Take Off With Iris

Explore our team and what a career at Iris looks like

Team Values

Our culture revolves around the core values that drive work at Iris every day. A focus on collaboration, growth, hard work, and keeping active and healthy drives everyone to better themselves in and out of the office.
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Accountability

We prioritize safety and trust each other to take on responsibilities, follow through, and ask for support when we need it.

Continuous Learning

We are curious people with broad interests who cultivate a learning environment.

Recognition

We celebrate and create space for each other’s work, differences, and humaness.

Pragmatism

We work hard, work smart, and stay calm and positive under pressure. 

Collaboration

We build connections not only with each other, but with regulators, customers, and the aviation industry.

Open Communication

We are approachable and give and accept feedback, input, and help from all teammates.

Leadership

Jon Damush

Chief Executive Officer

James Howard

VP of Engineering & Co-founder

Alejandro Galindo

VP of Research & Development

Jason Hardy-Smith

VP of Product

Mark Genung

VP of Flight Operations

Gabrielle Wain

VP of Global Policy and Government Affairs

Philip Walker

VP of Finance

Lori DeMatteis

VP of Sales & Marketing

Board and Advisors

Alexander Harmsen

Celeste
Ford

David
Cowan

James Howard

Jon
Damush

Tess
Hatch

More reasons to love working at Iris

  • Professional development stipend
  • Monthly learning events
  • Regular team building activities
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible time off
  • 12 weeks parental leave (8 weeks for non-birthing parents)
  • Company stock options
  • 401k
  • Workspace and wellness stipend

San Francisco, California

Reno-Tahoe, Nevada 

JOIN THE TEAM

Position

Team

Location

Computer Vision Engineer

Research & Development 

San Francisco, CA or Remote

Software Engineer (C++ and Python)

Research & Development

Reno, NV or San Francisco, CA or Remote

Data Validation Specialist

Research & Development

Reno-Tahoe, NV

Support Engineer

Operations

Reno, Nevada

UAS Operator/Flight Technician

Operations

Reno-Tahoe, Nevada