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[jobs] Robotics Software Engineer @ Saga Robotics

Job title: Robotics Software Engineer

Location: Lincoln, UK

Contract type: Full time permanent

Position description:

Saga Robotics are currently looking for a new full-time coworker with experience in robotics software development to fulfill an important role in our growing company. This position offers you the opportunity to work with some of the most advanced agricultural robots in the world in real farming operations at a commercial level. We are looking for ambitious individuals who have a passion for robotics and are eager to help us deliver sustainable agricultural services to farmers.

As our robotics software engineer, your role will be to develop software components for robot control, autonomy and perception, and help us maintain excellent software standards. In addition, you will contribute with software testing and the continuous integration framework. Your work will play a key role in different projects across the company and will help us deliver robust commercial services.

What we can offer you:

This position will provide you with an exciting opportunity to work as part of an ambitious and growing team, allows you to work with state of the art robotic hardware and software, and benefit from an excellent network of leading engineers and researchers in real-world robotics deployments.

Our company hosts a great workplace environment with opportunities to work in the office and in the field getting hands on with the robots. We also host a variety of social events for our staff, as well as workshops in both the UK and Norway for better cohesion between our international offices.

Would you like to be part of this exciting project and work as part of an innovative and thriving company?

Saga Robotics are developing robotic solutions for soft fruit production, and are involved in several exciting projects world wide, including Norway, UK, and USA. The company works closely with universities as well as industry leaders in robotics and fruit production to create autonomous robots for farmers. Saga develops robotic hardware and software, and is the creator of the world-leading Thorvald mobile platform, as well as patent pending solutions for robotic strawberry harvesting. The company is a leading actor in the emerging agricultural robotics market, with a rapidly increasing number of robots in commercial operation. For more information on what we do, see

Key requirements:

Candidates should have a Bachelors, MSc or PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant area, and meet the technical requirements listed below.

  • Excellent coding skills in C++ and Python
  • Proficient in Linux
  • Strong Experience in ROS
  • Experienced with version control tools such as git

In addition to technical skills, candidates should also meet the following personal requirements:

  • Able to work efficiently as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong ambitions to help the company thrive
  • Keen interest in robotics.

Beneficial Skills:

Candidates may also benefit from the following skills for this role however they are not mandatory.

  • Hands on experience with robots
  • Knowledge of continuous integration software such as jenkins.
  • Web development skills

Further Details and Applications:

For further enquiries contact Dr. Jaime Pulido Fentanes at

To apply and see other open positions please visit

Start date: ASAP

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