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Drone airspace management is a rapidly growing and vitally important industry, and SkySafe is leading the way. Our commitment to protecting against threats while safely integrating commercial drones into the national airspace sets us apart.

SkySafe's technology allows governments, law enforcement, airports, corporations, cities, and more to manage their airspace with real-time drone data and analytics.

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The commercial drone industry delivers humanitarian gains and economic and environmental benefits.

Our Values

Our core values are the foundation of SkySafe, and they guide everything we do and how we do it. Whether you’re part of our team or a client, you will experience these values in every interaction with our company.

Service

Our products address a deep-seated need to feel safe, and we never lose sight of that. We serve our clients, our global community, and our common good.

Trustworthiness

In an industry like ours, trust is paramount. We are dedicated to honest and direct communication without exception.

Self-reliance

Our company is built on grit and faith in each other. Our strong roots have given us an unshakable “Can Do” attitude in all that we undertake.

Teamwork

We trust, believe in, and rely on one another, and we partner with our customers – always listening closely to their unique wants and needs.

Leadership

Grant Jordan CEO

Grant Jordan

CEO

Grant Jordan is CEO at SkySafe. After graduating from MIT, Grant served as an officer in the US Air Force for four years. At the Air Force Research Lab, he designed and built hardware systems for counter-IED missions and small UAVs, specializing in rapid product development for Special Forces units. In graduate school at UC San Diego, Grant conducted research in online criminal campaigns and analysis of the Bitcoin network. As President of Somerset Recon, he led a team of security researchers and engineers analyzing the security of hardware systems for government and commercial customers. Grant has spoken at numerous conferences including DEFCON and the Commercial UAV Expo.

Mike Spindel

CTO

Mike Spindel is CTO at SkySafe. During his time at MIT, he conducted research on ad-hoc wireless networks at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. After graduating, he spent several years writing backend software for large web services. At Somerset Recon, he specialized in firmware development and hardware/software reverse engineering. Mike has presented at several well-known security conferences, including Black Hat USA in Las Vegas. At SkySafe, Mike oversees the cutting edge technology of our drone defense systems.

Tarak Makecha

VP of Finance and Operations

Tarak is the VP of Finance & Operations at SkySafe. His prior experience includes Economic Research at Flexport, Finance & Operations at Tesla and Management Consulting in Aerospace & Defense at Deloitte. Prior to his private sector work, he was an Army Officer in both conventional and special operations units. His undergraduate and graduate education comes from the University of Texas and London School of Economics.

Emily Rhodes

VP of Marketing

Emily is a proven growth-oriented, SaaS marketing professional with many years of experience leading marketing departments. She brings enthusiasm for innovation and creativity with a focus on driving demand and marketplace leadership. A graduate of the University of South Carolina and former President of the American Marketing Association’s Houston Chapter, Emily believes dynamic content is the key to capturing the attention of a competitive marketplace.
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"Drones present as much opportunity as risk, and we've made it our job to help clients safely manage both."

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Careers

SkySafe has attracted the best minds in hardware security, reverse engineering, digital signal processing, and software defined radio. Join our fast-growing team.

We are looking for an experienced Channel Manager to join our fast-growing team. The Channel Manager will play a key role in growing the business in the defense, homeland security, law enforcement, and commercial markets including airports, correctional facilities and more. They will serve as our partners’ point of contact to SkySafe product and service catalogue. They will work with key partners to initiate business discussions around their onboarding, training, enablement, and sales needs. The position will lead the learning and understanding how a partners’ stated needs intersect with our products and capabilities and develop intuitive programs to address them. In addition, they will maintain close ties with our partners in core markets in the U.S., North America, and around the globe.

