Senior Backend Engineer - Ruby on Rails

  • Location

    New York City

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to $190k plus equity

  • Contact:

    Gary Tiller

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  • Consultant:

    Gary Tiller

A Series A NYC based startup, who have developed an online platform that enables its users to design digital picture frames utilizing AI are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer, working with Ruby on Rails.  

The Company are post Series A ($15m in funding) and have experienced over 300% year on year growth.  The product applies state-of-the-art computer vision and machine learning technology to thousands of photos every day to automatically sort and curate users' libraries. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop the backend system, which powers a network of thousands of picture frames 
  • Utilize machine learning and computer vision techniques applied to the photo database 
  • Identify and prioritize problems and opportunities in the tech stack 
  • Work across mobile and web application 
  • Build features in the internal API's 

Skills and Experience 

  • 4+ years experience working with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with ActiveRecord and ActionController 
  • Experience with AWS, including EC2, S3 
  • Experience with Python too would be ideal 
  • Machine Learning frameworks i.e. Caffe 
  • Experience with Computer vision, OpenCV 
Salary - $190k d.o.e, plus equity and bonus