Staff Software Engineer


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Shield AI

Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

AI pilot for autonomous drones and aircraft

AI & Machine Learning


San Diego, CA, USA

Required Skills
Software Testing
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Robotics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in software engineering, specializing in Python or C++
  • Proven proficiency in testing methodologies, encompassing unit tests, integration tests, and beyond
  • A proactive self-starter unafraid to take ownership, make decisive judgments, and roll up sleeves to drive results
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing intricate software systems, underpinned by a deep understanding of software architecture and design principles
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a track record of delivering high-quality software solutions
  • Outstanding communication skills, enabling effective collaboration across diverse teams and articulate presentations to customers and technical leadership
  • Craft and deploy robust software infrastructure and solutions for test automation and robotics integration
  • Engineer software interfaces across a spectrum of hardware components, embedded systems, and external APIs
  • Pave the way for innovative automation frameworks that amplify testing efficiency, efficacy, and realism
  • Advocate for top-tier software engineering standards, fostering clean architecture, robust code review processes, and comprehensive documentation
  • Serve as a mentor and technical luminary for junior team members, guiding them towards excellence
  • Remain at the vanguard of automation, robotics, and software testing trends, evangelizing emerging technologies and best practices
  • Collaborate with Hivemind teams to integrate AI and embedded systems; build developer-facing utilities that supercharge product development efficiency and capability
  • Engineer systems to execute multi-level, CI-driven integration testing pipelines that gate software releases, harnessing SIL, HIL, and VIL test platforms to execute regression test suites
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned

Shield AI's development of Hivemind, an AI pilot for drones and aircraft, stands out for its ability to operate autonomously without GPS or communications, a technical milestone that enhances both military and commercial aviation capabilities. This focuses on critical reliability and strategic innovation in scenarios where traditional systems might fail. Working here not only involves engaging in cutting-edge technology that is reshaping aerospace but also contributing to significant defense and safety operations in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense and international allies.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



San Diego, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical Insurance Coverage

Long Term Disability Insurance

Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA

Employee Assistance Program

Subsidized Gym Membership

Pet Insurance

Competitive Compensation

Retirement Services

Life Insurance

Parental Leave

Bereavement Support

Flexible Work Hours


Paid Holidays

Commuter Benefits

Relaxed Dress Code

Yearly Swag Items

Unlimited Snacks

Bottomless Beverages

Annual Celebrations

Work From Home Benefits

Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors