Robotics Infrastructure / DevOps Engineer

Develop and maintain full stack code on commercial robots

85% player / 15% coach – we have a huge fleet of robots running – personality robot to robot isn’t ok – you’re building the backend for the fleet that keeps them going – entrepreneurial – hungry to learn – you want to build the foundation for scaling.

Philadelphia, PA

Who we are:

Burro is a Philadelphia-based startup, backed by top agtech and autonomy investors.  Our mission is to solve the labor problem facing farmers by making collaborative robots like Wall-E a reality.  To do this, we are pioneering vision-based commercial robots into dynamic unstructured outdoor environments and building the foundation for expansive high-value autonomy. Today, demand for our product is accelerating, and we are doubling our team.  As a full stack company, sitting at the nexus of hardware/robotics, autonomy, and artificial intelligence, we are launching the first generation of robots into the world’s largest industry – agriculture, and solving the #1 challenge facing our food system – labor scarcity.

What we need to see:

You believe in our mission, and are passionate about working on challenging problems at the nexus of autonomy and real-world-use.  You are motivated by making a direct impact on the trajectory of the company you work for.  You enjoy defeating complex problems, and love to build, tinker and create with a driven team.  As an early team member, you will contribute directly to our continued success, and will also hold meaningful equity and grow as we continue to accelerate

You will: 

  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain key infrastructure components (cloud, networking, VPN, security etc.) in a Linux environment
  • Implement tools and systems that aid development (continuous integration, code review, testing etc.)
  • Setup processes for provisioning and maintaining robots (Database and repository management)
  • Manage releases including but not limited to small features, and hotfixes
  • Setup and maintain CI/CD pipelines
  • Participate in code reviews and guide team members to success
  • Optimize existing code to make it leaner and more effective whilst following industry best practices.


  • 1-3 years of experience working in production environments maintaining and deploying a commercial codebase
  • Strong coding skills in C++ and Python with experience writing and maintaining production-quality code
  • Experience with Linux/Unix environments
  • Comfortable working on containerization systems, such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Good knowledge of development tools such as git, cmake, Jenkins/Travis
  • Fierce work ethic and self-motivated
  • Experience with cloud-based services (aws), and SQL
  • B.S/M.S in Computer Science or equivalent experience 
  • Experience with ROS


  • Experience deploying industry-grade software
  • Web-based development (React, php etc.)
  • Experience porting from python2 to python3
  • User interface or app development experience


  • Competitive salary and benefits (medical / dental / vision)
  • Generous early-stage equity
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Be at ground zero of the robot revolution


As part of our recruiting process, we will ask you to complete a technical assessment. If you would like, you can do the test now – candidates who complete the test before an interview will be strongly considered by our team.

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Philadephia

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