ML & Robotic Vision Specialist

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Robotics Skills

Experience in visual servoing (hand-calibration, point-cloud scene reconstruction)

Programming skills

Proficiency in programming languages like Python and relevant machine learning libraries (TensorFlow, PyTorch)

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.

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We are looking for an Machine Learning and Robotic Vision Specialist to join our Product Development Team. 

As a Machine Learning Specialist, you will be contributing to the development activities for new features and services. You will be responsible of implementing operational workflows for our AI development team, making them evolve to adapt to needs. The ideal candidate will have a solid experience of running machine learning operations, as well as setting up the tools implied in the associated workflows. 

At YK-Robotics we study, design and develop advanced robotic applications for manufacturing clients currently located in Italy and Spain. As a robotic engineer it is expected for you to work in close collaboration with our project managers in the design and optimization of the processes to be automated, the design and development of the software and the commissioning of the robotic cells at our client locations. All our projects embed our developing platform, based on ROS2, that allows to configure, program and monitor the automated processes rapidly and efficiently. 

In addition, your work as a robotic engineer will allow you to collaborate with the product team to include new marketable innovative functionalities to simplify and optimize the usage of advanced robotic systems (e.g. optimization of trajectory planning, potential-field-based strategies,…). 

Ultimately, you will contribute to the efficiency of our business by providing your skills and ideas working with the whole team.

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, Como, Barcellona, Remote

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement machine learning algorithms to enhance the intelligence and autonomy of our robotic platform.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate machine learning solutions into the core functionalities of the robotic system. 
  • Analyze and preprocess data for training and validation of machine learning models. 
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in machine learning and robotics to bring cutting-edge solutions to our platform. 


  • Master’s or PhD in Computer Science, Robotics, or related field. 
  • OpenCV 
  • Experience in visual servoing (hand-calibration, point-cloud scene reconstruction) 
  • Visual based quality control and difect detection (real industrial scenarios) 
  • Proficiency in programming languages like Python and relevant machine learning libraries (TensorFlow, PyTorch). 
  • Experience in working with large datasets and data preprocessing. 
  • Experience in working with NVIDIA Hardware 
  • Problem-solving skills to address challenges related to real-world robotic applications. 
  • Great attitude in team-working  
  • Excellent verbal communication skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • English proficiency, at least B2 

Nice to have

  • Publications in renowned machine learning or robotics conferences. 
  • Experience with robotics simulation tools.
  • Familiarity with ROS (Robot Operating System). 
  • 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