Senior Back-End Software Engineer

Santa Clara, CA /
Engineering – Backend /
Full-Time
Founded in 2017, percipient.ai utilizes state-of-the-art research in Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning to develop cutting-edge tools that bridge the gap between AI and human understanding. We maintain an inclusive and collaborative environment where each individual can do their best work, grow, and have a meaningful impact on our nation’s security.

We strongly believe in the power of data to save lives, the promise of the human and machine team to protect our values, and the potential of our people to help transform the world.

Join our mission to deliver an impactful product that is changing the way our nation analyzes mission-critical data.

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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
    • US citizenship required due to federal requirements.
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.

We believe in the benefit of a highly-collaborative, in-office culture, so if you're in the Bay Area or near the Reston Town Center, plan to be in the office 2-3 days a week.