Senior Software Engineer - Controls & Motion Planning

San Francisco, California
Software Engineering
At FarmWise, we harness the power of AI to find solutions to combat food production challenges, and help growers thrive in this new farming era. We work hand in hand with growers to understand their constraints, address their priorities, and build products that are changing their lives for good. Join us!


The ability to precisely control and navigate our autonomous vehicle and its farming implements are critical when interacting with crops on the field. You will work with our team of roboticists and software engineers to design and build our next generation controls and planning stack. Work on challenges around variable terra-mechanical interactions, controls of hydraulic devices and working with large farming devices that require a high degree of precision.


    • Build and deploy features for controls, navigation, and actuation of our autonomous vehicle and its farming implements.
    • Work in a truly unique challenge around operating a precision farming device under highly variable conditions.
    • Contribute to our best practices' software engineering organization: expand our test infrastructure, validation methods and improve real-time performance.
    • Take part in and lead feature development and deployment.


    • MS or PhD focusing on Robotics, Numerical Optimization, Computer Science or related field.
    • Professional experience working on autonomous vehicles or robotic arms.
    • Strong communicator with a desire to work in a collaborative, people-first company culture.
    • Experience in production software environments, preferably in C++.
    • Proficient in software development best practices: code reviews, version control, and testing (unit/smoke/regression).
    • Experience with a POSIX based operating system such as Linux, OS-X or ROS.


    • Competitive salary and equity
    • Employer-sponsored health, dental and vision insurance — for you, your spouse and children
    • 401(k) with employer matching
    • Paid holidays and flexible PTO
    • Free catered lunch and plenty of snacks
    • Paid Parental Leave policy
Come work on technology that will change food production forever!