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Staff Robotics Software Engineer

Slip Robotics

Slip Robotics

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Sunday, March 3, 2024
Slip Robotics is a pioneering Series A startup in the field of robotics and automation. We specialize in developing autonomous mobile robots for efficient loading and unloading of semi-trailers. Our innovative solutions, in collaboration with leading automotive and e-commerce companies, are transforming logistics and freight handling.

The Role: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Staff Robotics Software Engineer, with a focus on cloud communication, sensor integration, electronics driver development, and CI/CD processes. This role requires an individual who has a strong blend of software and hardware expertise in robotics, and a Master's degree or higher in a relevant field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain sophisticated software for autonomous mobile robots
  • Implement and optimize algorithms for path planning, motion control, and obstacle avoidance
  • Integrate and manage cloud communication services, especially AWS, for enhanced connectivity and data processing
  • Develop drivers and interfaces for various sensors and electronic components in robotics
  • Construct and maintain tools and processes for Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) to streamline software development and deployment
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for seamless software integration with mechanical and electrical systems
  • Apply machine learning techniques to improve robot autonomy and efficiency
  • Conduct comprehensive software testing and debugging for reliability and performance
  • Stay updated on the latest in robotics software, cloud computing, sensor technology, and CI/CD practices
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior software engineers


  • Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Robotics, Software Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in robotics software development
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, C++, or ROS (Robot Operating System)
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud services for communication and data processing
  • Experience in developing sensor and electronics drivers for robotic systems
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining CI/CD processes and tools
  • Strong skills in algorithm development for path planning, machine learning, and real-time systems
  • Exceptional problem-solving ability and adaptability in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork orientation


  • Be a part of a passionate and innovative team
  • Work on groundbreaking technology in robotics and automation
  • Opportunity to shape the future of logistics and freight industries
  • Competitive compensation and equity options
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Permissive time off