Technology Lead

Type: Full Time
Location: Remote / VR Office
Compensation: Equity + Salary

Axon Park was founded under the belief that new technologies like virtual reality and artificial intelligence are fundamentally transforming the way humans learn, communicate and interact. Axon Park is working to build a future in which people from anywhere in the world have access to the resources they need to achieve their career and life goals.

OVERVIEW:

In this role, you will lead the design, development, testing and maintenance of Axon Park’s core technologies. This is a high impact role where you will work across departments and lead teams to drive the development of industry leading products. Axon Park is looking for smart, motivated, hard-working team members who enjoy taking on complex challenges, work well in dynamic environments and care about improving the lives of others through new technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead all aspects of engineering and development to produce highly reliable, scalable and effective products
  • Lead and manage development of Axon Park virtual campus applications (Unreal, Unity, WebXR), APIs for virtual campus and web platforms, “Axon” AI Tutor system, “Intuition” predictive analytics system, and Web-based admin platform and other projects as required
  • Design and oversee project management systems
  • Oversee technical support team
  • Work with marketing to support updates to website and apps as needed
  • Support legal and research teams in writing patents based on new inventions
  • Build automated tests to ensure stability of software throughout development
  • Write beautiful, clean code
  • Create and manage professional technical documentation
  • Work with sales to support estimates for content development projects
  • Identify ways to create efficiencies and reduce cost, while improving product quality
  • Create and manage technology specific budgets
  • Provide “weekly pulse” metrics every week

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s or higher degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, math, or similar technical discipline and 4+ years working in software engineering; OR 8+ years in software engineering without a degree
  • Proven track record building and leading teams of engineers in a formal, technical, or project management capacity
  • Professional experience programming in modern C++

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong experience with 3D and game engine software development, mainly Unreal Engine
  • Familiarity with 3D content creation (animation, rigging, modeling, optimization)
  • Experience with ML, such as voice recognition, text-to-speech and speech-to-text
  • Experience building social multiplayer experiences, ideally in XR
  • Knowledge of physics and math
  • Experience in software development delivering robust and scalable software applications
  • Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization and unit testing
  • Comfortable using and contributing to open source projects
  • Strong creative and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment by quickly adapting to changing needs and requirements
  • Excited by the tumultuous and difficult nature of building a startup

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willing to work extended hours and weekends when needed

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