Responsibilities:                                                                                                  

  • Identify, recruit, and onboard new channel partners within assigned territory
  • Achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual sales goals by developing a partner influenced pipeline and close business through solution selling
  • Leverage in-depth knowledge specific to the UAV/counter drone technologies to present and sell SkySafe’s cloud services and critical infrastructure sectors
  • Implement relationship development plans and understand partners' goals to increase revenue growth and customer satisfaction with channel partners.
  • Be a voice of the partner for their success and engagement within SkySafe
  • Create action plans and schedules to increase sales volume in the territory
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to establish partner recruitment activities within an assigned territory
  • Maintain relationships with customers by providing support, information, and guidance on current and emerging capabilities within the company

Requirement:

  • 5+ years’ experience working as a partner manager, alliance manager, or channel manager in a complex solution selling team
  • Strong relationships within one or more verticals - Airports and Aviation, Department of Justice, Dept. of Homeland Security, or the federal government at large
  • Business acumen and work experience within US Government (federal and public) defense sector channel sales 
  • Strong communicator and collaborator; mastery in managing stakeholder community and influencing leadership
  • Able to move forward and deliver results in changing environments
  • Ability to learn new tools and develop processes to support business needs
  • Proven track record of partners satisfaction during the onboarding process
  • Ability to build, grow, validate, and maintain a pipeline of partner identified and qualified opportunities
  • Proven cross-functional influential leadership

Position:

We are looking for an experienced Cloud DevOps Engineer to join our fast-growing team in San Diego, CA. The position will design, implement, and maintain an integrated code and asset production build and deployment pipeline consisting of tools, automation and infrastructure. As a Cloud DevOps Engineer, you will make our engineers more efficient, our software more secure and robust. 

Responsibilities:                                                                                                   

  • Build, scale and maintain secure cloud infrastructure, tools and systems that support our services and allow engineers to deliver high quality work
  • Design, build, and maintain monitoring and alerting systems for infrastructure and services
  • Build and maintain CI/CD pipeline infrastructure supporting the entire software development lifecycle
  • Analyze and solve deep technical problems, providing mitigations, root cause analyses, and comprehensive postmortem reporting
  • Maintain and support the release and deployment processes and toolset
  • Manage network and application monitoring tools
  • Assist in troubleshooting bottlenecks at the hardware, software, or network level and identify root cause 
  • Troubleshoot application alerts from monitoring tools and follow necessary playbook steps to resolve or escalate appropriately
  • Identify areas to improve and scale our infrastructure
  • Develop tools and utilities to diagnose and fix problems
  • Maintain high quality technical documentation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of experience as DevOps/Cloud Engineering 
  • Strong knowledge computer science fundamentals: networking, databases, and distributed systems
  • Fluent in at least one language: Python and C++
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience with logging, monitoring and alerting systems and tools
  • Enjoy solving problems and helping others meet their goals
  • Experience scripting/coding skills (i.e., Python, BASH, Shell scripting) for automation
  • Experience in writing & maintaining Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience development & maintenance of CI/CD pipelines 
  • Experience configuration management tools, including Ansible
  • Experience managing, migrating and querying relational databases (SQL)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Flexible attitude and ability to adapt to rapidly changing requirements and business needs
  • Experience of engineering and supporting production services in a modern cloud environment

We are looking for all levels of wireless engineers to design and implement wireless receiver algorithms for drones and related technologies. If you love developing optimized receiver algorithms for a wide variety of wireless protocols, then SkySafe would like to hear from you! 

If you would like to learn new skills and poke around interesting systems while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in an entirely new industry, then SkySafe might be right for you

About SkySafe:

We’re continuing to grow the world’s leading team on drone security. Drone airspace management is a rapidly growing and vitally important industry and SkySafe is leading the way. Our commitment to protecting against threats while safely integrating commercial drones into the national airspace sets us apart. Having recently closed our Series B round of funding, we can’t wait to expand and continue development of our technology to assist governments, law enforcement, airports, corporations, cities, and more to manage their airspace with real-time drone data and analytics.

