Senior Robotics Engineer

Type: Full time

Location: Pleasanton, CA or remote

Mantis Robotics is building the fastest and safest industrial robots that can work safely with people, to make robotic automation accessible to anyone wanting to automate a manual task. Backed by the Amazon Industrial Innovation Fund, we are an early stage startup looking for great and ambitious team players to help us revolutionize industrial automation. We seek a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to respect, transparency, honesty, integrity, fairness and customer focus.

Duties & Responsibilities

This Robotics Software Engineer role performs system analysis, identifies improvements and develops novel algorithms and embedded software for real-time motion and path planning of articulated robots. You will be a key contributor to the product development process, including feasibility and prototyping, design and development, and technical reviews.

 This is the right opportunity for you if you:

  • Have strong programming skills in a real-time operating system environments in C/C++ 
  • Have 5+ years of practical and/or theoretical knowledge of: Kinematics, dynamics, and control of multi degree of freedom robotic arm; computational optimization of trajectory generation and path planning in 3D environments
  • Have strong understanding of hardware, software and electromechanical system integration
  • Desire to translate robotics algorithms from academic papers into robust, production-quality code 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Have designed and implemented real-time control algorithms for articulated robot systems
  • Experience with ROS2 or other robotics framework 
  • Have experience in AI for robot modeling and intelligent control, or have innovative ideas to reinvent traditional 6DoF robot path planning 
Mantis Robotics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.