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Robotics Software Engineer

Charge Robotics

Charge Robotics

Software Engineering
Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022
<div> <div></div> <div> <div> <div><strong>Location</strong></div> <span>Oakland, CA</span> </div> <div> <div><strong>Job Type</strong></div> <span>Full-time</span> </div> <div> <div><strong>Experience</strong></div> <span>1+ years</span> </div> </div> <div><div> <div> <div>Connect directly with founders of the best YC-funded startups.</div> <a href="https://account.ycombinator.com/authenticate?continue=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.workatastartup.com%2Fapplication%3Fsignup_job_id%3D51266&amp;defaults%5BsignUpActive%5D=true&amp;defaults%5Bwaas_company%5D=24873">Apply to role ›</a> </div> <div><div><div> <div>Max Justicz</div> <div>Founder</div> </div></div></div> </div></div> </div><h2>About the role</h2><div><div> <p>Charge Robotics is developing the world’s first fully-automated factory for building solar farms.</p> <p><strong>As a Robotics Software Engineer at Charge Robotics, your work will directly deploy gigawatts of clean power generation.</strong></p> <p>If you’re interested in leveraging your software development skills to have massive climate impact, we want to talk to you.</p> <h2>What you’ll be working on:</h2> <ul> <li>Architecting, developing, and maintaining high-quality code and documentation for our fleet of fully-automated factories</li> <li>Controlling industrial automation hardware including 6-axis robot arms, motor controllers, and hydraulic systems.</li> <li>Maximizing factory throughput by optimizing robot procedures, profiling performance, and adding support for new hardware.</li> </ul> <h2>You:</h2> <ul> <li>Are a strong Python developer</li> <li>Know how to write software as a member of a team, including writing clean code, documenting it, testing it, and using version control and CI.</li> <li>Have an advanced understanding of algorithms and data structures</li> <li>Have excellent written communication skills</li> <li>Can’t stand tedious work and will find a way to automate it</li> <li>Are based in or can relocate to the SF bay area</li> <li>Are excited to see your work deployed onto actual solar farms!</li> </ul> <h2>It’d also be nice if you:</h2> <ul> <li>Have at least a 4-year degree in CS or similar</li> <li>Have basic web-dev skills (HTML, CSS, JS)</li> <li>Know how to instrument and develop highly performant code (networking, high-bandwidth sensor drivers, GPU programming)</li> <li>Gain satisfaction from personally playing a part in mitigating climate change</li> </ul> </div></div><h2>About Charge Robotics</h2><div> <p>Charge Robotics is a YC-backed startup building robots that build large-scale solar farms. Demand for new solar projects is booming (1/5th of all the solar that exists in the US was installed last year!), but today’s construction companies can’t keep up due to limited labor resources.</p> <p>We thought this was insane, so we started working on robots to directly address this bottleneck and speed up the world’s transition to renewables.</p> <p>We’re a small, fast moving company which means constant opportunity for learning and growth. You’ll have a large impact on the direction of our company and our product, which will be reflected in significant equity compensation. And you get to play with 🤖 giant robots 🤖.</p> <p>If you are excited to work on interesting technical problems with direct climate impact, you’re going to fit right in.</p> </div>
Charge Robotics is an equal opportunity employer.