ABOUT US

Founded in 2017, Spear is a defense and HLS company that is disrupting the world of unmanned aerial systems with its broad range of solutions, which are used by military, government and civilian organizations around the globe. Spear is the single source supplier for several projects with the Israeli MOD.

Founded in 2017, Spear is a defense and HLS company that is disrupting the world of unmanned aerial systems with its broad range of solutions, which are used by military, government and civilian organizations around the globe. Spear is the single source supplier for several projects with the Israeli MOD.

WHO
WE ARE

WHO
WE ARE

Coming from civilian and military backgrounds, the Spear team combines expertise in areas such as drones, aerospace, AI, software, communications and more.

Applying our project-based technical know-how and cross-forces operational experience to emerging commercial technology, we deliver immediate tactical superiority on today’s chaotic battlefield.

OUR
VISION

OUR
VISION

NEW DIMENSIONS

By making UAS immediate, accessible and intuitive to the end user, we have created new dimensions for managing today’s chaotic battlefield.

MEET THE TEAM

Gadi Kuperman

Founder & CEO

A Colonel in the IAF (Ret.) with 30 years of experience flying aerial squadrons.

Held leading positions developing and promoting innovative technology in large organizations.

Involved in complex international projects with in the IAF & Israeli MOD.

Itamar Ben-Tovim

CBDO

15 years of experience operating UAVs, as well as teaching, training, and executing operational missions.

Held leading positions in BD, marketing, sales, and management of large-scale and complex UAS programs for the Israeli MOD.

Specialized in Unmanned Autonomous Systems, with a deep understanding of end-users’ changing needs.

Shaked Shek

Head of R&D Division

Wide experience in R&D team management of multidisciplinary systems, robotics, and military-grade components.

Specializes in hands-on design and development of mechanics.

Experienced in leading the departments of electronics, software, and control through processes and product lifecycles.

Roie Geron

Head of Software Development

Over 25 years of experience in leading software development groups (ECI, DSPG, Satixfy).

Vast experience in developing mission-critical systems in the telecommunications and satellite industries.

Proud member of the Space IL Team.

Itzik Versano

Head of Product Division

15 years of experience as Director of Technology in large-scale corporations (Mod, Elbit).

Vast experience in leading complex projects in start-up mode, while adapting products to customer needs as well as pairing customer needs to products.

An entrepreneur with an innovative spirit.

Itzik Angel

Head of Operational Division

Experienced in Operations Management (Roboteam).

Solid background in leading NPI processes.

Vast experience establishing production lines in Israel and USA.

Specialized in managing subcontractors in Israel and abroad.

Experienced in leading cost-reduction process in the company.

Boaz Ben-Chaim

International BD & Sales Director

20 years of experience in international Business Development and Sales.

Experience in leading multi-million dollar programs for Rafael.

Deep understanding of the defense and HLS businesses.

Strong technological background.

Udi Oren

Marketing Director

A 20-year career in entrepreneurship and business development, in fields as varied as technology, retail and insurance.

Vast experience in business development and marketing, with a unique ability to recognise potential in technology start-ups and take them to the next level.

30 years of experience and expertise flying drones in the civilian arena.

ADVISORY BOARD

Yaakov (Kobi) Barak

IDF Major General (Ret.)

Commander of IDF Ground Forces and General Staff, IDF.

Commander of the Technology and Logistics Directorate and General Staff, IDF, overseeing an annual budget of $4 billion.

Shai Bar

IDF Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.).

CEO and founder of Sydeon Ltd. (est. 2019).

Procurement for the Israeli Ground Forces Command, IMOD Mission to the U.S.

Liaison and Operations Officer to the US Army.

Managed an annual budget of $350 million. Served as an IDF Battalion Commander and was the Head of the Combat Engineering and Low Intensity Conflict branch in the Weapons System division, GFC.

COME WORK WITH US

Electronics Engineer (Board Design)

Location

Tel Aviv

More Info

We are looking for Electronics Engineer with proven board-design experienced and a multi-disciplinary background, with a can-do attitude to Join our HW team.

