Perception Software Engineer

Cambridge, MA
Engineering /
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.

Perception Software Engineers will work cross-functionally with all of our projects to create software tools and algorithms for perception research and help turn that research into reality.  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. Currently we are looking for senior level software engineers to join the team.

What you'll do:

    • Work with a small team of software perception engineers that will creatively apply state-of-the-art perception techniques from both in-house and laboratories around the world to solve real-world problems.
    • Work collaboratively with research teams on improving robot perception software and the development of this software.  Examples include tools for accessing large models, camera drivers, and visualization.
    • Create and support open source robotics software.
    • Promote quality and reliability through regular code reviews.
    • Develop high performance algorithms and improve systems

What we are looking for:

    • 5+ years of experience designing and developing software perception applications using C++ or Python in production environments
    • BS, MS and PhD in computer science, robotics, electrical/mechanical/aerospace engineering, or a related field
    • Experience working with robots, machine learning, or other related applications
    • Experience with git, issue tracking, CI/CD, and modern software engineering practices
    • Strong troubleshooting skills

Bonus (not required)

    • Experience with PyTorch
    • Experience with ROS2, gRPC, LCM, or other inter-process communication middleware technologies
    • Experience with Docker, cloud computing, or similar applications
    • Experience working with and debugging software on physical hardware
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.