Director of Field Application Engineering

Job Description / Skills Required

About Us:

Swift Navigation, Inc. was founded in 2012 to make GPS positioning technology more accurate and affordable. Our GPS and GNSS positioning products are available at a fraction of the price of the competition and deliver 100 times better accuracy than the GPS in a cell phone. Our technology benefits a multitude of industries and applications—including autonomous vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying and space. With our innovation and technology honored by Inc.’s 2016 and Forbes 2017 30 Under 30 lists, we are enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely and autonomous transportation can take you home.


Join us as the leader of our Field Application team! Our Field Application team is currently 5 members and works closely with our customer base to integrate our technology. In the first months, you will learn our technology, product, and process. You will establish basic parameters for team management, along with the initial process. Within the year, you will lead multiple successful customer evaluation and integration efforts.

Leadership – You have 2+ years of experience leading teams within a larger organization. You understand management process and have good judgment around organizational culture.
System Engineering – You have direct experience implementing relevant applications of GNSS including estimation and control, robotics, or mapping in one or more relevant industries, including aerospace, drone, automotive, agriculture, or robotics.
Analysis – You have the mathematical and scientific skills to understand GNSS and basic statistics for analyzing test data and results. You have a technical engineering education and are able to make sense of linear algebra, statistics, and physics to understand, describe, and apply our technology. You have a bachelors or masters level degree in engineering or applied sciences.
Salesmanship – You have customer-facing experience in applications engineering, customer support, or technical consulting. You are experienced, comfortable, and excited about customer interaction.
We are located in San Francisco, close to public transportation and we are well financed. We offer unlimited vacation days, competitive salary and benefits, a 401(k), a casual office environment, hackathons and tech talks to push the professional growth of all or employees. Come join us!