Principal Full-stack Software Engineer
R2515
Posted on 3/20/2024
Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

Develops autonomous AI pilots for military aircrafts
Company Overview
Shield AI, a leader in AI for aviation, has a proven track record of technical innovation, with its Hivemind autonomy stack being the world's first autonomous AI Pilot deployed in combat since 2018. The company's culture is rooted in its mission to protect service members and civilians, and it has been recognized by Forbes, CB Insights, and Fast Company for its industry leadership. With a competitive edge backed by top-tier Silicon Valley VC funds, Shield AI offers a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge AI technology in aviation.
AI & Machine Learning
Aerospace
B2B

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$940.7M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

San Diego, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

32%

2 year growth

115%
Locations
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
UI/UX Design
React.js
Software Testing
Git
TypeScript
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 15+ years experience developing large, production quality software systems.
  • Excellent grasp of software development and coding principles with high productivity in a mainstream language (e.g. Typescript, C++, Go, Python, etc.).
  • 5+ years of experience with React/Node/Typescript and Material UI.
  • Strong knowledge of modern software engineering best practices.
  • Experience with Git and code management tools.
  • Passionate about developing high-quality and optimized software solutions.
  • Good software hygiene regarding code documentation, unit testing, bug tracking.
  • Strong technical collaboration skills and a desire to develop new skills.
  • Excited by a fast-moving environment with a highly motivated group.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, similar degree, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Demonstrated record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding yourself and others to high standards, and being kind to others.
  • Fluid intelligence that allows one to operate effectively in sometimes ambiguous conditions, while finding opportunities to drive technical efforts and force multiply.
Responsibilities
  • Technology Strategy Ideation: Create the required technologies for rapid development of architectures to facilitate technology strategy articulation.
  • Iterate Rapidly with Customer Feedback: Demonstrate developed architectures as solutions to the customer and gather feedback; iterate.
  • Create Reference Implementations: Create reference implementations for potential future products or product components
  • Identify areas of technical debt across the stack, analyze and synthesize solutions and paths towards achieving them.