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Senior Manager, Robot Perception

Company: Symbotic
Location: Salem
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Who we are

With its A.I.-powered robotic technology platform, Symbotic is changing the way consumer goods move through the supply chain. Intelligent software orchestrates advanced robots in a high-density, end-to-end system - reinventing warehouse automation for increased efficiency, speed and flexibility.

What we need

Symbotic is currently seeking an experienced leader to join our team. The candidate must understand the importance of fostering a strong team environment and the ability to develop trusting relationships with their team members. We are looking for a creative and collaborative person who thrives in an agile development environment. This role manages a talented team of roboticists working on our Symbot mobile robot. Not only is high-level technical contribution expected, but the role also requires excellent communication and leadership skills, and the ability to collaborate in a highly cross-functional environment.

What we do

The Perception team is primarily responsible for developing and improving perception algorithms that enable our robots to be robust and efficient in a warehouse environment utilizing their onboard sensors.

What you'll do

  • Building, motivating, and coaching a diverse team of roboticists and software engineers.
  • Managing multiple work streams with contributors both inside and outside the Perception team, taking responsibility for the timely execution and high-quality delivery of commitments.
  • Collaborating with other engineering teams on planning, design, and development for releases.
  • Using your technical skills to contribute to architecture and design discussions as well as code development and code reviews on all managed work streams.
  • Managing the day-to-day activities of approximately 4 to 8 engineers.
  • Manage both in house and outsourced software engineering teams.
  • Translate strategic objectives into tactical action plans and establish teams which can execute those plans.
  • Continue to build the team by hiring and onboarding new engineers and then cultivating their careers from there.

    What you'll need
    • 10+ years of software development experience (design and implementation)
    • At least 3 years focused on leading or managing teams.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
    • Knowledge of Python and C++ coding and design patterns, suitable for real time environments.
    • Strong background in at least two of the following areas: computer vision, machine learning, localization and mapping, and data science.
    • Knowledge of real time or embedded operating systems and threading and communication issues related to real time operating systems.
    • Solid experience with software process and version control tools.
    • Expert level communication (oral and written) and documentation skills; must be comfortable explaining complex software systems and programming concepts.



      About Symbotic

      Symbotic is an automation technology leader reimagining the supply chain with its end-to-end, AI-powered robotic and software platform. Symbotic reinvents the warehouse as a strategic asset for the world's largest retail, wholesale, and food & beverage companies. Applying next-gen technology, high-density storage and machine learning to solve today's complex distribution challenges, Symbotic enables companies to move goods with unmatched speed, agility, accuracy and efficiency. As the backbone of commerce the Symbotic platform transforms the flow of goods and the economics of supply chain for its customers. For more information, visit .

      We are a community of innovators, collaborators and pioneers who embrace our differences, because we know unique perspectives make us stronger and smarter. Every perspective matters. We depend on the collective voices of our employees, customers and community to help guide us as we build a better place to work - for you and the world. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

      We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

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