Head of Software

Head of Software

Menlo Park, CA 94025 2016-10-20 - –


As the leader of Matternet’s software team, you will architect, articulate and implement software for our flying vehicles, landing stations, cloud services and consumer-facing apps. You will be part of a strong multidisciplinary team driven to create best-in-class products that will shape a new industry and redefine how we transport goods everyday. Your daily activities will include interaction with the Design, Hardware, and Business development teams to invent and develop products and lead a team of software engineers with a diverse set of disciplines including server-side, embedded systems, and native mobile development.

8-10 years of industry experience across mobile app development, servers, data analysis, embedded systems, and connected devices (IoT)

Demonstrated ability to lead the test driven development of products at the highest level

Ability to shape, maintain and communicate a software product roadmap

Ability to handle challenging timelines and set the right goals for a team of software engineers

Familiarity with the establishment and maintenance of engineering best practices for a multidisciplinary team

Expert level familiarity with security and quality standards for software and IoT product development

Experience with medium-to-large scale server-side deployments and continuous integration

Experience with C/C++, Java, Python and Unix shell scripting

Experience with the development of software intellectual property

Experience with small UAS preferred Things we look for:
Demonstrated excellence in leadership and collaboration across disciplines

Having a strong product and ecosystem mindset

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to present technology to direct reports, colleagues and customers in an inspiring way

A mindset focused on speed, quality and reliability

A general dissatisfaction with the status quo

A passion for pushing technology forward and using it to have a widely positive impact

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