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DRONEDEK was founded under the belief that in the future most small packages will be delivered via drones to the DRONEDEK smart receptacle.

If you would like to join our team and help fuel this change, please select the position that is most fitting and apply today!

OPEN POSITIONS

Marketing Director

We are looking to hire a Marketing Director who will be in charge of leading our company’s marketing efforts. As a successful hire, you will be responsible for providing guidance to our marketing department by evaluating and developing marketing strategies, planning and coordinating marketing efforts, communicating the marketing plans to those involved, and building awareness and positioning for our company’s brands. You will also be working closely with our sales department to develop a pricing strategy that will help us maximize profits and market share. Finally, you will be in charge of organizing company conferences, trade shows, and major events.

To be considered for this position, you will need a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or communications. You will also need to have proven experience in running a marketing team and marketing campaigns. High competency in project and stakeholder management is a huge advantage.

Responsibilities

  • Overseeing marketing department.
  • Evaluating and developing our marketing strategy and marketing plan.
  • Planning, directing, and coordinating marketing efforts.
  • Communicating the marketing plan.
  • Researching demand for our products and services.
  • Competitor research.
  • Working with sales department to develop pricing strategies to maximize profits and market share while balancing customer satisfaction.
  • Identifying potential customers.
  • Developing promotions with advertising managers.
  • Understanding and developing budgets and finance, including expenditures, research and development appropriations, return-on-investment and profit-loss projections.
  • Compiling lists describing our offerings.
  • Developing and managing advertising campaigns.
  • Building brand awareness and positioning.
  • Supporting sales and lead generation efforts.
  • Coordinating marketing projects from start to finish.
  • Organizing company conferences, trade shows, and major events.
  • Overseeing social media marketing strategy and content marketing.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field.
  • Experience in marketing and running a marketing team.
  • Proven marketing campaign experience.
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Strong copywriting skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to manage budgets.
  • Professional and proactive work ethic.
  • High competence in project and stakeholder management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with digital marketing forms such as social media marketing and content marketing.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

DRONEDEK is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Marketing

Associate Project Manager

The Project Manager manages key DRONEDEK projects. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.

The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible and will hire new talent as needed to fulfill client needs.

May require a bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures. Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. Lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

DRONEDEK is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Management

Senior Software Engineer

The software engineer designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM related discipline with 2 years of applicable experience
  • Secret clearance
  • Front end web development
  • Requires 2 years experience with CSS, JavaScript, React

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience developing with XML and JSON

· Experience developing applications using Big Data databases (e.g. Accumulo, HBase, MongoDB, Cassandra)

DRONEDEK is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

Hardware Design Engineer

We are seeking a detail-oriented hardware design engineer to design and develop components for DRONEDEK. As a hardware design engineer, you will be required to develop the architecture for new hardware component systems, ensure the compatibility and integration with the software, and diagnose and resolve component bugs and malfunctions.

To be a successful hardware design engineer, you should be analytically minded and have detailed knowledge of the latest technology in computer hardware. A top-notch hardware design engineer should be able to easily diagnose design flaws and interpret technical performance data.

Responsibilities

  • Meeting with design and engineering teams to determine hardware requirements.
  • Designing and developing components such as printed circuit boards (PCB), processors, memory modules, and network components.
  • Collaborating with software engineers to ensure software compatibility and integration with the hardware components.
  • Testing hardware prototypes and analyzing and interpreting performance data.
  • Generating analytic and performance reports for presentation and revision.
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing errors and suggesting suitable repairs or modifications.
  • Overseeing the manufacturing process of electrical components to ensure they meet the design specifications.
  • Implementing maintenance, repairs, and modifications to existing components.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest advancements in computer technology and design trends.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or similar.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience as a hardware design engineer or similar.
  • CompTIA A+ or Network+ certification preferred.
  • Proficiency in design software such as AutoCAD, Allegro, and Altium.
  • Experience with HDL languages such as Verilog, VHDL, and SystemC.
  • Good understanding of software languages and integration processes.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and precision.
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in technology and design.

DRONEDEK is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

Lead Robotics Software Developer

As a Robotics Software Developer, you will work within an agile Engineering Team, that works with rapid iterations and continuous improvement, to create the most intelligent robotics system for our customers. You’ll collaborate cross-functionally with roboticists, software and machine learning developers, researchers, product managers, and mechanical engineers, to design, build, and support software features, across multiple codebases, for robot control, motion planning, perception, sensor fusion, human-robot interaction, and device drivers. With a focus on safety, usability, scalability and maintainability, you’ll test these features in our lab, cut releases for QA, and deploy, experiment, monitor and optimize them on Kindred’s fleet of robots in production.In this role, you will be part of an on-call rotation in order to service our customers across North America.

