Senior Back-End Software Engineer - Remote/Any US Location

United States /
Engineering – Backend /
Full-Time
Founded in 2017, percipient.ai is a Silicon Valley-based advanced analytics firm building platforms at the cutting edge of the technology world. We utilize state-of-the-art research in Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning, solving the most pressing intelligence and national security missions.

Among our core values, we believe in:
- The power of data to save lives
- The promise of the human and machine team to protect our values
- The potential of our people to help transform the world

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Percipient.ai is currently seeking to hire a Sr. Back-End Software Engineer to join our Back-End Team. The Sr. Back-End Software Engineer will work collaboratively with other back-end engineers, product managers, AI and Computer Vision scientists, and other engineering teams to build scalable back-end systems, services, tools, and APIs that power our product.

This position can be remote, with occasional travel to our headquarters in Santa Clara, CA and our office in Reston, VA; or this position could be based out of either our Santa Clara, CA headquarters or our Reston, VA office.

Responsibilities:

    • Design and build highly-scalable systems
    • Build backend tools and services directly impacting the core network product
    • Build services, tools and APIs to facilitate monitoring, orchestration and handling of edge cases for servers with massive scaling goals

Requirements:

    • BS in Computer Science or related field; MS or Ph.D. a plus
    • 7+ years of relevant work experience
    • Proven track record of building highly-reliable and large-scale distributed systems
    • Expertise in Python, Go, C++, Java or Scala; experience with Django or similar Python frameworks a plus
    • Passion for building solutions quickly while architecting for long-term growth and scalability
    • Great problem -solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player
    • Experience with AI, machine learning, deep learning and/or computer vision is a big plus but not required
    • Candidate MUST be a US citizen.
Percipient.ai is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.