Come join our growing team in our San Diego office. Enjoy perks such as daily free lunch, full health and wellness benefits, unlimited PTO, gym membership reimbursement, and flexible work hours.

If you would like to learn new skills and poke around interesting systems while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in an entirely new industry, then SkySafe might be right for you!

Responsibilities

  • Design full receiver chains including synchronization, channel estimation, demapping, and channel decoding for UAV protocols.
  • Design blind estimation strategies for device-specific parameters such as synchronization and descrambling.
  • Implement and troubleshoot algorithms on a software defined radio (SDR) platform.
  • Work in a team environment, leveraging version control systems, issue trackers, and messaging tools.

Qualifications

  • MS with 2+ years of experience or PhD specialized in communication receiver design and analysis.
  • In-depth understanding of modern communication systems such as TDMA, OFDM, MIMO, 3GPP LTE, 5G, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.
  • Experience with Matlab, Python, and/or C/C++ for algorithm development, modeling, and simulation.
  • Proficiency with modern software development practices, using tools such as Git, GitHub, continuous integration servers, etc.
  • Experience with SIMD vectorization, such as SSE, AVX, and NEON is a plus.
  • Familiarity with SDR software such as GNU Radio, RFNoC, liquid-dsp, or libhackrf is a plus.
  • Experience with Ettus Research hardware is a plus.
  • Experience with the design and evaluation of RF systems including electronic warfare, radar, spectrum sensing, and communications is preferred.
  • Self guided, displaying a diversity of skills and strong initiative.

Position:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Full Stack Engineer to join our fast-growing team in San Diego, CA. The position will be responsible for the overall development and implementation of front and back-end software applications. The responsibilities will extend from designing system architecture to high-level programming, performance testing, and systems integration. The ideal candidate will have strong programming skills with python, SQL, frontend experience with Vue.js and excellent troubleshooting skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the end-to-end development process - from conception to deployment - for both backend and frontend.
  • Design and implement scalable web services, applications, and APIs that are intuitive and user-friendly.
  • Provide expertise in database design and best practices in software development
  • Test, troubleshoot, and resolve technical issues.
  • Identify bottlenecks and improve software efficiency.
  • Contribute to technical documentation

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in computer engineering, computer science or similar field
  • 5+ years relevant professional experience in full stack engineering writing professional production code and tests
  • Extensive experience using modern backend and frontend technologies, including python (asyncio, starlette, SQLAlchemy), PostgreSQL/PostGIS, and VueJS.
  • Knowledge of database systems and SQL
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of engineering best practices such as testing, and conducting code reviews
  • An in-depth understanding of common design patterns and anti-patterns
  • Excellent communication skills written and oral

We are looking for an experienced IT Manager to join our team in San Diego, CA. The IT Manager, you will provide customer facing technical resolution with end users for computer hardware support, mobile devices, and tablets. The individual must have broad knowledge of all IT software/hardware related issues and the ability to diagnose and solve these issues. You will troubleshoot multiple platforms including Windows, Apple, iOS, smartphones, in office network and tablet devices. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Day to day operational maintenance of all internal IT infrastructure, in office and cloud based
  • Day to day management of existing server and desktop hardware
  • Implement and support desktop and mobile devices, applications, video conferencing, peripherals, and network devices.
  • Configures, installs, customizes, maintains, tests, and troubleshoots software/hardware systems with minimal direction.
  • Offer technical support to remote and headquarter employees and troubleshoot computer software/hardware issues.
  • Managing vendor relationships and contracts
  • Assist with internal initiatives as needed
  • Constructing and implementing plans to ensure the company’s network continues to operate smoothly in the event of any issues.
  • Develop appropriate documentation to support day to day operations.
  • Assist with budgeting of software/hardware systems and review software package requests to eliminate redundant systems.
  • Leads IT projects, including the design and deployment of new IT systems and services.
  • Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.

