Backend Software Engineer

Remote, United States

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 155K - 185K
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Spot AI

Turn your Video Security into Video Intelligence. Make video footage actionable with cloud and edge computing so you can instantly surface and resolve problems.

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Who We Are:

Founded in 2018 by engineers from Stanford, Cisco Meraki and Samsara, Spot AI is upending the $30 billion video surveillance market with an AI Camera System to help people at work use video footage beyond security. In the process, we're disrupting Video Security, to create a new category of Video Intelligence.

Spot AI is experiencing remarkable growth, is deployed at 1000s of locations across businesses in 17 industry verticals, ranging from SMB to enterprise customers like SpaceX, ExtraSpace Storage, Halliburton and YMCA. 

We are backed by Redpoint, Bessemer Ventures and Village Global. Please explore our website for more!

Who You Are:

You are a strong backend engineer with devops experience. You are customer-focused, and enjoy collaborating with a small team of world-class engineers to solve complex problems at scale. You have worked in a start-up or high growth company and have shipped products into production. Example projects include designing and maintaining our public-facing API and building custom, actionable observability tools to empower our internal teams. You'll have the opportunity to lead cross-team efforts and establish engineering best practices across the entire organization.

What Excites You:

  • Learning about customer problems and directly solving them with your work
  • Designing and implementing backend services that scale
  • Having end-to-end ownership of projects, working closely with our Product team to guide implementation
  • Working at a rapidly growing early stage startup with significant impact on the company’s processes, culture, and product
  • Building and maintaining highly scalable and user-friendly observability tools

What Gets Our Attention:

  • 3+ years of shipping complex, production quality backend services at scale
  • Demonstrated expertise with public REST API design and implementation
  • Mastery of at least one common server programming language (Go, Typescript)
  • Experience with one of the major cloud platforms, preferably GCP
  • Experience with devops and infrastructure management
  • Experience with pub/sub messaging or event streaming frameworks nice to have

What’s In It For You:

  • Base Salary Range: $155,000 - $185,000.  Offered salary will be based on the offered candidate’s demonstrated attributes and competencies related to the role, as well as the offered candidate’s geographical location within the United States.  Your recruiting partner can share more details about the compensation range as it relates to your geography once your interview process has begun.
  • Generous early stage equity
  • Medical, dental and vision plan options 
  • 401K with Employer Match
  • Flexible and supportive time off practices, including self-managed PTO and a 14-week new parent leave policy
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Remote work flexibility, including a stipend to set up your ideal home office

What We Value:

We operate under a trio of company values:

  1. Customer First, Always.  We are relentlessly curious about our customer’s goals, and seek the simplest solutions to solve their problems.
  2. Own Your Outcomes.  We bias towards action, move fast, and iterate.  Everyone on our team is empowered to make decisions.
  3. It’s a team effort.  We help each other succeed.  We leverage each other’s strengths to accomplish big goals together.

And, we are creating and cultivating a diverse and inclusive culture where we celebrate individuals for what they accomplish, no matter who they are!  As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Come join our journey!




Tags: APIs Backend Cloud DevOps GCP High growth Recruiting REST API Security TypeScript

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Home office stipend Medical leave Startup environment

Region: North America
Country: United States
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Category: Dev Jobs
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