Director, Software Engineering

| Waltham
We’re Veo Robotics, a venture-backed, early-stage startup that was recently featured in AmericanInno’s “18 Boston Startups to Watch” list. Using advanced computer vision and 3D sensing, we’re transforming manufacturing by giving industrial robots perception and intelligence to allow them to collaborate safely with humans on tasks that need to leverage human flexibility and dexterity as well as robotic strength and precision. Our company is founded by industry veterans and backed by Lux Capital, GV (formerly Google Ventures), and Next47. Sound interesting? You can find out more about what we're working on in this TechCrunch article.
Our talented interdisciplinary team in Waltham, MA is growing! We are looking for the kind of people who are inspired just not by exciting technology, but by the opportunity to help build an engineering culture of rigor and excellence.
The Veo team is developing a new paradigm for human/robot collaboration. Our software ranges from embedded systems, to advanced hardware-accelerated computer vision and dynamic modelling, to intuitive user interfaces for 3d modelling and configuration. Our product is a safety-critical system with correspondingly high requirements for reliability and quality. We are looking for an exceptional engineering leader to guide and grow the software team responsible for this ambitious project.

You will:

  • Manage our software team, including software, DevOps, and SQA engineers; day-to-day, this means developing processes, making plans and tracking progress, managing the software development schedule, contributing to budgeting efforts, and regularly engaging one-on-one with your direct reports.
  • Work with our software and system architects to define technical direction, review code, implement small features to gain understanding of code base, development environment, and tools.
  • Define hiring needs for the software team, help define our software hiring process, help recruit new team members, and coach existing team members in their career development.
  • Identify and evaluate vendors, and work with Veo management to negotiate pricing for external services and products.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the management team to help set company direction and address key challenges.


You are:

  • A software engineering leader who has built and led high-quality teams developing complex systems in a field involving electromechanical systems, high-performance computing, large data flows, robotics, or similar technologies
  • Experienced in early stage product development, preferably in a startup environment
  • A team-focused leader with excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills who cares deeply about building teams that are creative, rigorous, and supportive
  • An advocate for good software development practices including automated testing, code reviews, and continuous integration
  • Comfortable representing your company or your team with customers and partners


Bonus points:

  • You have experience with regulated environments such as functional safety or medical devices
  • You have experience with robotics or industrial automation


Our toolbox includes:

  • C++, Python, JavaScript
  • GPU acceleration, CUDA
  • Linux, OpenEmbedded, Git, AWS, Jenkins, Google Test


About Veo: We are committed to:- Excellence in our work- Respect for each other- Integrity, honesty, and transparency We believe that great work gets done in a positive, supportive environment with teams made up of all kinds of people, including but not limited to those of all races, colors, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, sexual orientations, national origins, disabilities, veteran status, and ages; or as the Vulcans say, IDIC. Veo Robotics is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state disability laws. We offer:- Competitive pay- Equity participation- Excellent health, vision, and dental coverage- 401(k) plan- Generous vacation policy- Fully paid parental leave Candidates must be willing to submit to a background check. To all recruitment agencies: Veo Robotics does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Veo Robotics employees or any other company location. Veo Robotics is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.


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We're in a refurbished industrial building by Waverley commuter rail station. Around us are restaurants, an athletic club, & a rock climbing gym.

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How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Everyone here is passionate about their work but also leads an active non-work life with family commitments, hobbies, etc. Veo offers us the time and flexibility we need to be our best in and out of work.


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Generous Parental Leave
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Generous PTO
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