Lead – Robotics Software Engineering

Updated on 6/4/2024

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops 3D printed reusable rockets

AI & Machine Learning
Robotics & Automation


Long Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Computer Vision
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Robotics, or a related field
  • Prior experience leading engineering teams working on complex software development and integration projects
  • 5+ years of experience in hands-on software development with expertise in Linux kernel, C/C++, and embedded environments
  • Experience with networking fieldbus protocols (EtherCAT, Profinet, CANbus, Ethernet/IP) and robotics kinematics and motion control
  • Proficiency in Robot Operating System (ROS2) and integrating sensors and computer vision into automated systems
  • Experience with software integrations with hardware systems lacking an API or library
  • Understanding of robotics kinematics, 3D transformations, quaternions, and linear algebra
  • Experience with Linux installation, configuration, and usage in a complex network environment
  • Knowledge of motion control concepts and setting up motor drives
  • Experience integrating computer vision and sensors into an automation environment
  • Lead a team to develop a unified robotics platform for high-performance, real-time Linux-based system for robotics and industrial automation
  • Engage in hands-on software development focusing on kernel level Linux customization and robotic control algorithms
  • Organize team's work, provide mentorship, and ensure projects align with strategic goals
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for software-hardware integration and testing protocols
  • Champion safety and code quality, share knowledge through documentation and technical presentations
  • Drive technical excellence, offer guidance and mentorship to team members

Relativity Space offers an engaging workplace that focuses on cutting-edge additive manufacturing techniques for building reusable rockets, positioning itself at the forefront of the space technology industry. The company's commitment to reducing complexity and costs in rocket launches aligns with the burgeoning demands of the space infrastructure market, making it an ideal environment for professionals passionate about innovation and growth in aerospace engineering.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



Long Beach, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Health, dental & vision coverage

Wellness stipend



11 company holidays

Generous PTO policy

Monthly lunches, game nights, & offsite events

Parental leave

Annual learning stipend