Our Company Values

When we spend 70% of our waking hours either working or thinking about our work, we’re thankful there is a greater meaning to what we do.

Simplicity

In an industry dominated by complex processes, we offer simple ways to communicate and solve problems.

Clarity

We focus on clarity to keep acronyms and jargon to a minimum.

Ingenuity

There are smart ways to solve the common problems in the pole industry. It's our job to help you use them.

Open Company / No Bullsh*

We are straight shooters. We say what we mean and say it simply.

Be Yourself. Be the change you seek.

Great teams do not come about by chance. Great teams – when they're at their best – start first with the foundation of each person on the team understanding their superpower.

A culture of hospitality (Manaakitanga)

We’re a bunch of good people trying to solve the problems of other good people in the pole industry. We don’t always get it right, but we’re always seeking to lift those around us and make sure that if nothing else, we are treating each other well and having some fun along the way.

Driven by

Manaakitanga

Standard Benefits

Generous vacation time every year

Take the time you need to do your best work.

Flexible work from home policy

IKE’s Team Anywhere policy makes it easy to work from the office or from home.

Robust medical, dental, and vision offerings

The original benefits to keep you healthy, happy, seeing clearly, with a big smile on your face.

Day for a cause

IKE volunteers every year for a local cause that matters to us. It’s a great way to get out and support the community.

Generous parental leave

IKE gives you the time you need as you start a new family.

Retirement matching

Saving for the future? IKE helps you make the most of that 401k with a percentage match on your contribution.

Don’t believe us?
Hear what our team is saying.

Liz

Application Engineer

“What makes working at IKE unique?”

Luke

Research and Development Engineer

“What's it like being a dad at IKE?”

Alex

UX Architect

“What has been your favorite part of working at IKE?”

Team Anywhere

The Covid-19 pandemic forced the world to re-think how it approaches work. As we learned, IKE is uniquely positioned for full remote work. Now that it is winding down, we would love to have people back in the office, but fully support people in positions that allow them to work remotely.

Open Positions

View and filter open positions below. If you don’t see a fit, submit a an expression of interest!

Full-time Senior Product Manager

Position purpose This Senior Product Manager will be responsible for defining requirements and setting the direction for IKE’s AI and ML efforts including developing core platform capabilities that will be leveraged by the PM team in every product. Primary focus will be on standalone products that provide best of breed insights to our customers - Utilities, Telcos and the ecosystem that supports them. The ideal candidate is a Product Management professional who brings innovative products to the market and has the technical background necessary to partner with a variety of product, engineering and data science teams. You should be passionate about machine learning technology, platforms, developer SDKs, big data and productizing innovative technology. You will have developed outstanding product management skills. You anchor your decisions in strategy and defend them with data, and you thrive in an active and highly ambitious environment. This is a high impact role that demonstrates strong technical and business skills to deliver innovative features for our customers and partners across the entire ikeGPS platform. _________________________________________________________________________________ Position location This position is a permanently remote position that will require occasional travel to Broomfield, CO on occasion. Your Impact In this role, you’ll have a tremendous opportunity to learn, collaborate and impact our business. As a Product Manager, you will: Own the product vision for your area. As the person responsible for product strategy, you’ll build the vision for your product area and ensure it aligns with our overall company strategy. You’ll make tough prioritization decisions while helping the team think strategically about long-term opportunities while balancing short term objectives. Become an expert. You’ll become an authority on the practices, innovations, trends, and history of your domain. You’ll share your vision with others both inside and outside of the company.Represent the customer. You’ll serve as the champion and voice of customers in every conversation. You will build direct relationships with customers and immerse yourself in their experience of the product. You’ll also strive to ensure everyone on our team understands our customers’ needs.Collaborate across teams. Your success will require coordination across multiple teams and disciplines at ikeGPS. You’ll play a critical role creating alignment between partner teams and ensure we all succeed together as a team.Make data-informed decisions. You’ll use both quantitative and qualitative data to identify customer pain points, and use this information to prioritize your product roadmap. Experiment. You’ll drive improvements through iterative design and experimentation. You’ll gather data to build a strong understanding of the customer, the friction they experience, and the solutions that lead to a better developer experience.Measure success. You’ll own the definition of “success” for your product area – making sure the criteria are measurable, attainable, visible to all stakeholders, and create the right incentives. Responsibilities Roadmap: Work with customers, the business, and engineering to set strategy and collect and prioritize requirements.Assess business value, prioritize and write users stories based on personas, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategyExecute: Work with the team to deliver products that delight our customers.Create, deliver and manage communications with cross functional teams and leadershipConduct project kick off, closures and post mortems, Internal and external status meetings and reporting, Issue and escalation managementWork with marketing to develop customer/sales/care tools and training/awareness materialsDefine success metrics and SLAs on the key data products and servicesInvent: Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience, integration and dependenciesThink widely about potential improvements and creating business value for customers.Research and analyze market conditions, identifying key competitor and digital trendsPropose and present future product innovations _________________________________________________________________________________ Competencies Competency Demonstrated by Leadership Ability to motivate and mentor others within the Agile to deliver output. Works in a way that promotes and demonstrates ikeGPS’s core values such as manaakitanga. Self-management Effectively plans and organize work to achieve desired outcomes; proactive, remains focused, takes action to overcome obstacles and follows through to completion with little or no supervision. Integrity Is fair, open, honest and consistent in behavior and can be relied upon and generates confidence in others through professional and ethical behavior Relationship building Builds and maintains positive and productive working relationships and networks both internally and externally as required. Capable and willing to mentor and guide peers and others in their grow to ensure consistency and maintainability of the product range. Organization Able to organize own work and priorities and balance these against business needs. Persuading and influencing Gains the co-operation of others by seeking their points of view; understands differing views and identifies points of agreement; negotiates solutions to meet the objectives of all parties where possible; confidently advocates a preferred project approach team which allows others to be convinced. Communication Excellent communicator able to adjust to the appropriate levels and avenues of communication at the appropriate time to ensure that everyone is up to date on development. Adept at keeping communication lines open Strong ability to communicate complex concepts at appropriate levels of technical detail, and provide consistent diagrams / views of infrastructure so that all stakeholders can understand the system and changes to the system. Decision-making Capable of sound judgement, with clear explanations of reasoning behind decisions. Able to demonstrate an appropriate level of autonomy and accountability. Security Awareness Strong in keeping security in mind at all times, e.g., cybersecurity, protecting IKE’s architecture and customer data from cybersecurity breaches. Able to ensure that systems and processes meet security and compliance expectations. . Delegated Authority: None

