Machina Labs, Inc is looking for a Software Engineering Manager

    CompanyMachina Labs, founded in 2019 by aerospace and auto industry veterans, is a smart manufacturing company based in Los Angeles, California. Enabled by advancements in artificial intelligence and robotics, Machina Labs is developing software-defined factories of the future. The mission of the company is to develop modular manufacturing solutions that can be reconfigured to manufacture new… products simply by changing the software. The company is currently working to build the first commercial robotic sheet metal forming machine. Machina Labs is funded and backed by major investors in the field of AI and Deep Tech.Job DescriptionAs our Software Engineering Manager and an early member of our small team, you will own a significant portion of our product and the company. You're responsible for leading a team of Software Engineers in translating our product vision - building a common robot platform between all of our robots - into a set of actionable deliverables. You will be in charge of our software roadmap and architectural decisions and implementation of our software stack. You would work closely with multiple teams that include software, product development, manufacturing. In our small, yet quickly expanding team, your input will directly impact team composition and direction. Your team will be in charge of building our CAD tools and CAM software, data pipelines from our machines, modeling and machine learning algorithms, devops, and customer facing portals. The role requires someone with breadth of experience across different areas of software development.ResponsibilitiesSupport Chief Engineer in the technical leadership and driving best practices for code development, review, testing, and deployment that will ensure high-quality releases to production.Lead day-to-day management of the engineering teams including stand-ups, project prioritization, and design reviews.Collaborate with Program and Product Managers to ensure prioritization and focus on deliverables and timelines.Articulate high-level technical strategies and product vision; encourage and facilitate technical discussions.Grow the team by sourcing, hiring, and onboarding top talented and passionate engineers.Lead performance coaching and career development for new and existing engineers.Help resolve production and customer issues and engineer long-term solutions through root cause analysis and data analytics.QualificationsBS, Master, or PhD Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or closely related discipline.Minimum of 5+ years of demonstrated experience in software development for complex software systems.Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following: CAD or CAM software, distributed / networked computing, build and test infrastructure, large data platforms.Minimum of 1+ years of prior Software Leadership experience.Demonstrated experience leading, mentoring and developing mid-size software engineering teams in a fast-paced environment.Delivered complete software products that meet rigorous functional safety-critical requirements.Demonstrated experience identifying and implementing software tools to meet team growth, maintain rigor, and enhance software development process to increase efficiency.Demonstrated experience leading agile (scrum) development teams and tailoring processes to maximize team's productivity and efficiency.Excellent technical and analytical skills.Excellent communication skills.Things That Make a DifferenceExperience in robotics or IoT with AI at the edge.Experience supporting an internal software platform.Experience in deploying and supporting SW