Senior Software Engineer for Industrial Robot Applications (C++, Python)

Tokyo, Japan (MJHQ)
1 - Software Development – Robotics System Team /
Full Time, ENG JD /
Mujin uses robotics technology to develop smart automation solutions for logistics and manufacturing. Our technology endows robots with perception and awareness, enabling them to undertake more advanced tasks through our unique approach to industrial robotics, Machine Intelligence (MujinMI). Our cutting-edge technology is already in use by several Fortune 100 companies. If you are interested in production-level robotics and want to be part of a team that is transforming the world through automation, Mujin might be the right place for you. Our team is rapidly growing with global offices in Japan, China, US and Europe.

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Robotics System Team within our fast-paced, agile development environment. As a key member of the Robotics System Team, you will be responsible for leading the design, development, and implementation of advanced robotics technologies to enhance our core product: MujinController. MujinController can transform any basic industrial robot into a powerful intelligent robot with 3D vision and real-time motion planning capabilities


    • Lead the development of motion planning, control, and system design of industrial robots applications, and solve cutting-edge scientific and technical challenges.
    • Design, develop, and test motion planning and control algorithms for industrial robots to execute various tasks, highly concurrent software systems, and real-time communication modules with robot controllers and peripheral devices in C/C++.
    • Lead the deployment of Mujin systems at customer sites, ensuring successful implementation and integration.
    • Mentor and guide junior team members, providing technical leadership and direction.
    • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to identify and address technical challenges, and contribute to the development of innovative solutions.

Minimum Requirements

    • Advanced degree in computer science, robotics, or related fields.
    • 5+ years of work experience in robotics or software engineering.
    • Strong proficiency in C++.
    • Experience using linear algebra and 3D geometry to solve engineering problems.
    • Experience with Linux.
    • Strong passion to make robotics systems to be used in production.

Preferable Requirements

    • Proven experience in developing concurrent and hierarchical robotic software systems such as ROS.
    • Experience leading software development in small to medium-scale teams.
    • In-depth knowledge of multi-joint robot hardware.
    • Advanced Linux user.
    • Mathematical background such as multibody dynamics, collision checking, search algorithms, and optimization.


    • We are focused on solving real-world problems and your contributions are deployed quickly to empower industrial robots to perform tasks that were previously impossible.
    • Our team members come from specialized areas in robotics and have achieved degrees from top-tier universities such as Nanyang Technological University, Carnegie Mellon University, and MIT, and some have won top prizes in robotics competitions.
    • We use "machine intelligence" to make our robots intelligent. It's a fusion of real-time motion planning, perception, simulation, and control technologies. Read it here.
    • As a Senior Robotics Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge robotics technologies, mentor junior team members, and contribute to the development of innovative solutions. We are looking for a passionate and experienced individual who can lead the development of advanced robotics software systems.

3-8-5 Tatsumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0053, Japan
Nearest Station: Tatsumi Station, Shinonome Station

Work Hours
8:45 - 17:45 (with a 60-minute break)

・Flexible, depending on experience and skills
・Salary revision twice a year
・Additional bonuses or incentives may be available based on performance

・Two days off per week (Every Saturday and Sunday)
・Annual paid leave
・Year-end vacations
・Celebration or condolence leave
・Family caregiver leave
・Maternity leave
・Childcare leave
・Other holidays as defined by the company

Company Benefits
・Flexible dress code policy
・Commuting allowance
・Social insurance (including Employment, Industrial Accident Compensation, Health Insurance, and Pension)
Free buffet lunch every workday
Free vending machines (offering drinks and snacks)
High-end coffee machine
Exclusive Employee Gym Access
・Monthly team dinner support

Relocation Support
If you relocate from outside of Japan, we will provide the following support.
・Visa sponsorship
・One-way flight to Japan
・Shipping expenses covered up to a specified limit
・Temporary housing assist
・Permanent housing assist