Senior Rust Engineer [Remote in Europe]

Paris | Remote
Engineering /
Full-time /
✨ About us ✨
Photoroom was launched in 2020 after getting accepted into Y Combinator and, over the past 4 years, has become the world's most popular AI photo editor. Our mission is clear: to elevate businesses through amazing photography.

Photoroom puts the power of great images into more people's hands through our powerful and innovative features, from our best-in-class background remover to our generative AI model and tools: AI Images, AI Backgrounds and Shadows, AI Expand, and many more.

Processing over 5 billion images a year and downloaded over 150 million times, Photoroom is now the world's #1 AI photo-editing app, available across mobile, web, and via an API in over 180 countries.

We are at an exciting stage of our journey, having successfully raised our Series B and looking to scale to $100M ARR in 2024.

Photoroom is a profitable, remote-friendly company headquartered in Paris with a global team of over 50 world-class deep learning, product, and marketing experts with backgrounds at the world's leading companies. We are a diverse team of entrepreneurs building for entrepreneurs.

πŸ€“ We are looking for a strong Rust software engineer to help us push the cross-platform libraries that power our Android, iOS and Web apps to the next level! It is the opportunity to work in a central position in the engineering team, on all incarnations of a product used by millions of people, solve complex challenges, and make a decisive difference to our users and Photoroom. 
πŸ’° 90k - 110k* + Stock-Options/BSPCE
πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί We are flexible: you can work from anywhere in Europe, come once a month to Paris (fully reimbursed), or visit the office more often.
✈️ We offer substantial support for relocation (10k€ relocation bonus), including finding an apartment in Paris and supporting you with the visa procedure.
πŸ–οΈ Socials - Bi-annual company retreats, weekly Happy Hour & Game Time
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ PhotoRoom is an international team, and we work in English. We offer language lessons for those who need them (English & French).
*We can go higher for outstanding profiles and adapt to the cost of living if it is higher than in Paris.

✨ About the role ✨

    • You will contribute to the cross-platform libraries powering PhotoRoom on iOS, Android, and the Web, directly impacting millions of users.
    • You will architecture, develop, and deliver complex features used by in-house app developers in exciting new technologies such as Rust, WebAssembly, and WebGPU.
    • You will own your work from A to Z: From specification, implementation, and integration on the target platform, you will work hand-in-hand with our product, web, and mobile development teams to ensure a consistent PhotoRoom experience on all platforms.
    • You will work within a small multicultural team of ~50 passionate, friendly & committed folks.

✨ About you ✨

    • You have 3+ years of experience developing software with Rust. Experience in C/C++ is also appreciated. In addition, you have a some level of understanding of at least one higher-level language (e.g., Swift, Kotlin, Javascript/Typescript, etc.) and are not afraid to learn more.
    • You have proven experience delivering cross-platform code providing simple interfaces to handle complex tasks. You excel at designing simple libraries that elegantly manage complexity.
    • Bonus points if you have experience with one or more of the following: OpenGL, Metal, WebGPU, WebAssembly, Image editing or experience developing software on embedded platforms (not required, but nice to have!)
    • You have a strong sense of ownership. You take initiative and are at ease making product & technical decisions.
    • You have worked as part of a talented team and have experience in a fast-growing startup.
    • You are fluent in English (French is not required!)

✨ Hiring Process ✨

    • Screening call with Talent Manager or Hiring Manager
    • Technical interview with a member of the cross-platform team
    • Home technical assignment, followed by a review with the Hiring Manager
    • Culture fit interview and meet the team!
    • Reference check & Offer
    • Support - If you have a medical condition or an individual need for an adjustment to our process, and you believe this may affect your ability to be at your best - please let us know so we can talk about how we can best support you and make any adjustments that may be needed.
🌈 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
We are committed to enabling everyone to feel included and valued at the workplace. We believe both the company and its culture are strongest when composed of diverse experiences and backgrounds.
That's why:
- We have flexible working hours
- We trust people to work remotely
- We extended the length of the parental leave
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, family, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.