You will join our R&D work effort, contribute to the electronic design of our boards, through bring-up and implementation, up to production and delivery.

If you have a maker mindset, a passion for drones and electronics and would like to part of a young dynamic company that changing the defense drone’s industry – we would like to meet you!

Responsibilities

  • Design, test and develop the company’s electronic boards to support its innovativeness
  • Collaborate with other engineers in the HW and other teams to ensure your design smoothly integrates with all aspects of the platform
  • Test and monitor the quality of your design using industry best practices and tools
  • Write supporting documents as part of the design, tests and bring-up
  • Work with subcontractors

Apply here:

Upload Resume

    Responsibilities

    Design, test and develop the company’s electronic boards to support its innovativeness.

    Be able to work with subcontractors.

    Collaborate with engineers in other teams to ensure your design smoothly integrates with all aspects of the platform.

    Test and monitor the quality of your design using industry best practices and tools.

    Write supporting documents as part of the design, tests and bring-up.

    Requirements

    B.Sc. in electronics engineering.

    At least 5 years of hands-on electronics development experience

    Experienced with high density mixed-signal board design layouts, containing battery- powered, charger circuits, digital + analog, ethernet and RF datalinks, and CPU

    A demonstrated passion for building things, preferably that fly 😊

    Experienced in working with OrCAD / Allegro tools

    Multidisciplinary product development in the field of drones / robotics - advantage.

    Experienced in defense industry – advantage.

    Self-driven, motivated, and a strong teamwork quality.

    Hebrew - Native, English - Good

    Mechanical Engineer

    Location

    Tel Aviv

    More Info

    We are looking for Mechanical engineer with a can-do attitude to Join our R&D team in SpearUAV, a fast-growing innovative drone startup. You will contribute to the mechanical design, bring-up and implementation, up to production and delivery.

    If you have a maker mindset, a passion for mechanical and robotics and would like to work in a young dynamic group changing the defense drone’s industry – we would like to meet you!

     

     

    Apply here:

    Upload Resume

      Responsibilities

      Design, test and develop the company’s aero-mechanical boards to support its innovativeness

      Prepare using 3D CAD software mechanical CADs, thermodynamic analysis, detailed drawings, and assembly models complete with calculated dimensions and tolerances

      Works independently and possesses a level of functional expertise necessary to influence and execute technical and project delivery execution

      Work from product specifications and requirements to develop component and assembly geometry, specify materials, and establish high standards

      Perform complex calculations, analyses, and testing to verify assumptions

      Direct the construction and testing of prototype and pilot products, and conduct analysis of the test results

      Collaborate with other engineers in the HW and other teams to ensure your design smoothly integrates with all aspects of the platform

      Test and monitor the quality of your design using industry best practices and tools

      Requirements

      Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering

      5 years of hands-on mechanical development experience

      Experience with multidisciplinary product development in the field of drones and/or robotics/ Aeronautics - required

      Structural analysis, finite element analysis, and structural verification testing

      Experience in working with cross-functional teams in multi-disciplinary environment

      Experience in Solid works – a must, other CAD software knowledge is an advantage

      A demonstrated passion for building things, preferably that fly :-)

      Skilled with writing documentation, and test reports.

      Self-driven, motivated, and a strong teamwork quality

      Knowledge and experience in plastic moldings - major advantage

      Experienced in the defense industry – major advantage

      Hebrew - native, English - fluent

      Head of Airborne Software development

      Location

      Tel aviv

      More Info

      We are looking for Experience Software Development leader with hands-on and can-do attitude to Join our Software and AI division in SpearUAV.

      You will be responsible to lead a development team to design, develop, integrate and test SpearUAV drone family airborne software and report directly to our VP Software

      Apply here:

      Upload Resume

        Responsibilities

        End to end ownership and responsibility of SpearUAV airborne software development.

        Technology leadership and innovative solution for drone flying and control

        Define requirements, design, develop integrate test and fly SpearUAV airborne software

        Define and implement software development and testing methodologies

        Team building

        Requirements

        10+ years of software engineering experience with progressively increasing responsibilities.

