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Robotics Software Test Engineer

Who are we?

SLAMcore is a London-based startup founded by visual SLAM algorithm pioneers and specialists. With generous funding from top venture companies, we are developing breakthrough Spatial AI solutions for next generation robots and other smart devices by harnessing computer vision, sensor fusion and machine learning. Our aim is to greatly reduce the time and cost for companies to deploy advanced robotic solutions whilst delivering performance they could never achieve on their own. 

Our vision for this role:

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our team as a Test Engineer. SLAM is emerging from the research laboratory into real products, but we are only at the beginning of a journey. This technology is evolving into a general Spatial AI capability for intelligent devices, to help them understand and interact with their surroundings. SLAMcore intends to be at the centre of this exciting movement but to do this well, it is essential our solutions have been extensively tested in the real world, on real hardware. A robot that gets easily lost or a drone that crashes 1 in 100 flights are just toys.  We strive to deliver consistent, reliable performance that our customers can truly rely on.

You will be working with our team of world experts in SLAM, computer vision and software engineering to ensure our SLAM solutions meet the highest standard in terms of quality, robustness and reliability. You will be comfortable in pushing our technology to its limits, identifying and resolving issues with our software and systems.

How will you help?

  • Testing, verification and quality assurance of our development infrastructure including writing and carrying out tests
  • Maintain and extend the functionality of our CI and build infrastructure 
  • Identify, reproduce and where possible resolve bugs and where not ensure they are escalated appropriately
  • Produce technical reports and documentation on the performance of our system and benchmark against competing solutions
  • Manage versioning and release process across multiple customers

The capabilities we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of best testing and software engineering practices
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with CI, git, cmake
  • Experience in C++
  • Experience in Python programming or other scripting language
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills

Bonus points if you have:

  • Hands-on robotics or machine vision experience
  • Experience with embedded software development

Key benefits:

  • Meaningful equity
  • Relocation costs covered
  • 25 days a year holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working

Additional perks:

  • The opportunity to play an integral role in building a company in a high growth industry
  • Open and diverse multinational team
  • Regular team activities and lunches
  • We are open to applications from anywhere in the world and are able to provide sponsorship for various types of visas

If you are interested in this role, please click apply now!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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Workplace and culture

Enabling the next generation of robotic applications is hard work, but we always make sure we find time for fun.  We have fortnightly lunches, monthly socials and various ad-hoc events throughout the year.

Being based in the heart of London gives us a huge range of options; from escape rooms to ping pong bars, from underground cocktail bars to some of the best restaurants on the planet. You will not be short of things to do and a great team to enjoy them with.

 

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