What You'll Need

  • 5+ years of IT experience including desktop and mobile devices, applications, video conferencing, peripherals and network devices
  • Expert knowledge of IT best practices, policies, and regulations
  • Strong IT problem solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Has a process improvement and positive customer service mindset
  • Software maintenance and testing capability
  • Systems administration experience of Apple operating systems
  • Knowledge of networks, topologies, routing, authentication, and domain controllers
  • Experience supporting users, laptops and mobile devices who are remotely distributed
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to communicate technical knowledge in plain language to clients and internal teams
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Experience leading change with a positive attitude in a challenging environment

We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our fast-growing team in San Diego, CA.  The position will create fantastic new hardware and solve interesting problems. Our Mechanical Engineering team is always learning new things, thinking outside the box, and pulling all our knowledge together to create great hardware and processes.

Responsibilities:                                                                                                   

  • Create sustainable processes and systems to ensure the long-term success of the product and the department
  • Participate in entire lifecycle from manufacturing, procurement, design, supplier sourcing, quality assurance, testing, and deployment
  • Create part drawings, assembly drawings, and planning drawings to clearly document the specifications and requirements for individual parts and entire systems
  • Source suppliers and work with them to achieve deadlines and high-quality parts
  • Create documentation for testing, development, manufacturing, and customer usage

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience taking a product from conception to mass production.
  • Strong skills in 3D modeling techniques, 2D drawing skills, and the ability to create organized, thoughtful models that can be easily maintained and updated
  • Experience designing rugged/military electronics enclosures, using mil-spec connectors, and developing cable harnesses
  • Strong understanding of best practices in product research, development, and manufacturing
  • Knowledge of GD&T practices
  • Experience in design for manufacturing via multiple methods including: CNC machining, 2D waterjet or laser cutting, injection molding, vacuum forming, stamping, 3D printing
  • Understanding of PCB assembly, ESD safety, cable harness manufacturing, and general electronics manufacturing and handling
  • Familiar with prototyping techniques and appropriate vendors
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and a desire to take on new challenges without explicit instruction
  • Travel 10-15%
If you love tearing apart binaries, reversing custom protocols, and developing tools to abuse functionality, then SkySafe would like to hear from you! We are looking for Senior Level REs that are excited about reverse engineering embedded devices and related drone technologies. Come join our small team of San Diego based hackers who enjoy daily free lunch, full health coverage, wellness benefits, snacks, and flexible work hours.
We’re continuing to grow the world’s leading team on drone security. If you would like to learn new skills and poke around interesting systems, while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in an entirely new industry, then SkySafe might be right for you!
 
Responsibilities
  • Stay on the forefront of drone product development, releases, and hobbyist communities.
  • Research capabilities and features of new systems, worldwide.
  • Analyze hardware and software components, protocols, and data formats.
  • Produce and maintain internal documentation of system features and interfaces.
  • Stay current with embedded reverse engineering techniques.
  • Work in a small team environment, leveraging version control systems, issue trackers, and messaging tools.
Requirements
  • Experience reverse-engineering hardware and software systems.
  • Research capabilities and features of new systems, worldwide.
Useful Skills
  • Vulnerability Research, Fuzzing, Exploit Development
  • IDA Pro, JTAG, GDB, and other debuggers
  • ARM, PPC, MIPS and other embedded architectures
  • RTOS implementations
  • Protocol analysis
  • Binary exploitation, cracking, etc.
  • Proficiency with software-defined radio frameworks and instruments.
  • Experience with radio communication systems, modulation techniques, error-correction algorithms, etc.
  • Experience with a range of embedded protocols, including USB, ethernet, I2C, SPI, CAN, etc.
  • Experience in wireless system standards and technologies including OFDM, MIMO, CSMA-CA, WLAN, GSM, and LTE.

