Senior Robotics Engineer

San Francisco, California /
Engineering /
At Built Robotics, we develop AI guidance systems to transform heavy equipment into autonomous robots. The technology combines sensors such as GPS, cameras, and lidar with advanced software, and the systems can be installed on standard equipment from any manufacturer. Our guidance systems are deployed today across the $1 trillion earthmoving industry, and they’re being used to build critical infrastructure such as wind farms, gas pipelines, and new housing developments.


    • Design, develop, test and improve our autonomous construction equipment
    • Work on our robot command and control UI
    • Design high-level planners for new construction tasks
    • Improve the accuracy of our object recognition systems
    • Develop and maintain code quality standards and best practices
    • Participate in shaping the product road map and deploy code every day


    • BS, MS or PhD in computer science or related field
    • 5+ years of software development experience
    • Expertise in Python
    • Experience with distributed systems
    • Familiarity with ROS is a plus
    • Knowledge of computer vision is a plus
    • Controls experience is a plus, but not required
    • Mechanical engineering experience is a plus, but not required


    • Competitive salary and equity
    • 100% employer-sponsored health, dental and vision insurance — for you, your spouse and children
    • 401(k) with employer matching
    • Paid holidays and flexible PTO
    • TSA PreCheck
    • Gym membership
    • Free catered lunch and plenty of snacks
    • Opportunity to work on an 80,000-pound autonomous robot
    • A pair of steel-toe boots