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Sr. Software Engineer - Full Stack



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Apptronik is building robots for the real world to improve human quality of life and to help solve the ever-increasing labor shortage problem. Our team has been building some of the most advanced robots on the planet for years, dating back to the DARPA Robotics Challenge. We apply our expertise across the full robotics stack to some of the most important and impactful problems our society faces, and expect our products and technology to change the world for the better. We value passion, creativity, and collaboration to help us overcome existing technological barriers in the industry to create truly innovative products.

You will join a team developing a state-of-the-art general-purpose robots designed to operate in human spaces and with human tools. It is designed to work alongside humans, mobilize to human spaces, and manipulate the world around it.

We are seeking an experienced Full-Stack Engineer to join our world class robotics team to develop better browser interfaces for controlling state-of-the-art robots. This role requires an emphasis on front-end development and design skills, but also needs familiarity with back-end technologies to create a complete application. The ideal candidate may have experience working in game development, IoT devices, or data visualization. As one of the first members of the web development team, you will have a large amount of creative freedom to help shape the structure and style of our interfaces.


  • Design and implement web-based interfaces for controlling humanoid robots
  • Design and implement interfaces for monitoring, updating, and troubleshooting a fleet of robots
  • Implement data visualization tools for individual robot diagnostics, fleet monitoring, and internal software and hardware test results
  • Write well-tested, maintainable, and documented Python, HTML, and Javascript software
  • Work with other members of the software development team to interface your front-end work with existing back-end systems
  • Develop back-end code for systems with simple requirements and make minor changes to existing back-end systems when needed to support front end prototyping and development

Must Have

  • 5+ years of production experience building web applications, or equivalent preferred
  • Linux
  • Experience working in an Agile Team
  • Hands-on experience with at least one of the following languages:
    • Dart
    • Java/Type Script
    • HTML/CSS
  • Back-end REST API Frameworks such as:
    • Python FastAPI
    • Java/Type Script Frameworks
  • Experience w/ Designing Database Schemas:
    • SQL / PostgreSQL
    • Mongo
    • Time Series Database
  • Swagger / OpenAPI Documentation
  • Mobile applications development
  • Desktop-based applications development
  • Experience in implementing some of the following features:
    • Graph/Data Visualization
      • DearImgui, Three.js, or similar
    • Drag and Drop Dashboard Design
    • 3D Rendering
      • WebGL, GLFW, or similar
    • Pagination
  • Experience collaborating with external partners

Nice To Have

  • Experience deploying/designing front-end platforms w/ cloud technologies
  • Docker and Kubernetes experience
  • Experience in Implementing the following features:
    • Remote Device Management (Pushing Commands to IoT devices)
      • MQTT or similar
    • User Authentication


  • Competitive base w/ benefits
  • Highly motivating equity incentive package
  • Hybrid work schedule (i.e. work from home in some capacity)
  • Flexible work hours policy
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401k plan

*This is a direct hire. Please, no outside Agency solicitations.

Apptronik 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.