Robotics Software Engineer

BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field.


  • Implement and evaluate existing path finding algorithms such as A*, and improve them as needed

  • Design and perform tests to verify software in simulation and application

  • Reduce human involvement in field environment


  • Extensive experience in at least one of the following: C/C++, Python, Java, Objective C, or equivalent

  • Experience with ROS and Linux required

  • Ability to provide strong recommendations related to previous project work

  • Ability to work effectively and with a positive attitude in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 

  • Strong analytical reasoning, organizational, communication, and prioritization skills

  • Passion for robotics and technology

  • Working knowledge of one or more of the following areas required: robotic controls, planning, navigation, manipulation, and/or machine learning

  • Hardware and/or firmware experience a plus

Director of Business Development

Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree would be a plus. 2+ years of Business Development experience.


  • Lead the development and execution of Liftians' strategic business plan

  • Build industry awareness of Liftians

  • Develop standard operating procedures for all phases of business development from initial contact through hand-off to the project team

  • Develop and track grant opportunities for foundation, government, and corporate fundraising

  • Lead and be accountable for grant and proposal writing from concept to submission, including: writing; coordination of technical sections; leading the costing and contracting process; and engaging team members in project scoping

  • Evaluate and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual investors

  • Manage and oversee opportunity data entry, tracking and grant processing (Salesforce)

  • Select and manage presence at industry conferences


  • Must be familiar with more than one of the following industries: Logistics, Warehouse, Fulfillment Center, Distribution Center, eCommerce

  • Must have a successful track record writing grants; a writing sample will be required

  • Must be comfortable working with and selling technology solutions

  • Must possess outstanding organization, management, communication and interpersonal skills

Senior Software Architect

BS or advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field, or equivalent experience. 
5+ years experience building complex, enterprise scale back-end or full-stack web applications.


  • Train and mentor lead engineers to take over architecture design and management

  • Analyze the current architecture to identify weaknesses and develop appropriate architectural goals for Liftians

  • Lead the ongoing transition to a new architecture

  • Communicate architecture goals to development teams and executive leadership

  • Lead the coordination, prioritization, and evangelizing of the technical work required


  • Demonstrated experience implementing large-scale architecture changes in multiple different development organizations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong desire and ability to mentor other team members

  • Extensive knowledge of Java

  • Experience building RESTful APIs and services

  • Demonstrable history of staying abreast of evolving technologies

  • Experience with any of the following a plus: implementing/architecting microservices or similar SOA; backbone.js/Torso front-end frameworks; maintaining/upgrading multiple deployed versions of software across a client base

Computer Systems Engineer

BS or advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field, or equivalent experience.


  • Design and implement software for a variety of scalable, reliable, and secure material handling systems internal engineering teams


  • Strong systems programming skills in Java

  • Strong understanding of concurrency, parallelism, and distributed systems

  • Deep knowledge of concurrency control, data structures, algorithms, distributed system architectures, and networking

  • Significant experience with Linux environment and fluency in Python, shell-scripting

  • A strong background writing RESTful APIs

  • Experience with HTTP, TCP/UDP protocols and basic port communication

  • Experience with Spring framework, relational databases such as MySQL and Oracle