Student Worker - ROS Driver Developer

Universal Robots
December 07, 2023
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Student Worker - ROS Driver Developer

ID: 6766

Function: Engineering


Odense S, South Denmark, DK

Student Worker – ROS Driver Developer

At Universal Robots, we are empowering change in the way work is done. Our vision is to create a world where people work with robots, not like robots. And with 75,000+ cobots already installed worldwide, we're well on the way to achieving it.

We share our vision with a global ecosystem of partner companies and innovative developers that make solutions, integrations, end-of-arm tools and everything else that makes cobots come to life.

The ideal candidate is already based in Odense and is ready to work with us 10-20 hours every week.

About the Role:

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic student to join our team as a part-time assistant. The successful candidate will help maintain and develop the Universal Robots ROS and ROS2 drivers, an open-source projects hosted on Universal Robots' GitHub account. This driver provides an interface for ROS users to utilize UR robots in both research and industry.


The typical tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Debugging
  • Testing
  • Writing documentation
  • Responding to GitHub issues
  • Maintaining continuous integration tests
  • Helping develop new functionalities.
  • Qualifications:

    We are looking for someone with:

  • A willingness to learn and be a team player.
  • Current pursuit of a degree in Robotics Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Experience with Robot Operating System (ROS)
  • Proficiency in C++ and Python programming languages
  • Familiarity with Universal Robots (UR5, UR10) is a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • As a person you are independent, but still a team player. You are motivated by solving complex tasks and still you are very practical in the way you approach things. Here at Universal Robots, we are very flexible, and we expect you to be the same. We have an agile organization where things continuously change and therefore it´s an advantage if you see yourself as a fast learner.

    Do you have question to the position? Reach out to Rune Søe-Knudsen at [email protected]. We take candidates into the recruitment process on a continuous basis and encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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