Robotic Integration Engineer

Shield AI

San Diego, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 12/31/2020
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  • Company Address: 501 West Broadway Suite 490, San Diego, CA, 92101

About Shield AI

Shield AI’s mission is to protect service members and civilians with artificially intelligent systems.

Job Description

Introduction to Shield AI
Shield AI’s mission is to protect service members and civilians with artificially intelligent systems.  For our world-class team, no idea is too ambitious, and we never stop working to make possible what looks out of reach today. We are backed by Silicon Valley venture capital firms including Andreessen Horowitz, have been shipping product since 2018, and are growing rapidly.
Job Description
Are you a passionate and innovative software engineer interested in being the gatekeeper of all new capabilities being integrated on to state of the art AI products? Do you want to work on a product that will make a positive impact? Do you want to work alongside mission-driven and values-focused teammates? Shield AI is just the place for you!
As a Robotic Integration Engineer, you will be working across the engineering organization to design and facilitate the integration and testing of a broad spectrum of algorithms across a range of platforms.
Join us to push the state of the art in autonomous robotics for protecting lives.

What you'll do

    • Develop, mature, and test software for autonomous systems
    • Integrate autonomy software on hardware and simulated platforms
    • Work with functional teams to ensure interfaces are implemented and meeting specifications
    • Seek out system gaps and implement solutions to fill them
    • Contribute to the documentation of the systems
    • Create integration tests within our testing frameworks

Projects that you might work on

    • Create an integration test plan for the addition of a new sensor to a platform
    • Facilitate the use of our software stack on a new prototype platform
    • Leverage your knowledge of our software and platforms to work on an R&D effort proving out future capabilities

People we're looking for have the following required education & experience

    • 4+ years of professional work experience as a software engineer
    • 2+ years of experience with robotics or autonomous systems
    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree
    • Experience in ROS or related robotics frameworks
    • Experience with integration of software and hardware
    • Strong software skills in C++ and python
    • A demonstrated record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding yourself and others to high standards, and being kind to others

Preferred qualifications

    • Experience with integration of robotic software on hardware platforms
    • Experience with hardware development process
    • Familiarity with test design and metrics


    • C++
    • Python
    • ROS
    • Matlab
    • Communication Protocols
    • Debugging (GDB, etc.)
    • Testing (Googeltest, Nose, etc)
    • Build Systems (Bazel)
    • Git
    • Agile
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
To conform to U.S. Government regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

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