Locomotion Engineer

About Keybotic

Keybotic is a cutting-edge robotics startup that designs and manufactures Keyper, an autonomous robot dog for industrial inspections. With our 1st prize DARPA award-winning technology (US Government), Keyper inspects and maps without any human interaction.

Keybotic is a fast-growing tech company that is shaping the future of mobile robotics across multiple industries such as chemical, security, oil&gas, energy, among others.

We’re seeking a talented and highly motivated Locomotion Engineer to support the robotics department at our offices in Barcelona. This is a full-time job.

Do you want to make the world a risk-free place with our robots? Do you want to learn and work in the robotics world? Join Keybotic.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and extend existing locomotion algorithms for our Keyper robot, ensuring robust navigation across various terrains.
  • Create algorithms that enhance the robot’s locomotion capabilities through improved perception.
  • Drive improvements in our simulators to accurately model real-world robot behavior.
  • Apply system identification techniques to refine locomotion algorithms.
  • Design and implement reinforcement learning controllers for tasks beyond basic locomotion.
  • Thoroughly test all locomotion stacks to ensure robustness and reliability.

Your Profile:

  • Minimum of an MS or Ph.D. in robotics, computer science, or a related field, or equivalent industry experience. Areas of expertise may include Robot Locomotion, Model Predictive Control, Mathematical Optimization, Simulation, Dynamics, or Reinforcement Learning.
  • At least 4 years of hands-on experience in C++ development and ROS1.
  • Proficiency in technical areas such as mathematical optimization, reinforcement learning, robot locomotion, and practical experience with real hardware.
  • Experience in a fast-paced software development environment using Git, unit testing and gdb, while adhering to rigorous documentation and testing standards.
  • Please note that we are only able to consider applications with working visa.


  • Career growth plan
  • Great working environment to learn and develop your career
  • Cool perks such as fresh fruit & specialty coffee
  • Flexible remuneration for kindergarten, transportation, and food