Position:

We are looking for an experienced Sales Engineer to join our fast-growing team in San Diego, CA. Sales Engineer will serve as our customer’s first technical touch point to our product and service catalogue. You will collaborate with Account Executives to effectuate technical discussions around our clients’ specific needs and requirements. You will learn and understand how a customer’s stated needs intersect with SkySafe’s products and capabilities to develop intuitive technical presentations highlighting our ability to address them. In addition, Sales Engineer will maintain close relationship with our Account Executives, core engineering group, and participate in bi-directional intelligence sharing about common customer questions/problems as well as SkySafe’s overall technical direction.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain up-to-date technical knowledge of SkySafe’s product library and technical direction
  • Collaborate with sale executives to help qualify new sales leads, educate prospects, and an overall end-to-end understanding of complex customer solutions
  • Collaborate with Account Executives to develop customer engagement strategies
  • Prepare and lead technical presentations on SkySafe products and services
  • Capture customer requirements and accurately translate them into product/service packages
  • Establish customer rapport, track customer progress through the customer success process
  • Identify potential product/service modifications which would serve customer needs
  • Perform product support during initial service establishment and/or product installation
  • Collaborate with Customer Success team to assist in upgrading customers to higher service tiers
  • Utilize CRM and other internal tools to support sales activities

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related Engineering fields
  • 5+ years’ experience in business-to-business (B2B), government sales or similar environment
  • Strong technical trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Executive presence, ability to interact with internal and external clients and comfort with presenting to C-level executives.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical subjects to non-technical users
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Understanding of change management techniques related to impact of deploying new software
  • Expert problem solving backed by innate curiosity
  • Experience with CRM systems (HubSpot, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of Google G Suite and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT)
  • Ability to travel (25%-50% travel is expected - based on geographic location and assigned accounts)

We are looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive, Aviation to join our fast-growing team. The Senior AE will generate leads, making sales calls, continuously update our CRM, and meet sales targets. They will build rapport with customers and close sales. In addition to a close working relationship with prospective and current clients, they will also maintain close ties with SkySafe’s partners in core markets in the U.S., North America, and around the globe.

Responsibilities:                                                                                                  

  • Assist in growing the business in airports across the United States
  • Manage entire sales cycle from prospecting, acquiring new customers, and onboarding them to our platform
  • Develop sale opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts, soliciting new clients, building rapport, and providing virtual and in-person presentations
  • Participate in exhibitions or conferences as a SkySafe representative
  • Manage, track, and report sales activities and results
  • Maintain consistent levels of activity to reach Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) and annual revenue goals.

Requirement:

  • Strong relationships within Airports and Aviation across the United States
  • 5+ years’ experience working as a sales executive in a complex solution selling team
  • Business acumen and work experience within federal, state, and local governments, as that work relates to aviation/airport sales
  • Strong communicator and collaborator; mastery in managing stakeholder community and influencing decision making
  • Ability to assess, adapt, and deliver results in changing environments
  • Ability to learn new tools and develop processes to support business needs
  • Ability to build, grow, validate, and maintain a pipeline of personally identified and qualified opportunities
  • High energy, charismatic, and innovative leader who operates with a daily sense of urgency
  • Startup and/or physical security sales experience a plus!

We are looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive, Correction Facilities to join our fast-growing team. The Senior AE will generate leads, making sales calls, continuously update our CRM, and meet sales targets. They will build rapport with customers and close sales. In addition to a close working relationship with prospective and current clients, they will also maintain close ties with SkySafe’s partners in core markets in the U.S., North America, and around the globe.

Responsibilities:                                                                                                  

  • Assist in growing the business in correctional facilities across the United States.
  • Manage entire sales cycle from prospecting, acquiring new customers, and onboarding them to our platform
  • Develop sale opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts, soliciting new clients, building rapport, and providing virtual and in-person presentations
  • Participate in exhibitions or conferences as a SkySafe representative
  • Manage, track, and report sales activities and results
  • Maintain consistent levels of activity to reach Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) and annual revenue goals.