        Experience in developing multidisciplinary systems.

        Demonstrate capabilities to work with multidisciplinary teams.

        Experience with system and software architecture, overall system view.

        Proven experience in developing mission critical software in a multi-CPU environment

        Proven experience in C/C++ / Python

        Experience in control event driven systems development with proven track record of delivering quality software.

        Understanding in programming methodologies and experience with agile product development.

        Familiarity with one or more of the following – big advantage *Ardupilot *ROS , ROS2 *Mavlink *Embedded Linux *HW/SW interfaces

        Technology leader with excellent communication skills

        Experience in automatic testing systems

        Experience in drone / robotics systems or airborne software development – an advantage

        B.Sc in computer science or equivalent

        System Engineering Team Leader

        Location

        Tal aviv

        More Info

        We are looking for System Engineering Team Leader and a can-do attitude to join our R&D division in SpearUAV, a fast-growing innovative drone startup.

        You will contribute to the System design and definition, bring-up, integration and implementation plans, up to production and delivery. If you have a maker mindset, a passion for robotics and would like to work in a young dynamic group changing the defense drone’s industry – we would like to meet you !

        Apply here:

        Upload Resume

          Responsibilities

          Design, test and develop the company’s systems to support its innovativeness

          Leading, hands on, of a team of multidisciplinary system engineers while improving methods and processes

          Managing at least one major project of the company’s leading products

          Managing at least one major project of the company’s leading products

          Leading deep research of system faults, logs inquiry, examining architecture and Improving functionality

          Managing and responsibility for CDR processes

          Perform complex calculations, analyses, and testing to verify assumptions

          Collaborate with other engineers in the SW, HW and mechanical teams to ensure your design smoothly integrates with all aspects of the system

          Test and monitor the quality of your team’s design using industry best practices and tools

          Requirements

          5 years of hands-on system engineering development experience - required

          Experience with multidisciplinary products development in the field of drones and/or robotics/ Aeronautics - required

          Experience as Team Leader - required

          Experience in running simulations and scenarios in MATLAB

          Experience with writing documentation, test reports and leading engineering surveys

          Experience in working with cross-functional teams in multi-disciplinary environment

          Experience in project management

          Motivated, eager to explore and willing to share your knowledge and experience

          A demonstrated passion for building things, preferably that fly

          Self-driven, motivated, and a strong teamwork quality

          Experienced in the defense industry – major advantage

          Relevant engineering degree - required

          Hebrew - native, English – fluent

          Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

          Location

          Tel aviv

          More Info

          We are looking for Senior Full Stack Software Engineer with strong technical background and can-do attitude to join our Software and AI division in SpearUAV.

          You will design and develop our operating interfaces such as drone ground station software, cooperating with UI/UX peers to build industry leading solutions.

          Among our challenges is to launch drones, write software that defy gravity, maneuver airborne robots incorporating state of the art computer vision, and lots more.

          Apply here:

          Upload Resume

            Responsibilities

            Design and develop interfaces, taking advantage of cutting-edge tools and technology

            Technology leadership – introduce tools and frameworks to enhance and speed up our time to market

            Master software development processes – code, review, automate, test, deploy and learn

            Participate in roadmap shaping process

            Collaborate with multidisciplinary teems such as mechanical and electrical engineering

            Take active role in field trials and customer experiments and see your work in action

            Requirements

            5+ years of hands-on software engineering experience with strong background in at least one of the following – C/C++, Python, C#, JavaScript, Java

            B.Sc. / BA in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering or equivalent

            Experience in developing with frontend MVC frameworks such as react.js, vue.js, angular

            Familiarity with testing tools and automation, including writing code in CI/CD based environment such as GitHub or Jenkins

            Familiarity with one or more of the following technologies is an advantage – REST, Android, Gstreamer

            Experience in drone or airborne software development – major advantage

            Self-driven, motivated, strong collaborator and team player

            Electronics Engineer (Board Design)

            Location

            Tel Aviv

            We are looking for Electronics Engineer with proven board-design experienced and a multi-disciplinary background, with a can-do attitude to Join our HW team.

