VP of Engineering

Who We Are
 
Dusty Robotics is an early-stage venture-backed startup developing robot-powered tools for the modern construction site. The trend in construction is towards increasing digitization. Yet while 3 in 4 construction firms have adopted digital BIM modeling to design buildings, most of the building work is still performed by skilled labor in the field.
 
Dusty is developing robotic automation tools that bridge this gap between BIM and the field. Our first product, the Dusty FieldPrinter, is essentially a “printer on wheels” that can take BIM/CAD models and print them full size on the deck of a construction site. Instead of pulling measuring tape to mark points and snapping chalk lines, layout crews using our robotic solution produce high-quality, accurate layout in record time.

In choosing Dusty, you will be leading a small team of world-class engineers to bring the FieldPrinter to life. We have strong customer pull and a full pipeline just waiting for us to finish building this product.

What You’ll Do

Are you an engineering leader looking to lead great teams to accomplish a world-changing mission? Are you excited by the prospect of creating a wildly successful product for the construction industry?

As Dusty Robotics’ VP of Engineering, you will be leading our engineering team to create a first-of-its-kind robotic layout solution for the commercial construction industry. You will be managing a diverse team of software, robotics, mechanical, and electrical engineers and contractors. You will own the engineering roadmap and work closely with our CEO, CTO, and executive leadership team to execute on a product strategy that will make or break our business.
  
Specifically, in this role you will get to:
  • Own the engineering plan and schedule; keep the team on track to meet product milestones
  • Mentor and lead a strong group of extremely talented engineers
  • Leverage your network of world-class engineers to grow our engineering team
  • Manage relationships with outside contractors to complete mission-critical projects

Requirements:
  • Prior experience bringing a hardware product to market (robotics experience preferred)
  • High level of technical credibility with prior engineering teams
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • High EQ and self-awareness

Our Code of Conduct
 
Dusty Robotics exists to serve a wide variety of customers from all walks of life. We believe that our mission is best served in an environment that is friendly, safe, accepting, and free of intimidation or harassment. We do not tolerate abusive behavior.
 
Our team values empathy for each other and for our customers. We collaborate to solve problems and encourage every team member to contribute. We trust each other. We laugh together. We are energized by bringing something new into the world together.
 
Why You Should Join
 
In joining our team, you will become an important part of a small and fast-growing company. We are daring to accomplish something big, and you will become a critical part of our success. We are deeply committed to our mission, and we believe in removing roadblocks that distract us from reaching our goals.
 
To that end, we offer salaried employees an unlimited vacation policy, reasonable work hours, and flexible schedules. We know that our best work happens when we feel well-rested and capable of focusing all our energy on making Dusty successful.
 
Strong, effective teams are composed of people with diverse backgrounds and experiences who can bring a variety of perspectives to their work. We actively encourage applications from a diverse pool, including those from historically under-represented groups such as women, people of color, people who identify LGBTQ, veterans, people with disabilities, and immigrants.
 
Where You’ll Work
 
Our office is located in an industrial warehouse in Mountain View, CA. We’re about a mile from the Caltrain station and a variety of restaurants and coffee shops in Mountain View’s downtown area.
 
This position will be full-time in our Mountain View location. Unfortunately we cannot sponsor work visas at this time; you must have authorization to work in the US.


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