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Head of Engineering

Bifrost

Bifrost

Software Engineering
Singapore
Posted on Monday, October 16, 2023

tl;dr

  • Build generative AI engines to create & control 3D worlds.

  • Backed by Sequoia Capital

  • The tool is used to autonomously land spacecraft on Mars, detect pirates in the Atlantic Ocean and generate synthetic data to train AI systems 10 times faster.

  • Work with an exceptional team to solve impactful problems.

  • Curious how it works? Watch a short demo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f82gMM0_zqQ

At Bifrost, we are building generative engines that allow users to create and control 3D worlds. Our goal is to empower everyone to create limitless 3D worlds and images. Our tool has enabled users to achieve incredible capabilities such as autonomously landing spacecraft on Mars, detecting pirates in the Atlantic Ocean, mapping the world from space, and generating synthetic data to train AI systems 10 times faster.

Head of Engineering

🌍 Your Main Quest

As the Head of Engineering, you will significantly impact the company's success by overseeing high-level strategic initiatives, managing the engineering team, and actively contributing to the development of our products. Your role will involve operating at different levels, focusing on driving the product roadmap, scaling the engineering team, and maintaining a high level of technical excellence.

30,000ft (High-Level Strategic Initiatives) - 30% of your time

  • Collaborate with the leadership team to define and drive the product roadmap

  • Mentor and foster a collaborative, quality-driven engineering culture

  • Establish and enforce engineering principles to scale the engineering team

10,000ft (Managerial/Team-Level Responsibilities) - 40% of your time

  • Lead and manage an ambitious engineering team, leveraging each individual's strengths and implementing effective processes for a healthy engineering culture

  • Build and grow the engineering team while sharing your extensive knowledge through peer mentorship

  • Actively participate in team development by conducting code reviews, sprint planning, and retrospectives

0ft (Hands-On Technical Contributions) - 30% of your time

  • Make key technology decisions that shape the company's architecture and technical strategy as we scale to serve millions of users worldwide

  • Contribute to code, architecture, and design

  • Utilize code and project management tools such as Notion and Git

📜 Qualifications

  • Proven experience in building or scaling an engineering team while maintaining technical excellence

  • Prior experience with 3D products, such as simulations, gaming, or AR/VR/XR

  • Demonstrated success in building and delivering products

  • Prior experience managing a multidisciplinary engineering team

  • Strong technical skills and ability to make informed decisions

  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills

  • Fluent communication skills, both written and spoken

✨ Bonus

  • Prior experience with AI/ML systems in research or applied settings

  • Prior experience with Computer Vision-based products

Why Bifrost?

  • Inclusive, judgment-free and safe space to be yourself

  • Small team - no red tape and bureaucracy to wade through

  • Project ownership - take charge and unleash your skills!

  • Discover how your skills can be applied to AI - another tool in your toolbelt

  • Flexible working hours

  • Competitive salary

  • Funding secured

🏄‍♀️ What it's like working with us

Enjoy a focused, dedicated working environment where we never forget how to have a bit of fun! Take the opportunity to do projects outside of your comfort zone - that's where the greatest learning happens. We love out-of-the-box thinkers and problem-solvers who relish sharing, collaboration and growth.

We've just moved to a fun shophouse office along the legendary Tras Street, an area steeped in history and home to some of Singapore's best restaurants and bars. Work can be gruelling, but we never forget to have a lil' fun!

Learn more about our culture here: Bifrosty Culture

Hear directly from our founders about what we do: Deep Tech startups in Singapore

Join us for a front-row seat to a fast-growing early-stage startup - it's going to be a wild ride! 🚀