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    RLT is looking for an Experiential Systems Engineer to join a cutting edge, high-end VR company in Los Angeles. This is a growing facility and great work environment with industry vets/professionals. VR projects are diverse and high-profile.

    This Role starts ASAP and is a full-time, permanent position with excellent benefits and compensation.

    This position requires a hardware engineer with a range of experience in animatronics and motion platforms. The Experiential Hardware Engineer works with the senior creative team to design, prototype, source, and manage the hardware systems for a variety of location-based experiences. These hardware systems include motion platforms, mechanized props & scenery, haptic devices, and other hardware that are used within the experiences.

    • Design and develop control hardware and man-machine interfaces for interactive VR experiences.
    • Collaborate with creative designers, facility designers, mechanical engineers, and software engineers to develop new ride attractions.
    • Research new products, technologies, and methodologies for advanced ride systems.
    • Direct hardware design efforts and collaborate with engineering professionals to develop and implement control systems.
    • Collaborate with attraction development team to define and deliver creative intent.
    • Develop implementation plans and budgets for hardware systems.
    • Develop and implement mock-ups and prototypes for proof-of concept efforts.
    • Perform hazard assessments and failure modes and effects analysis.
    • Develop test requirements and documents
    • Manage hardware vendors, contractors, and consultants
    • Ensure all delivery and performance requirements have been satisfied.
    • Oversee the FAT and SAT efforts as related to hardware.
    • At least 5 to 10 years of experience with design, engineering, installation, and commissioning of control systems for electromechanical systems
    • Extensive knowledge of electrical safety standards and codes
    • Highly proficient in industrial control system installation, automation, integration and commissioning
    • Experience in fail-safe and safety-related control system design, including design for functional safety
    • Extensive knowledge of control processors, components, and communication networks used in multi-processing real-time industrial and/or embedded applications
    • Extensive knowledge of motor and motion control methods and components
    • Solid understanding of communication technologies/protocols, such as UDP & TCP/IP
    • Extensive knowledge and familiarity with amusement and automation industry standards, including ASTM F2291, NFPA 70, and UL508A
    • Demonstrated experienced in contractor/vendor management and technical contract documents
    • Proficient with engineering design tools, including Solidworks, AutoCAD, and\or Inventor.
    • Knowledge of pneumatic controls and devices preferred
    • Professional Engineer certification preferred
    Required Education
    • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an engineering field from an accredited university

    To expedite the process, please submit resume to
    ** If you fit the criteria needed for this position, we will email you with ​more information and schedule a call.
    ** This work needs to be done in-house, so no remote opportunities.
    **At this time this client does not have the capacity t​o hire anyone who does not already have legal right to work in the us.

    ​Thank you. ​