Requirement:

  • Strong relationships within correctional facilities across the United States
  • 5+ years’ experience working as a sales executive in a complex solution selling team
  • Business acumen and work experience within federal, state, and local governments, as that work relates to correctional facility sales
  • Strong communicator and collaborator; mastery in managing stakeholder community and influencing decision making
  • Ability to assess, adapt, and deliver results in changing environments
  • Ability to learn new tools and develop processes to support business needs
  • Ability to build, grow, validate, and maintain a pipeline of personally identified and qualified opportunities
  • High energy, charismatic, and innovative leader who operates with a daily sense of urgency
  • Startup and/or physical security sales experience a plus!

Position:

We are looking for an experienced Signal Reverse Engineer to join our fast-growing team in San Diego, CA. You will analyze unknown signals, reversing custom protocols, and developing tools to abuse functionality. The ideal candidate will be excited about reverse engineering proprietary wireless protocols and related drone technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze signals from target systems and reverse engineer protocol stack components such as interleavers, scramblers, forward error correction (FEC), and modulation schemes.
  • Collaborate with a team of hardware and software engineers to productize results in a tactical electronic warfare system.
  • Stay on the forefront of modern wireless techniques and standards.

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS with 2+ years of experience or PhD specialized in communication system analysis and security.
  • Experience reverse engineering modulation and coding schemes of proprietary wireless protocols.
  • Deep understanding of a range of FEC schemes including Turbo, LDPC, Polar, and convolutional codes.
  • Experience using algebraic techniques to perform analysis and blind parameter estimation of error correction and modulation schemes.

Preferred:

  • Familiar with software defined radio (SDR) frameworks and instruments.
  • Proficiency with Python.
  • Proficiency with mathematical analysis tools like Numpy, SAGE, MATLAB, Maple, Mathematica, or similar.
  • Comfortable working in collaborative research environments like Jupyter and Git.
  • Familiar with modern wireless system standards and technologies such as OFDM, MIMO, CSMA-CA, WLAN, GSM, and LTE.
  • Basic familiarity with modern cryptographic tools and analysis techniques.
  • Experience in Electronic Warfare (EW) and SIGINT.

 

If you love analyzing unknown signals, reversing custom protocols, and developing tools to abuse functionality, then SkySafe would like to hear from you! We are looking for senior level Signals REs that are excited about reverse engineering proprietary wireless protocols and related drone technologies. Come join our small team of San Diego based hackers who enjoy daily free lunch, full health coverage, wellness benefits, snacks, and flexible work hours.
 
We’re continuing to grow the world’s leading team on drone security. If you would like to learn new skills and poke around interesting systems, while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in an entirely new industry, then SkySafe might be right for you!
 
Responsibilities
  • Analyze signals from target systems and reverse engineer protocol stack components such as interleavers, scramblers, forward error correction (FEC), and modulation schemes.
  • Collaborate with a team of hardware and software engineers to productize results in a tactical electronic warfare system.
  • Stay on the forefront of modern wireless techniques and standards.

Requirements

  • MS with 5+ years of experience or PhD with 2+ years of experience specialized in communication receiver design and analysis.
  • Extensive professional experience reverse-engineering modulation and coding schemes of proprietary wireless protocols.
  • Deep understanding of a range of FEC schemes including Turbo, LDPC, Polar, and convolutional codes.
  • Experience using algebraic techniques to perform analysis and blind parameter estimation of error correction and modulation schemes.

Useful Skills

  • Familiar with software-defined radio (SDR) frameworks and instruments.
  • Proficiency with mathematical analysis tools like SAGE, MATLAB, Maple, Mathematica, or similar.
  • Comfortable working in collaborative research environments like Jupyter and Git.
  • Familiar with modern wireless system standards and technologies such as OFDM, MIMO, CSMA-CA, WLAN, GSM, and LTE.
  • Basic familiarity with modern cryptographic tools and analysis techniques.
  • Experience in Electronic Warfare (EW) and SIGINT.

