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Senior Engineering Manager

KEF Robotics is working on some new and very exciting projects! In order to accommodate our growing team, we are in search of a Senior Engineering Manager with a minimum of 5 years of experience. The software engineering manager will provide technical guidance, build and maintain a staffing plan, and resolve problems as they arise. This position requires the successful candidate to be self-motivated and at times work with little supervision. The ability to interact with other professionals in various sectors is critical.


On Site

Pittsburgh, PA



Full Time

What you're responsible for:

  • Improving existing software development processes and procedures; ensuring consistent standards and best practices across multiple product development initiatives

  • Leading technical communication and presentations to customers; managing customer relationships and handling project logistics

  • Help create long-term roadmaps while ensuring short-term sprint objectives are met

  • Develop and maintain integrated master schedule that spans numerous product development activities

  • Work with engineers from other disciplines to develop software requirements and support design artifacts

  • Contribute to proposals and SOWs

  • Help foster a positive and inclusive team culture

What we are looking for:

  • Empathetic and collaborative team player 

  • 5+ years' relevant engineering experience

  • 3+ years' experience in a technical lead/engineering management position

  • Past experience using various Project Management tools (MS Project, Merlin, etc)

  • Strong documentation skills

Bonus Skills

  • Machine learning and experience programming within a popular ML framework (TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc)

  • GPU programming (CUDA / OpenCL)

  • Familiarity with nonlinear optimization techniques

  • Familiarity with ROS / ROS 2 (Robot Operating System)

  • Unreal Engine / Unity experience

  • Experience with robotics state estimation and simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) algorithms

  • Experience programming for embedded environments

  • Clear, concise technical writing skills

KEF Robotics would be a great fit for you if you

  • Are self starter with an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Love a team that truly cares about what they do and how they do it

  • Are a tinkerer

  • Are a low-key badass

Why others have joined KEF

  • To be the best in the world at a new emerging technology

  • To be surrounded by the smartest, most passionate people

  • To work in an environment that values work/life balance and mental health

What we offer

  • A kickass office in Pittsburgh, PA with off-street free parking

  • Competitive salary & equity

  • Medical Benefits

  • 401(k) offering

  • Flexible hours & vacation policy

  • Premium laptop/equipment

To apply for this role, please send an email to with your current resume.

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