[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Multiple open positions for Sr. Robotics SW Engineers at Neato Robotics (Silicon Valley, US)

Lilia Moshkina lilia.tsvetik at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 12:50:58 PST 2015


Dear Colleagues,

We are looking for several mid-to-senior level roboticists with expertise
in mobile robotics, indoor navigation and mapping, and robot control
architectures. The preference will be given to those with either a PhD or a
MS in CS/Robotics with several years of industry experience. If interested,
please send a CV and a cover letter to  jobs at neatorobotics.com

Please find the official announcement below:

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Neato operates at the forefront of consumer robotics in the Bay Area.  We
are a team of talented engineers laser-focused on building products that
are affordable, delightful and beneficial to our customers by freeing them
from household chores.

Our platform of patented sensors works in concert with robust SLAM and
vision algorithms to deliver unparalleled interior navigation performance.
 Our XV-11 and BotVac families have received numerous awards for
intelligence, ease of use and cleaning effectiveness.  And they are only
the first of many.

Our team consists of roboticists, mechanical, electrical and software
engineers and product professionals who have launched brands that are now
familiar names in consumer electronics.  Our management team is seasoned in
leading startups from early stage to successful multinational enterprises.

*Overall Responsibilities: *

 As a Senior Robotics Software Engineer at Neato you will be responsible
for architecture and implementation of the navigation, mapping and
localization software that runs at the core of the highest-performance mass
market navigation system on the planet.  You will have an opportunity to
span the stack from real-time embedded software to navigation, path
planning and mobile connectivity.  You will work directly with Hardware
Engineering on specifications for future robotic platforms.

 At the end of the day you will hold a critical role in ensuring Neato’s
robots continue to improve people’s lives through more sophisticated
versions of the platform.

*Required Experience: *

 BS/MS/PhD in CS or Robotics with 4+ years experience in software
development for robotics platforms

   - Responsible for architecture and implementation of Bayesian
   Filter-based localization algorithms (SLAM, Kalman Filter, EKF, Particle
   Filter, etc)
   - Responsible for architecture and implementation of mobile robot path
   planning systems (A*, Dijkstra, Graph Search, etc)
   - Substantial experience with C and C++ development on real-time,
   embedded platforms
   - Experience integrating sensor data from multiple sources (LIDAR,
   camera, sonar, ultrasonic, IMU, etc)
   - Experience operating within Agile environments
   - Ability to operate within git repositories
   - Strong communication and organization skills, experience working with
   small cross-functional teams (mechanical, electrical, software, product
   management)

*Desired Experience: *

 Systems programming experience on Linux/QNX (drivers, user applications,
bootloader, etc)

   - Design and implementation of computer vision algorithms
   - Design and implementation of machine learning algorithms
   - Good documentation discipline including the ability to manage
   engineering specifications and author test plans
   - Experience taking software deliverables from prototype to volume
   production (including designing for scale, authoring test plans,
   coordinating deployments with operations)
   - Experience and interest in robotics and connected devices

We are venture funded and located in Newark, CA.  For more information on
Neato please visit our web site at www.neatorobotics.com

We are looking for talented engineers to join our growing team in Newark,
CA.

As a core part of the company strategy, Neato Robotics seeks to hire a
world class *Senior* *Robotics Software Engineer* reporting to the Director
of Systems Engineering.
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Lilia Moshkina, PhD
Linked-In page <http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lilia-moshkina-ph-d/25/956/544>


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