Application Engineer

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Robotic Skills

Bachelor Degree in Robotics, Computer Science Or Mathematics

Programming skills

3 years experience in Python programming , knowledge of C++, Experience in ROS2

Flexibility & Autonomy

We believe in autonomy, flexible work culture and possibility of fully remote.


We are all equal and we have all the same opportunities. We want our people to be committed and we reward them with benefits and a share scheme.

More details

We are looking for an Application Engineer to support our Technical and sales divisions. 

Application Engineer responsibilities include continuously gathering user requirements and feedbacks, interact with customers both virtually and on-site. A key task will be the management and support of new product installations during the whole process of customer acquisition. 

Constantly in touch with Sales and Technical Division, the perfect candidate has both empathy and critical judgment. 

What to expect from our offer: 

  • Flexibility: working hours and location will be decided to best match your needs in coordination with the team you will be part of. We have operative locations at Como and Pontedera in Italy and Barcellona in Spain, we work a lot remotely. 
  • Competitive retribution: all our team members are offered to join a very generous stock option plan in addition to the salary. 

Location: Firenze (HQ), Bologna,Milano, Barcellona, Remote

Main Responsibilities

  • Integration, coordination and support the internal pre-sales and/or external suppliers 
  • Organize, program and manage new product installations 
  • On-site installations and customer support 
  • Prepare relevant technical documents 
  • Internal support for project management team and sales 
  • Presentation/explanation/Demos of solution to sales organization 
  • Interact with Engineering and Manufacturing once customer order is received 
  • Create product and application presentations for customers and consultants; 
  • Provide technical trainings to sales teams; 
  • Work with Product Management and Sales teams to feedback on issues with current products and provide input around new products; 
  • Partecipate in product development activities 


  • A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years in Robotics, Computer Science or Mathematics 
  • Previous experiences in customer suppor
  • Willing to travel 
  • 3 years experience in Python programming
  • Knowledge in C++ 
  • Experienced in ROS/ROS2 
  • Confident with object oriented programming 
  • Versatility and Curiosity (open to learn new tools and programming languages) 
  • Passionate about innovation and in bringing automation into SMEs 
  • Great attitude in team-working  
  • Excellent verbal communication skills  
  • Attention to detail 
  • English proficiency, at least B2 

Nice to have

  • A Degree in Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering 
  • Previous working experience software products and installation, especially for robotics-related application. 
  • Solid experience matured in adjacent markets and in similar positions. 
  • Excellent IT skills (Word/Excel/PowerPoint) and Customer/Sales orientation. 
  • Working-in-a-startup experience 

What's in it for you?

  • We believe in autonomy, flexible work culture and possibility of fully remote work
  • Career opportunities in a fast-growing company 
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact
  • Our code is stored in Github and we make extensive use of pull requests in order to review each other’s work
  • Work with modern and proven technology in order to creare a brand new technology
  • Great opportunity to learn and expand your skill set
  • An open-minded work environment
  • Become part of the YK-Robotics family
  • YK-Robotics share scheme (we are all owners)
  • Team buildings activities to enjoy ourselves
  • Referral program: bring in valuable people and we’ll be happy to reward you