Software Engineer, Frontend – Material Flow Software (Austin)


  • Full Time


Tesla’s Material Flow Robotics Software team designs, builds, and deploys software that helps manage different types of mobile robots across, and between Tesla factories. These robots include managing AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles), Vertical Storage Systems, as well as TeslaBot usage on the factory floor.

We are looking for an engineer that will help build the server-side software stack for these products. Your contributions will automate end-to-end registration, movement, action management, job assignment, as well as the remote operation of corresponding mobile robots. The team builds a suite of apps that include: fleet management applications, mobile apps to control the mobile robots, and Video Teleops using WebRTC. These tools and applications will support thousands of mobile robots in real time and across our facilities, including our new Gigafactories in Austin, Berlin. 



  • Design and implement web-based tools for remote robotic monitoring, control and data visualization
  • Work closely with data analysts to understand UX challenges and suggest improvements.
  • Work closely with backend engineers to seamlessly integrate with frontend systems.
  • Deliver web applications that are useful to diverse groups, e.g. professional design engineers, program managers, production associates, and forklift drivers 
  • Write reusable components with clean, modular patterns  



  • Strong understanding of JavaScript (ES6+), CSS, and HTML.
  • Experience building modern web applications using React/Redux or similar component based libraries.
  • Strong UI and graphic design sensibilities.


Nice to haves 

  • Experience with OpenGL, WebGL, or THREE.js
  • Experience contributing to a large-scale distributed systems project 
  • Experience in Machine Learning algorithms and frameworks 


Employee Benefits 

  • As a full time Tesla employee you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents. 
  • Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage)
  • 3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution 
  • Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability 
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits 
  • Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and employee discounts