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Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack at Skydio
Redwood City, CA, US

Skydio is the leading US drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, the key technology for the future of drones and aerial transportation. The Skydio team combines deep expertise in artificial intelligence, best-in-class hardware and software product development, and operational excellence to empower a broader, more diverse audience of drone users - from action sports enthusiasts to first responders.

About the role:

By combining best-in-class autonomy and cloud connected real-time visibility, drones will become critical and ubiquitous infrastructure that can be deployed and monitored in real time to solve a variety of problems faster, cheaper, and safer than ever before.  As a full stack engineer, you will be responsible for building out critical cloud features and infrastructure to make this vision a reality. You will be working across multiple parts of the Skydio stack and delivering new capabilities continuously to our growing consumer and commercial customer base.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Collaborate across functions (product managers, designers, engineers) to design and deliver customer-facing product features that enable enterprise use cases on the Skydio Platform
  • Design and implement web front-ends, APIs, and drone and server-side applications for fleet management, photo and video asset management, 3D reconstruction, and more
  • Design secure, efficient, observable, scalable, and robust software for dealing with real-time data and video from fleets of Skydio drones
  • Leverage your experience and best practices to not only uphold but improve Skydio’s engineering standards

What would make you a good fit:

  • You love having fun building great product and enjoy working on systems that involve hardware and software (4+ years of experience preferred)
  • You are customer focused and love shipping products quickly that solve customer problems.
  • You have demonstrated ability to take a concept and systematically drive it through the software lifecycle: architecture, development, testing, and deployment, and monitoring
  • You have experience building and delivering scalable and secure cloud based systems with a high proficiency in modern cloud technologies.  Direct experience with our stack (Typescript, React, Python, Terraform, AWS) not required.
  • You are comfortable navigating and delivering within a complex codebase
  • Background in networking, video, and real-time communication is a plus



At Skydio we believe that diversity drives innovation. We have created a multi-disciplinary environment that embraces the power of diverse perspectives to create elegant solutions for complex problems. We are committed to growing our network of people, programs, and resources to nurture an inclusive culture.  

As such, we do not make hiring or other employment-related decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, generic information or characteristics, veteran, military or family status, or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.