Robotics Software Tech Lead (m/f/d)

Engineering · Munich · Full-time · Mid-level

Job description

Job description

About the Job

We’re looking for an experienced Robotics Software Tech Lead (m/f/d) to join one of our portfolio companies and support its engineering activities. In your day-to-day work, you’ll focus on developing software solutions for autonomous unmanned ground systems and sensors. This position is ideal for a software generalist who aspires to grow into the role of VP, overseeing entire technology areas and departments in an emerging and fast-growing tech start-up.

→ Our portfolio company which is a defense technology company that specializes in developing autonomous unmanned systems and sensors for the European defense sector.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Contribute to building the future of autonomous unmanned ground vehicles and sensors for dual-use
  • Design and implement scalable software that delivers capabilities beyond the current platforms, with a clear path for architecture and capability evolution over time
  • Develop software for both on- and off-robotic platforms, utilising a variety of technologies
  • Design, develop, implement, verify, and test algorithms for guidance, navigation, and control of unmanned vehicles
  • Lead and mentor small teams of junior engineers and technicians
  • Work closely with other electrical, mechanical and test engineers to deliver fully functional products across various projects.

Your Profile

  • Hands-on technical experience debugging complex systems involving networked microprocessors and firmware-controlled electrical or electromechanical devices
  • Proven experience with autonomous path-planning algorithms is a plus
  • Familiarity with battery systems and/or brushless motors and common electrical bus interfaces is desirable
  • Proficiency in systems and/or application programming, including algorithms, data structures, concurrency, scaling, testing, infrastructure, software design, and system design
  • Experience troubleshooting and analysing remotely deployed software systems
  • Proven skills in one or more of the following: motion planning, perception, localisation, mapping, controls, and related system performance metrics
  • Bachelor ́s or Master ́s Degree in Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field

Please note that we are looking for support in the Munich office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well.

Benefits and Perks

Well-equipped and modern office space 

Benefit from an inspiring, creative and multicultural environment, as well as a great and smart team

Transparent corporate culture where every single person is valued 

Regular team events and activities

Challenging and varied tasks - steep learning curve 

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Project A is committed to diverse and equal opportunities hiring for all – applicants, candidates, and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences – and look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 140+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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