            You will join our R&D work effort, contribute to the electronic design of our boards, through bring-up and implementation, up to production and delivery.

            If you have a maker mindset, a passion for drones and electronics and would like to part of a young dynamic company that changing the defense drone’s industry – we would like to meet you!

            Responsibilities

            • Design, test and develop the company’s electronic boards to support its innovativeness
            • Collaborate with other engineers in the HW and other teams to ensure your design smoothly integrates with all aspects of the platform
            • Test and monitor the quality of your design using industry best practices and tools
            • Write supporting documents as part of the design, tests and bring-up
            • Work with subcontractors

            Apply here:

            Upload Resume

              Responsibilities

              Design, test and develop the company’s electronic boards to support its innovativeness.

              Be able to work with subcontractors.

              Collaborate with engineers in other teams to ensure your design smoothly integrates with all aspects of the platform.

              Test and monitor the quality of your design using industry best practices and tools.

              Write supporting documents as part of the design, tests and bring-up.

              Requirements

              B.Sc. in electronics engineering.

              At least 5 years of hands-on electronics development experience

              Experienced with high density mixed-signal board design layouts, containing battery- powered, charger circuits, digital + analog, ethernet and RF datalinks, and CPU

              A demonstrated passion for building things, preferably that fly 😊

              Experienced in working with OrCAD / Allegro tools

              Multidisciplinary product development in the field of drones / robotics - advantage.

              Experienced in defense industry – advantage.

              Self-driven, motivated, and a strong teamwork quality.

              Hebrew - Native, English - Good

              Mechanical Engineer

              Location

              Tel Aviv

              We are looking for Mechanical engineer with a can-do attitude to Join our R&D team in SpearUAV, a fast-growing innovative drone startup. You will contribute to the mechanical design, bring-up and implementation, up to production and delivery.

              If you have a maker mindset, a passion for mechanical and robotics and would like to work in a young dynamic group changing the defense drone’s industry – we would like to meet you!

               

               

              Apply here:

              Upload Resume

                Responsibilities

                Design, test and develop the company’s aero-mechanical boards to support its innovativeness

                Prepare using 3D CAD software mechanical CADs, thermodynamic analysis, detailed drawings, and assembly models complete with calculated dimensions and tolerances

                Works independently and possesses a level of functional expertise necessary to influence and execute technical and project delivery execution

                Work from product specifications and requirements to develop component and assembly geometry, specify materials, and establish high standards

                Perform complex calculations, analyses, and testing to verify assumptions

                Direct the construction and testing of prototype and pilot products, and conduct analysis of the test results

                Collaborate with other engineers in the HW and other teams to ensure your design smoothly integrates with all aspects of the platform

                Test and monitor the quality of your design using industry best practices and tools

                Requirements

                Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering

                5 years of hands-on mechanical development experience

                Experience with multidisciplinary product development in the field of drones and/or robotics/ Aeronautics - required

                Structural analysis, finite element analysis, and structural verification testing

                Experience in working with cross-functional teams in multi-disciplinary environment

                Experience in Solid works – a must, other CAD software knowledge is an advantage

                A demonstrated passion for building things, preferably that fly :-)

                Skilled with writing documentation, and test reports.

                Self-driven, motivated, and a strong teamwork quality

                Knowledge and experience in plastic moldings - major advantage

                Experienced in the defense industry – major advantage

                Hebrew - native, English - fluent

                Head of Airborne Software development

                Location

                Tel aviv

                We are looking for Experience Software Development leader with hands-on and can-do attitude to Join our Software and AI division in SpearUAV.

                You will be responsible to lead a development team to design, develop, integrate and test SpearUAV drone family airborne software and report directly to our VP Software

                Apply here:

                Upload Resume

                  Responsibilities

                  End to end ownership and responsibility of SpearUAV airborne software development.

                  Technology leadership and innovative solution for drone flying and control

                  Define requirements, design, develop integrate test and fly SpearUAV airborne software

                  Define and implement software development and testing methodologies

                  Team building

                  Requirements

                  10+ years of software engineering experience with progressively increasing responsibilities.

