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Software Engineer

At Bossa Nova we create service robots for the global retail industry. Our robots’ mission is to make large scale stores run efficiently by automating the collection and analysis of on-shelf inventory data. We drive autonomously through aisles, navigating safely among customers and store associates. 

Oh, we should add, it’s real, happening today, you can meet our robots in some of the world’s biggest retailers.

Position: Software Engineer-Robotics Platform 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

The BossaNova robotics platform team is looking for Software Engineer to help keep robots moving and delivering data. We hire high quality engineers with a diverse set of experiences and skill sets for positions concerning robot data engineering and platform management. The ideal candidate wants to work on a very distributed system using the full range of software engineering competencies in order to build high quality production grade software

What'll you will do

  • Blend data engineering, infrastructure and tools development
  • Design and build intra-robot service architectures
  • Write production quality software to delivery data from robots in field locations
  • Build tooling to support secure remote control of the robot
  • Work with SRE teams to triage production issues


  • Use of python as production grade tool rather than a scripting language.
  • Understands modern networking: HTTP, TCP, MQTT and can write software that tolerates network outages
  • Strong distributed systems experience:  Service oriented architectures, microservices, and  twelve factor compliant apps.
  • Strong handle on writing testable and maintainable python code


  • Configuration management tools, especially Ansible
  • Container ecosystem experience such as Docker
  • Network security fundamentals
  • Test automation especially with hardware in the loop


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