other Broomfield,US
Full-time Technical Product Manager

Position purpose This Mid-Senior Product Manager will be responsible for defining requirements and setting the direction for IKE’s Product efforts, including our next gen structural products and our core platform capabilities. Our products apply cutting edge technology to Utility pole problems encountered by our customers - Utilities, Telcos and the ecosystem that supports them. The ideal candidate is a Product Management professional who brings innovative products to the market and has the technical background necessary to partner with a variety of product, engineering and data science teams. You should be passionate about usability, platform creation and productizing innovative technology. You will have developed outstanding product management skills. You anchor your decisions in strategy and defend them with data, and you thrive in an active and highly ambitious environment. This is a high impact role that demonstrates strong technical and business skills to deliver innovative features for our customers and partners across the entire ikeGPS platform. _________________________________________________________________________________ Position location This position is a permanently remote position that will require occasional travel to IKE offices.. Your Impact In this role, you’ll have a tremendous opportunity to learn, collaborate and impact our business. As a Product Manager, you will: Own the product vision for your area. As the person responsible for product strategy, you’ll build the vision for your product area and ensure it aligns with our overall company strategy. You’ll make tough prioritization decisions while helping the team think strategically about long-term opportunities while balancing short term objectives. Become an expert. You’ll become an authority on the practices, innovations, trends, and history of your domain. You’ll share your vision with others both inside and outside of the company.Represent the customer. You’ll serve as the champion and voice of customers in every conversation. You will build direct relationships with customers and immerse yourself in their experience of the product. You’ll also strive to ensure everyone on our team understands our customers’ needs.Collaborate across teams. Your success will require coordination across multiple teams and disciplines at ikeGPS. You’ll play a critical role creating alignment between partner teams and ensure we all succeed together as a team. Make data-informed decisions. You’ll use both quantitative and qualitative data to identify customer pain points, and use this information to prioritize your product roadmap. Experiment. You’ll drive improvements through iterative design and experimentation. You’ll gather data to build a strong understanding of the customer, the friction they experience, and the solutions that lead to a better developer experience.Measure success. You’ll own the definition of “success” for your product area – making sure the criteria are measurable, attainable, visible to all stakeholders, and create the right incentives. Responsibilities Roadmap: Work with customers, the business, and engineering to set strategy and collect and prioritize requirements.Assess business value, prioritize and write users stories based on personas, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategyExecute: Work with the team to deliver products that delight our customers.Create, deliver and manage communications with cross functional teams and leadershipConduct project kick off, closures and post mortems, Internal and external status meetings and reporting, Issue and escalation managementWork with marketing to develop customer/sales/care tools and training/awareness materialsDefine success metrics and SLAs on the key data products and servicesInvent: Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience, integration and dependenciesThink widely about potential improvements and creating business value for customers.Research and analyze market conditions, identifying key competitor and digital trendsPropose and present future product innovations _________________________________________________________________________________ Competencies Competency demonstrated by Leadership Ability to motivate and mentor others within the Agile to deliver output. Works in a way that promotes and demonstrates ikeGPS’s core values such as manaakitanga. Self-management Effectively plans and organize work to achieve desired outcomes; proactive, remains focused, takes action to overcome obstacles and follows through to completion with little or no supervision. Integrity Is fair, open, honest and consistent in behavior and can be relied upon and generates confidence in others through professional and ethical behavior. Relationship building Builds and maintains positive and productive working relationships and networks both internally and externally as required. Capable and willing to mentor and guide peers and others in their grow to ensure consistency and maintainability of the product range. Organization Able to organize own work and priorities and balance these against business needs. Persuading and influencing Gains the co-operation of others by seeking their points of view; understands differing views and identifies points of agreement; negotiates solutions to meet the objectives of all parties where possible; confidently advocates a preferred project approach team which allows others to be convinced. Communication Excellent communicator able to adjust to the appropriate levels and avenues of communication at the appropriate time to ensure that everyone is up to date on development. Adept at keeping communication lines open Strong ability to communicate complex concepts at appropriate levels of technical detail, and provide consistent diagrams / views of infrastructure so that all stakeholders can understand the system and changes to the system. Decision-making Capable of sound judgement, with clear explanations of reasoning behind decisions. Able to demonstrate an appropriate level of autonomy and accountability. Security Awareness Strong in keeping security in mind at all times, e.g., cybersecurity, protecting IKE’s architecture and customer data from cybersecurity breaches. Able to ensure that systems and processes meet security and compliance expectations. Delegated Authority: None

