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Robotics Software Engineer, Robot Behavior

Company: Bear Robotics, Inc.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Robotics Engineer - Robot Behavior
Department: Robotics Engineering
FLSA: Exempt

Job Overview:
Robot Behavior focuses on bridging the gap between a cool robot and
a useful robot. This means having intelligent high-level behaviors that manage
multi-robot coordination and workflow behavior. We want our robots to know what to
do when another robot is blocking its path, how to interact with moving things it can't
coordinate with, and how to behave when it's given an entirely new workflow.
In this role you'll be taking ownership of the more advanced features on our behavior
system. You'll be working to make our multi-robot coordination bullet-proof and
improve our workflow system to adapt to any workflow without engineer intervention.
These projects are at the center of bridging a huge gap in robotics, moving from
bespoke robotics solutions to a scalable robotic platform.
Responsibilities and Duties:
--- Build out advanced multi-robot and workflow features
--- Work across product and engineering teams to distill ambiguous requirements
into concrete plans
--- Own your projects from inception & development to deployment.
--- Mentor junior engineers
Minimum Requirements:
--- Bachelors in CS
--- 2+ years of work experience in a related software field
--- Proficiency in C++ and Python
--- Strong data structures and algorithms knowledge
--- Past experience with ROS, or understanding of fundamental usage
Preferred Requirements:
--- Previous experience in startups or fast-paced engineering teams
--- Experience with behavior trees, navigation systems, and path planning
--- Master's degree or PhD in CS or related field
--- 5+ years industry experience
Physical Requirements:
--- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
--- Overnight travel to other office locations and customer sites (up to 60%

Supervisory Responsibilities:



Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Prolonged periods of sitting/standing at a desk and working on a computer. The employee routinely is required to type, sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Ability to lift 20 lbs.

About Bear Robotic s:

Bear Robotics was founded in 2017 and we are 250+ motivated Bears who work tirelessly everyday to make our robots a reality. We have developed robotic solutions that autonomously navigate indoor environments for a variety of consumer solutions, like restaurants, senior living facilities, hotels & casinos just to name a few. Working for a dynamic start-up gives you a chance for rapid personal development. While building expertise in your field you'll have countless opportunities for growth as we expand our product line and global reach. We're not a big tech company yet, but we're striving every day to be THE global player when it comes to hospitality robotics. In 2022 we raised $81 Million in Series B funding to accelerate growth and expand into new markets in southeast Asia and Europe. If you feel you're ready for an adventure in robotics, we would love to hear from you.

Benefits Summary

We hire the best, not only will you be surrounded by exceptionally smart and motivated people, but we believe excellent compensation and benefits are an essential part of our company's success.

Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
Company-Paid Long-Term and Short-Term Disability
Company-Paid Life/AD&D Insurance
Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Account
Stock Options
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Wellness Reward Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Paid Vacation Time
Paid Sick Time
401K Plan Employer Match (No Vesting Schedule)
Paid Bearental (Parental) Leave (16 weeks)
Paid New Bearental (Parental) Transitional Time Off (2 weeks)
Annual Paid Holidays (11 days)
Annual Paid Family Time-Off (Between Christmas Holiday and New Year)
Employee Recognition Bonus Program
Peer Recognition Bonus Program
Employee Referral Reward Program
Patent Reward Program
Monthly Mobile Phone Reimbursement
Monthly Internet Reimbursement
Casual Dress Policy
Financial Wellness Education Sessions
Free Daily In-Office Lunch
Unlimited Office Snacks and Drinks
Wellness Room with Massage Chair
Day-Friendly Office
Flexible Work Schedule
Office Parties and Family Events

The pay range for this position is$120K to $215K. Pay is dependent on the applicant's relevant experience.

Bear Robotics, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Keywords: Bear Robotics, Inc., Redwood City , Robotics Software Engineer, Robot Behavior, IT / Software / Systems , Redwood City, California

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