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We Step in When Robots Get Confused

Software Engineer - Front-end

₹7L - ₹16L • 0.1% - 0.25%
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Be a part of the robotics revolution!

About Cognicept :

No one is perfect...not even robots. Cognicept Systems steps in when robots get confused. Founded in 2018, Cognicept is focused on allowing robots to thrive in the wild of warehouses, hotels, and sidewalks, outside of the comfort of their predictable environments. What sets us apart is our human approach to this -- we realize there is a need for human intervention when automation fails. Cognicept’s “Robot Trainers” use proprietary intervention system to remotely troubleshoot any robot-related issue. By making previously unpredictable applications reliable and enabling robots to perform to higher standards, we enable our customers to focus on what they do best. Our product currently serves mobile robotics platforms that operate in unstructured environments but our goal is to quickly expand into new and exciting use-cases, including robotic arms, vision systems, and aerial vehicles.

We are backed by a global top 3 VC firm and have been featured in Yahoo News, Tech in Asia, Association of Computing Machinery, and The Business Times. We have offices in Singapore and India. We are quickly expanding to other major cities around the world.

Cognicept is committed to building diverse, transparent, and all-star teams, and view this as core to pushing our vision forward. We are also invested in the development and growth of our employees. If you have a love of learning, are drawn to hard problems, and want to build a bridge to our future, we’d love to meet you.

Have a look at our press to learn more about our mission:

m-cacm.acm.org/news/235249-humans-are-needed-in-the-robotic-loop/fulltext
techinasia.com/cognicept-secret-ingredient-mass-adoption-robots
moneyfm893.sg/guest/michael-sayre-co-founder-cognicept-systems




Job Description :

We are seeking passionate software engineers with experience in the design and implementation of responsive, intuitive and robust web applications. As one of the first hires in this fast-growing startup, you will be instrumental to the development of our user-facing interfaces.


Key responsibilities :

Design and development of complex web applications with responsive design.
Design intuitive data visualization tools for complex robotics data.
Take part in iterative prototyping and design new UI features, and microsites, for customer engagements.
Work in a cross-functional team, and own full development cycle of your front-end modules.
Provide task estimations on a weekly basis, and deliver sprint objectives on time
Design and implement integration with third-party tools, products, and services.
Carry out documentation of your modules on a regular basis, for clients and open source audiences


About You :

You are a pioneer -- if you find yourself in uncharted territory, you blaze a new trail for your colleagues and chart it.
You never delay what can be done right now -- there is no such thing as a blocker, there are only detours. If doors are shut, you use the window.
You speak plainly -- we view mistakes as opportunities to improve and believe openness is key.
You can zoom in and out -- you are equally comfortable seeing the big picture and “getting into the weeds”.
You are obsessed with customer experience.

Skills/Qualifications :

Although these are not must-haves, these qualifications are quite reflective of the talent we’re looking for. If you meet certain criteria, and you feel you can catch up in a short learning curve on the others, feel free to apply :

Bachelor/Masters degree in engineering or computer applications, with a minimum of 2 years of programming experience.
Prior experience in developing JavaScript-intensive single page web applications/mobile applications using AngularJS/ReactJS. Should be comfortable with core Javascript concept and familiarity with Typescript/ECMA6 notations.
Very Good knowledge of HTML, CSS, SCSS, SASS, FLEX, Bootstrap and design frameworks
Prior experience with data visualization of complex data
Understanding of RESTful APIs integration with JavaScript framework. Experience in consuming Web/REST APIs
Hands-on experience working with Javascript/Typescript along with setting up frontend build using Grunt / Gulp/ Webpack and optimizations
Experience with writing automated Unit Tests for Web Application projects
Knowledge of SQLite / PostGRE / MongoDB or any Relational Database is required
Understanding of Agile framework for product management would be helpful.
Great team communicator.

At Cognicept, we offer you :

Get in on the ground floor of a fast growing startup in the burgeoning robotics field, working closely with Cognicept’s founders.
A fast-moving and motivated team to work with.
An opportunity to design the tech stack of an early startup from scratch.
Leadership and growth opportunities in the fast-growing smart robotics industry.
Focused mentorship and training to guide you forward in your career.


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As part of our screening process, we'd request that you fill out the following Google Form.

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Once the form is submitted, we will review your application and contact you should it be appropriate to schedule an interview.

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