Staff Research Scientist- Algorithms

Newark, California, United States · Software & Robotics Engineering


Neato Robotics changes lives by giving people more time to spend on things they love.

We are at the forefront of the robots-in-the-home revolution to free people from household chores.

The environment is fast paced, close knit, emphasizes freedom, and we boast an established record of success. Neatonians are committed to innovation. You will have the opportunity to directly impact the company profoundly, as a part of a growing team.

We are venture funded with headquarters in Newark, CA. For more information on Neato Robotics please visit our web site at Check out our latest video:

The successful candidate will join a core part of the company strategy of algorithm, and Robotics Software Engineering development, as a Staff Research Scientist, reporting to the Director of Systems Engineering.

Overall Responsibilities: Indoor Localization, SLAM

As a Staff Research Scientist for Robotics, Algorithms and Navigation, you will take ownership of solving the complex indoor localization challenges required for future generations of Neato robots. You’ll work directly with experts in the areas of existing and create new algorithms, navigation, mapping and autonomy to bring these devices to consumers’ hands with rapid time to market. You’ll also have an opportunity to branch out and span the stack from real-time embedded software to mobile connectivity. You will work directly with Hardware Engineering on specifications for future robotic platforms.

At the end of the day you will hold a critical role in ensuring Neato’s robots continue to improve people’s lives through more sophisticated versions of the platform.



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Work eligibility

Please be eligible to work in the United States.


This is not a telecommuting position. This is a full-time regular position in our Newark, CA office


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