Python Engineer

Remote within the US

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About Us

KeyMe is revolutionizing lockout solutions for homes, cars and businesses. Via artificial intelligence and robotics, KeyMe allows users to store, share, and duplicate their physical keys and RFID cards. Fully automated self-service key duplicating kiosks can be found in over 4,000+ locations across the country in major retailers such as Bed Bath & Beyond, Kroger, Rite Aid, 7-Eleven, Menards, AutoZone, and many others.

Additionally, KeyMe offers customers a one-stop solution for all their locksmith needs ranging from lockouts and re-keys to complex installations and custom jobs.  All KeyMe locksmiths have extensive experience and are fully vetted to ensure our customers receive the utmost quality experience. With upfront set pricing, customers know they will never be confronted with last minute charges. KeyMe’s smart routing gives customers the ability to monitor their Locksmith’s arrival, job progress, and receive instant receipts. KeyMe is providing unrivaled service quality, prices, and customer experience into the $12B/yr locksmith industry.

KeyMe is an exciting, well-funded (over $150M raised to date), tech company that is solving real consumer pain points. KeyMe is proud to have an open, collaborative and relaxed atmosphere where bright professionals work hard and enjoy what they do. With the added benefit of a friendly, flexible and creative working culture, you’ll be joining a forward-thinking, expanding team to continue opening doors for our customers.

We’re committed to providing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where team members from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences feel welcome and thrive. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. 


About the Role

KeyMe sits at the intersection of machine learning, computer vision, software, and mechanical design.  Our self-service kiosks scan and duplicate thousands of keys per day, and are effectively an autonomous self-calibrating machine shop in a box.

We build systems to scale out our fleet of robotic key copying kiosks as we expand our operations throughout the US. We are responsible for a broad range of KeyMe’s technology development such as our core libraries, backend integration software, USB device management, and robotics control software. Control everything from robotic cutting wheels to cameras to credit card readers. As a member of our team, you will extend existing services written in Python. We offer an extremely broad range of engineering activities that ensure you’ll never be bored in your career.


What You'll Be Doing

  • Build and extend our core kiosk capabilities -- everything from robotic motion to inter-system communication. 
  • Add support for new hardware: new iterations of our hardware, new peripherals to make the kiosks more capable. 
  • Extend our existing fleet management tools to better monitor and diagnose the behavior of our 5000+ robots.
  • Improve upon our existing systems with an emphasis on scalability and durability.
  • Work collaboratively across engineering teams (including machine learning, computer vision, and UX) to improve the user experience.
  • Build the tools and test platforms to empower our kiosk manufacturing, refurbishment and field support teams.


How We Know You Can Do It

  • 3+ years of software design experience
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Strong programming skills in Python or similar high level programming language. We use Python3.
  • Knowledge in concurrent programming/message passing/queuing technology (RabbitMQ / MQTT / Redis)


Let Us Know If You Have

  • Mechatronics / Robotics experience
  • Familiarity with Computer Vision or python scientific packages
  • Experience with USB devices on Linux
  • Functional programming exposure (especially Haskell)


What You’ll Get

  • Compensation package that includes salary and stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Remote budget to set up your home office
  • 401K plan with match
  • Flexible PTO Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
Job region(s): North America
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