Website kodamasystems Kodama Systems, Inc.

Forestry for the Next Generation

Kodama is developing technology to improve climate resilience and carbon storage in forests across the western U.S. We’re tackling this problem end-to-end by automating machinery, optimizing on-the-ground operations, and developing new methods of carbon storage. As a member of Kodama’s early team, you will have ownership over your domain and define the trajectory of our company. And did we mention you get to spend time in national forests? It’s pretty fun.

As Kodama’s autonomy systems engineer, you will manage the system architecture of our forest restoration solution. This includes optimizing site connectivity and communication, selecting sensors, and defining semi-autonomous operations. You will influence every aspect of Kodama’s in-forest autonomy stack and serve as a mentor for the rest of the engineering team.

– Developing forest autonomy systems serving as “chief engineer”
– Delivering usable and/or demo-able products on a weekly basis
– Establishing feedback and insights from simulation, on-equipment, tele-operation, and integration testing
– Performing physics, dynamics, and data/statistical analysis
– Analyzing system architecture for tradeoffs
– Creating an agile development environment
– Leading FMEA and design reviews
– Leading and mentoring

Basic Qualifications
– End-to-end systems engineering experience and capability in analysis, requirements development and V&V
– Effective in communicating complex concepts and driving resolutions
– Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways
– Extensive results and data analysis
– Experience with creating software, scripts and queries with multiple languages (SQL, Python, Matlab, C++, etc.)
– BS in Robotics, Systems, Computer Science, Electrical, Software, or equivalent

Bonus Point Qualifications
– Software and hardware test development
– Creating software integration and/or unit tests
– Automated dashboards fusing test results and data from simulation and on-equipment sensing
– Development and production version control (git or equivalent)
– Safety Analysis experience on complex safety critical systems
– MS/PhD in Robotics, Systems, Computer Science, Electrical, Software, or equivalent

Perks and Benefits
– Generous stock options. We’re an early-stage company and we want you to benefit from the financial upside.
– Flexible time off. We’re a small, flexible team. Work hard and take time off when you need it.
– Stay healthy. Health insurance reimbursement for you and your family.
– Learn on the job. Annual conference budget, including airfare and hotel costs.
– Spend time in nature. This role enables you to spend time in national forests!

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