Senior Backend Engineer

San Francisco, California, United States expand job description ↓

Description

  • Architect and develop semantic knowledge base systems that power conversational AI engines.
  • Build intuitive and performant REST APIs to modularize and cleanly expose platform functionality.
  • Implement scalable information extraction pipelines that can intelligently scrape and digest structured web content.
  • Quickly become the sole owner of critical path functionality.
  • Contribute to building the most valuable voice experiences the world has ever seen.

Requirements

  • Strong Computer Science Training (4 year Tier 1 program)
    • Feel free to have gotten a Master’s Degree too
  • 4-8 years of High Quality development experience (shipping robust and bullet proof code)
  • Demonstrated Innovation and Ownership
  • You have worked for a company that built something awesome and meaningful.

Benefits

Opportunity to be a founding engineer of a funded start up. Focus on impact and company culture, with founders who have been there before.


Here are the personal attributes we’re looking for:

  • You feel ownership over everything you ship; you'd never call code "released" until you’re confident it’s correct. You pride yourself on efficient monitoring, strong documentation, and proper test coverage.
  • You want to better understand how computers perceive the world around us. You ponder about how to close the loop between human input and computational methods.
  • A team player. You believe that you can achieve more on a team — that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. You rely on others' candid feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Design sensibilities.You have an understanding about what makes software a pleasure to use, not only as an end user, but also as a consumer of APIs and libraries.
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Strong Computer Science Training (4 year Tier 1 program)
4-8 years of High Quality development experience (shipping robust and bullet proof code)