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We built Freefly from the ground up in just over 5 years without a dime of outside investment. We’ve learned to do more than people think is possible, quicker, and cheaper.

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We are building Freefly to be an Evergreen company, a long term hub of innovation. Transparency and building from first principles are key. Good ideas win here.

Innovative

We see the world differently. We combine technologies in novel ways to drive incredible user value (and smiles!)

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Freefly is organized into the following teams

Engineering

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Customer Support

Humans Talking to Other Humans

Operations

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Marketing

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Aligning Freefly and Employees

The goals of this program:

  • Encourage the efficient use of capital by rewarding team for delivering profits
  • Focus team on long term performance
  • Encourages Freefly to distribute excess (unproductive) cash
  • Provides uncapped cash compensation for employees
  • Gives employees the ability to directly control their earnings
  • Establish a culture of financial transparency

Why Freefly?

The atmosphere and working enviroment at Freefly is what makes me excited to come to work every day. Our team has tons of creative energy, talent, and drive to develop the best products possible.

David Thomas, ALTA Group Lead

There is a deep-seated passion that drives everyone here. It doesn’t matter what your background is; Engineering, Design, Accounting, Customer Service, etc…We are united by a passion to bring the coolest products ever to market and have a lot of fun along the way.

Denise Fitzgerald, Director of Customer Service
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Head of Software Systems

Freefly Systems, located in Woodinville, WA, seeks head of software systems. Freefly produces state of the art remote-controlled robotic movement systems and their system software used for film and television productions.

Candidate will oversee all development of software tools designed by product teams to advance the use of remote-controlled robotic camera platforms for the company’s entire product line (software and hardware).

Duties

  • ownership of the software development process, release scope and management for all freefly products, including roadmap – spanning robotic systems and user applications;
  • ownership of software development environment, including tool selection, and new products; determine/implement development pipeline including updates and upgrades; manage multiple cross-disciplinary teams, allocating human and budgetary resources for best-in-class robotics platforms and the software to control them; identify opportunities to innovate and increase the utility of our products through technology and design advances, creating roadmap to achieve those capabilities
  • manage relationships with product management and marketing regarding the scope and ui/ux
  • provide leadership feedback on software development team performance
  • mentor software project managers, individual developers, and designers
  • recruit, evaluate, and recommend for hire, robot and software engineers to build teams to develop complex software solutions for robotic controls, firmware, robotic operations software, and new software tools in the robotic cinematography space.

Requirements

  • bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering from accredited university in the United States
  • at least 2 years of experience with the following:
    • developing software solutions for camera systems;
    • working on control software for robotics development pipeline;
    • developing user interfaces and a strong understanding of mobile frameworks;
    • defining software design requirements based on user needs;
    • designing user interfaces for consumer products or robotic applications; and experience working in an agile software team and proficient with software development tools and processes (ex: git, code reviews, sprint planning, branch and release management, automated testing)
  • applicants must submit a portfolio demonstrating ability to combine art and technology, (robotics and cinematography). also required, on-set film experience working with drones and cinematography to understand needs of end-users. proven track record of successful product launches, including examples in software systems/applications or electro-mechanical systems. 20% of domestic travel in the u.s. to film and tv production sites. multiple positions open.

Contact careers@freeflysystems.com to apply.