Software Engineer in Test - Robot Operating System (ROS)
6 River Systems
 MA (Massachusetts)

6 River Systems is a Shopify (SHOP) company company leading the way to faster fulfillment. E-commerce has changed the world and 6 River Systems is building solutions to power winning warehouses of the future. We’re revolutionizing warehouse automation with collaborative mobile robots driven by artificial intelligence and advanced cloud-based software.

As a Software Engineer in Test , you will ensure safety and reliability of software releases for autonomous mobile robots. This is an opportunity to:

  • Work with leading-edge solutions to optimize robot movement, navigation, path planning, performance and analytics
  • Design comprehensive test plans for robots and cloud-based enterprise software
  • Partner with the development team and the product team to build effective test plans
  • Constantly improve testing by anticipating real-world challenges
  • Support internal teams when customers experience complex issues with robot automation

What you'll need day one:

  • Practical experience designing and implementing test plans
  • Programming experience in Python or JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Robot Operating System (ROS)
  • Experience using Git, Jira, or similar tools for version control and bug tracking
  • Commitment to rigorous testing and documentation
  • Scrappy, yet thoughtful approach to problem solving

Also great if you have experience programming in C++ and practical experience in robotics or robotics automation.

Why 6RS? Recognized by the Boston Globe as a Top Place to Work

  • Entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up combined with the stability of a global commerce company
  • Competitive compensation packages and Shopify RSUs
  • Company-paid health, dental, and vision coverage for all employees
  • Paid holidays, vacation/sick time, and parental leave
  • Annual 401k contribution from the company
  • Lifestyle spending account

About 6 River Systems
Founded in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2015, 6 River Systems is a leading collaborative mobile robotics fulfilment solution and part of global commerce company Shopify. Founders Jerome Dubois and Rylan Hamilton were previously executives at Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics). The 6 River Systems solution is operating in more than 20 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe, fulfilling millions of units each week for companies including Lockheed Martin, CSAT Solutions, ACT Fulfillment, DHL, XPO Logistics, and Office Depot. To learn more, visit

About Shopify
Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over one million businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, PepsiCo, Staples, and many more. For more information, visit