Principal Engineer

Raniot Technologies Oy / Skylo Technologies

Skylo technologies, located in Silicon Valley in the United States, is deploying the world’s most affordable and ubiquitous satellite-based network that can connect any machine or sensor. Skylo provides connectivity to machines at work in the world’s unconnected geographies, and our end-to-end solution is transformative for entire industries; from digitizing farmland and remote infrastructure with sensor data to saving lives at sea and on land with connected vessels and vehicles. Skylo has offices in Palo Alto, Bangalore, Helsinki area (Espoo), and Tel Aviv. Skylo is rapidly scaling its team globally to support its growing base of customers and partners.
In 2020, Skylo Technologies has acquired a Finnish company RANIOT Technologies Oy. Originating from Aalto University’s Aalto Startup Center in 2018, RANIOT took just two years to develop a software-based industrial base station for wireless and scalable communication between the industrial IoT and sensors.

We offer an opportunity to join Skylo’s RANIOT team in Finland (Espoo) as the

Principal Engineer

to be part of bringing wireless connectivity to millions of machines and sensors across the globe.

Our technology is unique, so the required skills & experience list below is a wish list that does not need to be perfectly fulfilled but it gives an idea. What we need is a solid software engineering background and a strong interest in learning new technologies and development methods. You are experienced, proactive, and have a hands-on approach to work assignments. You should be interested in stretching yourself into new territories to see your work have an impact globally across various industries. Note: no Finnish required, three different nationalities in the team, and more welcomed.

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for driving the development of reliable and scalable commercial grade system comprising base station software, core network software, and related hardware.

You conceptualize, plan, document, and oversee implementation of the unit system architecture and roadmap, and you will proactively represent Skylo’s interest in 3GPP design and standardization forums, both independently and with consortium partners.

You will also be managing the development environment, including the test lab, and you will work across diverse technical teams such as software, hardware, RF, satellite, and network virtualization. You are a self-motivated multi-tasker and a team-player. Together with the team, you establish a disciplined development and deployment process so that software ships on time and at a very high level of quality.

You will be the person driving the architecture, design, and code reviews, and provide peer feedback continuously. This is a key role in our future growth and success, and this responsibility allows you to succeed in many ways. You will work in a global team of leading minds of their field with colleagues from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv and Bangalore. This is an opportunity for you to start a journey that brings new kind of connectivity to millions of machines, sensors, and devices globally – shaping a better world.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3GPP Rel-13+ knowledge and experience, including NB-IoT
  • 10+ years of professional work experience – five of which in technology management
  • Ability to run a technical team for feature development as a technical lead
  • Solid understanding of C++ and GNU/Linux operating system environments
  • Prior experience working with 4G/LTE/5G sub-systems such as eNB, EPC, and related EMS/NMS in mobile equipment supplier and/or operator environment
  • Experience with C-RAN/V-RAN implementation
  • Knowledge of satellite radio access networks and other advanced technologies
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science/Telecommunications (or equivalent) required, or Bachelor’s degree with considerable industrial experience
  • Highly collaborative, with excellent communication skills, and able to work independently across multi-site development teams

Do you want to shape the world’s future of connectivity for the Internet of Things? Then this is a great opportunity to have an impact and take the next step in your career. Please send your CV and application with your salary request by clicking the link below before 23.8.

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with Compass Human Resources Group Finland. If you need further information about the position, please contact our consultant Ville Lappi +358 10 320 2428, or by email ville.lappi@compasshrg.fi.