Software Engineer, CREATE Lab

09/27/2019 Pittsburgh, PA ∙ 0 APPLY VIEW ALL JOBS

The CREATE Lab at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute is dedicated to local community empowerment and positive social change. We build long-term relationships with communities and design technologies that challenge structures of power. The CREATE Lab is comprised of individuals with a variety of backgrounds (from engineering to humanities), who collaborate on dozens of projects each year. 

CREATE is seeking applications for a full-time software engineering position. We are looking for a core team member who is willing to adapt to changing roles and responsibilities as the need arises, and is willing to learn new skills and work outside of their comfort zones.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other relevant field;

  • 1+ years of experience with scripting languages such as Python or Ruby;

  • Mastery of programming languages suitable for front-end web development, such as Javascript, CSS, HTML

  • Any experience with the following is desirable:

    • Remote sensing, computer vision, wireless communication

    • Machine Learning, data analytics experience, pollution sensing

    • Java experience for Android mobile app development

    • Experience with graphic design for UX implementation

We are also looking for someone who has the following skills/competencies/attributes:

  • Strong commitment to CREATE Lab's mission and motivations;

  • An interest in ethics, technology, and its effects (positive and negative) on society;

  • Punctuality and adherence to critical deadlines;

  • Strong internal and external communication skills in written and verbal actions;

  • Proactive communication and transparency in your creative process is important;

  • Critical thinker and observer who can give and accept feedback as part of a small team;

  • Strong emotional intelligence that shows via interpersonal relationships, social awareness, resilience, empathy, and listening;

  • Self-motivated with the drive to work independently and the wisdom to know when to ask for help.

More information:

Please visit to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at:

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

Job Function

: Research Programming 

Primary Location

: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh 
Time Type: Full Time 


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

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