Senior Software Engineer

| Greater LA Area
At Epirus, we build artificial intelligence systems and directed energy weapons that enable unmatched offensive and defensive electromagnetic pulse capabilities. Our team combines engineering talent and Special Operations combat veterans to address 21st century threats. We embrace innovation and agile development to deliver breakthroughs in high-power microwave technology for offensive and defensive EMP and artificial intelligence for enhanced targeting capabilities.
Duties: Design and implement software of embedded devices and systems from requirements to production and deployment. Design, develop, code, test and debug system software. Build real-time control software for directed energy products. Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources. Support software QA and optimize I/O performance. Provide post production support. Interface with hardware design and development. Assess third party and open source software.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years development in C++
  • Additional experience with one or more modern systems language(s): Python, Java, Go, Rust, etc.
  • Versed in multithreaded design (concurrency primitives, resource management, etc.)
  • Competent in computer science concepts (algorithms, data structures, object-oriented programming, etc.)
  • Strong foundations in mathematics, linear algebra, and physics
  • Adequate knowledge of reading schematics and data sheets for components
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar discipline
  • US Citizenship and/or Permanent Residency (Future security clearance may be required)

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience building software for real-time operating environments with specific latency requirements
  • Experience with Embedded Linux and/or software integration with FPGA firmware
  • Knowledge or experience with digital signal processing (DSP) or radio frequency (RF) technologies
  • Exposure or interest in sensor fusion, machine learning, or AI

Epirus was the magical bow with infinite arrows wielded by the Greek hero Theseus. Like our namesake, we strive to be fast, efficient, and limitless in our approach. This agility, combined with a culture of innovation in systems development, allows us to move quickly without losing the decades of lessons learned.
We have developed technologies that leverage new breakthroughs in sensors and high-power microwaves, combined with computer vision and advanced software control. Our first broad-market application is a comprehensive defense system to defeat offensive drones at scale.

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Technology we use

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Our company is located near Hawthorne Airport and we're neighbors with LA Ale Works & Common Space Brewery!

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“It’s casual but also really exciting! We have an open office layout, so you can definitely feel that everyone is super passionate and excited. Being in such a collaborative environment makes it a ton of fun to solve the challenges we face.”


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What are Epirus Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Monday through Friday.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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