Careers

We are looking to grow our team of world-class roboticists. Come join us as we develop next generation humanoid and human-centered robotics and series elastic actuators. If you have a passion for building state-of-the-art robotic hardware, software, and control systems We’re looking for highly motivated and talented engineers with hands-on experience and a passion for robotics to join our team.

Head of Humans

Austin, Texas-based Apptronik (apptronik.com) develops world-class robotics technology including agile humanoids, advanced robotic manipulators, and high-performance exoskeletons. Apptronik dedicates itself to creating robots of tomorrow to work alongside humans and improve our quality of life.

Our culture emphasizes collaboration, creativity, and curiosity to help us overcome existing technological barriers in the industry to create truly innovative technologies. We are growing quickly with a vision to build and deliver products to the world with a continuous emphasis on research and development to push the technological edge.

We are looking for a “Head of Humans” to help rapidly grow our team and take us to the next level. This is a role with significant responsibility, and this is an opportunity to immediately make an impact on the organization and to help write the playbook. HR qualifications and certifications are good to have but not a requirement. Most of all we are looking for somebody who loves tech, loves people, and ready for a role with a significant amount of responsibility and autonomy.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee our recruiting process to make sure we build our team the right way
  • Oversee the HR process within the company
  • Partner with internal team to implement strategies for employee engagement and retention
  • Participate in coaching, counseling, and development for employees and managers
  • Create and update policies, procedures, and guidelines as needed
  • Participate in industry events to serve as an ambassador of the company and working to find great talent.
  • Work with department leads to understand job requirements for various roles to help write a job description, posts openings, and screen candidates

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent oral and verbal communicator
  • Experience in various aspects of HR to include compensation, recruitment, benefits, training, etc
  • Must be a collaborative team player
  • Must be proactive, this role has a lot of autonomy
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.

Nice To Have:

  • HR certifications/credentialing and formal training
  • Experience in a leadership role with direct reports
  • Master’s degree

Perks:

  • Competitive base w/ benefits
  • Hybrid work schedule (i.e. work from home in some capacity)
  • Highly motivating equity incentive package
  • Flexible work hours policy
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 401k plan

Apptronik provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Senior Electrical Engineer

Austin, Texas-based Apptronik (apptronik.com) develops world-class robotics technology including agile humanoids, advanced robotic manipulators, and high-performance exoskeletons. Apptronik dedicates itself to creating robots of tomorrow to work alongside humans and improve our quality of life.

Our culture emphasizes collaboration, creativity, and curiosity to help us overcome existing technological barriers in the industry to create truly innovative technologies. We are growing quickly with a vision to build and deliver products to the world with a continuous emphasis on research and development to push the technological edge.

We're looking for highly motivated and talented engineers with hands-on experience and a passion for robotics to join our team. Specifically, we seek an experienced Electrical Engineer with proven hands-on capabilities and a strong practical background.  We are primarily interested in candidates with prior implementation experience in robotics hardware.  In this job role, you will develop electric systems from ideation to delivery for a variety of robotic platforms and projects.

Minimum education/experience:  Bachelor’s OR Masters degree in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with various engineering teams to conceptualize, specify and implement electrical architectures for various robotic platforms to include exoskeletons, robotic manipulators, and humanoid robotic systems.
  • Rapid prototyping of electrical systems at both system and board levels
  • Generate design documentation such as schematics, wiring diagrams, and assembly and cable drawings
  • Specify and select electrical components such as microcontrollers, servo drives, sensors, and safety systems for robotics and automation uses
  • Convert prototype designs to custom circuit board specifications. Capture electronics schematics and generate PCB designs for manufacturing
  • Perform board bring-up activities including embedded firmware development and circuit validation
  • Create and execute test plans for intermediate and final products, including test fixture design and software development
  • Participate in the debugging and root cause analysis related to hardware and software defect resolution
  • Interface with internal and external manufacturing teams to enhance design for test, manufacturing, and assembly
  • Support existing engineering products through debugging and upgrading designs.

Must Have:

  • Competent in CAD tools including Altium, or similar tools.
  • Experience with wire harness design
  • Experience designing power electronic systems
  • Experience implementing embedded systems on robots and troubleshooting hardware
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication will be expected to develop detailed build assembly instructions and diagrams

Nice To Have:

  • Experience with battery integration and battery management
  • Experience designing electronics for lightweight, space-constrained systems
  • Experience with motors and motor controllers
  • Experience with industrial control systems and industrial networking (Ethernet/CAN/Modbus) is highly desirable.

Qualities:

  • Exceptional attention to detail and engineering discipline
  • Creative, curious, analytical, and disciplined
  • Capable of multi-tasking and managing multiple deadlines
  • Great team player able to communicate effectively and perform within an interdisciplinary and dynamic start-up environment

Perks:

  • Competitive base w/ benefits
  • Hybrid work schedule (i.e. work from home in some capacity)
  • Highly motivating equity incentive package
  • Flexible work hours policy
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 401k plan

Apptronik provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Mechanical Robotic Design Engineer

Austin, Texas-based Apptronik (apptronik.com) develops world-class robotics technology including agile humanoids and high-performance exoskeletons. A spin-out from the UT Austin Human-Centered Robotics Lab, Apptronik dedicates itself to creating robots of tomorrow, to work alongside humans and improve our quality of life.

Our culture emphasizes collaboration, creativity, and curiosity to help us overcome existing technological barriers in the industry to create truly innovative technologies. We are growing quickly with a vision to build and deliver products to the world with a continuous emphasis on research and development to push the technological edge.

We're looking for highly motivated and talented engineers with hands-on experience and a passion for robotics to join our team. Specifically, we seek an experienced mechanical engineer with proven capabilities for system design and integration.

Required Skills:

  • 0-2 years of experience in the development of robotic systems or similar (not counting education and internships)
  • High proficiency in CAD (Solidworks, Creo, or similar)
  • Experience solving complex and multifaceted design problems
  • Design of lightweight yet rugged and reliable mechanical systems
  • Demonstrated ability for design and manufacture of electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Strong understanding of kinematics, structural design, and actuation
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration
  • Strong written and verbal communication

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a small multi-functional team of engineers
  • Conduct detailed engineering analysis to drive design decisions
  • Iterative design, prototyping, and fabrication
  • Conduct engineering optimization research to include FEA and other software tools
  • Create models, drawings, and specifications for parts and assemblies

Qualities:

  • Exceptional attention to detail and engineering discipline
  • Creative, analytical, and disciplined
  • Capable of multi-tasking and managing multiple deadlines
  • Great team player able to communicate effectively and perform within a dynamic start-up environment

Apptronik provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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