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Staff Infrastructure Software Engineer

Dexterity

Dexterity

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Staff Infrastructure Software Engineer
About Dexterity
At Dexterity, we believe robots can positively transform the world. Our breakthrough technology frees people to do the creative, inspiring, problem-solving jobs that humans do best by enabling robots to handle repetitive and physically difficult work.
We’re starting with warehouse automation, where the need for smarter, more resilient supply chains impacts millions of lives and businesses worldwide. Dexterity's full-stack robotics systems pick, move, pack, and collaborate with human-like skill, awareness, and learning capabilities. Our systems are software-driven and hardware-agnostic and have already picked over 15 million goods in production. And did we mention we’re customer-obsessed? Every decision, large and small, is driven by one question – how can we empower our customers with robots to do more than they thought was possible?
Dexterity is one of the fastest-growing companies in robotics, backed by world-class investors such as Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Obvious Ventures. We’re a diverse and multidisciplinary team with a culture built on passion, trust, and dedication. Come join Dexterity and help make intelligent robots a reality!
About the role & team:
Are you a passionate software engineer with deep expertise in building and optimizing infrastructure for software delivery? Are you equally comfortable designing, coding, and leading technical initiatives?
We are looking for a great staff infrastructure software engineer to design and build systems and services for on-device software delivery to robots in the field! The Software Platform Infrastructure team works closely with other software engineering teams throughout the company to ensure that Robotics operating system and software delivery is reliable, scalable, and efficient.
About the work:
Design and build infrastructure to enable safe systems and software delivery for Dexterity in production. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team of folks with SWE, SRE, and systems engineer skill sets. While this is a software engineering position, you will also bring an SRE sensibility to systems design. Set direction for infrastructure quality and reliability. Provide technical mentorship to junior engineers on the team and foster a collaborative work environment. Lead by example by providing code reviews and evangelizing engineering excellence across the Software Platform team. Guide tooling development and optimization of production systems.
Qualifications:
7+ years of experience in infrastructure software development, SRE, production engineering, and/or backend service development.
Experience in building and shipping high quality, scalable infrastructure
5+ years of experience in C++ or Go as well as a scripting language like Python.
Deep understanding of linux – especially around bootloaders, connectivity, memory management, filesystems, kernel, and drivers.
Strong systematic analysis and problem solving skills.
Knowledge of containerization technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, or other cgroups based systems.
Expertise in source code & build systems: git and bazel
Familiarity with Google Cloud Projects
Strong understanding of software delivery pipelines and CI/CD best practices
Experience with IaC tooling, such as Terraform, Ansible, or Puppet
Fantastic communication, collaboration, and leadership skills
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
Bonus Points:
In-depth understanding of build systems like Bazel & release best practices
Experience in implementing security focused infrastructure features
Deep networking experience
Work on debugging, tracing, monitoring, and logging tooling
What we offer:
Opportunity to work in a green field environment
Challenging projects with a high degree of impact
Dynamic startup environment
Collaborative and supportive team environment where you can learn, grow, lead, and mentor
Base pay is one element of our Total Rewards package which may also include comprehensive benefits and equity etc., depending on eligibility. The annual base salary range for this position is from $170,000 to $225,000. The actual base pay offered will be determined on factors such as years of relevant experience, skills, education etc. Decisions will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.