Staff Software Engineer

Embedded Applications, R2655

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Shield AI

Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

AI pilot for autonomous drones and aircraft

AI & Machine Learning


Dallas, TX, USA

Required Skills
Operating Systems
Data Analysis
  • B.S., M.S, PhD degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or STEM discipline
  • Strong embedded software development experience in C/C++
  • Strong knowledge of embedded software, kernel development, BSPs or other systems software components
  • Good understanding of computer architecture, operating systems, and network protocols fundamentals
  • Experience producing high-quality technical documentation
  • Develop high-quality C/C++ code tailored specifically for V-Bat aircraft
  • Participate in architecture, design, and code reviews
  • Lead cross-functional teams to create systems of software features for advanced robotic avionics capabilities
  • Integrate software from multiple departments including firmware, software test and verification, Autonomy AI, and Ground Control Stations (GCS)
  • Develop software systems to implement and integrate interfaces to modern avionics sensors, sub-systems, and payloads
  • Facilitate the design process for updates to the software system architecture
  • Collaborate to define and extend systems engineering processes
  • Report status, risks, accomplishments, expectations to senior leadership
  • Work with the V-Bat production teams to manufacture UAVs in-house
  • Design and implement systems capable of conducting tests across various environments
  • Develop innovative tools to enhance software deployment, test execution, and data analysis
  • Create prototypes to validate critical design concepts and assess technical limitations

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