Senior Backend Software Engineer

San Francisco /
Engineering Infrastructure /
/ On-site
We are searching for a Senior Backend/Infrastructure Software Engineer to help us develop AI-based autonomous industrial robotic solutions and integrate them with our customers’ complex software management environments.  As a Senior Backend Software Engineer, you will design, develop, and deploy the critical infrastructure needed to support a range of industrial automation applications. In this role, you will partner with the Machine Learning and Robot Control Software teams to craft an efficient software platform and data pipeline that supports our core backend systems.

At OSARO we develop solutions to endow industrial robots with the level of autonomy needed to perform an unprecedented variety of complex pick and place tasks leveraging sophisticated robot control and neural network-based perception algorithms.  You are passionate about what you build, you feel a strong sense of ownership, and you love dynamic challenges. You care deeply about your team, you’re direct and you believe in doing what you say.

The above full-time position is available immediately. You should be willing to move to the SF Bay Area.

What You'll Be Doing

    • Contributing to a variety of projects from diagnosing network bottlenecks to building OSARO’s cloud model training and data pipeline infrastructure
    • Building backend systems to manage and support our growing fleet of autonomous robots
    • Building and managing compute clusters for training our machine learning models
    • Developing and maintaining the backend for internal and customer-facing services
    • Supporting and collaborating closely with other teams across the organization to diagnose and fix issues as they arise

Experience and Skills You'll Need

    • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field with equivalent experience and 3-10 years of experience
    • Knowledge of distributed and micro-service systems
    • Strong foundational knowledge of REST and/or gRPC API design
    • Experience programming in Python, Go, or Rust
    • Strong familiarity with Linux and shell scripting/tooling
    • Experience with Docker and container orchestration
    • Good knowledge of databases and experience with building and managing data processing pipelines at scale
    • Knowledge of fundamental networking concepts and ability to debug and diagnose network issues

Bonus if You Have

    • Direct experience working with industrial robotics applications
    • A track record of building and delivering distributed systems
    • Experience with Terraform
    • Experience working with large data sources and data pipelines
    • Experience with managing kubernetes clusters on major cloud providers (primarily GCP)
    • Experience with Cloud Run/Cloud Function/API Gateway
    • Experience with machine learning frameworks and/or orchestration tools

Technology We Use

    • Docker, Kubernetes, Helm
    • BigQuery, CloudSpanner, PostgreSQL, Dataflow
    • Dataflow, PubSub
    • Terraform, Ansible, SaltStack
    • Tensorflow
    • gRPC/protobuf
    • Rust, Python, C/C++
$155,000 - $190,000 a year
Actual compensation is based on various factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, and experience. In addition to a base salary, this role is also eligible for benefits and equity.
More About Osaro

Osaro is a San Francisco-based startup company applying deep learning technology to next-generation robotics applications. Some of Silicon Valley’s leading investors, including Peter Thiel, Jerry Yang, and Scott Banister have backed Osaro. Our vision is to build brains for robots on an industrial scale and we are excited and driven to see the results of our efforts operating in and interacting with the real world. We implement state-of-the-art techniques but constantly strive to build the simplest possible solution. Osaro is technique agnostic and always focused on the goal. We regularly review academic literature and techniques while steering clear of the hype. We’re focused on delighting our customers with systems that work like magic.

We have a highly international team made up of expert machine learning practitioners and dedicated software and hardware engineers which match well with the global nature of our business. We are naturally curious, love healthy debate, and respect varying points of view. At Osaro, we strive to be champions for equality. We believe we can serve as a model for diversity in the tech industry by emphasizing policies of nondiscrimination and inclusion at every step.

We are an equal opportunity employer who offers

Health, dental, vision, phone and uber stipend, and commuter benefits
Generous vacation time
Dog friendly office and catered lunches
Excellent paid parental leave policy with the option for additional reduced and unpaid leave

The above full-time position is available immediately. You should be willing to move to the SF Bay Area.