Director of Robotics

Long Beach, California

  Machine Learning


Our client, an exciting aerospace company spearheading next-generation technology for space exploration, is hiring a Director of Robotics to lead their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving the development of state-of-the-art robotics technologies crucial to advancing their mission and reshaping the landscape of space exploration.


  • As the Director of Robotics, you will take charge of the complete robotics systems development lifecycle, spanning from conceptualization to integration and testing.

  • You will align robotics development with the company’s mission and objectives by providing strategic direction.

  • Foster innovation in robotic design, systems integration and mission capabilities.

  • Mentor and guide a team of engineers and scientists in the advancement of cutting-edge robotic systems.

  • Supervise project execution, encompassing budgeting, scheduling and risk management.

  • Build and sustain robust relationships with stakeholders, partners and government agencies.


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar.

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in robotics development, ideally within the aerospace or space exploration industry.

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities in tackling intricate technical challenges and delivering successful projects.

  • Proficiency in CAD software such as SolidWorks and numerical analysis tools like MATLAB Simulink.

  • Strong command of ROS, C++ and Python within the Linux operating system.

  • Expertise in computer vision, reinforcement learning and the control systems of robots.

  • Proven track record of developing highly intricate and mission-critical systems for either spaceflight or terrestrial applications.


  • Salary:  $180,000 – $220,000 

  • Healthcare, dental and vision insurance.

  • Life insurance and 401K

  • Equity

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now in the link below or email your resume directly to for consideration.


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