Software Engineer – Robotics Simulation

Sanctuary AI

Your New Role and TeamSanctuary AI–a multi award-winning LinkedIn Top Startup company- is looking to hire a Software Engineer for our Simulation team. Reporting to the Simulation Software Engineering Manager, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of our design, architecture, and implementation of our simulation platform and machine learning systems that power our general-purpose robots.
The best candidates for this role enjoy thinking broadly, are eager learners, and seek to develop technical skills while gaining industry experience. You’ll be a valued contributor as you adapt to new development environments, contribute to solutions from design to deployment, and apply best practices for continuous improvement in our integrated systems.

Our Success Criteria

  • Work with high-performing teams on academic group projects and/or internships
  • Gain cutting edge career experience as you support the development and integration of simulation tools that work with our robotics system’s cognitive platform
  • Expand your engineering experience as you contribute to the development and/or integration of new software components
  • Achieve company-wide visibility as you contribute to the maintenance and evolution of our development and deployment tools
  • Your ExperienceQualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of engineering experience with C++, Rust, Python, or similar language
  • Knowledge of engineering best practices, including coding standards, testing, and operations
  • Experience with game/simulation engines and/or 3D simulation software
  • Skills

  • Understanding of fundamentals of computer science, compilers and operating systems, data structures, and networking
  • Familiarity with distributed design, multithreading, and concurrency
  • Understanding and passion for physics and robotics
  • Ability to design, implement, and test software solutions in a fast-paced environment
  • Traits

  • Above all else, a consistently positive attitude and a willingness to do whatever it takes to create robust solutions to complex problems
  • Optimistic listening and conflict resolution capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others without authority
  • Eager to take on new challenges with tenacity and positivity
  • Patience, persistence, and attention to detail when resolving issues
  • Obsession with bringing human-like intelligence to machines

Working at Sanctuary AISanctuary AI is an equal opportunity employer; employment with Sanctuary AI is governed based on skills, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any way by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status. In 2023, Sanctuary AI moved into a state-of-the-art office facility and has been recognized by LinkedIn as a Top Startup company. BenefitsFull time (non co-op) employees enjoy medical/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, wellness programs, stock options, paid time off (3 weeks vacation accrued annually, paid statutory holidays, paid statutory sick leave, and statutory parental leave), scheduling and worksite flexibility by role, and more.
About Sanctuary AIFounded in 2018 by Geordie Rose, Olivia Norton, and Ajay Agrawal, Sanctuary AI is a Vancouver, Canada-based company. Sanctuary AI is on a mission to create the world’s first human-like intelligence in general-purpose robots that will help us work more safely, efficiently, and sustainably. And in the not-too-distant future, help us explore, settle, and prosper in outer space.
Members of the Sanctuary AI team founded D-Wave (a pioneer in the quantum computing industry), Kindred (first use of reinforcement learning in a production robot), and the Creative Destruction Lab (pioneered a revolutionary method for the commercialization of science for the betterment of humankind). The team has experience launching market-defining innovations rooted in previously unsolved and deep scientific problems.

Recruiting & Employment Agency Notice:Recruitment and hiring is conducted internally by Sanctuary AI. We are not seeking or soliciting any new agency partnerships or agreements at this time. Any employment agency or professional recruiter (“Agency”) that provides an unsolicited resume(s) or otherwise presents a prospective job candidate through the Sanctuary AI career site or directly to any Sanctuary AI employee, irrevocably grants to Sanctuary AI the unrestricted right to engage, hire, or contract with that candidate at Sanctuary AI’s sole discretion without any compensation to the Agency. We appreciate your interest in working together, and should the need arise our Talent Acquisition team will contact any external firms directly.

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