Build the Path Forward

At Path Robotics, we’re attacking a trillion dollar opportunity - doing things that have never been done before in Robotics, AI, and machine learning to support an industry hurting from a lack of skilled labor. Big, hard problems are what Path tackles every day and our people are our greatest asset to get that job done. Our intelligent, hardworking team of people do the impossible every single day, yet remain incredibly kind, humble, and always ready to support one another.

As a Principal Robotics Engineer, you will provide technical leadership, perform research, and design and write the software that enables the next generation of intelligent machines to perform advanced manipulation tasks in manufacturing and beyond.. Our teams specialize in the areas of machine learning, motion planning and trajectory optimization, control, state estimation/SLAM, and software design for scalable robotics systems. You will have an impact that will be felt across multiple teams within the robotics department, as well across departments at the company.

What You’ll Do

  • Perform research and build algorithms from design, prototyping, testing, deployment, to productization.
  • Contribute to a culture of excellence in software design, teaching others best practices and principals
  • Lead the robotics engineering group in the creation and development of new software
  • Develop modular and scalable software that enables rapid exploration and evaluation of new algorithms
  • Help lead the team by providing mentorship and contributing to the technical strategy

Who You Are

  • PhD, MS., or highly-qualified Bachelor candidate in computer science, robotics, engineering or related field
  • 7-10+ years of relevant research/work experience building out scalable software for machine learning, motion planning and trajectory optimization, control, and state estimation/SLAM
  • Highly proficient with either C++ and/or Python, with the ability to rapidly implement and iterate on ideas
  • Exceptional software development experience, including documentation, unit testing and version control
  • Experienced in Git, CMake and other relevant software engineering tools
  • You are excited by the opportunity to be a part of a well funded, venture-backed company, where your work will have an immediate and direct impact
  • You are passionate about what you do and enjoy working in a collaborative environment

Who We Are

At Path Robotics we love coming to work to solve interesting and tough challenges but also because our ideas are welcomed and valued. We encourage unique thinking and are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

*To continue to keep our team safe as we navigate the pandemic, we are requiring all in office staff to submit and validate their vaccination status.

Why You'll Love It Here

  • Free lunch every day
  • Flexible PTO
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance with 100% coverage on monthly medical premiums for you and any dependents (nothing comes out of your paycheck!)
  • 6 weeks 100% paid parental leave plus an additional 6-8 weeks maternity leave for the
    birthing parent (12-14 weeks total)
  • 401K through Empower
  • Paid Referral Bonus

Job Type: Full-time

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