2022-03-23T12:35:00-04:00 X, The Moonshot Factory
System Software Engineer - Everyday Robots
Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA

X is Alphabet’s moonshot factory. We are a diverse group of inventors and entrepreneurs who build and launch technologies that aim to improve the lives of millions, even billions, of people. Our goal: 10x impact on the world’s most intractable problems, not just 10% improvement. We approach projects that have the aspiration and riskiness of research with the speed and ambition of a startup.

The Team

Born from X, the moonshot factory, and working alongside teams at Google, we’re building a new type of robot. One that can learn by itself, to help anyone with (almost) anything. With one foot in today, and the other in tomorrow, we seek to turn the helper robots of science fiction novels into reality. Doing this requires taking on the hardest problems in robotics. All so we can work towards a future where helper robots are a part of a better everyday, for everyone.

We know that no company, no moonshot, no wild idea is greater than the efforts of the people behind it. Our team is thoughtful, driven and deliberately diverse, working together in a creative and collaborative environment, where everyone’s perspectives and expertise is valued.

We’re looking for a System Software Engineer to build low level system software to power our robot. Find out more about us, and meet the people behind the robots on our website.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to a solid platform for robot software development
  • Integrate new hardware features into our existing robot software stack
  • Work with robot application developers to create flexible high level robot APIs
  • Define robot compute/sensing/system architecture in collaboration with EEs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Defining and solving ambiguous problems using critical thinking skills
  • Experience programming in a low level language, such as C/C++
  • Experience building and deploying complex systems in a production environment
  • Enjoys collaborating with teammates on difficult problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with threading/locks/synchronization in a real-time environment
  • Experience with enterprise software development tools and infrastructure
  • Experience in hardware sensors, especially camera sensors
  • Experience in distributed systems


At Everyday Robots, 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 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.

If you require additional accommodations during the interview process, please let us know.

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If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at: x-accommodation-request@x.team.

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