V-BAT Operations Officer

Dallas Metro Area
Operations Division – Customer Success /
Full Time Employee /
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies. 

Job Description
The VBAT Operations Officer is a senior planner and team lead with operational experience in overseas locations and the ability to receive missions of strategic importance, assign and organize small teams, supervise their training and reporting, and plan and execute their operational deployments. Tactical experience in combat zones and knowledge of managing multi-national services and integrating new capabilities and technologies with partnered forces is highly preferred. Operations Officers must be comfortable routinely engaging key stakeholders and partners on matters of strategic importance. 

What You'll Do:

    • Plan and supervise the deployment of small aviation teams in a hostile overseas environment. 
    • Act in a liaison capacity to strategic foreign partners and customers as they integrate new technologies into their armed forces.

Required Qualifications:

    • Senior NCO or Officer Professional Military Education
    • Deployed operational experience in a leadership role 

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Special Operations or Combat Arms assignment experience. 
    • JTAC certification 
    • Experience coordinating airspace 
$58,905 - $135,300 a year

Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.

If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now! 

Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.