Freelance Robotics Engineer
bij Spectar Technologies in Antwerpen

A Belgium-based startup with a clear mission to half the cost of sewer management in Europe and to enable a more water resilient world. Our first step in accomplishing this bold mission is by the development of a new sewer inspection robot which allows for an efficient inspection process.

  • Antwerpen
  • Werkplek: flexibel
  • Ervaringsniveau: medior

Spectar is seeking a talented and results-oriented Freelance robotics engineer to join our development team as a freelancer. We develop robust, autonomous mobile robot (AMR) solutions for sewer management to
enable a more water resilient world. This is a unique opportunity to co-develop a brand new robot and work on system architecture, sensor integration and control solutions of a robotic application that is crucial for a sustainable future.


  • Developing the control architecture of an AMR for sewer inspection
  • Implementing sensing, navigation and control stacks for (semi-)autonomous control
  • Developing a basic user interface for monitoring and control
  • Integrating, testing and optimizing the solution
  • Work closely with the CTO and development team
  • Document your work


  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Computer Science or closely related field
  • At least 3 year of experience in robotics/automation
  • A keen interest in robotics and autonomous technologies
  • Independent problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work with C, C++ or Python
  • Familiar with Linux OS
  • Experience in agile software development, version control systems and processes
  • Experience with the Robot Operating System (ROS)
  • Foundations in mobile robotics – e.g. control, perception, navigation, planning (Sensor/ IMU /
    camera integration knowledge is an addition)
  • Ability to work fluently in English (spoken and written)
  • Good communication skills

Our Offer

  • Be our expert in robotics and become a pioneer in autonomous mobile robotics for underground inspection and mapping.
  • Expand your knowledge in the growing robotics and automation market.
  • Contribute to a dynamic startup with a small team where your ideas and opinions matter and
    drive the design of future products.
  • Flexibility of work place with on-site work when the development requires it.
  • Market conform compensation.

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