Robotics Software Engineer

Date:March 13, 2018

City:Hayward, California

Office:Jobspring San Jose - SWD


Type:Direct Hire


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Our client just raised $10 million in Series A funding for their autonomous robots for the agriculture industry. Robots like these could increase food production while lowering costs and keeping environmental impacts as low as possible. Studies have shown that world will need more produce to feed a growing population as time passes, while climate change may reduce our crop yields. Agricultural robots like these aim to be a solution to this troubling issue. The company is looking for a Robotic Software Engineer that would develop software to support and enable the robotic system. You should be comfortable across several parts of a robotic system, from sensor fusion to navigation to control. 

Required Skills & Experience

  • MS or Ph.D in CS, Robotics, or related
  • At least 4 years of robotic software development experience 
  • Excellent C++ programming skills
  • Experience with sensor fusion for pose estimation
  • Experience with navigation and control, preferably mobile robots or drones
  • Experience with obstacle detection
  • Experience modeling/simulating robot kinematics 
  • Experience with ROS  

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Extended Kalman filters
  • Gazebo
  • Distributed systems 
  • Computer vision 
  • Control of robotic arms 
  • Low level communication with sensors and sensor integration 
  • Database design 
  • Data visualization 
  • SQL
  • Python
  • GPU programming
  • JavaScript

What You Will Be Doing

Daily Responsibilities

  • 100% Hands On

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $170k/year, DOE

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Collaborative, fast-paced environment 
  • Competitive pay
  • Health benefits
  • Equity stake appropriate for a key contributor


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

This position does not offer sponsorship.


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