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Head of Engineering, Intelligent Vegetation Management System (IVMS)



San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024
Who isAiDash?
AiDash is making critical infrastructure industries climate-resilient and sustainable with satellites and AI. Using our full-stack SaaS solutions, customers in electric, gas, water utilities, transportation, and construction are transforming asset inspection and maintenance - and complying with biodiversity net gain mandates and carbon capture goals. Our customers deliver ROI in their first year of deployment with reduced costs, improved reliability, and achieved sustainability goals.
AiDash is backed by top-tier investors, including G2 Venture Partners, Benhamou Global Ventures, National Grid Partners, Edison International, and Shell Ventures. To learn more about how AiDash is helping core industries become more resilient, efficient, and sustainable, visit: www.aidash.com.
What is the Role?
The Engineering team at AiDash is dedicated to developing world-class, end-to-end products that contribute to a cleaner, greener, and safer world.
As the Head of Engineering (IVMS) at AiDash, you will oversee our key revenue-generating, flagship product: Intelligent Vegetation Management System (IVMS). In this role, you will lead our highly talented and motivated engineering team through our next phase of growth. Reporting directly to the VP of Engineering, you will be responsible for driving the engineering vision, architecture, and execution that supports our long-term product roadmap. This role requires a blend of deep technical expertise, hands-on leadership skills, and a deep understanding of scalable software architectures in high-growth, agile environments.

What will you do?

  • Build, lead, and developa high-performing team of software engineersresponsible for product development ofour flagship Intelligent Vegetation Management System (IVMS) product
  • Drive the development and maintenance of the system’s long-term architecture in alignment with business objectives and industry best practices
  • Build the long-term technical roadmap, oversee design reviews, and champion continuous improvement initiatives, fostering a culture of innovation and process optimization
  • Design and implement processes to achieve engineering and operational excellence, including production monitoring, incident management, and root cause analysis (RCA)
  • Establish and enforce SLAs for incident resolution, ensuring timely closure and the prevention of future incidents

What are we looking for?

  • 13-15+ years of experience in B2B SaaS organizations, leading full-stack or backend teams in high-growth, fast-paced environments, with 2+ years managing managers
  • Experience in building, coaching, and developing high-performing teams; setting clear, measurable goals aligned with company objectives; and implementing robust performance management practices
  • Proven track record of building scalable system architectures, conducting design reviews, and hands-on experience with modern development frameworks and tools in scalable setups
  • Hands-on experience with Java backend stack
  • Experience in leading teams in React, iOS, and Android frontend stacks
  • Deep knowledge of cloud infrastructure, microservices, and DevOps practices
  • First principles thinker with high ownership, humility, and strong ability to influence decisions through data-driven insights
  • Position Location: This position is available in San Jose, CA. We operate as a hybrid company, with twice a week in-office days in our San Jose, CA office location.

What other experience will make you a great candidate?

  • Experience in building geospatial applications