                  Experience in developing multidisciplinary systems.

                  Demonstrate capabilities to work with multidisciplinary teams.

                  Experience with system and software architecture, overall system view.

                  Proven experience in developing mission critical software in a multi-CPU environment

                  Proven experience in C/C++ / Python

                  Experience in control event driven systems development with proven track record of delivering quality software.

                  Understanding in programming methodologies and experience with agile product development.

                  Familiarity with one or more of the following – big advantage *Ardupilot *ROS , ROS2 *Mavlink *Embedded Linux *HW/SW interfaces

                  Technology leader with excellent communication skills

                  Experience in automatic testing systems

                  Experience in drone / robotics systems or airborne software development – an advantage

                  B.Sc in computer science or equivalent

                  System Engineering Team Leader

                  Location

                  Tal aviv

                  We are looking for System Engineering Team Leader and a can-do attitude to join our R&D division in SpearUAV, a fast-growing innovative drone startup.

                  You will contribute to the System design and definition, bring-up, integration and implementation plans, up to production and delivery. If you have a maker mindset, a passion for robotics and would like to work in a young dynamic group changing the defense drone’s industry – we would like to meet you !

                  Apply here:

                  Upload Resume

                    Responsibilities

                    Design, test and develop the company’s systems to support its innovativeness

                    Leading, hands on, of a team of multidisciplinary system engineers while improving methods and processes

                    Managing at least one major project of the company’s leading products

                    Managing at least one major project of the company’s leading products

                    Leading deep research of system faults, logs inquiry, examining architecture and Improving functionality

                    Managing and responsibility for CDR processes

                    Perform complex calculations, analyses, and testing to verify assumptions

                    Collaborate with other engineers in the SW, HW and mechanical teams to ensure your design smoothly integrates with all aspects of the system

                    Test and monitor the quality of your team’s design using industry best practices and tools

                    Requirements

                    5 years of hands-on system engineering development experience - required

                    Experience with multidisciplinary products development in the field of drones and/or robotics/ Aeronautics - required

                    Experience as Team Leader - required

                    Experience in running simulations and scenarios in MATLAB

                    Experience with writing documentation, test reports and leading engineering surveys

                    Experience in working with cross-functional teams in multi-disciplinary environment

                    Experience in project management

                    Motivated, eager to explore and willing to share your knowledge and experience

                    A demonstrated passion for building things, preferably that fly

                    Self-driven, motivated, and a strong teamwork quality

                    Experienced in the defense industry – major advantage

                    Relevant engineering degree - required

                    Hebrew - native, English – fluent

                    Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

                    Location

                    Tel aviv

                    We are looking for Senior Full Stack Software Engineer with strong technical background and can-do attitude to join our Software and AI division in SpearUAV.

                    You will design and develop our operating interfaces such as drone ground station software, cooperating with UI/UX peers to build industry leading solutions.

                    Among our challenges is to launch drones, write software that defy gravity, maneuver airborne robots incorporating state of the art computer vision, and lots more.

                    Apply here:

                    Upload Resume

                      Responsibilities

                      Design and develop interfaces, taking advantage of cutting-edge tools and technology

                      Technology leadership – introduce tools and frameworks to enhance and speed up our time to market

                      Master software development processes – code, review, automate, test, deploy and learn

                      Participate in roadmap shaping process

                      Collaborate with multidisciplinary teems such as mechanical and electrical engineering

                      Take active role in field trials and customer experiments and see your work in action

                      Requirements

                      5+ years of hands-on software engineering experience with strong background in at least one of the following – C/C++, Python, C#, JavaScript, Java

                      B.Sc. / BA in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering or equivalent

                      Experience in developing with frontend MVC frameworks such as react.js, vue.js, angular

                      Familiarity with testing tools and automation, including writing code in CI/CD based environment such as GitHub or Jenkins

                      Familiarity with one or more of the following technologies is an advantage – REST, Android, Gstreamer

                      Experience in drone or airborne software development – major advantage

                      Self-driven, motivated, strong collaborator and team player

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