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Software Engineer - Platform Core

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

We are now looking for a number of experienced software engineers to join our software team. Your work will be focused on some of the core parts of our robot platform - these include the subsystems for computer vision, audio processing, facial animation, motion control, robot management, and many more. As such, you will play a key role in the evolution of our world-leading social robotics platform

At Furhat, You will be part of the very ambitious team of scientists, entrepreneurs, and engineers who design and build the most advanced social robotics platform on the planet. Furthermore, you will be an early employee at an innovative, high impact startup, that is backed by some of Europe’s most prominent investors.

As a Core Platform Software Engineer, you will:

  • Contribute to the overall platform architectural direction and implementation choices in the platform

  • Design and implement features, as well as new subsystems in the platform core. These are developed in C++ and deployed on Linux

  • Optimize the performance and robustness of the platform

  • Identify and select new technologies for use in the platform

  • Design and build tools, frameworks, and libraries for use across the platform

  • Help in the design and delivery of test tools and testing suites for the platform

  • Collaborate with other software and hardware engineers, product owners and stakeholders

Skills & Requirements

To be an ideal candidate, you must have

  • An appetite to understand/master/extend an existing system

  • 1-5 years of industry experience shipping production software

  • Strong programming skills in C++ or Java, and their associated toolchains

  • Good experience in developing for and deploying to Linux

  • Experience in robotics domain software that touches areas such as computer vision, audio processing, motion control, computer graphics, operations and maintenance etc.

  • An appreciation for the development of systems with soft real-time performance characteristics

  • A keen eye for quality, and attention to detail in your craft

It would be great if you also have:

  • Good capabilities in developing code requiring the application of math

Note: We will currently only be able to accept candidates that are eligible to work in Sweden without a visa sponsorship.

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Located at top technical university, KTH

  • Choose your own tech gear

  • Free beverages, snacks, team ginger shots

  • Personal health insurance & life insurance

  • Monthly workout grants

  • Paid vacation & parental leave

  • Competitive option package

  • Breakfast at the office

  • Team building. Game nights, AWs, cook-offs etc.

  • Easily accessible for commuters

  • Work with the coolest technology around

About the company

We are an artificial intelligence and social robotics startup with the vision to make interaction with technology truly human. Founded by four PhDs in social robotics at KTH, we are an ambitious, small team of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs backed by prominent investors. Our product is the most expressive and customizable social robot on the market, powered by a state-of-the-art multi-modal conversational platform and a developer suite used by 3rd party developers to build robot applications. We are now looking for high-achievers that share our passion, to join our ride.


Andy Johnston | Hiring Manager

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Furhat Robotics

Stockholm
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