: Deployment Engineer

6 River Systems is disrupting a hundred billion dollar industry with a new approach to warehouse automation. Founded in 2015, we have developed a solution built on proprietary AI, mobile robots and cloud-based enterprise software. Our solution is half the cost of traditional automation and 2-3x faster than manual, cart pick operations.

Our culture is built on trust, smarts, and collaboration. As a team, we encourage open discussion about particularly challenging problems. We are as passionate about hiring the right people as we are about building great products.

We are searching for a deployment engineer to lead the implementation of our robots in warehouses. The expectation is that you are fast learning, independent and can work our engineering and go-to-market team to make our customers successful. The ideal candidate will be able to grow with the company and take on additional leadership roles over time.

This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on the development of our automation platform. You will work across disciplinary lines on a small team. We guarantee you will be bragging about your job to friends and family on weekends.

Key Activities:

  • Deploy automation solutions including mobile robots, software, and auxiliary hardware
  • Make customers raving fans of our product. Be the primary field point of contact for customers
  • Execute field retrofits. Work with the mechanical and electrical engineers on troubleshooting field issues
  • Conduct on-site integration and test activities. Evaluate post go-live performance metrics

Position Requirements:

  • Analytical, technical and problem solving skills that can be applied to real world solutions
  • Organization and time management skills. Ability to cope with fluctuating workloads and high stress situations
  • Familiarity with Linux, databases, XML, and java. Experience with ROS and cloud based technologies a plus
  • Basic mechanical and electrical repair skills. Are you a tinkerer?
  • General understanding of network topologies such as VPNs, firewalls, and routers
  • Ability to write tools and scripts to automate repetitive tasks
  • Experience recording logs and information on software bugs
  • BS in a technical discipline. Experience in services or deployment engineering positions is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Position will be based at our headquarters in Waltham, MA. Open to candidates near major airports


Position requires significant travel (75%+) to customer sites in North America.