Senior Robotics Software Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

Imagine a sustainable mobility ecology with healthy lifestyles and social connectivity available to all, regardless of age or abilities. Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF) creates lightweight, intelligent mobility solutions for people and goods that will create this mobility ecology.

PFF is hiring a passionate and experienced Senior Robotics Software Engineer to join our engineering team. In this role you will bring your expertise in robot navigation to help gita® move and operate collaboratively with people. The Senior Robotics Software Engineer will be a key contributor in the development and improvement of gita® as well as future mobility products. Experience developing navigation algorithms in prior robotic products is necessary for success in this role at PFF.

Responsibilities:

  • Active involvement in product development for a vision-based robotic system
  • Write robotics software, develop navigation/path planning algorithms
  • Document and test your code; comply with company standards
  • Participate in defining and implementing the software architecture
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to define, design, test and create autonomous robots
  • Continually research, discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies and approaches

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of related experience developing navigation systems for reliable robotic systems
  • Path Planning algorithms, navigation or related technology experience
  • Prior product development experience
  • Programming experience (e.g. C++, Python)
  • GPU-acceleration frameworks (CUDA)
  • Experience with Linux and open-source development tools
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Troubleshooting experience
  • BS or greater in Computer Science or Engineering or a related subject is preferred
  • Prior experience designing for high volume products is preferred
  • Successful applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the U.S.
     
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Location

We are a short walk from Sullivan Square T Station! You can easily access both Assembly Row and Union Square from our office.

An Insider's view of Piaggio Fast Forward

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The PFF office has a great vibe that is a mix of collaboration, focus and fun. Our shared vision for bringing gita into the world produces a collaborative effort amongst and across teams. This collaboration is coupled with a lot of individual focus, which is rewarded with fun team lunches and outings. I really appreciate the balanced office vibe!

Brooke

Marketing Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

In order to keep everything running smoothly here at PFF, proper inter-team communication is essential. Slack is our bread and butter, and we use it for everything. Personally though, I tend to prefer a face-to-face conversation with someone in front of a whiteboard, especially when complex abstract concepts are the topic of discussion.

Nick

Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Team members who are self-motivated and ambitious, with a team player mentality -- who are excited to work with, learn from and share knowledge with others. The nature of our work requires a creative sense, ingenuity, impeccable attention to detail, a flexible mindset, and a strong desire to learn and to tackle work outside of your comfort zone.

Rosie

Lead of Smart Behaviors

What is your vision for the company?

My vision is of a world in which vehicles like Piaggio Fast Forward’s gita® enable people of all ages and abilities to move further, faster, and more enjoyably. In the present era of AI, autonomy and ubiquitous networks, vehicles that promote walkability, human interaction and off-screen exploration will be fundamental to our sense of well-being.

Jeffrey

Chief Vision Officer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've had the opportunity to grow with gita®. Early on, I applied my knowledge of design for manufacturing to facilitate the transition from concept to consumer product. By instilling manufacturability from an early stage I have worked to setup the foundation for a successful product. Now as the Lead Manufacturing Engineer I oversee production.

Eddie

Lead Manufacturing Engineer

What are Piaggio Fast Forward Perks + Benefits

Culture
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Piaggio Fast Forward offers a 3% 401(k) contribution.
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Generous Parental Leave
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Family Medical Leave
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