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Senior Software Development Engineer - Backend

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 awesome 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 robotic solutions by leveraging, our robotics platform, and the surrounding ecosystem. The team’s mission is to pioneer scalable, collaborative, and flexible robotics solutions. The work we do here does not stop with our products. Through, they will be distributed to enable anyone to build great solutions.

This position is for developing a warehouse automation system which has up to 100 robots operating in a single installation. You will be responsible for the software which links the robots running in the warehouse to the client’s warehouse management system.

Your responsibilities

  • Designing, implementing, testing, and enhancing warehouse automation software
  • Acting as a team lead to manage people, project priorities, and technical resources
  • Integrating with 3rd party vendors and systems
  • Leading design efforts for major software components and their integration into the principal architecture
  • Actively participate in enhancing the design of existing software components to improve their functionality and performance.
  • Contributing to core team processes and to company-wide efforts
  • Identifying opportunities for improvements in engineering processes and make relevant recommendations

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience with an outstanding track record
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Expertise in Python and at least one of C++, Java, Go
  • Mastery of traditional RDBMS technologies
  • Experience with designing and implementing backend web servers
  • Experience with web frameworks such as Django, Flask, and Spring Boot
  • Deep understanding of HTTP and experience in designing and implementing RESTful APIs
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis, and software design

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Experience with docker and cloud platforms such as GCP, AWS, Azure
  • Experience with ROS and robotics
  • Contributions to open-source projects
  • Fundamental understanding and experience with one or more Agile methodologies
  • Experience with warehouse automation systems, inventory management systems, order processing systems, and warehouse management 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.

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