We are looking for a

Head of Software Development | Austria

Head of Software Development | Full time | Linz, Austria

For our growing software team, we are looking for an experienced Software Manager. 

About SEA.AI

At SEA.AI, we strive to establish machine vision as the new industry standard for safety and security in the maritime world. Our mission is to leverage artificial intelligence to detect floating objects and provide unparalleled situational awareness at sea, ultimately prioritizing safety, security, and comfort while saving lives. 
Based in Austria, France, Portugal, and the US, SEA.AI is comprised of a dynamic, multi-national team of over 60 dedicated crew members. We foster a culture rooted in ambition, autonomy, openness, honesty, and respect. Our fast-paced and agile work environment provides opportunities for personal and professional growth, emphasizing collaboration and transparency.


Your role will include: 

  • Leading our software development team.
  • Responsible for the strategic direction of software development in coordination with the management.
  • Defining the software roadmap, software architecture, tech stack and design to ensure optimal performance and efficiency, to create stability and robustness.
  • Promotion and further development of existing team members, as well as define future expansion of the team.
  • Improve our existing software development processes in collaboration with R&D management
  • Ensure the implementation of software projects in accordance with product development process
  • Collaborate closely with other engineering disciplines, including electrical, mechanical, systems engineering, and AI research teams, to ensure seamless integration of software, algorithms and hardware components.

Your Profile and Qualifications

To excel in this role, we are looking for someone with the following profile and qualifications: 
  • Background in computer science or related field (master or equivalent/higher level preferred).
  • 7+ years of professional experience in software development and at least 3 years of experience as team leader.
  • Deep knowledge of embedded and or IoT software development.
  • Independent way of working with a strategic mindset.
  • Communicative and confident personality with a hands-on mentality.
  • Experience with development of consumer software, CI/CD workflows and agile development processes.
  • Bonus: Experience in developing AI based computer vision systems using the NVIDIA ecosystem.

What we offer?

When you join our team, you can expect: 

  • A collaborative and results-oriented international culture.
  • Flexible working hours and locations, including remote working options. 
  • Company organized team building events including workshops, remote working in Europe, sailing trips and more. 
  • Subsidies for motorboat/sailing license & Klimaticket. 
  • Minimum salary for this job is EUR 85.000,00 gross per year. According to your experience and education we are willing to pay more.

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