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2020-01-08T21:14:55-05:00 X, The Moonshot Factory
Cloud Software Engineer for Robotics, X

Software Engineering

Munich, Germany

Software Engineer for Robotics, X


We believe there are many problems in the world in which robotics could play a significant role in making it easier, faster and safer for people to get things done. We are looking for experienced software engineers to join our team to help us building a software platform for robotics.

Our project’s cloud platform team develops cloud and on-premise software infrastructure. It provides a set of services necessary to deliver robotics products to businesses. This includes Google’s internal cloud APIs, internal services, storage backends, resources on GCP (GKE, IAM, GCS), on-prem servers running Kubernetes, and security technology (OAuth2, TLS, JWT).


Your job will be to help building a platform to deploy services and apps in the cloud as well as on customer on-prem servers. You will be working with a team of experienced software and robotics engineers to build and deliver software products for robotics.


  • Actively involved in design/code reviews, architecture discussions and infrastructure reviews
  • Driving and developing system design and architecture
  • Thinking ahead and planning engineering design and implementation
  • Writing a lot of code - designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining and improving software

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • Two years of experience in software development focusing on cloud technologies
  • Experience programming in C++

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in robotics and automation

About X, the moonshot factory

X creates radical new technologies to solve some of the world’s biggest problems. We develop uncomfortably ambitious, potentially world-changing new ideas such as self-driving cars, balloon-powered Internet and smart contact lenses. We’re a team of makers, entrepreneurs, engineers, designers and scientists with deep technical expertise who love the challenge of the seemingly impossible. X was formerly known as Google[x] and is part of Alphabet. 

At X, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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