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Robotics Engineer

MOLG

MOLG

Sterling, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Hours: Full-time

Location: Molg HQ in Sterling, VA (Northern Virginia)

Salary: Competitive compensation, including salary, equity, and full healthcare benefits

OUR MISSION

Tackle the fast growing e-waste problem by making electronics manufacturing circular.

Molg builds robotics microfactories and software to autonomously assemble and disassemble complex electronic products like laptop PCs, servers, and battery packs. Working with some of the leading computer + server manufacturers as well as industrial companies like Stanley Black and Decker, we are building the circular manufacturing technology to recover existing in-market devices for reuse and recycling as well as helping develop the next generation of circular-focused devices at the design level.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:

Work with a talented cross-functional team of software, mechanical, electrical, and robotics engineers to develop our core technologies in robotics, assembly intelligence, computer vision, and microfactories. As a Senior Robotics Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering high-quality, testable code for built/integrated robotic hardware (i.e. microfactories)

  • Building core CAD to robotic motion and grasp planning workflow software (i.e. assembly intelligence)

  • Developing and expanding advance simulation and motion planning capabilities

  • Collaborating with mechanical, electrical, and software engineers on end-of-arm tooling, fixturing, vision systems, and control systems

  • Contribute to overall product roadmap and assist with prioritization of workload

WHO YOU ARE:

  • 3+ years of industry experience in robotics

  • Experienced in modern software development (e.g. python, ROS, github, docker, etc)

  • Enjoy writing end-to-end robotics applications or have built/integrated robotic hardware in industry

  • Have implemented and shipped software for robot functionalities

  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently both verbally and in writing

WHO WE ARE:

We spend our days building robotic systems, developing complex assembly intelligence software, and designing the next generation of circular products for our customers. Given the importance of working hands-on with physical systems, we are a 100% in-person team collaboratively working in our industrial space in Sterling, VA, down the road from the largest data center market in the world. Our facility includes a variety of robots, CNC milling machines, 3D printers, and all the tools needed to build and test our products. It is important to us that anyone on our team that is interested in learning how to use our various pieces of equipment and machinery is taught and can gain the skills and appreciation for making physical things.

While we are primarily funded by our work with Fortune 100 companies, we are also supported by amazing backers like Elemental Excelerator and Techstars.

THINGS TO KNOW:

  • We’re a small collaborative team with big ambitions, and there’s a good amount of context-switching. We expect people to be autonomous and drive their own work to completion.

  • We are a profitable business that is primarily funded from customer revenue, which means we are scrappy and looking to build a great sustainable company for years to come.

  • As a growing company and startup, priorities may shift as customer or business requirements change. We strive to empower individuals with context and decision-making power to meet this need.

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