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Principal Robotics Engineer – Bot Routing

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Principal Robotics Engineer – Bot Routing

Time type: full time

Posted on: April 23, 2024

Job requisition id: R3335

What we need 

We are looking for a Principal Robotics Engineer – Bot Routing. You will be working on the robot routing team to design, develop and implement the routing strategies for our robots. You will be working with a group of industry leading roboticists to implement a large-scale production robotic solution. 


What we do 

The Minibot team is responsible for all software development on Symbotic's large fleet of autonomous mobile robots, which perform mission critical operations in the supply chainThis includes embedded systems, controls, perception, path planning, and GUI development. 


What you will do 

  • Distributed software systems design for Robotic Warehouse Systems which work in real-time constrained environment, highly available & widely scalable.  

  • Design, develop and productize solutions for multiagent path finding and optimize its heuristics with resiliency to real world factors (like hardware performance and communications reliability). 

  • Analyze a system of distributed software components using performance, profiling, and debugging tools.   

  • Cross-team collaboration to design, implement and deploy new features (hardware and software). 

  • Be a proactive communicator who enjoys working closely with creative and technical peers.   

  • Work in a dynamic Agile/Scrum based environment. 

  • Travel to customer sites on regular basis, provide technical support upon request. 

  • Play a lead role in this effort and mentor junior team members.   


What youll need 

  • Hands-on problem solver with excellent software design and implementation skills.  

  • 15+ years professional experience developing software in C#/Java/C++ with Windows and Linux.   

  • Expertise in classical algorithms and data structures (Path finding, Dynamic Programming). 

  • Asynchronous or multithread programming in real time constrained environments. 

  • Background in distributed software development (TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP/REST, gRPC). 

  • Scripting, data analysis and visualization tools (Matlab, Python/Numpy/Pandas/Mathplotlib).   

  • Test coverage with unit tests and test automation frameworks. 

  • Cross-platform .NET core development and containerization (Docker, K8s) is a big plus.   

  • This person must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and support unscheduled events. 

  • Degree in a Computer Science or other related discipline. 




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