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🤖 Robotics Software Engineers / Developers - TWYFORD, near READING, M4 - UK

Robotics Software Engineers / Developers (all levels)

Location: Twyford (M4 Corridor - near Reading, Slough, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Bracknell - United Kingdom)

## About our Business

Robosynthesis ( is a modular industrial robotics platform that’s reconfigurable in-the-field to perform a wide range of missions using a variety of sensors and tools, different physical configurations, and various terrain-optimised traction systems. Our platforms have been used at CERN in the LHC, at the National Physical Laboratory, inside gas pressure vessels, and even in chicken sheds(!).

## The Role

We’re recruiting robotics software developers with open-source robotics experience to join our young and growing team working on a range of research and commercial projects. You’ll be involved in the full lifecycle of software development, from architectural design and planning, through to the delivery of well-designed, testable and efficient code. We’re a close-knit team with a passion for robotics and new tech. Want to join us?


  • Collaborate on flow charts, layouts and documentation to clarify requirements & solutions. Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility;
  • Write well-designed, testable code. Integrate software components into a fully functional software system;
  • Develop automated software test plans and quality assurance procedures;
  • Document and maintain software functionality;
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems.

Important Skills & Experience

  • BSc in Computer Science, Robotics, Engineering or other relevant field;
  • Experience as a Software Engineer/Developer on robotics projects;
  • High proficiency in Python and/or C++;
  • Proficiency and demonstrable experience in Robotics Operating System (;
  • Good understanding and proven experience in key robotics areas: Motion planning, SLAM, Manipulators (FK, IK, Robot arms), wheel/drive control, Autonomous Intelligent Systems;
  • Understanding of networked systems and protocols (TCP/IP, UDP for ROS);
  • Proficiency in Git. Experience with Unix systems, specifically for robotics or low-latency applications.


  • Experience in Agile software development, and use of Confluence, Trello, Slack, etc
  • Embedded systems, simulators (Gazebo), deploying code on hardware
  • Electronics knowledge and experience. Networking and comms (ethernet, adaptive RF, COFDM).

## Apply now

Contact us now and tell us about yourself; why you love robotics, and why you’d be a great addition to our team.