Robotics Junior Engineer Position at Inria Grenoble

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Opportunities to advance in your career don't come every day. But, we have a rare opportunity for you. The RobotLearn team at Inria Grenoble is offering a development engineer position to work on the cutting-edge field of multi-modal human-robot interaction. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on the SPRING project, a 4-year research and development project fully funded by the European Commission under the H2020 framework. The project is aimed at developing socially assistive robots with the ability to perform multi-person interactions and open-domain dialogues.

About the position

As a development engineer, you will be working on the SPRING project and will be responsible for porting deep learning and other algorithms and software onto a robotic platform. You will conduct experiments involving the robotic platform and participants and ensure software robustness and reusability. Furthermore, you will prepare software for data collection and data annotation. The role requires close collaboration with the group members and SPRING partners.

Benefits of the position

This is a fantastic opportunity to advance your career in the field of multi-modal human-robot interaction. You will be working on a project funded by the European Commission and with a team of experts in the field. In addition to this, the position comes with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Subsidized meals
  • Partial reimbursement of public transport costs
  • 7 weeks of annual leave and 10 extra days off
  • Possibility of teleworking and flexible working hours
  • Professional equipment available
  • Social, cultural, and sports events and activities
  • Access to vocational training
  • Social security coverage

Financial support

The position is a fixed-term contract for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal. The starting date for the position is 2023-03-01.


To be eligible for this position, you should have excellent programming skills in Python and be fluent in English, both written and spoken. Expertise in working with ROS and developing ROS modules, software development using PyTorch and C++, working with Linux, and cooperative software development (Git, CI, testing, etc.) is highly desirable.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply through the following website:

Additional information

The Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes research center is a top-level scientific institute with almost 600 people in 22 research teams and 7 research support departments. The center is located in Grenoble, France, and is in close collaboration with other research and higher education institutions, as well as key economic players in the area. Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes is active in the fields of high-performance computing, verification and embedded systems, modeling of the environment at multiple levels, and data science and artificial intelligence. The center has an extensive network of international collaborations in Europe and around the world.

In conclusion, this is a rare opportunity for you to work on a cutting-edge project in the field of multi-modal human-robot interaction and advance your career. Don't miss this chance and apply today.

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