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2024 Software Lead (Startup Co-Founder)



Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

TandemLaunch is looking to hire an experienced Software Technical Lead to join the founding leadership team at a deep-tech startup in the space of computer memory management. Specifically, our team is advancing the implementation of neural storage – a mechanism inspired by human memory – to drastically improve memory-access performance over traditional static approaches.

About TandemLaunch

TandemLaunch is a unique Canadian startup foundry and venture capital fund. 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, machine learning, and embedded systems.

What you’ll get to do

  • Build a profitable startup from the ground 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 within 18-24 months.
  • Provide scientific leadership and guidance to your team to validate your product’s core functions.

What we offer

  • $600k-800k in seed funding.
  • A competitive compensation package: a fixed salary, a significant equity stake in your startup, group health insurance, and generous vacations.
  • Access to investor networks.
  • All-you-can-imagine support: financial advising, work visa sponsorship, business mentorship, industry connections, and academic advising.

What we’re looking for

  • D. in Computer/Software Engineering or a related field.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with embedded systems.
  • Proven track record of research and development, with a focus on applications involving memory allocation and resource management.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C or C++, with a demonstrated ability to build end-to-end projects from concept to deployment.
  • Relevant industry experience in startup ecosystems.
  • Leadership skills to build and lead a team of scientists and engineers.
  • Ability to foster a collaborative and innovative environment, driving the development of cutting-edge solutions.
  • Willingness to stay updated on the latest advancements in computer science and related fields.
  • Openness to continuous learning and adaptation to emerging technologies and methodologies.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a strong willingness to co-found and contribute to the growth of a deep-tech startup.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and contribute to strategic decision-making.

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.