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13 Mar 2019

Full-timeC++ Software Engineer – Solutions for Drones

Auterion AG – Posted by Auterion Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Job Description

Solution Engineer | Zurich, Switzerland | Full-time

Who we are:

Auterion is the largest open source drone software company and is a leader in a movement that is bigger than itself. The company builds the open source operating system for commercial drones on top of PX4, the most widely used flight controller for drones. Our mission is to connect the community of developers, contributors, and companies creating better technology the open source way. Auterion is co-founded by Lorenz Meier, creator of Pixhawk, founder of PX4 and named MIT Innovator 35 under 35, and Kevin Sartori, UC Berkeley MBA and drone industry expert from Silicon Valley.

What you tell your family you do:

“I’m helping building the world’s largest opens source ecosystem for drones by working with Auterion customers and with a global developer community, integrating the latest technologies and sensors, and making sure we build the safest drone software stack. No, I will not be delivering packages with drones (just yet)!“

What you really do:

Auterion has launched strategic initiative to consume all the innovation coming out of the open source ecosystem for drones and deliver it in a safe, secure and reliable way to enterprises.

As Solution Engineer you will work closely with Auterion’s customers and partners to implement our technology into their stacks. A Solutions Engineer combines hands-on implementation of cutting-edge technology, with effective client & project management skills.

In detail you will:

  • Manage and support end-to-end implementation of Auterion’s technology into the applications & tech stack of our customers
  • Regularly lead in-person & remote sessions with customer’s engineering & product teams on Auterion’s technical capabilities & integration processes
  • Leverage your understanding of our PX4 core technology to help customers implement their desired use cases & discover new custom applications
  • Interact with our customers in person, over phone or slack/email to answer technical questions and make sure our product is delivered and deployed successfully
  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues and bugs
  • Closely work with Auterion’s product, technical support and engineering teams to further build & grow our platform and product offering

We would love to hear from you if:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related technical discipline
  • 2 years of working experience as software engineer plus at least another 2 years hands-on experience in a technical customer-facing role (i.e., Sales Engineer, Technical Account Manager, Solution Architect) at a leading SAP/SI company or PM at a B2B Software/SaaS company
  • Practical advanced coding skills in multiple languages and environments including C/C++, Python, embedded C++, (experience with PX4 is a plus)
  • Ability to perform customer-facing activities in a fast-paced environment with short timeframes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects & deliverables running in parallel timelines
  • Passion for open source software, drones and autonomous robots. You have worked the latest technologies: Robotics, Drones, IoT, Edge Computing, Computer Vision, Real Time MCUs.
  • Native-level fluency in English and you have the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical customers

What you will find at Auterion

  • A Silicon Valley style startup (we know, we were part of one) in the heart of Switzerland, but with a truly global reach
  • Plenty of opportunities to fly all possible drones in the field just 2 minutes from our office 🙂
  • You will be based in the heart of Switzerland in Zurich’s bustling city life, which is in close proximity to the natural beauty of the country and – of course – the Swiss Alps.
  • Competitive salary and generous stock option plan.
  • Access to a rooftop deck, a modern workstation, we host physical activities during lunch and every Monday we order snacks for the entire week (your suggestions are welcome!).

How to Apply

Please apply on our website

Job Categories: Software Engineer. Job Types: Full-time. Salaries: Competitive.

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