies and develop POC before those get incorporated into the formal development cycle.

As a POC Engineer :

  • Testing new robotic hardware, algorithms, and automation workflows;
  • Fast coding in different programming languages and development environments;
  • Capturing and analyzing data and assessing mathematical models;
  • Keeping abreast of the state-of-the-art algorithms in collaborative robot arms and collaborative autonomous logistics/service vehicles.



  • MSc or Ph.D. in robotics or related formal subjects;
  • Linux hacking, kernel modules, containerization, communication protocols;
  • Electronics prototyping - analog, digital, and embedded;
  • Developing autonomous navigation, localization, path planning, grasping;
  • Mandatory English skills (written and spoken).


  • Willingness to work in a lab environment and in industrial warehouses;
  • Ability to work independently and maintain composure under pressure;
  • Hacker/Tinkerer - solving complex technical problems fast and independently;
  • Ability to keep a detailed journal of activities on multiple simultaneous projects;
  • Acting as “guru” helping other R&D engineers.



  • Position in a highly motivated multidisciplinary start-up team;
  • A competitive full-time payment negotiable based on experience;
  • Plenty of opportunities for growth, learn and development.

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