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At Cobalt Robotics, our indoor robots work together with remote human operators to keep our customer safe.  By automating important but repetitive tasks such as alarm response, vendor escorts and roving audits, Cobalt robots empower teams to focus on serving employees and responding to situations that require empathy and judgment. Cobalt’s services provide a cost-effective way to ensure our clients can maintain business continuity during emergencies, keep employees safe in the workplace, and protect their intellectual property.
Cobalt's team is comprised of renowned technologists and security professionals, and backed by world-class investors such as Sequoia, Bloomberg Beta, and Coatue. Cobalt has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times.
We’re looking for people who want to make an impact with us and help build a company that is known for its excellence in engineering, passion for progress, and dedication to customers.  
About the Role: The Application Engineer is our front line, actively coordinating between Engineering, Sales, and our Customers. You will manage our fleet of robots, deploy new robots to new customers across the world, and work on new system integrations. Every day will have new interesting problems to solve across our entire technology stack - from debugging hardware/software, to robotics algorithms, to our web and customer-facing interfaces, to data analysis. You should be excited to learn, teach, and collaborate!

What You'll Do:

    • Learn deeply about the robot and communicate with both technical and non-technical teammates
    • Test and troubleshoot issues related to the robot or customer systems
    • Configure and test newly manufactured robots
    • Configure and test new customer deployments, including mapping, elevator integrations, etc
    • Design and develop new internal tools

What You Need:

    • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, or a related field
    • Industry software engineering experience (full time or internship)
    • Python and/or C++ experience in a Linux environment
    • System administration and command-line experience on Linux platforms
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Excitement to learn about many different pieces of technology, from our robots to our web infrastructure

Bonus Skills:

    • Experience with Robot Operating System (ROS)
    • Experience with network configuration (especially in Linux)
    • Experience with hardware
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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