Robot Site Technician

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Vicarious aims to transform robotics by creating robots with human level performance on real-world manipulation tasks. We are passionate about changing the world with science and software, and we are looking for exceptional people to join us in that mission. 

As a Robot Site Technician, you will play an important role in testing, monitoring, and maintaining our technology at customer sites around the US.

What you'll do

  • Prep robotic systems for optimal test and production purposes by performing camera alignment, calibration, grasp evaluation and pipeline testing
  • Operate and oversee robots line
  • Oversee and manage any temporary workers that are hired to help in operation of robot line
  • Maintain time-sheets for any temporary workers that have been hired
  • Troubleshoot errors on individual robots and document all issues
  • Communicate with HQ about any issues in robot performance and debug in real-time
  • Maintain a meticulous log of robot performance (e.g. # of items processed, robot downtime etc)
  • Work around robotic arms in a safe and sensible manner
  • Run frequent tests of varied duration to measure performance and quality and to ensure product standards are met
  • Log and report test issues to relevant teams
  • Provide well-documented test protocols, results, and reports
  • Ensure quality, provide support of robotic and vision systems as a whole

Who you are

  • Earned an Associate's degree or higher in Engineering/Computer Science, or have equivalent work experience
  • Have previous experience in IT support and writing support tickets
  • Able to work long hours at a stretch when necessary (e.g. 12+ hours in a day)
  • Able to work in shifts (day/night shift)
  • Able to work with in-house technical support resources to resolve difficult product problems
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Can learn Mechanical and Electrical systems
  • Knowledge of command line Linux desired, including file tree navigation and using a text editor
  • Travel may be required; this position will primarily be on customer sites

 

Vicarious is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to fair hiring practices and a welcoming working environment. All candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual identity or expression, medical condition, or socioeconomic status. We value our differences and we’re excited to learn what you can add to our team.

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Technology we use

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    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • TorchFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases

Location

We're located next to the Union City BART station and within a 5 minute walk to local parks, cafes, and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Vicarious

What projects are you most excited about?

We’re focused on building a robotics software platform with unprecedented robustness and reconfigurability for a wide range of tasks. It’s always exciting to make robots succeed on new and challenging tasks, and the opportunities to develop cutting-edge robot behaviors at Vicarious are ever-expanding.

Ken

Research

What are some things you learned at the company?

It is more than okay to not know everything involved with the company. Every day, I get to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. These team members are always willing to talk about what they are working on and why they are passionate about it. That openness allows me to feel connected to many aspects of Vicarious and to the team.

Alex

IT

What are some things you learned at the company?

I've learned that some key ingredients for success are: work on what you believe is important, have fun with it, pay attention to details, and embrace change.

Eyrun

Research

What are Vicarious Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Customized development tracks
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