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Tackle some of the toughest problems in a rapidly growing industry. Implement cutting edge robotic algorithms to solve important problems. See your contributions used worldwide in the open source robotics community. We leverage open source to deliver custom software solutions to our clients that take advantage of the latest algorithms, research, and techniques.


Applied Robotics Scientist EXPAND+



Boulder, Denver · Full Time


Job Description:


Tackle some of the toughest problems in a rapidly growing industry. Implement cutting-edge robotic algorithms to solve important problems. See your contributions used worldwide in the Robotic Operating System (ROS)community. We leverage open source to deliver custom software solutions to our clients that take advantage of the latest algorithms, research, and techniques.

As an Applied Robotics Scientist at PickNik Consulting you will determine where academic research can be applied to solve our client’s problems and identify opportunities for innovation. You will be developing software applications, optimizing advanced algorithms, and integrating solutions for our clients, internal products, and flagship open source projects. Duties will include developing sophisticated software in a variety of languages and platforms that will be used on robots around the world (and in outer space!).

Am I a good fit?

You love robotics and have a passion for creating the next generation of robot software
Are excited to be involved in a startup with steady flow of client projects
Must work efficiently, always be ready to learn, and have great attention to detail
Desire to contribute to open source projects solving big problems
Ability to collaborate with teams around the world
Need to be living in or willing to relocate to Boulder or greater Denver area (or spend significant time there) to foster a great team learning environment

Job Requirements


Masters or PhD in Robotics, Computer Science, or a related robotics-focused field
Proven track record of innovation in applying algorithms and advancing robotics
Strong C++ experience and familiarity with at least one scripting language, preferably Matlab or Python
Theoretical understanding of motion planning, inverse kinematics, control systems, graph theory, and/or simulation
Demonstrated ability, either through previous projects, advanced education/research, and/or knowledge of the robotics field
Experience with ROS or similar robotics middleware

Some preferred skills/experience:


MoveIt!, Gazebo, OpenRave, or other robotic libraries are advantageous
Common open source libraries and tools such as Eigen and Boost

Benefits


Live in beautiful Boulder, CO with easy access to renowned skiing, biking, climbing, and ranked #2 by US News and Report Best Places to Live
Enjoy a relaxed work environment with a generous vacation policy
Work a flexible schedule including working remotely when you need to
Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)

Skill Keywords:


Software Engineering, Python, C++, Control Systems, Robotics, Simulations, Motion Planning, Mobile Robotics, Robot Operating System (ROS), Gazebo, Robot motion planning, Moveit!, Inverse Kinematics

So you wanna join, what do you need to do?

Submit your resume to jobs@picknik.ai and highlight relevant experience.

APPLY NOW
Senior Software Engineer - Robotics EXPAND+


Boulder, Denver · Full Time


Job Description:


Tackle some of the toughest problems in a rapidly growing industry. Implement cutting-edge robotic algorithms to solve important problems. See your contributions used worldwide in the Robotic Operating System (ROS)community. We leverage open source to deliver custom software solutions to our clients that take advantage of the latest algorithms, research, and techniques.

As a Senior Robotics Software Engineer at PickNik Consulting you’ll be developing software applications, optimizing advanced algorithms, and integrating solutions for our clients, internal products, and flagship open source projects. Duties will include developing software in a variety of languages and platforms that will be used on robots around the world (and in outer space!). You’ll need to readily make decisions relating to framework design and implementation.

Am I a good fit?

You love robotics and have a passion for creating the next generation of robot software
Are excited to be involved in a startup with steady flow of client projects
Must work efficiently, always be ready to learn, and have great attention to detail
Desire to contribute to open source projects solving big problems
Ability to collaborate with teams around the world
Need to be living in or willing to relocate to Boulder or greater Denver area (or spend significant time there) to foster a great team learning environment

Job Requirements


Degree(s) in Computer Science, Robotics, Engineering, or a related field and/or equivalent industry experience. Advanced degrees are a plus.
Extensive knowledge of C++11 or newer.
Skilled with at least one scripting language such as Python or Matlab.
Extensive knowledge of software development in Linux.
Experience with full life-cycle library and application development, Git version control, software testing, and continuous integration.
Experience with communication middleware

Some preferred skills/experience:


Common open source libraries and tools such as Eigen, OGRE, Qt, CMake, Bazel, and Protobufs.
ROS, MoveIt!, Gazebo, OpenRave, or other robotic libraries are advantageous.
General understanding of motion planning, inverse kinematics, control systems, graph theory, and/or simulation.
Demonstrated ability, either through previous projects, advanced education/research, and/or knowledge of the robotics field.

Benefits


Live in beautiful Boulder, CO with easy access to renowned skiing, biking, climbing, and ranked #2 by US News and Report Best Places to Live
Enjoy a relaxed work environment with a generous vacation policy
Work a flexible schedule including working remotely when you need to
Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)

Skill Keywords:


Software Engineering, Python, C++, Control Systems, Robotics, Simulations, Motion Planning, Mobile Robotics, Robot Operating System (ROS), Gazebo, Robot motion planning, Moveit!, Inverse Kinematics

So you wanna join, what do you need to do?

Submit your resume to jobs@picknik.ai and highlight relevant experience.

APPLY NOW
Office Linebacker EXPAND+
Boulder, Denver · Full Time


Job Description:


Tackle some of the toughest problems in an office setting.


Submit your resume and highlight reel to jobs@picknik.ai.
We Value Our Team
We hire world-class professionals. Life balance is a key value for us. We work hard and smart; long hours alone just wear people out.
Perks
Dream Workspaces

Standing desks, multiple monitors... whatever you need to be happy at work.
Free Lunch

We have weekly team lunches and plenty of healthy snacks.
Bus/Bike To Work

Our office is next to the main bus station and many bike paths.
Flexible Vacation Policy

We have a flexible vacation policy that lets you take time off or work from home whenever you need it.
Great Climate

Boulder's 245 days of sun a year makes our 4 seasons wonderfully mild.
Location

Boulder's prime location in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains gives you easy access to all your favorite outdoor activities.