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Software Engineer - Robot Navigation

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 are developing the world’s first enterprise-level Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for robots, creating a rare opportunity for an experienced, product-focused engineering professional. Our PaaS aims to offer innovative features to handle every part of the product life cycle required to aid and deliver robust, scalable, and state-of-the-art robotics solutions to the end user. You will own key components of single and multi-agent system navigation.

Your responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Collaborate in a team to design, develop, and test robust autonomous navigation capabilities in semi-structured and dynamic indoor environments
  • Maintain high-level of communication with cross-functional teams and partners
  • Contribute to software design reviews, architecture reviews, and best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in Robotics, Computer Science, or a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience with an outstanding track record
  • Experience with multi-agent path planning, obstacle avoidance, and motion control
  • Experience with autonomous mobile robots
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement, and test scalable and highly available software systems in a fast-paced environment
  • 2+ years of work experience in robotics
  • Strong communication skills, ability to work well in a team environment

Nice to haves

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

  • Doctoral or Master’s degree in Robotics or Computer Science
  • Experience with ROS and navigation frameworks
  • Experience in designing and implementing mapping and localization systems
  • 3+ years of experience in professional software development
  • Participant in robotic competitions, e.g. RoboCup, DARPA Grand Challenge, and/or contributions to open source projects
  • Startup experience

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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