Jobs – Director of Software and Systems

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to our email: careers@groguru.com or you can send it via regular mail to: “Attn: GroGuru Careers, 4250 Executive Square #200, La Jolla, CA 92037.” Thank you!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary

We are looking for an exceptional leader to work on the game changing products and solutions targeted for the agriculture market.  This person is expected to provide hands on leadership in the areas of system design and firmware development.  In addition, this person is expected to work with the existing team of software and firmware developers and testers (both employees and contractors) and provide supervision to ensure that milestones decided by the organization are achieved.  This person should also be able to help with business development and work with the product, business development and sales teams on developing the product.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • System design with experience working on long range low power wireless technologies such as Lora, Sigfox, RPMA, NB-IOT etc
  • Hands on system testing and supporting teams in the field.
  • Manage existing employees in the team in the areas of software development and testing
  • Hands on embedded software development especially on the FreeScale platform.
  • A good understanding of AWS components.
  • Work with other teams inside the company such as the sales team.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Results Driven.
  • Leadership.
  • Customer Focus.
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Communication Proficiency.

Supervisory Responsibility

This is a contractor position.

Required Education and Experience

  • MS/Ph.D in Engineering, or related field with more than 15 years of experience.
  • Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
  • Function effectively in a multi-cultural, multi-geographic environment:

Work Environment

This job operates in an office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position.

Travel

This position requires no travel. 

AAP/EEO Statement

GroGuru, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to our email: careers@groguru.com or you can send it via regular mail to: “Attn: GroGuru Careers, 4250 Executive Square #200, La Jolla, CA 92037.” Thank you!