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Robotics Software Engineer

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

We’re looking for experienced engineers capable of building and delivering functioning robotic systems and software that will be deployed at a global scale.


  • Participate in all phases of development including concept, design, prototyping, and production
  • Influence the full-stack architectural roadmap
  • Maintain high-level of communication with cross-functional teams and partners
  • Performance tuning and maintenance of on-device software
  • Contribute to software design reviews, architecture reviews, and best practices
  • Mentor junior engineers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience with an outstanding track record
  • At least 3+ years as a software engineer in industry
  • Mastery of C/C++ and proficient with Python
  • Experience with common data structures and algorithms and their application to robotic systems
  • Experience working in development team(s) that have delivered commercial software or software-based services
  • Experience with real-time communication links and tradeoffs with bandwidth, latency, and reliability
  • Experience with multithreading and concurrency
  • Understanding of network protocols from data link through application layer
  • Debugging/troubleshooting skills on embedded processes and systems
  • Experience with designing, building, and deploying scalable and highly available systems

Nice to haves

These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience with an outstanding track record.
  • Experience and knowledge in controlling and integrating robotic systems
  • Experience with ROS or equivalent middleware toolkits
  • Experience with a Linux development environment, e.g. CMake, GDB, Git, Ubuntu, etc.
  • Experience with real-time systems, interrupts, and schedulers
  • Subject matter expertise in one of Control and Dynamical Systems, Machine Learning, or Computer Vision
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, agile development, build processes, and testing
  • Participant in robotic competitions, e.g. RoboCup, DARPA Grand Challenge, and/or contributions to open source projects
  • Experience debugging complex distributed or multi-CPU systems.

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