6 River Systems (6RS) is a Shopify (SHOP) company leading the way to faster fulfillment. E-commerce has changed the world and our solutions power winning warehouses of the future. Were revolutionizing warehouse automation with collaborative mobile robots driven by artificial intelligence and advanced cloud-based software.
As a Senior Robotics Software Engineer, you will build practical localization and mapping solutions for autonomous mobile robots. This is an opportunity to join an experienced engineering team and learn from them as we partner with customers implementing dozens of collaborative robots in dynamic environments.
In this new position, you will:
- Solve complex, practical problems to improve localization and mapping for mobile robots
- Implement solutions in the cloud and on robots
- Write thorough test procedures for QA engineers and colleagues
- Share knowledge and refine designs based on input from the team
What you'll need day one:
- Experience with SLAM, or other robot localization technology
- Professional experience programming in C++
- Scrappy, yet thoughtful approach to problem solving
- Be ready to help define architecture / implementation designs for major components of our software
- Experience working across teams to find elegant solutions integrating with technology not immediately owned by your team
- Experience mentoring newer engineers
- Experience helping define best practices
- Experience designing APIs
It would be a bonus if you have:
- Experience programming in Typescript and/or Python
- Practical experience with robotics projects and the Robot Operating System (ROS)
About 6 River Systems
Founded in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2015, 6 River Systems is a leading collaborative mobile robotics fulfilment solution and part of global commerce company Shopify. Founders Jerome Dubois and Rylan Hamilton were previously executives at Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics). The 6 River Systems solution is operating in more than 20 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe, fulfilling millions of units each week for companies including Lockheed Martin, CSAT Solutions, ACT Fulfillment, DHL, XPO Logistics, and Office Depot. To learn more, visit www.6river.com.
Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over one million businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, PepsiCo, Staples, and many more. For more information, visit www.shopify.com.