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Software Engineering



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2023

Intrinsic is Alphabet’s bet aiming to reimagine the potential of industrial robotics. Our team believes that advances in AI, perception and simulation will redefine what’s possible for industrial robotics in the near future – with software and data at the core.

Our mission is to make industrial robotics intelligent, accessible, and usable for millions more businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers. We are a dynamic team of engineers, roboticists, designers, and technologists who are passionate about unlocking the creative and economic potential of industrial robotics.

We encourage you to apply to this post if you’re interested in software engineering roles but don’t see the right fit in our actively posted roles. When we post new roles, our recruiting team will review applicants and will reach out in case of a potential fit.

You should not expect to hear back from us if you apply to this job post.

We especially want to hear from you if:

  • You think robotics should be made more widely accessible and available for manufacturing
  • You are interested and proficient in modern software development and have shipped a significant amount of high-quality software
  • You enjoy solving hard problems in rich interactive full-stack software, artificial intelligence, and robotics
  • You have developed (or are interested in developing) tools and intuitive interfaces for robot functionalities.
    • Robot functionalities include but are not limited to (in no particular order): APIs for authoring, editing, and simulating robot workcells, building scalable compute infrastructure for microservices, perception and vision algorithms, multi-step task planning, motion and grasp planning, machine learning for contact-rich tasks, knowledge and scene representation, Industry 4.0 representations, robot safety, data security and privacy.

At Intrinsic, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at: candidate-support@intrinsic.ai.