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Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 9:18 PM

What you’ll be doing...

About Skyward
Skyward provides the best operations management platform for commercial drone operators all over the world. Our mission is to help UAV pioneers build successful, safe, efficient ops, whether they’re a small business or working within a major enterprise.
Skyward Innovation and R&D organization is mandated to envision and implement the disruptive solutions and applications made possible by the advancement in drone/UAS technologies to solve real-world problems of our customers and the industries and to achieve it safely, securely and reliably.
About You
You thrive in a fast paced challenging environment. Possess attitude to “Succeed fast, adjust or move on” or close variation of it! You’re a driven self-starter with interest in Unmanned aerial systems (Drones) and their commercial applications. You possess powerful inquisitive mind and drive to explore the disruptive opportunities possible with drones that can transform our lives and the overall society.

What you’ll be doing
As Innovation Software Engineer, you will be at the forefront of the latest developments in drone technologies, regulations, ecosystem and competitive landscape technical analysis and commercial applications. You will be expected to push the boundaries of what exists today and what’s possible. You will work with internal teams and external vendors for executing on Innovative solutions for R&D purposes that directionally influences the product roadmap of the Skyward.
•Embrace the critical importance of safety and reliability in the realm of aviation and how it is applicable to commercial drone activities.
•Be able to quickly prototype solutions using combination of Robotics and Sensor technologies, Cloud Computing, AI and Machine Learning, GNSS, Mobile OS and more. Have a good understanding of interface programming like UART, I2C; wireless communication protocols such as BT, WiFi, LTE, 5G and networking topics such as IPv6, RDAP, firewalls.
•Already familiar or willing to quickly learn about terms such as SLAM, Sense and avoid, LiDAR, Point Cloud, Photogrammetry, Part 107, Flight controller, PixHawk, ROS.
•Ability to converge different ideas and concepts to quickly weave together innovative technical solution and implementation for real world customer problems.
•Expert level programming experience in developing highly reliable and scalable systems using one or more programming and scripting languages such as Python, Javascript.
•Solid mobile application development experience with Android and iOS. Advanced understanding UI/UX design paradigms for customer ease of use.
•Have a clear understanding of exposing and consume REST API, creating and utilizing mobile SDK, Websockets, MQTT, integration with various backends.
•Familiar with hosting and developing solutions in AWS, Azure or other cloud environments.
•Solid understanding of security and authentication protocols such as OAUTH2.0 and more.
•Excellent understanding of algorithm design, data structures and computer science concepts.
•Perform system design, write technical requirements, create flow and sequence diagram, analysis and troubleshooting, write RFI/RFP, vendor management, and testing.
•Solid skills for debugging and troubleshooting of small and large integrated solutions involving hardware, software, sensors and other disparate systems.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:
•Bachelor’s degree in EE or CS Engineering. Masters degree preferred.
•3-5 years of work experience in developing large and complex systems.
Required
•Ability to work in a highly collaborative team.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
•Ability to embrace change and work in an iterative development environment.
•Ability to develop a deep understanding of the commercial UAS marketplace and customers’ needs.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

Click here for more info: http://www.verizon.com/about/work/jobs/2056169-embedded-innovation-software-engineer


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