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Robotics Engineer, Wireless Networking



Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Teleo is a robotics startup disrupting a trillion-dollar industry. Teleo converts construction heavy equipment, like loaders, dozers, excavators, trucks, etc. into autonomous robots. This technology allows a single operator to efficiently control multiple machines simultaneously, delivering substantial benefits to our customers while significantly enhancing operator safety and comfort.
Teleo is founded by Vinay Shet and Rom Clément, experienced technology executives who led the development of Lyft’s Self Driving Car and Google Street View. Teleo is backed by YCombinator, Up Partners, F-Prime Capital, and a host of industry luminaries. Teleo’s product is already deployed on several continents and generating revenue.
Teleo is poised for rapid growth. This presents a unique opportunity to be part of a team that is creating a product with a profound impact on our customers, working on cutting-edge 100,000-pound autonomous robots, engineering intricate systems at the intersection of hardware, software, and AI, and joining the early stages of an exciting startup journey.
About the role
As a Wireless Networking Robotics Engineer at Teleo, you will lead the development and deployment of state-of-the-art wireless communication technologies, ensuring Teleo’s heavy machinery fleet operates flawlessly in diverse environments and conditions. From rapid evaluation to rigorous production deployment in the field, your work will directly contribute to the success of Teleo’s Supervised Autonomy product.
You will collaborate closely with hardware and software teams within Teleo to integrate robust communication solutions, driving reliability and uptime to new heights. Additionally, you will work with deployment teams, both domestically and internationally, to expand Teleo’s footprint and bring our groundbreaking solutions to new markets.
We are looking for a passionate and multidisciplinary professional who thrives on building reliable and reusable solutions. If you are eager to make a significant impact and be part of a team that is driving the future of heavy machinery, we want to hear from you!
This role requires the ability to travel a minimum of 25% to construction sites at customer locations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop wireless communication solutions for robotics products, operating over larger job sites.
  • Work with embedded OSs for networking equipment, to better integrate with the Teleo Software stack.
  • Design and implement wireless mesh technologies and routing algorithms.
  • Enhance transmission reliability, using techniques such as bonding and link aggregation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate wireless solutions into products.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in developing wireless communication solutions for robotics products.
  • Hands-on experience with embedded OSs for networking equipment (OpenWRT, LEDE).Proficient in WiFi standards (802.11n/ac/ax/be and 802.11r/s/k/v).
  • Extensive experience in Linux kernel and kernel module development.
  • Strong knowledge of wireless mesh technologies and routing algorithms.
  • Expertise in techniques to improve transmission reliability, such as bonding.
  • Proficient in C and/or C++, as well as Python.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of wireless backhaul solutions.
  • Experience in indoor and outdoor site RF evaluation, simulation, and planning.
  • Experience deploying Private LTE/5G, CBRS, or 900MHz wireless solutions at large-scale sites.
  • Experience with Software-Defined Radio (SDR) platforms.
  • Experience obtaining FCC certification (or equivalent) for new radio products.
  • Knowledge of video streaming frameworks and solutions.
  • Experience with middleware frameworks such as ROS1 and ROS2.

Additional Skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
Teleo is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. All qualified people are encouraged to apply.