Sr. Software Engineer
Firmware
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Apptronik

51-200 employees

Versatile robots for logistics, manufacturing, construction tasks
Company Overview
Apptronik is a leading company in the field of robotics, specializing in the creation of versatile robots like Apollo, designed to perform a variety of tasks in logistics, manufacturing, and construction. The company's unique approach to robotics, focusing on humanoid robots capable of performing tasks typically done by humans, sets it apart from competitors and positions it as a solution to labor market challenges, potentially improving job satisfaction and reducing workplace injuries. With a mission to improve quality of life and a successful RaaS model, Apptronik demonstrates a strong competitive advantage and industry leadership.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Robotics & Automation
B2B

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$19.4M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

46%

2 year growth

135%
Locations
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Software Testing
Git
Linux/Unix
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience (excluding academic training) developing production-grade embedded software in C/C++
  • Experienced with C and C++ development for TI or ARM microcontrollers
  • Experience working with embedded technologies such as: Communication protocols (SPI, EtherCAT, Ethernet, UART, CAN, etc.) Sensing (incremental and absolute encoders, analog sensors, IMUs)
  • Experience designing and developing reliable software for embedded devices, edge applications, or robotics with critical, real-time performance requirements
  • Experience testing, validating, and managing firmware deployments for fielded products
  • Familiarity with Git / similar version control systems
  • Software development in a Linux environment
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to learn robotics concepts as needed
Responsibilities
  • Developing and maintaining the firmware running on embedded actuator controllers
  • Designing, implementing, optimizing, and testing sensor drivers, comms protocols, filters, and real-time feedback control systems
  • Assisting with the development and execution of bring-up processes, system integration, validation, and debugging embedded controller and actuator hardware
  • Enabling Apptronik robots, including humanoids and mobile manipulators, to perform useful labor tasks across a variety of different applications
Desired Qualifications
  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with embedded technologies such as: Motion control, motors (BLDC), motor controllers Real-time feedback control, especially implementing and debugging on hardware
  • Experience with BLDC FOC motor control concepts, Park/Clarke transformations, current control
  • Experience with industrial control systems, industrial robotics, or process automation
  • Familiarity with safety critical embedded system design, e.g. ANSI/RIA R15.06
  • Familiarity with digital signal processing, linear systems, estimation, and/or control theory
  • Familiarity with collaborating on a team using an Agile process, including participating in sprint planning, design reviews, and code reviews
  • Familiarity with software testing, profiling, and optimization methodologies and tools
  • Knowledge of real time operating system concepts and prior experience with an RTOS
  • Understanding of distributed computing / multi-threaded / multi-process design and debugging concepts
  • Knowledge of modern C++(14/17) best practices