Senior Software Engineer - Product, Backend

| Greater LA Area
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Position Overview 

Beyond Limits is seeking a creative and passionate Senior Software Engineer to join our product team. This position entails working within teams to build out cutting edge software systems interfacing with cutting-edge A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) technologies. This role has exposure to many different technologies and business verticals creating huge room for learning and professional growth.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Contribute actively to architecture, design & implementation discussions, demonstrating initiative.
  • Design & Implement robust, scalable, high performance and low latency microservices
  • Design & Implement scalable microservices for deployment using container technologies
  • Demonstrate the initiative to explore alternative technologies and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Debug, troubleshoot, and improve live cloud-based applications
  • Automate build, deployment, monitoring, and upgrades
  • Mentor junior engineers, perform code reviews and document design decisions
  • Work closely with the team that follows the Agile software development lifecycle process
  • Write clean testable code

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years of software design and development experience, demonstrating increasing levels of responsibilities and ownership of significant set of modules or applications.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related degree
  • Strong Knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages: Java, Go, Python, Scala
  • Knowledge of Cloud Technologies and Distributed Systems. Experience with AWS/Azure, Docker, and container technologies is a solid plus
  • Experience with developing RESTful web APIs
  • Experience with debugging and troubleshooting of complex systems
  • Has the willingness and ability to learn new programming languages, tools, and methodologies
  • Has the ability to work independently in a project, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle or Aurora
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases like MongoDB, Cassandra, CouchDB, and/or Elasticsearch
  • Familiarity with configuring and using CI/CD pipelines
  • Understanding of caching, queueing and big data technologies such as Redis, RabbitMQ & Kafka + Spark
  • Understanding of AWS infrastructure and provisioning

About Beyond Limits

Beyond Limits is a pioneering Artificial Intelligence engineering company creating advanced software solutions that go beyond conventional AI. Founded in 2014 with a legacy in space exploration, Beyond Limits is transforming proven technologies from Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory into advanced AI solutions, hardened to industrial strength, and put to work for forward-looking companies on earth. We leverage this unparalleled innovation portfolio, along with proprietary cognitive technologies, to help companies solve tough, complex, mission-critical problems and transform their business. We apply a unique hybrid approach to AI, combining numeric AI techniques like machine learning with higher order symbolic AI and expert human knowledge to deliver intuitive cognitive reasoning and information. Our cognitive computing technology mimics human thought processes and provides explainable reasoning to aid human-like decision-making.

Beyond Limits provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Beyond Limits complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Beyond Limits expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Beyond Limit’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

Right smack-bang in the middle of Downtown Glendale, on Brand Blvd.

What are Beyond Limits Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
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