Robotic Application Engineer at Vicarious
Union City, CA, US
Vicarious aims to transform robotics by creating robots with human level performance on real-world manipulation tasks. We are passionate about changing the world with science and software, and we are looking for exceptional people to join us in that mission. Our focus is the systematic integration of perception, concept learning, reasoning, and motor control, used to build robotic manipulation systems. As a member of the robots-as-a-service team at Vicarious, you will play a critical role in our efforts to use our technology to push the state of the art on robotic manipulation.

Your responsibilities

      • Design and implement robotic system setups for different applications
      • Design and optimize tests and validations using our robotic AI software
      • Provide feedback to the R&D teams on UI/UX and functionality
      • Support our commercialization and deployment team


      • Bachelor degree or higher in robotics or related fields
      • 2+ years professional experience in robotic applications
      • Strongly willed to make the full system go (arms, cameras, sensors, PCs, PLCs, etc.)
      • Comfortable with linux
      • Experience with Universal or Kuka robots is a plus
      • Coding in python is a big plus
      • Basic knowledge in AI and robotics is a plus

Desired personal qualities

    • Integrity
    • Ability to admit when wrong
    • Altruism
    • Fearlessness
    • Working outside your comfort zone
    • Patience with others
    • Fast worker
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with people of various background
    • Intellectual breadth
    • Sense of humor
    • Passionate about robotics and artificial intelligence, and pushing the boundaries on real world robotics applications
Vicarious offers unique benefits for all employees that includes personal coaching, organic breakfast and lunch, and much more. Please visit Join Vicarious for details.
Vicarious is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to fair hiring practices and a welcoming working environment. All candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual identity or expression, medical condition, or socioeconomic status. We value our differences and we’re excited to learn what you can add to our team.