Hiring Staff Software Engineer - Cloud (Platform) | Ambient.ai

Staff Software Engineer - Cloud (Platform)


Date listed

2 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time

Ambient.ai is a leading computer vision intelligence company. Successfully transforming security operations for large enterprises by preventing security incidents before they happen. Ambient.ai has a globally deployed footprint with a number of Fortune 500 companies. The Ambient.ai platform applies AI and computer vision intelligence to existing sensor and camera infrastructure to deliver continuous physical security monitoring and detect threats in real-time.  Ambient.ai does this while simultaneously decreasing false alarms by over 95%, allowing security teams to efficiently focus on legitimate threats and on rapid response. The future of enterprise physical security is data-driven, intelligent, and proactive. Companies no longer have to choose between reducing operating expenses or mitigating risk.  With Ambient.ai; companies can do more with less, while also improving their security posture. 

The company was founded in 2017 by Shikhar Shrestha and Vikesh Khanna.  They are experts in artificial intelligence from Stanford University who previously built iconic products at Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Dropbox.

We are a Series-B company backed by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), SV Angel, YCombinator, and visionary angels like Jyoti Bansal, Mark Leslie, and Elad Gil. Named on the YC Top Companies List 2021 and 2022, and the Forbes Cloud 100 Rising Stars 2020, we are turning the impossible into the inevitable.  We are always looking for passionate people, who enjoy tackling the toughest problems with cutting-edge AI/ML.    

To experience our technology, check out thisvideo. 

Who is Ambient.ai?

Mission-driven: we're ready to transform an industry

Builders: we work as a collaborative team to turn the impossible into the inevitable

Breakthrough thinkers: we were built on and believe in breakthroughs 

Customer-focused: we pride ourselves on creating magical customer experiences

Inclusive: we value our people and want Ambient.ai to be an inclusive place where you can do your best work

Position Overview:

Ambient.ai is bootstrapping its India Technology Engineering division with exponential growth ahead. The candidate will be in one of the senior-most engineering roles and will be a key player.  The candidate will own major areas of the core platform and security engineering of Ambient.ai and will help in bootstrapping the India Technology center.

What you will contribute:

  • Designing and implementing highly available and fault-tolerant microservices for AI/ML platform
  • Core infrastructure for collecting and processing large volumes of video streaming data
  • Improving performance, reliability, and scalability of all backend services
  • Designing, Implementing, and owning large features end to end 

What you bring to Ambient.ai:

  • Experience in designing, building, and operating cloud-scale services with at least three nines of availability
  • Thorough understanding of distributed systems, concurrency, asynchronous architectures
  • Very strong Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, data structures, problem-solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead, OR leading a small  engineering team will be desired 
  • Strong  knowledge of at least one of the  Object Oriented Programming Languages like Python, C++, Scala, Java, Golang, etc would be required
  • Experience with MySql/PostgreSQL/Redis
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent related field with a strong programming background.
  • Familiar with working in AWS, GCP, or hybrid cloud platform
  • Experience with building SaaS product offerings will be a huge advantage
  • Ability to write, maintain and review code
  • Experience with APIs (REST, GraphQL) will be preferred.

Why join us:

  • We are creating an entirely new category within a 180+ billion-dollar physical security industry and looking for team members who are also passionate about our mission to prevent every security incident possible 
  • We have an impressive customer roster of Fortune 500 companies including Adobe, VMware and Linkedin
  • Regular Full-time employees receive stock options for the opportunity to share ownership in the success of the company 
  • We offer flexible time off to rest and recharge including Winter Break (time off between Christmas and New Year’s for most roles depending on customer demand)
  • The latest tech and awesome swag delivered to your door
  • Enjoy a full range of opportunities to connect with your awesome co-workers

Ambient.ai is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Ambient does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, military or veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. Ambient is an E-Verify participant.

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