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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. Here you will join a small, tightly-knit collective of engineer scientists committed to solving long-term problems. 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 robotics group 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.
Develop and implement new techniques for robotic manipulation and control
Understand the algorithms we’ve developed on the vision/learning side and bring your experience and intuition to bear on how best to apply them to manipulation tasks
Work to build clean and powerful abstractions of our platform capabilities supporting rapid app development
Build integrated apps that apply our technology towards specific product verticals
Masters or Ph.D. in a robotics-related discipline (or equivalent professional experience)
Strong programming skills in Python, C++, and/or Rust
Experience getting robots to go, especially those with arms, and deploying them in the real world
Nice to have
Familiarity with AI/ML/computer vision
Experience developing with ROS and related software such as MoveIt! and PCL
Desired personal qualities
Ability to admit when wrong
Fearlessness working outside your comfort zone
Patience with others
Described by others as the best researcher/engineer/ thinker they know
Sense of humor
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.
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