Software Engineer- Robotics and Controls

As a Robotics Engineer at Boston Dynamics, you will help design and code real-time control systems for our Stretch robotics applications. Every day, you will work with other software and controls engineers to create high-rate feedback controllers, state estimators, and robust robot behaviors. We believe that if it doesn't work on a robot, it doesn't work - so get ready to do lots of iterative hardware testing to iron out the kinks. To thrive in this role, you must have strong analytical skills, and be motivated and excited to make a positive impact in the world of robotics.

Boston Dynamics is a world leader in mobile robots, tackling some of the toughest robotics challenges. For years, our awe-inspiring viral videos on YouTube have shown the world what remarkably capable robots can do. Now we are quickly becoming a recognized leader in automation solutions for industrial applications, logistics and warehouses.

Day to day activities:

  • Design and implement algorithms focused on grasping, motion planning, and feedback control systems

  • Write software to interface with hardware, detect hardware failures or anomalies, and perform safety functions.

  • Test and debug your designs on awesome robots

  • Create highly reliable, maintainable, and testable code

  • Interface with multi-disciplinary teams to achieve design objectives

Desired skills:

  • Proficiency in C++

  • Expertise in control systems, state estimation, multibody dynamics, or optimization

  • Strong analytical and debug skills

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

Salary Range
$68,000.00 - $97,000.00
per Year
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Waltham, MA, 02451, US