  • Develop production-quality hardware interfaces that present well-crafted software APIs
  • Define and implement best practices for designing, debugging, integrating, automating, logging, monitoring, tooling, simulating, and testing devices and sensors for robotic manipulation
  • Investigate new technologies, identify bottlenecks, improve processes, create roadmaps, and further robotics software development excellence at Kindred
  • Mentor, grow, and motivate junior team members, interns, and peers

Qualifications

  • Expertise in architecting, owning, executing, and evangelizing software solutions to complex robotic manipulation challenges
  • Development experience in modern C++, ROS, and Python
  • Experience with industrial robot arm control, path planning, multi-robot collaboration, force control, calibration, and grasp perception
  • Strong experience with modern software development processes such as design documentation, code reviews, CI/CD, testing, project management workflow, and source control conventions
  • Proficient understanding of concurrent programming, distributed and parallel systems
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Practical experience with one or more areas of computer vision such as object tracking, segmentation, or 3D scene understanding based on depth
  • Ability to prototype with OTS components and custom code for integration into autonomous systems
  • Analytical skills to help summarize results and bring forward solutions that combine multiple streams of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Ability to work with product management to deliver products to market

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, robotics, or related field
  • Experience programming in Go
  • Familiarity with bin-picking applications and other elements of warehouse automation
  • Experience integrating custom end-of-arm tooling
  • Experience in robotic trajectory optimization algorithms and familiarity with common motion planning implementations
  • Experience with kinematic and dynamic simulation and visualization environments
  • Development of reliable services for resource-constrained systems, especially on Linux
  • Any mechanical, electrical or mechatronic design, assembly, and hardware-in-the-loop testing experience
  • Experience in industrial automation technologies such as fieldbus protocols, PLCs, or servo drives
LiDAR Specialist

This position requires experience in sensor or swath calibration and alignment adjustment. Preferred experience using mainstream commercial software suites (TerraSolid TerraMatch, Bayesmap StripAlign) or adjustments done in sensor vendor specific suites (Optech LMS , Riegl Scan Data Adjustment, Riegl RiPrecision). Candidate should have strong conceptual understanding of sources of error in airborne lidar datasets and visualizing translation and orientation errors. Experience in alignment of terrestrial or mobile lidar datasets, or experience in academic environments is also desirable. Additional preferred candidate experience would include airborne lidar trajectory processing (Applanix PosPac/Grafnet, Novatel Inertial Explorer, Leica IPAS, etc), and in extracting lidar using sensor vendor specific processing suites (Riegl RiProcess, Leica CloudPro/HxMap, Optech LMS).

  • Quality checks on data post acquisition
  • Airborne and/or mobile trajectory processing
  • Processing and extraction of Lidar data from raw formats
  • Performing relative and absolute adjustments to Lidar data (calibration/alignment/registration)
  • Perform QAQC on processed data to ensure it meets rigorous accuracy requirements
  • Create a variety of digital mapping/remotely sensed products using various software platforms;
  • Create and manipulate databases;
  • Elevation data Processing and Manipulation;
  • Problem solving;
  • Report writing;
  • Creating Scripts/Models/Macros in multiple GIS/LiDAR platforms

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, or related field.
  • 3 +years of experience in the GIS/Remote Sensing Field.
  • Experience in either Lidar data extraction and/or swath alignment
  • Required experience in Lidar processing and elevation model creation/manipulation.
  • In-depth knowledge of ESRI’s software, including ArcGIS 10.X.
  • Terrascan, GeoCue experience a plus.
  • PLTS tool kit experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications, especially MS Office (Word, Excel, and Access).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Senior Roboticist

As an Senior Roboticist at DroneDek. you will be part of a talented team working on our autonomous mobile robotic solutions for Oil and Gas infrastructure inspections. In this role you will be guiding the systematic design of our robot. A broad technical skill set with a deep expertise in controls, system engineering, or software engineering are excellent indicators for success. A key aspect of this role is to ensure that user centric design, regulatory requirements, and functional engineering processes are equally represented in the final vehicleproduct. This role includes working closely with members of our engineering and management teams to foster a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Guide and capture overall system architecture
  • Design and implement control systems for autonomous mobile platforms
  • Develop and maintain system requirements and specifications
  • Lead prototyping and implementation solutions using a mix of COTS and new designs
  • Schematic capture and documentation of prototype design efforts to enable manufacturing
  • Participate in risk management and design control activities
  • Participate in design reviews and document development activities
  • Coordinate regulatory compliance activities through overall system certification
  • Design and run verification and validation test protocols
  • Support manufacturing and subsystem testing through the build process
  • Participate in field testing activities, including travel to customer sites‍

Qualifications

  • MS or BS in Mechanical, Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 4-6 years of professional experience with robotic or other complex electromechanical systems
  • Electrical system design and analysis experience
  • PCB design experience
  • Mechanical assembly experience using hand tools
  • Demonstrated prototyping and troubleshooting skills‍

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