Robotic Software Intern/Co-op

Rugged Robotics

Rugged Robotics

11-50 employees

Automated construction robotics for efficient field layout

Robotics & Automation
Industrial & Manufacturing
Real Estate

Houston, TX, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Experienced working with software and electromechanical systems from a prior internship, extra-curricular project, or lab research.
  • Knowledgeable with relevant areas of robotics & control such as kinematics, sensor fusion, path planning, perception, calibration algorithms, and firmware development.
  • Comfortable with development on hardware systems including ROS, Python, C++ and familiar with common coding practices including revision control and CI/CM
  • Hands-on with deploying code on physical hardware and root causing bugs related to mechanical, electrical, and software issues.
  • Enthusiastic about learning new techniques & technologies and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Iteratively prototype and test software directly on hardware platforms in our labs and on our customer’s jobsites.
  • Write the code that improves the speed, precision, and reliability of our current robotic platform by investigating, modifying and refining existing system kinematics, algorithms, and software features.
  • Quickly generate prototypes and proof-of-concept algorithms while collaborating with team-members in the field to troubleshoot, diagnose, determine the root-cause, and implement solutions to issues discovered on deployment.
  • Make informed & objective engineering decisions by creating simulations, methodically running experiments, and conducting analyses with a range of techniques.

Rugged Robotics, a Houston-based construction technology company, is a pioneer in improving labor productivity by integrating robotics and automation into commercial construction sites. The company's autonomous rover, which replaces the slow and error-prone manual layout process, delivers fast, accurate, and coordinated layouts, saving contractors both time and money. With a team that includes a registered P.E. and a NASA engineer, and partnerships with several multi-billion-dollar general contractors, Rugged Robotics is a leader in its field, offering hardware-enabled solutions to real-world construction problems.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding



Houston, Texas



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth