Robotics Systems Engineer II / III at Milano Technical Group (Merced, CA)

Milano Technical Group

Mechanical Engineering Full Time

MTG is looking for robotics systems engineers to join our fast-paced engineering team. Whether it's balancing a laptop on the handlebars of a quad-bike as you test your new GPS driver or writing code to coordinate a fleet of 10-ton self-driving agricultural vehicles - you will not be short of exciting challenges at MTG.

Minimum requirements:

  • Demonstrated fluency in C++ and Python.

  • Ability to design, build and test complex and high-performance consumer-ready algorithms.

  • Ability to design simulation software that may be later used in client facing software.

  • Natural 'tinkerer', willing to show a handful of fun personal projects developed outside of school / work.

  • Familiarity with MATLAB and web-based languages (Java, HTML etc.)

  • Familiarity with GitHub (or other version control solutions).

  • Proficiency with SoC and micro-controllers (e.g. Raspberry Pi, Arduino).

  • Confidence working with digital electronics.

  • Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined.

  • Firm grasp of fundamental mathematics.

  • Full / clean California driving license. (If not working remote)

  • CAD and CAM experience.

  • Confidence developing with common communications protocols (TCP, UDP, CAN, Serial, I2C).

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to lift 50 lbs / drive large vehicles (not applicable to applicants with a relevant disability).

  • Willing to learn new skills as / when the project demands.

  • Willing to travel (within California, the USA and internationally).


  • Circuit board design.

  • Structural and thermal FEA.

  • Experience in agriculture / Ag-Tech.

  • Spanish speaker.

  • 3D printing experience.

  • CNC experience.

  • Experience with GPS, RTK and/or other localization technologies.

  • Experience with sensors (lidar / industrial potentiometers / encoders / strain gauges / temperature probes).

  • Experience with vision systems.

Experience / qualifications:

  • 6 months experience as a major contributor in any research / development environment. (Developer II)

  • Optional: 2+ years (Developer III)

  • Bachelors in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering (or other related field) OR equivalent experience (demonstrated at interview).


  • Rapidly review and understand MTG's existing code base to a level where you can confidently contribute new code.

  • Manage projects at a high level and assign tasks to fellow team members.

  • Motivate yourself and other team members.

  • Be prepared for longer hours in-season and working outside for long periods.

  • Take personal responsibility and play an active role in development of the company.

  • Take pride in the company and help foster strong relationships with our customers.