Full-Stack Software Engineer

Palo Alto, CA /
Software /
About Koko

Koko's team is comprised of individuals at the top of their fields, spanning from deep technology to behavioral therapy. We're all inspired to help our aging loved ones and the over 50 million older adults in the United States age on their own terms–and thrive in motion.

Based in Palo Alto, California, we strive to cultivate an inclusive work environment in which everyone, regardless of gender, race, religion, age, or background can contribute to the best of their ability.

Koko is backed by Lightspeed, Khosla Ventures, and Y Combinator.

About the role

Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for a full-stack software engineer to join our Koko engineering team who is excited about working on topics in the IoT, AI, and Digital Assistance space, interacting with our Koko hardware-technology. We'd like you to be curious and love the challenge of solving problems. You will be part of a core group that plays a direct role in determining company direction and ultimately the success of the product.

The initial focus of the role is the development of technology for our backend systems and Linux-based device with the possibility to extend to other parts of our tech stack.

Your Opportunity

    • Work on a cutting-edge IoT system that will transform people's lives
    • Take a major role in building the backend and embedded-software powering our sensor and data-driven connected devices
    • Bring state-of-the-art Digital Assistant technology to users
    • Work with a high performing team of passionate engineers

What you’ll need

    • Strong experience developing server-side systems using Linux, Docker and/or Kubernetes environments
    • Well-versed in Java and SQL, Python is a plus
    • Development experience in C/C++, preferably for Linux or IoT devices
    • Experience writing production ready code
    • Beneficial: Experience in working with embedded devices such as Google Coral, Jetson Nano, or Raspberry Pi
    • Excellence at communicating ideas and collaborating in oral and written form with the team
    • 3+ years of work experience
Koko is an equal opportunity employer. As standard procedure for all new hires, this position is subject to background check, & reference check.