other Broomfield,US
Full-time Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Engineer

AI / Machine Learning Engineer Role Summary (Not Your Average Engineer Position): The Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Engineer will be a key contributor to the engineering project specific to a product, a core of AI/ML functionality and additional features in AI/ML with different methods of persistence and integration. You will research solutions to engineering problems, design solutions with best practices, create the solutions either as an individual contributor and/or by mentoring/peer programming with other software engineers.The role will be a key member of the AI Team, and will have a strong understanding of the product vision, the current product platform and supporting architecture, along with a strong technical background in relevant technologies.Since a best-in-class infrastructure platform is critical, this role will have the responsibility of ensuring that ikeGPS' infrastructure platforms perform at best in class with a focus on information security management, system uptime and customer ease of use. This will require working closely with other Team Leads and the System Architect.Inherent in the role is a desire to be proactive and focus on continuous improvement, resulting in a culture of high performance. AI / Machine Learning Engineer Responsibilities: Implement the assigned requirements and features, set and report on deliverables and timelines.Adhere to best practices for development within the Agile frameworkEnsure all projects are current and in source control.Provide inputs and proof of concept work to demonstrate ‘The Art of the Possible’ and help stakeholders understand what can be achieved using these technologiesTrack and monitor AI / ML model performance over time to ensure customer satisfactionCoordinate with relevant contractors / partners to ensure best in class architectures and designs About ikeGPS: The United States and Canada are in the middle of a communications boom. The drive for more bandwidth is fueling amazing growth in the deployment of fiber and wireless networks. ikeGPS is changing the way communication companies like AT&T, Verizon, and Crown Castle deploy fiber and wireless networks. IKE Analyze from ikeGPS is achieving rapid adoption because we simply help communication companies deploy networks faster and safer while lower deployment costs through better efficiency. Our integrated field to cloud solutions allow our customers and partners to measure and assessUtility Poles and infrastructure using a unique combination of Laser, GPS, IMU, and Photogrammetry technologies, all based on a custom-built Android platform and corresponding Cloud service. We combine that with a killer team to create a full solution that delights customers in every way. ikeGPS' Core Values: We are a collective of pole measurement analysts, scientists, field data collectors, andcustomer advocates. We are on this planet to make a profound change in the lives of thosewe serve - every human connected through the workflow of pole provisioning projects.Together, we are building the power and communications infrastructure of the future. Like many companies, we have our values. Our values are ours and we wear them in our own way. They guide us and they personify us. Our values are not something we leave at the office — they are a genuine part of who we are. And well, we think that makes our people exceptional at work and at life. Simplicity & clarity.Open company. No BS.Be yourself. Be the change you seek.Manaakitanga; with a literal meaning of ‘we rise by lifting others.The most important criteria for this role are a genuine fit with these values.

engineering Broomfield,US
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