CTO / Lead Software Engineer

London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
*Do you want to help shape the future of commercial drones at one of London’s most exciting robotics startups?*

HyBird is a London-based drone startup, which spun out of University College London (UCL) and is now looking to welcome you to join its core team. We promote a good balance of independence and collaboration: entrusting team members to be great leaders and have autonomy over their responsibilities; and working collaboratively (both internally and externally) to achieve the best results and solve the toughest problems.

We're a venture backed hardware and software startup that is revolutionising the high-risk inspection industry using completely novel drones. We're keeping our developments in stealth mode right now, and will of course share more in person!

*What you'll be responsible for at HyBird:*

• Designing and building a software application (web-based/native) capable of analysing and visualising large volumes of varied data.
• Designing and developing the system architecture for the software application.
• Designing and testing machine learning algorithms for object/pattern recognition.
• Collaborating with key partners in the relevant spaces.
• Monitoring the state of the art and attending conferences.
• Effectively acting as CTO on the software side.

*Your Profile:*

• An absolute ninja at coding and product management.
• Experience managing software products, including strong client interaction.
• Experience in designing, building and maintaining web applications from back-to-front, independently.
• DevOps, automation and unit testing experience.
• Embedded software and hardware/robotics experience a bonus.
• Experience using machine learning algorithms on varied data-sets.
• Ideally Master or PhD in relevant field (computer science, engineering or similar).
• Strong command of front and back end programming languages and technologies.
• A proven track record of learning and applying new concepts quickly.
• Experience in shipping code for products used at scale an asset.
• Excellent problem-solving skills, and exhibit drive, autonomy, curiosity and team play.
• Good level of English. Arabic or any additional language an asset.

_Compensation will also include stock options of 1-5%._

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