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Sr. R&D Software Engineer - Robotic Systems Development

Kion Group AG

Kion Group AG

Software Engineering
holland, mi, usa
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023
The KION Group is committed to staying at the forefront of technological innovation with autonomous robotic systems. Our Research and Innovation team plays a pivotal role in this: we collaboratively study and develop state-of-the-art technologies for use within our autonomous robotic systems. We are a small team whose collaborative and creative solutions form the foundation for new products that set industry standards.
To support creativity and innovation within the company, we take work-life balance seriously. Employees typically work no later than 5 PM and are encouraged to take ample breaks throughout the day for relaxation and collaboration.

What we offer:

•Career Development

•Competitive Compensation and Benefits

•Pay Transparency

•Global Opportunities

Learn More Here: https://www.dematic.com/en-us/about/careers/what-we-offer

Dematic provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The base pay range for this role is estimated to be $82,000- 166,000 at the time of posting. Final compensation will be determined by various factors such as work location, education, experience, knowledge, and skills.

Tasks and Qualifications:

Core Responsibilities:

As a member of our team, you will:

  • Research and identify emerging technologies, tools, and frameworks that can transform our products and services.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop prototypes and proof-of-concept projects that showcase the feasibility and potential impact of novel concepts.

  • Influence product strategy, working with product managers, designers, and engineers to provide technical insights and contribute to product strategy discussions.

  • Initiate and lead brainstorming sessions, hackathons, and workshops that maintain the culture of innovation within the team and the organization.

  • Serve as a technical mentor and leader within the team, providing guidance on best practices, architecture, and design principles.

  • Contribute to the long-term R&D roadmap, aligning with KION's goals and market trends.

  • Allocate 10% of your working time to pursue projects of your choice, enabling you to explore and experiment with new innovative ideas that enhance the team.

  • Travel up to 10% of work hours.

  • Embrace our emphasis on developing and learning new skills, individually and collectively, to ensure we remain at the forefront of technological advancements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Graduate-level degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • 10+ years of experience in software development, with a substantial focus on research and innovation.

  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages and frameworks (Rust and Python preferred).

  • Solid understanding of software development for highly multithreaded embedded systems.

  • Experience in robotics and lidar based perception.

  • Experience with agile development practices.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a collaborative environment.

  • Excellent communication skills to effectively convey complex concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

To Apply

If you believe that you might be a good fit with our team, we invite you to apply. Submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience, including any major open-source projects that you have made significant contributions to. We look forward to connecting!