[ros-users] [jobs] Multiple full time positions at 5D Robotics

Jonathan Whetten jonwhetten at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 16:52:22 UTC 2015

5D Robotics has several full-time job openings in the San Diego area for
roboticists looking to work on a variety of challenging, interesting, and
fun projects that will have a positive impact.

About Us

5D Robotics is a small company that has been doing R&D projects for the
past several years while developing our core capabilities. We write
software for mobile robots and create solutions for companies in need of
automation. 5D has developed some amazing technology and we are ready to
start deploying robots in the real world. We are on a high growth
trajectory, so come join us in helping to usher in the age of robots!

About the Job

We need roboticists with a variety of backgrounds, but with an emphasis on
mobile ground robots. All experience levels are invited to apply. At 5D,
every project is unique and interesting. Every employee has a chance to
make meaningful contributions while working with a great team. We encourage
creativity and innovation backed up by intelligent decision making.

Required skills -


   Proficiency in programming in C++.

   Linux proficiency

   Theoretical and practical knowledge of robotic systems

   Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent experience

   Familiarity with ROS

   Practical and theoretical knowledge of some or all of the following areas

      Probabilistic robotics

      Motion control and planning for different drive types

      Robotic perception techniques

         Real-time state estimation techniques (SLAM, Sensor fusion, etc.)


         Computer vision/image processing

         Filters and optimization techniques

      Comfortable with applied linear algebra

      Sensor integration with UGVs and UAVs

Nice to have


   Master’s degree or higher in relevant field or equivalent experience

   Experience with large code bases, version control with teams, and system

   Experience with DVCS’s such as Git and Mercurial.

   Previous work with open source software and similar systems.

   Comfortable with Gazebo simulator
   - Experience with robotic hardware
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