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Robot Programmer

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Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Robot Programmer

Robot Programmers create robots and test new software to unlock the full potential of machines. You have the opportunity to develop innovative coding and be at the forefront of the next technological frontier. 

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Develop complex algorithms for robotic systems.
  • Test the functionality of different robots.
  • Create new coding techniques.

Getting in and Qualifications


Robot Programmers use their scientific knowledge to create sophisticated machines.

You could study for a science-related bachelor’s degree and then go on to an advanced qualification such as a Masters in robotic engineering or mechanical engineering.

Robot Programmers need to have an understanding of computer language like JavaScript and Python.

An apprenticeship in Software Development or IT and Telecommunications could also be beneficial.


Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check what you will need.