Robotics Control Engineer
Posted on 3/19/2024
Formic

51-200 employees

On demand robotic automation company
Company Overview
Formic's mission is to democratize access to automated systems. Paired with their core belief of automation being a necessity, and not a luxury, Formic is building modern operation tools to integrate automation into millions of buisinesses.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Robotics & Automation

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$237.1M

Founded

2020

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-37%

1 year growth

-32%

2 year growth

19%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Communications
SCRUM
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Robotics and Automation Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in CS or equivalent experience/training
  • 3+ years of relevant experience within the robotics field, with emphasis on industrial automation
  • Solid understanding of industrial automation safety system and procedures
  • Prior experience working with PLCs and ladder logic
  • Experience working with Python or similar languages
  • Knowledge of various robotic arms, such as ABB, Kuka, Fanuc, etc.
  • Knowledge of communication protocols such as EtherNet/IP, Modbus and others
  • Experience with Safety I/O, End of Arm Tooling and other peripherals
Responsibilities
  • Design and build Control Software using traditional PLCs/Ladder logic and Industrial Computer with higher level languages such as Python/C++
  • Work closely with HMI and Cloud teams to create seamless and intuitive system interactions
  • Work closely with Monitoring team to develop system observability and data reporting
  • Follow software development best practices such as code reviews, unit testing, continuous integration, etc.
  • Support troubleshooting and verification of the systems during deployments
  • Partner with Product team and other stakeholders
  • Participate in Scrum ceremonies