Robotics Applications Engineer

GrayMatter Robotics is a well-capitalized and rapidly accelerating robotics/AI startup located in Downtown Los Angeles. We are developing brains for robots to transform them into smart assistants for helping humans in tedious and ergonomically challenging tasks. The robot brain comprises machine learning, motion planning, computer vision, and control algorithms. We use the robot brain to power application-specific software for automating surface treatment applications such as sanding, polishing, buffing, and spraying. You will be part of an energetic and cross-functional team dedicated to developing robotic solutions for complex and challenging problems for existing and new markets. This is a full-time position where you will be working with a dedicated team of professionals in a fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative environment.

Position Summary

The Robotics Applications Engineer will enable customer success by leading implementation, deployment, and support activities of smart robotic assistants for surface treatment applications.



  • Design, implement, and deploy robotic cells, systems, and components
  • Install and support robotic solutions
  • Lead rigorous system testing practices
  • Lead proof of concepts for customers
  • Create documentation, manuals, and educational contents
  • Developing new applications using GrayMatter technologies and solutions
  • Design and lead customer success and support programs
  • Other duties and projects
Skills / Qualifications


  • BS or higher in engineering or relevant field, or relevant experience
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience in manufacturing, automation, or other industrial environments
  • Basic programming knowledge in C++, Python, or other similar languages
  • Demonstrated experience with 3D solid modeling, analysis, and development of 2D manufacturing drawings
  • Experience with basic shop tools, hardware, and mechatronic components
  • Strong sense of customer success
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skill with little to no supervision on schedule as an individual or as a member of an integrated team
  • Self-motivated, proactive, with confidence and initiative for innovation.