Solutions Engineer – Mining & Blasting Applications

  • Company: Strayos
  • Posted: 06/08/2022
  • Location: Remote
  • Category: Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Experience Level:


About Strayos:

We’re a software company harnessing the power of AI to solve some of the biggest real world challenges in mining. We help mines and quarries to optimize their operations, increase safety and reduce environmental impact by using data gathered by drones, satellites, and equipment sensors to create digital site models with powerful data analytics and AI.

What do we do?

We have products in market transforming each step of mining operations. Examples include:

  • 3D photogrammetric surveying from drone images
  • Full suite of drilling and blasting design tools
  • AI-automated rock fragmentation measurement and prediction
  • AI-automated haul road analytics
  • AI-automated slope stability analysis
  • AI-automated geological feature detection
  • Site stockpile measurement and reporting
  • And more…

About the Role:

We are looking for a Solutions Engineer to help us support our Mining/Quarrying and Drilling/Blasting customers. You will act as a technical partner for our users, learning about their challenges and helping co-design solutions with the full support of the Strayos team. As the bridge between mining engineering and software engineering, you will help shape the future direction of our product development. You will gain experience on site, partnering with customers to run projects implementing our platform and improving operational performance at their sites. This role can be based anywhere and involves a good bit of travelling, on-site field work, customer meetings, and trade show and conference appearances. You will need to be able to (or learn to) fly a drone and operate a variety of edge devices and sensors. Become a respected expert in the field of AI and Drone solutions to the mining, drilling and blasting industries through social media use, webinars, presentations, and more with the full support of the Strayos Team.

Why work for Strayos?

  1. Solve problems – help us address some of the biggest challenges faced by the mining, drilling and blasting industries including efficiency, safety, sustainability, and more
  2. Create solutions – you will get to shape the solutions we develop for customers based on your understanding of their needs
  3. Travel the world – with users on almost every continent, you will have the flexibility to see the world while you work
  4. Become an industry expert – your experience across a broad range of mining applications will fast track your development as a mining expert. Strayos will actively support you in building your personal brand
  5. Unlimited income potential – receive commissions on sales with no cap to limit your learning potential
  6. Small Team Big Impact– be a part of a flexible, fast paced, small team of high performing individuals where you can have autonomy, responsibility, and can matter

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and interpret mining customer needs and potential opportunities
  • Co-design new solutions with our customers and improve existing products
  • Partner with customers to run projects improving their mining operations using Strayos
  • Manage relationships with customers and respond to their feedback and issues
  • Provide demos, training and coaching to new and existing customers

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering (or related field) or 3+ years practical experience
  • Strong ability to communicate with people both in the field and at the “C suite” level
  • Self-motivated, driven, and results-oriented
  • High aptitude for learning and using technology products (no software development experience required)

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