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Senior Computational Geometry Software Engineer

Engineering | San Francisco, Bay Area, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

RIOS is a technology company helping global customers automate their factories, warehouses, and supply chain operations by deploying a new class of AI-powered and dexterous robots. RIOS robots handle hard-to-automate tasks, typically requiring human-level dexterity, in unstructured environments. RIOS is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and has a pilot facility in San Carlos, CA. More information is available at

The Role:

We’re looking for an experienced software engineer to help build an automated CAD to full-physics robotics simulation pipeline. In this role, you’ll interface with cross-functional teams to rapidly design and deploy state-of-the-art robotic work cells to customer sites. This role will significantly impact RIOS’s digital geometry workflow, an essential part of scaling and growing the company. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architect and implement workflows to automate the design of state-of-the-art robotic work cells. 

  • Work with roboticists and vision experts to automate robotic work cell design validation for new customer applications. 

  • Work closely with the RIOS data science team to structure and export CAD data for machine learning pipelines.

  • Understand requirements for internal and external manufacturing partners to enable quick-turn fabrication of work cells. 


  • BS, Masters, or Ph.D. in computer science, engineering, or equivalent.

  • Expert in C++ and/or Python. 

  • 3-5 years experience with modern CAD implementations, with the knowledge of accessing low-level data using APIs. Additionally, candidates with computer game design or AR/VR experience will be considered for the role. 

  • An understanding of manufacturing techniques and how to make designs manufacturable given the constraints of various fabrication techniques.  


  • Competitive salary package & Stock options for every employee

  • Healthcare + dental + vision insurance plans

  • 401(k) plan

  • Free lunch

  • Flexible time off & paid holidays

  • Social events + happy hours + team parties