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Principal Engineer, Front-End/Full Stack (R2611)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Software Engineering
San Diego, CA, USA · San Diego, CA, USA · Oregon, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description:
As part of the Hivemind Commander (HMC) team, you’ll play an active role in shaping and implementing our HMC Core Product. This HMC Core Product is a foundational, extensible set of services that enable both human operators (e.g. via command-and-control user interfaces) and third parties (e.g. to interoperate with wider networks) to interact with active Hivemind Edge (HME) autonomy systems and aircraft. You’ll collaborate cross-functionally with other Core Product engineers, Solutions engineers and new customers to develop robust interfaces and architectures that enable seamless integration with new systems and user interfaces. Ultimately, you’ll make it easier to improve the ability of our software to adapt to new systems, thereby enhancing the quality and reliability of our products to protect service members and civilians with AI systems.

What you'll do:

  • Contribute to the HMC platform that will revolutionize the way engineers, operators, and subject matter experts integrate and interface with autonomous solutions.
  • Contribute to building, extending and documenting interfaces for internal and customer use.
  • Contribute to building a robust command and control software development kit (SDK) for internal and customer user.
  • Become deeply familiar with the entire HME System and its extension points.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • 15+ years of related experience developing large, production quality software systems.
  • 3+ years demonstrated experience with React/Node/Typescript and Material UI
  • Expertise and deep experience with architectural design and implementation of large and complex distributed systems
  • Professional experience working with designers and user experience researchers.
  • Demonstrated record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding yourself and others to high standards, and being kind to others

Preferred qualificaitons:

  • Experience with in aerospace and/or robotics industries.
  • Experience with command and control, mission planning and other operator-oriented systems for UAVs.
  • Experience with modern C++ (C++17 and beyond)
  • Experience with geospatial data and WebGL.
  • Experience applying design systems to UI components.
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Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.