Mobile Engineer - Beacon

Redwood City /
Software – Mobile /
When a drone understands its surroundings, it can respond to a much richer set of input commands, allowing a user with a mobile device to communicate with the drone at a much higher-level than before. Skydio’s Beacon is designed specifically to support and enhance the UX of the tracking use case for which Skydio is the unrivaled leader.  You will play a key role in making sure the Beacon experience is as powerful and intuitive as possible.

How You’ll Make an Impact:

    • Lead development and implementation of new Beacon UI.
    • Develop APIs and on-vehicle Skills code to support new UI and customizations for the Beacon and Controller.
    • Work with other Mobile engineers ensure tight integration between the accessories and the Phone apps.
    • Work closely with our Robot UX team to support the prototyping and development of novel control schemes.
    • Iterate on designs based on user feedback, internal testing, and your own experience piloting Skydio 2.

Useful Skills:

    • Proficiency in C++ and python
    • Experience with test driven development
    • Experience with UI, UX and/or robotics
    • A commitment to writing clean, well architected code
    • A passion for creating a quality user experience
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