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Robotics Engineer at Bossa Nova Robotics
Pittsburgh, PA, US

Bossa Nova is the leading provider of real-time, on-shelf product data for the global retail industry. Our robots navigate the busy retail ecosystem, collecting a wealth of data that allows retailers to improve product availability, streamline operations, and create a better shopping experience. Our multidisciplinary team of robotics, artificial intelligence, and big data scientists has solved the challenges to deploy fully autonomous retail service robots and deliver actionable data in real-time.

Bossa Nova’s robots are currently deployed in 50 stores across the United States, making it the largest deployment of this kind of technology anywhere in the world.  

Position: Robotics Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Bossa Nova Robotics, Inc. seeks a Robotics Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA, responsible for developing and deploying cutting-edge autonomous robotics systems through application of hardware and software systems methodologies.

Specific duties of this position will include:

  • Researching and developing algorithms for mapping and localization
  • Researching and developing algorithms for point cloud processing
  • Researching and developing algorithms for sensor fusion and position estimation
  • Developing algorithms for sensor-based behaviors, including controls, navigation and user interactions
  • Managing sourcing of robotic technologies from suppliers
  • Supporting testing of software for production.

Must have a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Electrical Engineering or a directly related field.

Must know (from any completed university-level coursework, seminars, workshops or real-world hands-on experience):

  • Writing code in C/C++, Python and Bash
  • Utilizing tools in a simulation environment
  • MatLab, 3D solid modeling, and non-linear optimization libraries
  • GDB, GProf, Make, and CMake
  • AMCL, EKF and SLAM technologies   

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as lunches twice a week, schedule flexibility, a stocked fridge and kitchen.

Bossa Nova Robotics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bossa Nova abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.