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Principal UAS Robotics Engineer


Website Joulea

About Us

Joulea is a startup building a software platform that reduces energy consumption in commercial buildings, which account for 40% of total energy consumption in the United States. We use aerospace engineering lifecycle principles to uncover energy inefficiencies in commercial buildings in order to reduce overall emissions. Our solutions increase overall asset performance and values while reducing operating costs for commercial building portfolio owners and operators. We are an ATDC portfolio company backed by wemarathon with offices at ATDC in Midtown Atlanta.

Job Description

We are looking to add a UAS-Robotics Engineer with a wide range of experience. You will work closely with the Founder, aerospace engineering masters and PhDs, MBAs, and other postgraduate-level subject matter and industry experts. You will play a key role in shaping our technology platform from the ground up. This is an excellent opportunity to challenge yourself and work with a team dedicated to reducing the carbon footprint within the United States, and eventually, the world!


  • Design and develop path planning algorithms for UAS in GPS denied environments; experience with 3D path planning, multi-UAS optimization and SLAM is a plus
  • Design, develop, and integrate custom sensor packages onto UAS platforms (Thermal Camera, RGB Camera, LIDAR, etc.)
  • Work with a wide range of systems, processes, and technologies to own and solve problems from end-to-end
  • Be actively involved in strategic direction and product decisions
  • Collaborate with modeling and machine learning group to optimize data collection and processing
  • Drive development of UAS platform capabilities
  • Conduct UAS flight testing and experimentation


  • Self-starter that is comfortable working in ambiguous environments
  • Creative and innovative mindset, with a willingness to try new things
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Solid attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Bias towards strategic analysis and critical thinking

Minimum Experience

  • MS in Mechanical, Aerospace, Robotics, Electrical Engineering or related field with 5+ years industry experience
  • Experience using Python and C++
  • Experience using version control tools like Git
  • Experience with ROS

Preferred Experience

  • PhD in Mechanical, Aerospace, Robotics Engineering or related field, with specialization in sensor fusion and GPS denied environments
  • Experience with OpenCV, TensorFlow, Pytorch, Keras
  • Experience with DJI Onboard SDK
  • Experience with a variety of UAS platforms
  • FAA Part 107 Certification

To apply for this job email your details to careers@joulea.com