Tech Ops

Saronic Technologies

Saronic Technologies

Galveston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023
Saronic Technologies is a leader in revolutionizing defense autonomy at sea, dedicated to developing state-of-the-art solutions that enhance maritime operations for the Department of Defense (DoD) through autonomous and intelligent platforms.
Job Overview
We are seeking a Tech Ops Specialist to support the hands-on deployment of our autonomous service vessels. This role will require frequent testing on the water, troubleshooting, and optimizing our autonomous systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong software engineering background with exposure to testing in maritime environments.


  • Develop, test, and maintain software for autonomous surface vessels using C++ and Rust in a Linux environment
  • Deploy and monitor ASV systems in real-world scenarios on water, ensuring optimal performance and reliability
  • Diagnose and resolve software and hardware issues in the field, implementing solutions to enhance system robustness
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including hardware engineers, data scientists, and maritime experts, to integrate and refine ASV capabilities
  • Conduct rigorous testing and validation of software updates and new features in both simulated and real-world conditions
  • Document technical processes, findings, and best practices to contribute to the knowledge base of the team
  • Remain current with advancements in autonomous systems, software development, and maritime technologies to continuously improve solutions


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Experience in software development, with a focus on C++ and Rust in a Linux environment
  • Experience working with embedded systems and real-time computing
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively in challenging field conditions
  • Familiarity with maritime operations and autonomous systems is a plus
  • Willingness to travel and work on-site at various testing locations, including extended periods on water
  • Experience with robotics, AI, or machine learning applications is a plus
  • Knowledge of networking protocols and communication systems used in autonomous vessels
  • Understanding of DoD requirements and standards for autonomous systems
  • Experience with sensor integration and data processing in maritime environments is a plus
Saronic does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.