Robotics, Technical Lead

Let’s change the face of agriculture!

Who We Are

At FarmWise, we are building autonomous farming robots to help agriculture become more sustainable.  With our current team of 15, we're already deployed our first wave of robots, generating revenue and completing valuable work for farmers. 

About the Role

We are looking for a Robotics Technical Lead to lead our team of talented software and robotics engineers, take ownership of the codebase, contribute to the development of complex robotics features, and help define the long-term success of the product. You will work on a distributed architecture with firm real-time constraints that enable our farming robots to reliably act on each plant with precision and speed.

About the Work
  • Tackle complex robotic problems such as dead reckoning, control, automated calibration, decision making under uncertainty, and navigation/path planning.
  • Lead a team of 4+ Robotics and Software Engineers (10+ in the coming year)
  • Participate in all phases of software development including concept, design, prototyping, and production.
  • Improve coding standards and spread them throughout the team.

About You
  • A BS or MS in Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related fields,
  • 4+ years of practical experience in writing robust, production-ready, clearly-written, reusable, and well-tested code
  • Deep experience with ROS
  • Proficiency in Python and C++, a strong background in object-oriented programming, multithreading and system architecture in the Linux environment
  • Perfect knowledge of standard software engineering practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, version control (Git), build processes, releases, and unit testing,
  • Skills in algorithm development
  • 2+ years lead experience
  • Industrial automation experience shipping safety-critical software
We offer the following programs and benefits to support our team:
  • Competitive salary and equity in the company 
  • 401k match program 
  • Health benefits (medical, dental, and vision) 
  • Flexible vacation & time-off policy 
  • Shape a revolutionary product in its early days

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