We are looking for all levels of wireless engineers to design and implement wireless receiver algorithms for drones and related technologies. If you love developing optimized receiver algorithms for a wide variety of wireless protocols, then SkySafe would like to hear from you! 

If you would like to learn new skills and poke around interesting systems while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in an entirely new industry, then SkySafe might be right for you.

About SkySafe:

We’re continuing to grow the world’s leading team on drone security. Drone airspace management is a rapidly growing and vitally important industry and SkySafe is leading the way. Our commitment to protecting against threats while safely integrating commercial drones into the national airspace sets us apart. Having recently closed our Series B round of funding, we can’t wait to expand and continue development of our technology to assist governments, law enforcement, airports, corporations, cities, and more to manage their airspace with real-time drone data and analytics.

Come join our growing team in our San Diego office. Enjoy perks such as daily free lunch, full health and wellness benefits, unlimited PTO, gym membership reimbursement, and flexible work hours.

If you would like to learn new skills and poke around interesting systems while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in an entirely new industry, then SkySafe might be right for you!

Responsibilities

  • Identify system-level optimization opportunities for our wireless receivers
  • Design and implement algorithmic and architectural optimizations in a software defined radio (SDR) platform
  • Literature research, prototyping, and document novel receiver algorithms
  • Work in a team environment, leveraging version control systems, issue trackers, and messaging tools.

Qualifications

  • MS with 5+ years of experience or PhD with 2+ years of experience specialized in communication receiver design and analysis.
  • Good understanding of modern communication systems such as TDMA, OFDM, LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.
  • Experience with Matlab, Python, and/or C/C++ for algorithm development, modeling, and simulation.
  • Proficiency with modern software development practices, using tools such as Git, GitHub, continuous integration servers, etc.
  • Experience with SIMD vectorization, such as SSE, AVX, and NEON is a plus.
  • Familiarity with SDR software such as GNU Radio, RFNoC, liquid-dsp, or libhackrf is a plus.
  • Experience with Ettus Research hardware is a plus.
  • Experience with the design and evaluation of RF systems including electronic warfare, radar, spectrum sensing, and communications is preferred.
  • Self guided, displaying a diversity of skills and strong initiative.

If you love developing optimized receiver algorithms for a wide variety of wireless protocols, then SkySafe would like to hear from you! We are looking for all levels of wireless engineers to design and implement wireless receiver algorithms for drones and related technologies. Come join our small team in San Diego who enjoy daily free lunch, full health coverage, wellness benefits, snacks, and flexible work hours.

We’re continuing to grow the world’s leading team on drone security. If you would like to learn new skills and poke around interesting systems, while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in an entirely new industry, then SkySafe might be right for you!

Responsibilities

  • Design full receiver chains for different protocols including synchronization, channel estimation, demapping, and channel decoding.
  • Design blind parameter estimation strategies for device-specific parameters such as synchronization and descrambling.
  • Implement algorithms on a software defined radio (SDR) platform
  • Troubleshoot and improve algorithms based on real life scenarios.
  • Work in a team environment, leveraging version control systems, issue trackers, and messaging tools.

Qualifications

  • MS with 2+ years of experience or PhD specialized in communication receiver design and analysis.
  • Good understanding of modern communication systems such as TDMA, OFDM, LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.
  • Experience with Matlab, Python, and/or C/C++ for algorithm development, modeling, and simulation.
  • Proficiency with modern software development practices, using tools such as Git, GitHub, continuous integration servers, etc.
  • Experience with SIMD vectorization, such as SSE, AVX, and NEON is a plus.
  • Familiarity with SDR software such as GNU Radio, RFNoC, liquid-dsp, or libhackrf is a plus.
  • Experience with Ettus Research hardware is a plus.
  • Experience with the design and evaluation of RF systems including electronic warfare, radar, spectrum sensing, and communications is preferred.
  • Self guided, displaying a diversity of skills and strong initiative.

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