Robotics Software Engineer, Optimization Team

About Realtime

We’re changing how machines move through unstructured environments – whether on the factory floor or in simulation. Built on next-generation computer processing and state-of-the-art software algorithms, our collision-free motion planning solutions make it possible for robots and other machines to instantly react to their environments and compute how and where to move as their situation is changing. We’re revolutionizing manufacturing by enabling close collaboration between robots and their surroundings, regardless of the robot brand.


Reporting to the Manager of Robot Science, the Robotics Software Engineer will leverage and apply their technical and theoretical knowledge to extend our core technology capabilities.

In this position, you will:

  • Develop optimization and control algorithms for our robotics products

  • Maintain and extend software architecture of our robotics products

  • Work in a cross functional team consisting of software developers, test engineers, UX designers and product managers

  • Attend stand up meetings, perform code reviews, create software design documentation, and write code

Required qualifications:

  • BS / MSc in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field

  • Proficient in C++ (C++11, C++14, C++17, etc.) with experience writing libraries

  • Solid understanding of algorithms and data structures

  • Familiar with large-scale scalable software architectures

  • Experience working in linux environment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field

  • Familiar with multithreading programing and real-time computing 

  • Understanding of basic robotics or/and mathematics concepts (vectors, coordinate systems, joint/configuration space, etc)

  • Proficient in Python3

  • Experience with ROS2


If you are passionate about what we do, then send your resume and an optional cover letter to

Realtime Robotics, Inc. located at 27 Wormwood St Ste 110, Boston, MA 02210 is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States now and in the future.


Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees, their families, our communities, partners and customers. In order to promote that safety and well-being, we require that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated, or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief, may make a request for exemption. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company.