Software Manager - Ag Robotics Start-Up

  • icrunchdata Network
  • Davis, CA, USA
  • Nov 25, 2021
Information Technology (IT)

Job Description

We build robots for the next frontier of farming. We are a venture-backed startup based in Davis, CA, and we build robots to address some of farming’s toughest tasks. Here’s what we can offer to you that you can’t get anywhere else: ✅ The chance to transform an industry and improve the lives of millions of farmworkers. ✅ First-hand exposure to an endless supply of incredibly challenging technical problems. ✅ The pressure to invent cutting-edge solutions to said problems (and mess up along the way). ✅ Limitless career upside: you grow as we grow. ✅ The chance to live in the ‘burbs of sunny California and ride your bike to a farm for work everyday. ✅ A workplace that encourages building, learning and deploying. See your work in the field Still interested? Read our mission and the job description below to see if you’re a good fit for us Use your powers for good Manage complex software engineering R&D projects in robotics and industrial automation. Manage a software engineering team of 5-8 direct reports, some of which lead small teams themselves. Manage scope, schedule, and resources on all software projects in order to hit key milestones. Provide scrappy and clever solutions to overcome roadblocks as they come up; work through problems as an individual contributor and/or mentor. Be prepared to write software and coach others Develop future engineering team leaders and take on multiple projects as our business grows. Here’s what we’ll look for when we select someone to join the team. 3 years of experience as an individual contributor in software development teams. 3 years of engineering leadership experience: you have a track record of managing successful teams. Deep technical expertise in Computer Science. BS required, MS preferred. Experience with R&D Engineering team best practices: collaboration (i.e. Git) and project management (Gantt charts, MSFT project) You are organized and have good communication skills. You can both inspire and discipline a team. You are excited to work through problems in the field. Please expect 10% seasonal travel to farms. You take deadlines seriously and like a high risk/high reward environment. Legal work status in the US- please do not apply if you need visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Job ID

advanced.farm