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Engineering Lead - Warehouse Automation

Rapyuta Robotics Koto-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏢 No remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Rapyuta Robotics

Rapyuta Robotics Koto-ku, Tokyo

Building low­ cost, lightweight autonomous mobile robots with high-level intelligence distributed in the cloud, and enabling such robots to offload some of their heavy computation and seamlessly learn and share experiences with one another.

Key benefits

  • Open, inclusive, safe environment
  • There's always something to learn
  • Relocation support

About the position

Our Tokyo Engineering team is changing gears to meet the growing needs of our customers - from a handful of robots to hundreds of robots; from a small team to multiple squads. The team works closely with some of the premier enterprise customers in Japan to build state-of-the-art robotics solutions by leveraging, our cloud robotics platform, and the surrounding ecosystem.

The team led by you will work closely with our customers’ engineering teams and enable them to develop next-generation solutions around, our Cloud Robotics platform. As an Engineering Lead you will manage your project goals, contribute to product strategy, and help develop your team.

Your responsibilities

  • Build and lead a team of 6-10 people
  • Work with the Business Development team to understanding customer needs and translate them to engineering requirements
  • Lead the solution architecture in collaboration with our Staff and other senior engineers
  • Ensure the quality and timeliness of your deliverables - software and documentation
  • Develop an in depth understanding of our products and technologies including their values propositions and business models
  • Work with Product Managers and other Engineering Leads to identify and develop new product features to meet customer needs

Minimum qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Robotics, or a similar field of study
  • At least 6 years of hands on software development experience
  • Expert proficiency in C++ 11 or above
  • Experience in leading a team of engineers for at least 2 years
  • Strong fundamentals and the drive to learn the intricacies of robotics domain
  • Openness to collaborate with the customer’s engineering point of contact and the ability to empathize with their needs

Preferred qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge in one or more of the following topics such as Robot Navigation, Motion planning, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, etc.
  • Experience in designing and implementing production-grade multi-robot systems or other distributed systems
  • Experience with cloud computing, web technologies and protocols - HTTP, WebSockets, etc), database technologies - RDBMS and NoSQL
  • Exposure to DevOps, TDD, and CI/CD practices
  • Participant in robotic competitions, e.g. RoboCup, DARPA Grand Challenge, and/or contributions to open source projects

Meet Rapyuta Robotics's Developers

Jaiyam joined Rapyuta Robotics as a perception engineer, hoping to impact the future through developing products. He talks about Rapyuta’s values and how he became the systems lead of their ASRS (a type of warehouse automation technology) solution.

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