C++ Engineer

Menlo Park, California, USA
Platform Engineering
Matternet is looking for a C++ Software Engineer who has deep experience in object oriented programming. As a C++ Software Engineer of a small and agile team, you will report directly to the Head of Platform and make significant contributions to our product stack including onboard drone companion computer and ground station software. See what you’ll be working on at https://vimeo.com/234597560.

You will be expected to own major subsystems and drive planning and execution of large projects. You will work with the rest of our software team and across engineering disciplines to build out the onboard systems for our hardware product stack which include:

UAV - the onboard companion computer acts as a bridge between the cloud and our flight control systems

Station -  robotics software including robotic arm integration and onboard companion computer software

You Have:

    • Bachelor or Masters in Computer Science or related field
    • 3-6 years of working experience
    • Expertise in C++
    • Comfortable with multi-threaded programming
    • Ability to contribute to the architecture and design of complex native systems

Great Additions:

    • Experience with Linux OS and Beagle Bone Black platform
    • Experience working with protobuf messages, and an mqtt message bus
    • Experience interacting with cloud systems (ex Node.JS, Java)
    • Experience with the Google test framework
    • Comfortable working with embedded systems for hardware integration
    • UAV or autonomous robotics experience
About Matternet

Matternet is the developer of the world’s leading technology platform for on-demand aerial delivery in urban environments. The company provides its technology platform as a service to healthcare, e-commerce and logistics organizations. In March 2017, Matternet became the first company in the world to be authorized for full operations of drone logistics networks over densely populated areas in Switzerland. Since then, Matternet has executed over 3,000 flights in Zurich, Bern and Lugano. In May 2018, Matternet was selected to carry out drone logistics operations for US hospitals under the FAA's drone integration program. In March 2019, Matternet and UPS announced a partnership to provide drone delivery services to US healthcare systems, starting from WakeMed Health in NC. Matternet is based in Menlo Park, CA and has 50 employees. Matternet's investors include Boeing, Daimler, Swiss Post and Sony. For more information, visit https://mttr.net

Selected Matternet press:

Fast Company: https://www.fastcompany.com/90324754/the-countrys-first-regular-commercial-drone-delivery-is-here
WIRED: https://www.wired.com/story/ups-matternet-drone-delivery-north-carolina/
CNBC: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/04/03/ups-partners-with-drone-startup-matternet-for-medical-sample-delivery.html
MIT technology review: https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/613255/the-first-commercial-drone-delivery-scheme-in-the-us-is-already-flying/
BusinessInsider: https://www.businessinsider.com/ups-first-revenue-generating-drone-delivery-with-matternet-2019-3

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