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Software Engineer Co Founder



Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Software Engineer | Co-Founder of a Deep-Tech Startup

We are looking for an Software Engineer to join the founding team of one of TandemLaunch's deep tech portfolio companies.

About TandemLaunch

TandemLaunch is a unique Canadian start-up foundry. We create cutting-edge technology companies based on research taken straight from major university labs. We focus on commercializing innovations in consumer electronics, hardware-enabled technologies, and artificial intelligence. As a Co-Founder, you will be the heart of our start-up foundry and the innovative drive behind our success.

What you’ll get to do

  • Develop a profitable start-up by leveraging your research skills and technical expertise
  • Work with cutting-edge technologies from world class laboratories in the deep-tech sector
  • Identify patentable intellectual property and execute technical due diligence to create your startup’s patent portfolio
  • Design and implement a technological roadmap to develop a minimum viable product in 18-24 months
  • Provide scientific leadership and guidance to your team to validate your product’s core functions

What we offer

  • $600-800K in pre-seed funding
  • A founding equity stake in your start-up
  • All-you-can-imagine support, i.e., financial advising, business mentorship, industry connections, and academic advising
  • Group health insurance and a modest stipend
  • Access to our investor networks

What we’re looking for

  • PhD in computer science, computer graphics, software engineering, or a related technical discipline
  • Applied research experience in NLP classification algorithms, natural language generation, or automated content creation.
  • Strong proficiency in Python or C++
  • Knowledge of machine learning frameworks and libraries
  • Proactive team player with leadership aspirations and hustle
  • Strong communication skills to translate key features into salient benefits for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Self-motivated and proactive personality with an entrepreneurial spirit

How it works

  1. Submit your application and get contacted by our team
  2. Create a company idea with the support of our team
  3. Develop the idea into a viable investment
  4. Unlock the $600-$800k early-stage funding

TandemLaunch is committed to building a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. We welcome applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the enrichment of ideas and perspectives.