Senior Software Engineer (Toronto)

Promise Robotics

Promise Robotics

Software Engineering
Asia · Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Promise Robotics is a rapidly growing venture-backed technology startup with a mission to help build industry to harness automation toward producing more affordable and sustainable buildings. Our world-class team combines AI, Industrialized Robotics, and construction under one roof to develop the most advanced robotic products for the construction of highly efficient and sustainable buildings.

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team, lead, and contribute to developing cutting-edge solutions for our core robotic manufacturing technologies.

You might be a good fit if you:

  • Have a passion for leading industry-changing solutions with significant social, economic, and environmental impact
  • Desire to play a founding role and reap the benefits as part of a growth-stage startup with significant upside
  • Enjoy building not only the technology but also high-performing teams and companies
  • Are committed to continuous learning at the intersection of several industries

What You’ll Do:

  • Work alongside other senior software developers to lead the development of full-stack software solutions built for robustness, scalability, and performance using state-of-the-art software development practices
  • Design and develop sophisticated AI-based data analysis and processing algorithms in collaboration with the robotics and production engineering teams
  • Perform detailed analysis, design, code development, software integration and testing
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the junior members of the team
  • Analyze complex functions, procedures and problems to deliver creative and effective solutions
  • Participate in design and code reviews

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor/Graduate degree in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering or related technical fields
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with web-based full-stack application development and related framework (e.g., JavaScript, React, Django, etc.)
  • Extensive experience in Python and C++ programming
  • Experience in SQL and NoSQL database programming, including MongoDB and PostgreSQL
  • Experience working with DevOps pipelines (Git, Jenkins, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience in developing REST API
  • Experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning, Data Mining or Artificial Intelligence algorithms
  • Being a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organized, focused and persistent with the ability to work to the plan and meet delivery dates
  • Being an excellent problem solver and quick learner
  • (Preferred) Knowledge of robotics solutions and robotic manipulators


  • Competitive salary: we believe in data-driven, equitable compensation decisions. We recently completed a compensation review and implemented salary bands that enable us to pay mid to above-average Canadian salaries across various industries.
  • Stock options: everyone has a stake in our company.
  • Holistic benefits: we have a comprehensive benefits package that includes paramedical, dental, vision, and drug coverage for you and your dependents, as well as a health care spending account. These benefits start right from Day 1.
  • Hybrid work: this role is primarily remote, and you have the flexibility to work from home when you wish. we also have a beautiful office at Toronto (ON) Waterfront and a cutting-edge, newly-built robotic factory in Edmonton (AB)!
  • Flexible work hours: We care more about our progress versus how much time you’re at your desk.
  • Flexible personal days and vacation policies: we care deeply about the well-being of our team.
  • IT/Home office allowance: all new team members can expense up to $1,000 CAD to improve their home office.
  • Open, collaborative, and supportive culture: you will be part of an incredibly high-performing and collaborative team changing the future of an industry!
  • Relocation assistance package (if required)

Application requirements – please submit all in one document:

  • Resume with your education, relevant experiences, skills, merits, awards (max. 2 pages)

Promise Robotics is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, and gender identity.