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Robotics Software Engineer
Boston Dynamics AI Institute
Cambridge, MA
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Our Mission
Our mission is to solve the most important and fundamental challenges in AI and Robotics to enable future generations of intelligent machines that will help us all live better lives.

Software Engineers will work cross-functionally, creating new technology to improve software development for robots. If you have a passion for developing technology for robots and use it to advance their capabilities and usefulness, you will want to join us! We are onsite in our new Cambridge, MA office where we are building a collaborative and exciting new organization. We are looking for all levels of software engineers to join the team.


    • Work collaboratively with research teams on tools that improve software development on robots. Examples include data processing, visualization, and physics simulators.
    • Develop high performance algorithms and improve systems
    • Create and support open source robotics software
    • Promote quality and reliability through regular code reviews


    • 5+ years experience delivering robust code
    • BS or MS in computer science, robotics, physics, electrical/mechanical/aerospace engineering, or a related field
    • Experience with C++ or Python
    • Experience with git, issue tracking, CI/CD, and modern software engineering practices
    • Strong troubleshooting skills

Bonus (Not Required)

    • Experience working with robots, controls, kinematics, machine learning, physics simulators, or similar applications
    • Experience with Docker, cloud computing, or similar applications
    • Experience with data processing, logging, and visualization tools
    • Experience with ROS, gRPC, LCM, or other inter-process communication middleware technologies
    • Experience operating as a technical lead and managing a small team
    • Experience working with and debugging software on physical hardware
    • Experience with microcontrollers
    • Experience with robot sensors (IMU, Cameras, etc)
    • Experience maintaining open source repositories
We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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