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Robotics Engineer

Zurich, Switzerland | office/hybrid | full-time

mimic is an early stage deep tech robotics & AI start-up based in Zurich and supported by leading VCs. We give industry workers a helping hand for tedious manual labour tasks and mitigate labour shortages with a versatile automation platform. Our automation solutions, driven by dexterous robotic hands and cutting edge AI trained on human observations, bring a new level of AI embodiment to the real world.

As a Robotics Engineer you will develop infrastructure for simulation, teleoperation, learning and deployment in the context of dexterous robotic manipulation.


  • Develop and test ROS2, Python/C++ software that makes our robots come to life

  • Test and debug AI-based controllers for robots

  • Deploy robotic solutions on-site at our customers

  • Maintain, debug and repair our robotic systems on site



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Robotics, Mechatronics, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering discipline.

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience or equivalent

  • Experience in developing and deploying robotic automation solutions in an industrial environment

  • Robotics and ROS experience

  • Proficiency in Python

  • Some experience in developing C++ projects

  • Some experience with Linux-based systems

  • Fluent English speaker


Nice to have

  • Experience with ROS2

  • Experience in Computer Vision

  • Experience in utilizing learning-based controllers in robotics

  • Some knowledge of Pytorch, Docker and MLOps tools

  • German language skills


Compensation & Benefits

  • We offer a total compensation package including a competitive yearly base salary and a strong stock option package to make you part of our shared success.

  • You will work with the founders from day one, shaping the company and participating in its success from its very beginning


You will have the opportunity to shape a robotics & AI company from the ground up. In flat hierarchies you will work directly with the founders and some of the best talents in the robotics space. At mimic, you are accepted for who you are. As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment we encourage everyone to apply and we are looking forward to you bringing along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives. Together we can solve some of the greatest challenges in robotics.


Please send your application documents, including CV and relevant certificates or references to:
Hiring Manager: Ben Forrai

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