Head of Software Engineering

Los Angeles /
Corporate – Software Engineering /
Full Time
Hadrian - Manufacturing the Future

Hadrian builds autonomous, software-defined precision component factories that help our customers make rockets, satellites, jets & eVTOLs 2x faster and cheaper.

Getting precision components on time, quickly is the #1 problem for customers in the space, medical devices, fusion, semiconductor, defense & carbon removal industries - in total, a $60B market in the US alone. 

Join our growing team to build the factory of the future and lay the groundwork for a Spacefaring, post-scarcity, carbon neutral world. Our tech already makes us >50% more efficient than legacy competitors and we need you to help us build, automate and launch Factory v1.

We've raised >$100m to achieve this vision, with multiple rounds from Lux Capital, A16Z, Founders Fund, Construct Capital, Caffeinated Capital and more.

About this role

We are looking for a Head of Engineering to lead our core software team, who are building the software nervous system of our entire manufacturing operation. Working side by side with the executive team, you will lead a team of 5, with approved headcount to immediately hire 3 more and you will be focused on building the foundational architecture for us to be able to scale the product and company for years to come.

Built using a mix of C++, React, JS, the product you will be working on covers a wide range of functionality including scheduling, capacity management, workflow building, tasking, resource management, customer portal/ecommerce, process design, inventory and supply chain.

We're ideally looking for strong engineers who love getting their hands dirty but can act as a leader to drive a team on complex projects.

In this role you will

    • Lead the engineering team of Flow
    • Work closely with product and operations leaders on roadmap and execution
    • Drive new customer facing products
    • Rebuild core data model
    • Release this product as an application across multiple factories
    • Have an eye for both customer experience and cyber-security
    • Work closely with CEO on roadmap and architecture

This might be a good fit if you

    • Have built, architected or been involved with complex systems such as Fintech ERP systems, CRM systems or other complex business process softwares
    • Understand how to build software soup-to-nuts
    • OK running a hybrid remote/in person team
    • Understand the tradeoffs of platform approach vs rapid iteration for new product releases

Nice to have (or excited to learn! you don't have to possess these to be a great fit.)

    • Familiar and/or interested in manufacturing
    • Familiarity or background in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering.

What we offer

    • Autonomy in how you execute, work with the best Advanced Manufacturing team in the US.
    • Work on something that actually positively impacts the Space Industry, The Country, and Humanity's future
    • Big equity grants
    • Platinum Healthcare, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance
    • Stipends for relocation, home office and/or flights to LA
    • Interact with our customers who are building Rockets, Satellites, Jets & Drones
    • Exposure to Tier 1 VCs and Angel Investors
    • If you quit Hadrian to start your own company, we'll invest and help you fundraise
ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITARhere.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.