Team Lead Robot Perception

Zurich, Switzerland /
Software Engineering /
Full time
ANYbotics is a fast-growing tech startup dedicated to shaping the future of mobile robotics across multiple industries. Join our highly talented and motivated team of more than 50 people and work on cutting-edge robot technology.

Our quadruped ANYmal is equipped with state-of-the-art perception sensors (LIDAR, stereo cameras, etc.) to achieve autonomous inspection of challenging environments such as industrial sites, power plants, and subterranean systems.

We are looking for a senior perception engineer to join our fast-paced robot perception team. Your role will be to lead the perception team and to further develop the perception skills of our robot including state estimation, localization & mapping and evaluation, data processing and calibration of sensors (cameras, LIDAR, IMU). You should feel at ease working in a small agile team, leading discussions, proposing  novel solutions and carrying them out from implementation to support with your team.

Your contributions

    • Lead your team members and further develop the perception team by identifying new roles, recruiting and training new employees
    • Take technical leadership in developing state-of-the-art algorithms for robot perception
    • Contribute to the maintenance and support of the perception software stack
    • Consult with the hardware team on sensor specifications

Your profile

    • M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in robotics, computer science or equivalent robotics experience
    • 3+ years of experience as a team lead and software engineer delivering results within robotics, or automotive project environments 
    • Experience in leading complex engineering projects and experience in hiring, leading and growing a team
    • Expert knowledge in robot localization & mapping as well as knowledge of algorithms and data structures relevant to robot perception
    • Experience in computer vision and machine learning
    • Good understanding of LIDAR, camera, IMU and other perception sensors
    • Entrepreneurial mind, passionate about project and people management
    • Strategic, collaborative and execution-focused
    • Experience with Linux and ROS is a plus
You are an engaged personality, used to work proactively and with precision – on your own and in a team – and you are passionate about your work. You enjoy broadening your horizon in order to master new technologies and like to expand your skills continuously.

We offer you a very exciting and dynamic work environment, the opportunity to become part of a young and ambitious team, a chance to leverage your experience and bring in your own ideas, a fair market salary, an attractive employee stock ownership plan, and a job in the city of Zurich.