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Staff / Principal Platform Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Aescape is seeking a Staff or Principal level platform software engineer to join our Robotics Platform team. We have a pipeline of architecture and systems software work and are looking for a stand out engineer to join us!

This role is based in the San Francisco Bay Area

Aescape is the NY-based lifestyle robotics company redefining self-care.

We announced the world's first commercially available, fully automated AI-powered massage experience with Equinox in March — and this is only the beginning. We are in a period of rapid growth, launching our category-transforming product throughout 2024 with global leaders in hospitality, wellness, sports and fitness.

Backed by $85M in funding from investors like Valor Equity Partners (an early investor in Tesla and SpaceX), we've assembled a team of top talent across connected hardware and fitness from industry giants like Amazon, Apple, Peloton, Tonal, Uber, The New York Knicks, and more to bring people and robotics together for better living.

In less than 48 hours since announcing our launch and partnership, publications like WIRED, Fast Company, Popular Science, Sports Business Journal, Fortune and Now This News have covered our news, with remarkable enthusiasm.

What You’ll Do

  • Design and execute services and infrastructure to support a robotics platform including:

State management
System bringup
Remote diagnostics
System logging and messaging

  • Drive and lead design discussions cross functionally.

  • Drive and lead productive peer code reviews.

  • Collaborate cross functionally to define engineering requirements and cross functional dependencies.

What You’ll Bring

  • A collaborative, curious engineer who enjoys solving difficult problems. Someone who’s driven and has a sense of responsibility and ownership, but values collaboration and the relationships you’ll build in the team and cross functionally.

  • 5 or more years hands on experience in software engineering on a production level product

  • Experience with networking such as MQTT and other IoT protocols.

  • Experience with performance and optimization on a distributed system, preferable with RTOS.

  • Experience building distributed fault tolerant services.

  • Strong programming skills and experience including multi-threading, concurrency, caching, batching and messaging.

  • Fluency in modern C++ and Object-oriented design patterns in both modern or embedded Linux environment (Ubuntu, Yocto, etc).

  • Experience with service oriented architectures.

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure – AWS, GCP or Azure.

  • Experience with System Administration.

  • Strong, proactive communication.

Great To Have But Not Required

  • Experience with Python and or Golang.

  • Experience with Hardware in the loop testing support.

  • Experience with ROS in drones, autonomous cars or medical device robots .

What’s In It For You

  • Join a trailblazing tech company anticipated to transform the massage industry.

  • The chance to make a difference with a product that empowers healthier and happier living.

  • Team culture driven by passion, ambition, empowerment, inclusion, curiosity, and fun!

  • We’ll grow together – your personal and professional growth are equally important.

  • An environment that empowers individuals, emboldens teams, and rewards achievement.

  • Early stage equity in a company led by serial entrepreneurs with multiple exits.

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance covered by us (if scheduled 30+ hours/week) .

  • 401k with 4% company match.

  • Unlimited vacation, generous parental leave.

  • Working late? Dinner is on us.

  • Competitive pay + bonus + equity plan. The salary range for the role is $185,000-$250,000.

Begin Your Aescape Career Journey

At Aescape, we're on a mission to redefine self-care for a better world, and we're seeking trailblazers to join us on this journey. We're inspired by individuals who are passionate, driven, and eager to learn. We value diverse perspectives and resourceful, determined individuals who are committed to making a difference. At Aescape, we empower people to reach their full potential, just as our product empowers better living. If you're ready to innovate, create, and make a meaningful impact, we want you on our team.