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Software Engineer - Infrastructure

Boston Dynamics is a world leader in mobile robots, tackling some of the toughest robotics challenges. We combine the principles of dynamic control and balance with sophisticated mechanical designs, cutting-edge electronics, and next-generation software for high-performance robots equipped with perception, navigation, and intelligence. Boston Dynamics has an extraordinary and fast-growing technical team of engineers and scientists who seamlessly combine advanced analytical thinking with bold engineering. 

We are seeking an experienced individual to join our team in the role of Software Infrastructure Engineer.  In this exciting position, you and your team will innovate and improve both existing and new code running on our robots, ways for our engineers to work, and systems to support diverse parts of our business.  You’ll have the opportunity to make cross-cutting, direct contributions to each and all of our robots! Sound fun?

Day to day activities:

  • Support and improve our existing software infrastructure, which includes the operating systems running on our robots, custom tools used by roboticists in their day-to-day workflow, and infrastructure underpinning our web applications.
  • Support and improve build, CI and release systems
  • Develop new tools and capabilities wherever they are needed.
  • Incorporate industry best practices into our infrastructure.
  • Propose future directions we should be moving in.

Desired skills:

  • Excellent technical skills across multiple domains. Our work includes C++ systems programming, Python, web development, DevOps infrastructure, and the development environment. 
  • 5+ years of experience working in, maintaining, and improving large codebases, including software in production and research phases.
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation communication skills. 
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related field.

Who are we a good fit for?

We love working with talented people and seek out passionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of the most challenging engineering problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

Boston Dynamics will never ask you to divulge your personal financial or account information as part of its recruiting process.

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