Business Development Engineer – UAV Solutions


Location: Pune, India

We’re seeking an experienced engineering leader to join our award-winning, talented team, building the next generation automated drone applications for our global customers. This is a technical hands-on management position. Primarily you will be responsible for application development and project delivery for a portfolio of applications within the Enterprise Contact Center. This is a playing coach role, which encompasses people management, technical/ functional expertise, and relationship/stakeholder management.

About FlytBase

FlytBase is a 4-year old, venture-funded, high growth startup –  a global pioneer in software-led automation of commercial drone applications. The team has a cumulative professional experience of several decades, with engineering graduates from IIT-B, IIT-KGP, University of Texas & Georgia Tech.

FlytBase develops intelligent software that leverages reliable, off-the-shelf drone hardware to automate and scale drone deployments for commercial use-cases. FlytBase platform is hardware-agnostic, has intelligent plugins for autonomy, manages drone fleets via 4G/5G, and uses APIs to integrate into enterprise workflows. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, USA and has R&D offices in Pune, India. Widely recognized as a pioneer in the commercial drone ecosystem, FlytBase continues to win awards globally, the most recent one being the ‘NTT Data Open Innovation Global Champion 2019’.


  • Responsible for the overall development life cycle of the solution and manage multi-complexity projects.
  • Accountable for the overall delivery of the product/application – ensuring the quality of code and committing to the timelines.
  • Lead a software engineering team, provide technical coaching, mentor teammates and manage project timelines.
  • Build an elegant and maintainable Web Application using Node, JavaScript (Typescript), Angular2+, Redux, ngrx and related technologies.
  • Advocate of strong Agile development methodologies (SCRUM), automated testing, and continuous integration.
  • Work with product owners and development teams to gather and refine requirements, and see development through to QA, deployment and ongoing maintenance.
  • Collaborate with Product and UX teams to design and build responsive, data rich tools for our customers.
  • Collaborate across multiple teams to architect new solutions.
  • Drive efforts to reduce inefficiencies in development, QA and deployment processes.
  • Mentor and guide the team to make sound engineering decisions, improve code quality and encourage the team to get out of their comfort zone, whilst working with team members to grow.
  • Manage work flows and ensure productivity of team.
  • Recruit and hire team members.


  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in designing, developing web applications.
  • Must have a minimum of 2+ years of experience in managing development projects and leading a team of successful software engineers.
  • Must be able to discuss technical aspects of architecture/design/code issues directly with technical teams.
  • Very strong Full stack development and Architecture experience using Microservices Architecture, UI/UX, CI/CD, Design Patterns & Cloud Platform enablement.
  • Experience designing, developing and supporting REST services.
  • Practitioner of unit testing, data structuring, profiling, performance tuning and debugging.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguities effectively (Technology, People, Process, or Partner).
  • Must be able to mentor team members and partners to accomplish project and departmental goals and objectives.

What Will I Earn?

This role comes with an annual CTC that is market competitive and depends on the quality of your work experience, degree of professionalism, culture fitness and alignment with FlytBase’s long-term business strategy.


  • Fast-paced startup culture
  • Hacker mode environment
  • Enthusiastic and approachable team
  • Professional autonomy
  • Strong meritocracy
  • Zero bureaucracy
  • Company-wide sense of purpose
  • Flexible work hours
  • Informal dress code

Become a Flyter!

Join us on our ambitious journey to help businesses scale commercial drone operations through automation and connectivity.

You may apply by submitting the form below.