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Senior Software Engineer, Robotics and Vision

Company: Symbotic
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Who we are

With its A.I.-powered robotic technology platform, Symbotic is changing the way consumer goods move through the supply chain. Intelligent software orchestrates advanced robots in a high-density, end-to-end system - reinventing warehouse automation for increased efficiency, speed and flexibility.

What we need

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer, Robotics and Vision to join our Vision and Robotics group. This position will report to the Director, Vision & Robotics and will play an important role in improving our vision and AI solutions and supporting our customers' sites with vision expertise.

What we do

The Vision and Robotics Group is responsible for the design, development, improvements and support of the advanced vision and robotics solutions for our warehouse automation systems. The group is driven by a desire for innovation and the pursuit of perpetual improvements to make our robotics system more intelligent, more capable, and easier to deploy and use.

What you'll do

  • Gather information and validate requirements to execute root cause analysis to resolve issues with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in the development of software solutions for vision applications including user interfaces, processing algorithms, mathematical modeling, machine learning .
  • Participate in the hardware design of computer vision solutions, including:
    • System design and component selection (2D and 3D cameras, lighting system, lasers, etc.)
    • Development of prototypes
    • Validation of prototypes in our Vision Lab and in our Test Center
    • On Site Support of our Vision Systems
    • Documentation and preparation for production
    • Planning and development of test benches for quality assurance
    • Support for our actual Vision Systems on-site
    • Demonstrate passion about building high quality software that addresses customer needs, love solving problems and facing new challenges.
    • Be a proactive communicator who enjoys working closely with creative and technical peers.
    • Work in a dynamic Agile/Scrum based environment.
    • Play a lead role in this effort and mentor junior team members.
    • This is a hybrid position. Must be in driving distance to Wilmington, MA and be able to travel 25% to other Symbotic US/Canada sites

      What you'll need
      • Bachelor's degree in computer engineering , Electrical Engineering, Automated Production Engineering, Engineering Physics or equivalent. Master ' s degree preferred .
      • Minimum of 6 years professional experience developing software applications
      • Expert in C++ and C# programming languages and of the .NET platform
      • Strong skills in programming and algorithm design
      • Knowledge of image processing techniques and/or machine learning
      • Relevant experience in the development of computer vision systems
      • Relevant experience with robots (an asset)
      • Relevant experience with PCL and Matrox Imaging Library (an asset)
      • Excellent synthesis skills
      • Good communication skills
      • Organizational skills
      • Autonomy (Self- driven )
      • Capacity to adapt to an environment of changing priorities.



        About Symbotic

        Symbotic is an automation technology leader reimagining the supply chain with its end-to-end, AI-powered robotic and software platform. Symbotic reinvents the warehouse as a strategic asset for the world's largest retail, wholesale, and food & beverage companies. Applying next-gen technology, high-density storage and machine learning to solve today's complex distribution challenges, Symbotic enables companies to move goods with unmatched speed, agility, accuracy and efficiency. As the backbone of commerce the Symbotic platform transforms the flow of goods and the economics of supply chain for its customers. For more information, visit .

        We are a community of innovators, collaborators and pioneers who embrace our differences, because we know unique perspectives make us stronger and smarter. Every perspective matters. We depend on the collective voices of our employees, customers and community to help guide us as we build a better place to work - for you and the world. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

        We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Keywords: Symbotic, Boston , Senior Software Engineer, Robotics and Vision, IT / Software / Systems , Lexington, Massachusetts

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