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Principal Software Engineer - Applications

Berkshire Grey

Berkshire Grey

Software Engineering, IT
Bedford, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 17, 2023

Primary Job Function

  • The Engineer in this role will work with a multidisciplinary team to develop software for robotic applications related to robotic manipulation as applied to store replenishment and e-commerce order fulfillment.
  • The Engineer in this role will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining software that integrates and enhances robotic capabilities to deliver product features.
  • This candidate will be expected to be a primary contributor and leader driving to real-world customer delivery, acceptance, and operation.

Skills/Technical Requirements:

  • 8+ years experience in software development
  • Commercial experience in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Provide technical leadership on key projects
  • Architect software solutions
  • Manage execution of technical efforts across a small team
  • Mentor
  • Operate autonomously
  • Determine and communicate justification of technical priorities to management

Proficient in:

  • Python
  • C++
  • System design
  • Design patterns
  • VCS (Git)
  • Issue tracking system (Jira)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Asynchronous/concurrent programming (asyncio)
  • NoSQL databases (MongoDB)
  • Messaging Systems (gRPC, Kafka)
  • API development (RESTful, websockets)
  • Warehouse Management/Control Systems (WMS/WCS)
  • Robotics and robotic solutions
  • Parallel/distributed systems
  • CI/CD (Jenkins, automated testing)

Educational Requirements: Master’s degree in Computer Science or a similar field