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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.

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.

Read his story...

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