Robotics Engineer (Zürich/100%)

  • Tinamu Labs
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 06/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Join the Tinamu Team and become part of a high-tech spin-off from ETH Zurich. At Tinamu, our mission is to build an environment independent drone based data acquisition platform for all kinds of challenging environments. There we use drones as freely placeable mobile sensors to collect and analyse data to deliver highly valuable insights to our customers, for example to automate repetitive inspection tasks.

You will be part of our highly skilled development team, solving complex aerial robotics challenges from research and development all the way to launch our first product on the market.


As a Robotics engineer, you will be a key player in our development team. You will be responsible for technical feature development and integration. Especially, in the early stages of the company, many interesting robotic challenges have to be solved.

In detail you will:

  • Develop the control and estimation codebase, ranging from sensor integration, robust state estimation, control, path-planning, as well as communication protocols between system components.
  • Find novel solutions, develop and deploy key features and workflows.
  • Take responsibility, participate in discussions and find solutions for complex problems.


We’d love to hear from you if:

  • If you have a M.S. or higher in engineering from an internationally leading university (ETH or similar) with a strong focus on robotics.
  • Excellent understanding of algorithms and data structures.
  • 4+ years of experience with C or C++ using standard Linux toolchains.
  • At least 2 years of experience in prototyping and engineering (CAD is a huge plus).
  • Experience with version control, CI and agile software development methods.
  • Experience with aerial systems or data science or machine learning is a huge plus.
  • Works highly independent and reliable.
  • Ability to propose new ideas and question existing approaches for the technical and functional improvement of our systems.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile and make a significant contribution to the growth of a young technology company.
  • Passionate about building extraordinary products.
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English (required) and german (bonus).
  • Swiss or EU passport or Swiss residence with existing right to work (B/C permit).
  • An empathetic team player with a positive hands-on working attitude.


Attractive compensation package (ESOP + salary)

What you’ll find at Tinamu:
We are a young five people tech startup which is well funded by excellent investors. Our team combines a mix of engineering, science, business and entrepreneurship. We enter now into the seed phase and we will grow our team rapidly to enable a fast market entry.

We only accept direct online applications. Applications via agencies will not be considered. Send us a full application containing a cover letter and CV.

Further information contact Tobias Nägeli