Senior Software Engineer

San Carlos, CA

About Iron Ox

Iron Ox is building robotic greenhouses to supply fresh and sustainable produce to grocery stores and restaurants. We're a team from Willow Garage, Google[x], and Savioke that is passionate about developing the next wave of technology in food production. Iron Ox is a well-funded startup backed by Y Combinator and located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Who we're looking for

Iron Ox is looking for a senior software engineer to join our team. You will lead our software development efforts for a range of projects, including development of our cloud-based greenhouse software, robot orchestration software, and various IoT projects. You will be working closely with roboticists and growers to build the future of automated farming.


    • BS in computer sciences or related field.
    • 3+ years job experience in software engineering.
    • Broad knowledge. We have many problems to solve, from robot management to plant sensors.
    • Ability and desire to move quickly and iterate.
    • Experience managing a production system for high reliability.

Nice to have

    • Experience with robotics, computer vision, or machine learning.
    • Experience with IoT or low level microcontrollers.
    • Exposure to agriculture.
    • Deep knowledge about one or more of our specific problems.


    • Build technology that feeds people.
    • Equity in a pre-Series-A, Y Combinator-backed startup.
    • As an early employee, you’ll have key impact on the company.