Technical Director
Dallas, R2075
Posted on 3/18/2023
Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area, TX, USA
Experience Level
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, and/or similar degree
  • 10+ years of industry experience in autonomy and UAS platforms (Defense Tech, Self-driving car, UAS platforms)
  • 7+ years of delivering software into production environments with high-reliability and high uptime (e.g., thousands of users, 99% uptime)
  • Understanding of the full robotics autonomy stack (e.g., controls, estimation, perception, planning, etc.)
  • Understanding of core machine learning concepts ranging from simple, binary supervised learning to the state-of-the-art in reinforcement learning
  • Understanding of software development processes and how to effectively deploy software to real world devices
  • Understanding of autonomous behavior development and required sensor integration
  • Experience defining technical scope and managing technical requirements, product architectures, ICDs and other system level design documentation
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills by applying a scientific technical approach
  • Be a customer facing engineering leader supporting government and internally funded development programs
  • Contribute to government contract proposal writing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent leadership skills, driving a team of 6-20 engineers
  • Ability to obtain a SECRET clearance
Shield AI

201-500 employees

Self-driving technology without GPS
Company Overview
Shield AI's mission is to advance America's nation's core values by providing the US and allies access to leading technologies and innovations.
  • 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
  • PTO
  • 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
Company Core Values
  • Earn Trust
  • Candor
  • Pursue Excellence
  • Delight Our Customers
  • Put the Team First
  • Embrace Teammates
  • Demonstrate Grit
  • Dominate