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.

*Your Responsibilities:*

* 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 the 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.

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