Full-Time

Senior Perception Software Engineer

Sensing

Posted on 2/16/2024

Apptronik

Apptronik

51-200 employees

Develops robots for logistics and manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing
Robotics & Automation

Senior

Austin, TX, USA

Required Skills
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
Computer Vision
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Masters in Robotics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer writing production-quality C++/Python code in a Linux development environment
  • Experience implementing and deploying sensor drivers
  • Hands-on knowledge of data structures and algorithms for image and point cloud processing and are familiar with ROS/ROS2, OpenCV and PCL/Open3d
  • Strong theoretical understanding of camera models, calibration methods, distortion models and rectification methods
  • Experience developing and debugging real-time, multithreaded software systems
  • Rapid, real-world hardware experimentation and troubleshooting abilities
  • Ability to independently research difficult open-ended problems and come to a working solution
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
Responsibilities
  • Work on integrating various sensors (stereo cameras, LIDAR, time of flight) into our perception and autonomy stack
  • Develop and maintain various sensor software libraries
  • Develop algorithms for sensor fusion and calibrations between multiple cameras and Lidars
  • Characterize sensor performance and quality based on simulation and real-world testing
  • Maintain comprehensive and accurate architecture & design documentation
  • Deliver reliable software through code reviews, continuous integration, and automated testing
  • Represent and lead with Apptronik's core values: CHIPC - Curiosity, Humility, Integrity, Passion, Creativity

Apptronik specializes in building versatile robots for logistics, manufacturing, and construction, designed to work alongside humans and address labor shortages, high turnover, workers' comp claims, and work-related injuries. The company's robots are focused on accomplishing tasks that humans prefer not to do, with a forthcoming product named Apollo.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$19.6M

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

33%

2 year growth

100%
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