Our ground-breaking client is revolutionizing the transportation industry! Having launched in 2016, they are headquartered now in Bastrop, TX and was founded with the incredible mission to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. They are creating unprecedented technology to increase tunneling speeds and decrease costs with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions. As a passionate and diverse community, they are searching for smart and scrappy people who are determined to innovate at every opportunity.

With the company expanding and transforming the way to build tomorrow’s transportation network, as a Director of Software Engineering, you will be responsible for helping manage a dedicated team who can build automation and application software for the next generation of machines that will be used to build new underground transportation system. This director role will primarily be focused on overseeing the design and implementation of tools to operate, analyze and control the client’s machines. You will have wide exposure to the overall system architecture and work within a devoted company that is on a great mission to change how technology is utilized for the greater good of transportation.

What YOU get to DO at this INNOVATING company

  • Direct and oversee the software engineering team of 10+ in developing, releasing and maintaining software applications that will accelerate the hydraulics industry.
  • Manage the design, development and implementation of an innovative human-machine interface.
  • Provide leadership, management and technical vision to entire engineering team while providing coaching, mentoring, and team building.
  • Cultivate a collaborative culture committed to developing innovative solutions, and prioritize hiring exceptional and hard-working talent.
  • Ultimately responsible for creating policies and objectives for the department in collaboration with other director-level positions in the company. 
  • Drive results and lead involvement in finances and project management for use of PLC sensors and data that helps feeds a machine to drive itself.
  • Interact with different teams in a vertically-integrated company, as all employees provide key contributions to realizing our transportation concept.
  • Closely collaborate with the electronics department to build autonomous controls on a machine that is taking the industry forward.
  • Ensure team ownership of data pipeline, support and improve built pipeline for high-throughput transportation in an economically viable way.
  • Visualize relevant data for different stakeholders utilizing dashboards.

What YOU need to SUCCEED in this role

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent field.
  • 5+ years of experience managing and developing software engineering teams.
  • A passion to reinvent the tunneling industry to improve transportation and infrastructure.
  • Excellent leadership, management, and communication skills
  • Ability to motivate team in learning new skills rapidly while working with imperfect information.
  • Experience leading teams doing both Enterprise and Embedded software development 
  • Expertise with MERN stack, JavaScript, CSS and HTML along with advance knowledge of SQL and NoSQL (time series) databases.

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Launch of a career with a company that is evolving the transportation industry and helping humanity, make a meaningful impact that will last for generations to come!
  • Highly competitive compensation range and spectacular comprehensive benefits package with paid holidays, a generous PTO plan, and equity for all permanent employees.
  • They offer a wide variety of programs to support the health, wellness, and financial security of their employees and their families
  • Beautiful Bastrop location sure beats Austin traffic!