KEF Robotics Inc. is seeking talented Robotic Software Engineers to join our team. We’re a new company (founded December, 2018) on a strong trajectory in a disruptive technology area, and have already attained a number of significant milestones:
We’re looking for smart, bold, driven, humble researchers who bring a great attitude to work and want to help us draft out, build, and polish a great company. We want the types who dig in to their work and try to solve technical problems, and who are fearless learners and active questioners. We’re working on our first product, and we need your help to get it perfect.
KEF was founded by an experienced and proven R&D team, which arrived at drone autonomy after achieving recognition as the premier spacecraft navigation software development team in the world (The tech we pitched and built was going to land us on the Moon and Saturn’s Enceladus!). We’ve honed an ability to operate efficiently, and know how to get our message out, so you’ll be joining a competent and cohesive team with zero extra baggage.
Our office is different from where you are working now. We limit distractions and offer you a huge amount of freedom. If our engineers need equipment or outside connections to solve a problem, we will get it for them immediately. Our goal is to help you become a world-class expert within three years, and our philosophy is to bring in great talent and let them get to work.
At this early stage we’re offering equity, and we offer big-company benefits where we can: subsidized healthcare for all employees, unlimited vacation (take it), and a generous 401k match. And while we tackle huge technical challenges and demand excellence, working hours are reasonable--we presume that the best talent will seek robust lives outside the office.
Finally, we’re committed to diversity on the ground floor and will take the time to train great talent from unusual backgrounds. We want personality and drive over experience and expertise.
OK, look: it’s taking a lot of words to say “why we are different”, but basically it’s just this: we’re deadly serious about kicking butt, but we’re having a ton of fun while we do it. Send us a note and tell us why you’d make a great teammate!
firstname.lastname@example.org - www.kefrobotics.com
Salary range: $75k-$120k
Health Care: $200/month subsidy per employee
Equity: 1 year cliff, 4 year vest
401k Match: 4X match on first 3% of employee contribution
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KEF Robotics is a software startup based in Pittsburgh, PA. We focus on developing technologies to accelerate the deployment of UAV autonomy for applications in defense and aerospace. Co-founded by Kerry Snyder, Eric Amoroso and Fraser Kitchell in 2018, KEF has extensive experience in robotics research and development and commercialization, and finished as the leading team in DRL and Lockheed Martin's AlphaPilot Challenge.