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Senior Front End Software Engineer

ID:  4685
Function:  Engineering

Boston, MA, US

Organization & Role

At Universal Robots, we are empowering change in the way work is done. Our vision is to create a world where people work with robots, not like robots.


Do you thrive building and developing state of the art customer facing web applications? Does working with the latest technologies to revolutionize the way people work excite you? Then you might be our future Senior Front End Software Engineer. We are currently looking for a passionate Senior Front End Software Engineer to join our global R&D organization and work with talented and passionate colleagues. Universal Robots is the world’s market leader in cobots, making products that empower our customers and truly impact their work life positively.


You will be working in an empowered product team where the expectations are high, but you get to be part of the whole product development process. The product team, along with the product team’s management, has full authority and responsibility for designing, developing, and maintaining the product and making sure it adheres to our business strategy and goals.  You will also work closely together with our UX/UI department and Product Designers, assisting in designing innovative solutions with focus on simplifying complex solutions for our customers.


Empowered developer with a sense for detail and user interaction

Located in the vibrant Seaport District, Universal Robot’s Boston office is looking to hire a Senior Front End Software Engineer who thrives in ambiguity, has a strong human-centered design approach, and a desire to learn and collaborate cross-functionally. A growth mindset and positive attitude are also skills we value.




  • Continuously improve, design, and innovate our web applications
  • Collaborate closely with the whole product team, UX/UI and Product Designers on all stages in the software development process (ideation, concept development, validation, wireframing, prototyping, code review, final visual design, quality assurance etc.)
  • Adhere to the lean and agile development process. Be part of customer engagement, have the willingness to make product specific decisions as a team and be an active part of the overall product development process
  • Contribute to an engaging, motivating, positive and dynamic work atmosphere

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • A minimum of 6 years of work experience in a similar role
  • A web programming background including strong knowledge of: JavaScript, Nodejs, CSS and HTML5
  • A solid understanding of object-oriented programming, design patterns, software architecture and Continuous Integration
  • Experience using UI frameworks such as Angular 2 or React
  • Experience with visualization libraries such as three.js
  • Strong written and oral communication skills – you find that when you speak others want to listen.
  • BS or higher in Computer Science or equivalent is required


Bonus points for:

  • Experience with Responsive web design, i.e., Grid, Flex or similar
  • Experience with Automated testing through Cypress, unit testing using Karma, Jest or Jasmine
  • A deep interest in robotics, all related experience is a plus!




BS or higher in Computer Science or equivalent is required

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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