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Autonomous Ag-Robot - Lead Robotics Software Engineer - Indiana USA (updated 2/16)

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Would you like to join a great team that is deploying exciting agricultural technology across the Midwest, USA?


  • Rogo is a quickly growing Ag-Tech company headquartered in West Lafayette, IN, that builds and operates autonomous robots to help farmers get more consistent soil samples to ultimately apply their fertilizer more efficiently.
  • Our team respects each other deeply, while at the same debating ideas fiercely to get to the best solution. At Rogo, a growth mindset trumps knowledge and actual results trump effort.
  • Join us on our path to improve both Precision Agriculture and the peoples’ lives we touch along the way (including our own team).


Job Description

  • Overall: Take ownership of all software development at Rogo and make the robot more efficient & effective, safer and easier to use.
  • Modify and build software that controls & monitors robot’s navigation and actions
  • Operate in Agile/Scrum framework to deliver chunks of business value
  • Help leadership investigate, estimate and prioritize product backlog items (Agile)
  • Examples of Potential Projects:
  • Changing path following algorithms to increase speed & efficiency
  • Enable operator to launch & monitor robot more efficiently
  • Implementing sensors & algorithms for obstacle & terrain handling
  • Current stack: Python on ROS Melodic on Linux Ubuntu for Robot control, PLC Ladder Logic for Sampler Control, Lambda AWS Code for Mission Prep

Desired Profile

  • Real Project Experience in: Robotics, Electro-Mechanical Systems
  • Minimum Skills: Linux, C++ or Python, Ideally CMake
  • Bonus Skills (not required): CMake > ROS > > Minimalist UI
    * Mindset: Humble to learn broadly and hungry for results

Key Requirements

  • Have minimum skills listed above
  • Able to start sometime in March - June 2019
  • Willing to work in Lafayette, Indiana (1 hour from Indianapolis) / but open to flexible work from home options for those far away

Compensation / Benefits

  • Full-Time Salary ($60-$90K based on experience)
  • PTO - 2-3 weeks depending on experience


  • Work with exciting Ag-technology for a purpose.
  • Work with an amazing, quickly growing team.
  • Challenge yourself to grow in many different areas.

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