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Senior Software 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: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh

Bossa Nova Robotics, Inc. seeks a Senior Software Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA, responsible for developing software to improve the base platform, monitoring, automatically testing and reporting on the performance of the Bossa Nova platform (related to robotics software, algorithms, cloud and data delivery) during product development and system operation.

Specific duties of this position will include:

  • Developing software to be used in testing, monitoring and improving Bossa Nova software
  • Designing and developing multiple real-time streaming data pipelines
  • Working to ensure that product requirements are well-defined and testable, working throughout the entire software development and deployment process to ensure that the software deployed to the field has automated regression tests and that monitoring and alerting software is developed alongside the core software
  • Building production scale interactive data dashboards
  • Providing leadership on the software deployment processes, working with the operations teams to transition software from development to deployment to the field
  • Troubleshooting system problems, ranging from the robot up through the cloud, both in the test facility, and products in the field
  • Identifying root causes of problems and working with other teams to generate and test solutions to problems
  • Building tooling and infrastructure to increase observability of services.

Must have a Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or a directly related field plus five (5) years of experience in a related position.

Experience must include five (5) years with each of the following:

  • Developing software products in Python, Java and C++
  • Linux operating system
  • Writing complex SQL queries in both relational and NoSQL databases
  • Complex systems that involve hardware control, real-time execution of software, data management, networking and cloud
  • Developing, executing and interpreting the results from automated tests
  • Data modeling, data extraction, data transformation and data cleaning.
  • Must also know elasticsearch, logstash and kibana.

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.