Senior Software Engineering Manager

San Francisco
Robotics Platform /
Full-time /
We are searching for an experienced Senior Software Engineering Manager who will play an integral leadership role on the engineering team to help us develop AI-based autonomous industrial robotic solutions. This position can grow into a director role very quickly. As a Senior Software Engineering Manager, you will lead the engineering team designing and developing the software platform supporting a range of industrial automation applications. You will participate in architectural design and review. In this role, you will partner with the Machine Learning, Hardware, and Infrastructure teams to craft an efficient software platform and data pipeline that supports our robotic 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 a good fit if 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. 

What You'll Be Doing

    • Building high-level robot behaviors and APIs to interface with our robot systems
    • Integrating the various sensors required for state of the art robotic systems into our software stack
    • Interfacing with machine learning models and perception systems to create a complete software solution
    • Supporting and collaborating closely with other teams across the organization to increase the performance of our vision and control products
    • Recruit, grow, and retain top notch talent, providing technical direction and career growth opportunities and fostering an inclusive, diverse culture
    • Working closely with the leadership team

Experience and Skills You'll Need

    • Must be a driver this is not a sit back and relax role
    • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field with equivalent experience and 5+ years of technical leadership and people management experience in a fast paced start-up company environment
    • Experience programming in Rust, C++, and Python
    • A track record of successfully designing, building, and maintaining complex, real-time, multi-process software systems in a commercial environment
    • Experience evaluating and learning new technologies in a fast-paced dynamic environment
    • Previous experience with Robotics is a must or must willing to learn it
    • Must have commercial experience
    • Ability to travel to customer and partner sites 10% of the time

Bonus if you have

    • Direct experience working with industrial robotics applications
    • Knowledge of distributed and micro-service systems
    • Strong foundational knowledge of REST and/or gRPC API design
    • Experience interfacing with low-level robotic hardware controllers
    • Experience with deep learning and/or computer vision systems
    • Experience with Docker and container orchestration tools

Technology we use

    • Docker, Kubernetes, Helm
    • Tensorflow
    • Dataflow, Bigquery
    • gRPC/protobuf
    • Rust, Python, C/C++
$190,000 - $220,000 a year
Actual compensation is based on various factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, and experience.
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, and commuter benefitsGenerous vacation timeExcellent paid parental leave policy with the option for additional reduced and unpaid leaveThe above full-time position is available immediately. You should be willing to move to the SF Bay Area and physically be in the office.

This is not a remote position