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Software Engineering (Sunnyvale, CA)

About Dash Robotics:

Want to be employee #4?

At Dash Robotics, we believe in building with your hands, that learning can be social, and that creating is for everyone. Dash lets kids build their own robot, create their own character, and play with their friends in a totally new way.

Dash Robotics is a small team committed to revolutionizing creativity and play for the mobile age. Founded by UC Berkeley Engineering PhD grads, Dash has delivered thousands of our unique robots to rave reviews. Now, on the strength of a fantastic first round of funding, we are building a top-notch team of smart and passionate people who love robots.

We have a great small team, ample funding from great investors, killer advisors and an educational product that brings happiness to kids and students around the world.  Sound interesting?  If so, please read on.

About the job:

You will be both the architect and builder of Dash’s iOS software. You will be in on the ground floor. You get to make the hard choices, solve the hard problems, and see your work delight huge numbers of people.


Write elegant, maintainable code that builds a great first app and lays the groundwork for future software to come

Work with our hardware engineers and product leads to integrate the app with Dash’s electronics and product requirements

Use the Core Bluetooth framework to connect to and control the robot

Guide the app through the App Store process in a timely and high-quality manner

Maintain the app through its lifetime, and both conceive and craft new features


2+ years of experience building iOS apps

Have published one or more apps to the App Store

Strong familiarity with the Core Bluetooth Framework

Have built apps that connect to hardware before

Have experience building both the back-end and front-end of apps

Passion for the mission and product, and for working in a small team

Nice to Have:

Interested in growing with the company, potentially to build a larger software team

Robotics or swarm robotics experience

If interested in this role, please provide a very brief cover letter and resume to jobs@dashrobotics.com.  Dash Robotics is an equal opportunity employer; however, we only hire hard working people who are very fun and very smart.