To make food a renewable resource, for everyone
Iron Ox is reimagining the modern farm, utilizing robotics and AI to grow fresh, consistent, and responsibly farmed produce for everyone. Our experienced team of growers, plant scientists, engineers, and innovators are passionate about deeply understanding and developing this new wave of technology to feed an ever-growing population.
Our mission at Iron Ox is dedicated to addressing some of the most significant issues in food security, now and in the future. We’re focused on sustainable, scalable food production for a changing climate and an ever-growing population.
From the development of multiple robot platforms, to our own custom hydroponic, seeding, and harvesting systems, to our data-based farm feedback loop, we are taking a system-level approach to creating the ideal farm. As we continue to develop and scale our robotic greenhouse operations, we want to make sure that the code that operates our systems is user-friendly, structured, well ordered, maintainable, and meets the needs of all of those who depend on it.
We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager to grow (HA! a food pun!) and lead our team of backend and frontend engineers, as well as drive the diverse software projects needed to realize our vision for an optimized and intelligent farm.
You will own our efforts to develop, deploy, and maintain production-quality code that runs on the robots and in the cloud, as well as our three-tier web applications used both inside and outside our farms. Generalists will thrive in this role; we are looking for a leader who is able to support engineers working on cross-functional projects that integrate firmware, high-level algorithms, and web infrastructure, all coming together to create a complete product. (It’s not required that you have experience in all of these areas; just that you feel comfortable supporting engineers working in this environment.)
This is a dynamic environment and requires managing a team with diverse skill sets as well as closely collaborating with hardware, growing, and operations teams. You will need to not only roll up your sleeves and solve the day-to-day problems that never stop sprouting up, but also make time to plant the seeds that will bear longer, more strategic fruit in future seasons. (And you'll need to help us find more farmy puns for job descriptions, of course.) Most of all, as a leader, you’re passionate about creating a productive and collaborative work environment for your team.
Iron Ox is building robotic greenhouses to make fresh produce accessible to everyone!
Interested in helping feed people using advanced robotics and machine learning? Come join us. We're a team of ex-Google[x] and Willow Garage engineers developing a fully automated robotic farm to make the highest quality produce accessible to everyone.