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Systems Engineer

At Brain Corporation we apply expertise in machine learning and robotics to create intelligent systems capable of functioning autonomously in real world complex human environments.  Combined with our technology, we believe the robots of tomorrow already exist today.

This position is for a mid-level Robotics Systems Engineer. The qualified candidate will be working on a multi-disciplinary team, in a rapid development environment to integrate, deploy, and support complex robotic systems across a wide range of industrial, commercial, and consumer platforms. Tasks may include identifying, documenting, and tracking requirements; performing requirements analysis; performing software/firmware/hardware integration, regression, verification, and validation testing.


  • Assist in project planning and execution of autonomy system integration efforts onto existing OEM platforms.
  • Create and derive requirements based upon business and customer needs.
  • Develop and/or contribute to architectures, designs, or algorithms for products.
  • Release and control engineering documentation using ECR/ECO processes.
  • Hold technical design reviews, risk assessments, FMEA, FEA, Reliability testing, etc.
  • Define qualification, acceptance, and functional testing requirements for electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Provide work and design direction for external design consultants and companies.
  • Interface with domestic and international suppliers and contract manufactures to procure and fabricate mechanical components.


  • BS/MS in Engineering or other technical field.
  • 3+ years experience in an engineering role.
  • Experience creating/deriving requirements based upon business and customer needs.
  • Experience specifying mechanical, electrical, and software interfaces between hardware and software elements of the system.
  • Hands-on experience designing electro-mechanical systems.
  • Experience guiding the work of others and directly supporting third party vendors.
  • Familiar working with various agency standards like IEC, UL, ETL, CE, ANSI, MIL and NEMA, etc.

Additional Preferred Experience:

  • Experience desired dealing with various thermal, shock, vibration, and ingress protection techniques and able to apply them to electronics modules and enclosure packaging.
  • Familiarity with design of electronics PCBAs, module packaging, and cabling.
  • Experience in mobile robotics or industrial automation.

This position is located in our San Diego headquarters and reports to the Manager of Hardware Engineering.

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