Ascent Robotics

Ascent Robotics is seeking a Robotics Field Engineer to help us deploy, test, and support our robotics solutions in customer's facilities and trade shows. You will ensure that our product deployments go smoothly as well as train our customers in how to use our solutions. In this role you will also work closely with our robotics engineers to learn ins and outs of our products, provide support in product testing and debugging, and implement Proof-of-Concept demos in our office.

At Ascent we are creating a passionate and engaging culture, combining the best of academia and product-led environments, providing a balance of structure and flexibility. Our approach encourages collaboration across all groups within the research team, leading to creativity and innovative breakthroughs at the forefront of robotics.


  • Deploy robotic solutions in factory environments and trade shows
  • Troubleshoot and debug our solutions and ensure smooth field deployment and operation
  • Provide on-site and off-site support to our customers
  • Help fix software bugs reported by our customers
  • Provide training for our customers
  • Test and evaluate robotic hardware and software


Minimum Qualifications

  • BSc/BEng degree in a STEM field
  • Experience with Python and C++
  • Familiarity with ROS
  • Self-motivated learner
  • Experience with software testing and QA
  • Software debugging skills
  • Hands-on experience with robotic systems (robot arms, mobile robots, etc.)
  • Linux experience (especially: networking, file systems, processes)
  • English - Japanese bilingual

Plus points for any of the following

  • MSc/MEng degree in robotics, mechatronics, or computer science
  • Experience in computer vision
  • Experience with hardware testing / QA
  • Experience with deploying robots in factories