Jobs at Blue Robotics

Blue Robotics specializes in developing, manufacturing, and online retailing of components and systems for marine robotics. We strive to make products that are high-quality, well-supported, and low-cost with the goal of enabling and expanding the field of marine robotics.

Working at Blue Robotics is fast-paced and full of opportunities to learn new skills and tools and work with some of the coolest marine technology on the globe! While we’ve got a lot of amazing technology, our team is our biggest asset and our biggest strength.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we offer competitive pay, benefits, and perks.

Interested? Check out the job descriptions below and apply by sending your resume and an introduction to

Open Positions:

Software Engineer

As a Software Engineer at Blue Robotics, you’ll contribute to the software that powers our marine robots!

Posted: 7/23/2017

Closes: 11/2017

Location: Our headquarters in Torrance, CA or remote

The Software Engineer Role

We’re seeking a new software engineer to join a dedicated team of software engineers working on the software that powers our vehicles: ArduSub, QGroundControl, Companion, various embedded firmware, and more. As a software engineer, you’ll take on responsibility for tasks on one or more of these projects.

Responsibilities may include implementing new features and functionality, tracking down bugs, developing new sensor and payload drivers, testing firmware on developmental hardware, developing documentation, and occasionally getting wet. We are looking for a fast learner who is organized, adaptive, independent, and able to communicate effectively.

Job Duties:

  • Take on a project and see it through with guidance
  • Implement features in any or all of our software projects
  • Develop an understanding of the code base in order to make good design decisions
  • Conduct field tests with the BlueROV2 and other products
  • Writing and updating documentation

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong programming skills
  • Experience with any or all of the following: C++, Qt, Python, and web development tools
  • Familiarity with embedded development and electronics hardware
  • Experience with version control tools including git
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude
  • Good time management skills and ability to work independently

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Existing experience with ArduSub, QGroundControl, or our other software projects
  • Subsea, ROV, and/or robotics background preferred
  • Familiarity with our products is preferred

If you’re interested in this position, please email us at with your resume as well as a description of why you think you’re a good fit for job!



The Packer ensures that all of our products are in the right packaging with the right components.

Posted: 4/3/2018

Shift: M-F 8-5 with flexibility

Location: Our headquarters in Torrance, CA

The Packer Role

We’re looking for a Packer to pack our thrusters and other products! We need someone who is reliable, responsible, and eager to help get our products out the door. Duties will vary on a day-to-day basis and you’ll often handle other tasks when needed.

Job Duties:

  • Learn and follow steps to package and label thruster motors and other products
  • Assemble kits of products according to the part lists
  • Perform basic quality control to ensure properly delivered products
  • Report completed tasks with accuracy
  • Complete other tasks as needed from time to time

Required Qualifications:

  • Responsible and strong work ethic
  • Dependable
  • Basic math skills
  • Must be able to lift 40+ lb
  • An interest in the ocean, robotics, and/or technology is a plus!

If you’re interested in this position, please email us at with your resume as well as a description of why you think you’re a good fit for job!