Senior Software Engineer

Fremont, CA /
Engineering /
Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers. We are building a team of multidisciplinary experts passionate about making a world-changing impact.

Engineers on the experimental software team work closely with other teams – neuroscientists, physicists, roboticists, chip designers, and mechanical engineers – to develop software for various projects. We've worked on everything from neural data APIs to high-frequency recording and processing pipelines to interactive in-browser visualizations to psychophysics task design. You will be collaborating with other teams, hunting down interesting projects, and carrying them through design, prototyping, and productionization.

About you:

    • You find large challenges exciting and enjoy discovering and defining problems as much as solving them.
    • You deliver. You may enjoy thoughtful conversations about problems and perfecting designs, but in the end, you know that what matters is delivering a manufacturable solution that works every time.
    • You are a cross-disciplinary team member. You are excited to work with and learn from software, mechanical, electrical, materials, biological engineers, and neuroscientists. You are comfortable communicating across teams.
    • Resourceful, flexible and adaptable; no task is too big or too small.

  Key qualifications:

    • Evidence of exceptional ability in computer science.
    • 7+ years of software engineering experience.
    • Fluency in multiple major programming languages.
    • Extensive experience with web development (backend + frontend), with frequent production releases.
    • Experience gathering and building to requirements from multiple stakeholders.

Preferred qualifications: 

    • Experience with Rails, Typescript, React, or Postgres.
    • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS or Google Cloud Platform.
    • Deep knowledge of API design principles and best practices.

What we offer:

    • An opportunity to change the world and work with some of the smartest and the most talented experts from different fields.
    • Growth potential. We rapidly advance team members who have an outsized impact.
    • Flexible vacation policy.
    • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance through a PPO plan.
    • Meals provided.
    • Stock options.
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