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Engineering Manager - Autonomy

Company: Skydio Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

About the role:
Skydio is built around deep technological investments in autonomy that lead to breakthrough products. We are looking for world-class engineering leaders to scale up the autonomy team to deliver Skydio's vision. Our small team has incredible technical strength in solving complex algorithmic challenges, and needs help growing to meet the product opportunities ahead. You will be responsible for one or more areas of ownership across core drone platforms, SW architecture, simulation, SDK, object detection, map infrastructure, situational awareness, computational photography, and state estimation. You will manage the execution of the product + technology roadmap and be responsible for hiring, mentoring, and driving infrastructure investments that make us successful. We are open to candidates with a broad range of experience from tech leads to senior directors who are passionate about our mission.
How you'll make an impact:

  • Leverage product insight, robotics and/or computer vision, and high quality software engineering to bring state-of-the-art autonomy technology to market
  • Execute on complex cross-team goals, collaborating across our product management, embedded, mobile, cloud, hardware, and flight test teams with emphasis on excellent communication
  • Hire and mentor elite engineers to scale up our team
  • Leverage your experience and best practices to uphold and improve Skydio's engineering standards

    What makes you a good fit:

    • Hands-on technical leader with strong software engineering experience
    • Deep understanding of topics in robotics, computer vision, and software systems
    • Proven leadership, management, recruiting, team building, and communication skills
    • Solid fundamentals in 3D geometry, mathematics, and linear algebra
    • Experience with hardware is a plus but not required
    • You love building flying robots and making them do amazing things in the world

      Compensation Range: The annual base salary range for this position is $187,000 - $276,000*. Compensation will vary based on factors, including skill level, proficiencies, transferable knowledge, and experience. In addition to base salary, Skydio full-time employees are eligible to enroll in our benefit plans and take advantage of a variety of incentives and stipends.

Keywords: Skydio Inc., San Mateo , Engineering Manager - Autonomy, Engineering , San Mateo, California

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