Software Engineer / Solutions and Analytics at Airware
San Francisco, CA, US
Airware's end-to-end platform for integrating drones into everyday business workflows has given us the unique opportunity to use previously uncollectable aerial data to transform industries like insurance, quarrying, mining, and construction. We are looking for a new teammate who will be responsible for designing algorithms, analyzing data, and building software that turns drone data into business outcomes for enterprise customers. In this role you will drive the full lifecycle of data and analytics products, identifying challenges in collaboration with product managers and customer-facing teams, ideating and prototyping new solutions, iterating on algorithms to improve accuracy and efficiency, and working with our cloud engineering team to transition your solution into production on the Airware Cloud. Our ideal candidate learns new concepts quickly, is eager to dive deeply into unsolved challenges that generate customer value, and pragmatically balances research with deliverable results.

Example Duties and Responsibilities

Extracting precise 3D measurements from sequences of 2D aerial images, terrain models, and other intermediate data products
Identifying hazards or structural damage on a commercial property from multi-wavelength imagery
Improving haul vehicle efficiency based on telemetry logs and digital road network models derived from drone imagery
Analyze past algorithm performance data and build a predictive model for compute time given a new data set
Necessary Skills and Experience

Experience with statistical modeling and machine learning
Experience with cloud computing infrastructure
Fluency with data analysis and programming in Python
Curiosity to try out new ideas and tenacity to solve challenging problems
Comfortable working with real-world data that is oftentimes noisy, incomplete, or inconsistent
Proficient oral and written communication skills
Beneficial Skills and Experience

Advanced degree in a quantitative field or experience solving problems with data
Domain knowledge in computer vision, photogrammetry, GIS
Proficiency with scientific computing libraries like numpy, scipy, sklearn, OpenCV, GDAL
Experience with other languages, such as C++, Java and Go
Projects with deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Torch, Theano
Experience with collaborative software development, continuous integration, and testing frameworks
Familiarity with distributed data systems like Kubernetes or Spark
How to Apply and What to Expect

In addition to a resume, please include a short explanation of your background, accomplishments (links to past projects are always helpful), and what excites you about Airware. This will help us to get a multi-dimensional view of who you are and connect you with the right person at Airware.



Be prepared to have a detailed technical discussion with a member of our team over the phone or via video chat.



About Airware:

Airware provides secure and scalable solutions that enable enterprises to digitize their business and turn aerial data into actionable business intelligence. World-class enterprises look to Airware to improve productivity, operational efficiency, and worker safety. Airware has raised more than $90 million to date from leading venture capital investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, and Next World Capital, with strategic investments from enterprise customers and partners including Caterpillar Ventures, GE Ventures, Google Ventures, and Intel Capital. Airware’s Americas headquarters are located in San Francisco, CA and EMEA headquarters in Paris, France. For more information, go to Airware.com or follow Airware on Twitter: @Airware.