Do you want to work for a startup that is revolutionizing the fields of defense intelligence and security utilizing state of the art research in Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, and Deep Learning?  Do you want to build highly scalable and advanced cloud based analytics products for solving complex engineering problems?  Do you want to be part of a stellar technical team working on a truly inspiring mission, and to work in a relaxed, fun, and yet super productive environment?

If you answered yes to the above, we would love to hear from you!

At Percipient.ai, we are building highly innovative products utilizing cutting edge technologies. This is a ground floor opportunity at an early stage startup with huge growth potential.

We currently have the following job openings.  Please apply at percipient-jobs@percipient.ai

 

Computer Vision Scientist (Senior and Above)

Responsibilities

  • Develop and productize computer vision algorithms.
  • Build highly scalable, distributed systems to deploy computer vision algorithms.
  • Collaborate with scientists, engineers and product leadership to create solutions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters in computer science or electrical engineering
  • Strong academic background in computer vision
  • 5 years of industry experience, building and shipping computer vision systems.
  • 2 years of hands on experience with any or all among DNNs, CNNs, RNNs, LSTMs.
  • Experience with object detection and classification.
  • US permanent residency

Preferred Qualifications (in addition to Minimum)

  • Ph.D. in computer science or electrical engineering, focused on computer vision.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • Strong publication record in major CV conferences like CVPR, ICCV, etc.
  • Experience with building real-time computer vision systems.
  • Experience with Spark, AWS, Docker
  • US Citizenship

 

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Design and build highly scalable systems.
  • Focus on high-end performance for web UIs on desktop, tablets and mobile
  • Engage with front-end developers and AI scientists.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related field.
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proven track record of building highly reliable and large-scale distributed systems
  • Expertise in Python, C++ and/or Java and Spark
  • Experience with AWS, Docker and git
  • Passion for building solutions quickly while architecting for long term growth and scalability
  • Great problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player
  • US permanent residency

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S./M.S./Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with Django or equivalent Python frameworks
  • Experience with machine learning, deep learning & computer vision
  • US Citizenship

 

Full Stack or Backend Software Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Design and build highly scalable systems.
  • Focus on high-end performance for web UIs on desktop, tablets and mobile
  • Engage with front-end developers and AI scientists.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proven track record of building highly reliable and large-scale distributed systems
  • Expertise in Python, C++ and/or Java
  • Experience with AWS and git
  • Great problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player
  • US permanent residency

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S./M.S./Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with Django or equivalent Python frameworks
  • Experience with full stack development
  • US Citizenship

 

Senior Front End Software Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Build very intuitive and attractive web applications with a focus on the client.
  • Focus on high performing web UIs for desktop, tablets and mobile
  • Engage with back-end system engineers.
  • Great problem solving skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A deep passion for building very intuitive and functional user interfaces.
  • BS degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience, including software development.
  • Expertise in frameworks such as React/Redux and AngularJS
  • Experience with HTML and CSS
  • US permanent residency

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with Python
  • US Citizenship

 

Senior DevOps Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Expert understanding of running a large-scale virtualized infrastructure in the cloud and on-premise
  • Utilize troubleshooting and scripting skills to improve the availability, performance, and security of Percipient services
  • Implement automated deployments, and operational tools
  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to plan and deploy product releases
  • Ensure services are designed with 24/7 availability and operational readiness and rigor
  • Implement proactive monitoring, alerting and self-healing systems
  • Participate in on-call rotations, driving restoration and repair of service-impacting issues
  • Define non-functional requirements as part of the product lifecycle to influence the new designs, standards, and methods for scalable, highly available distributed systems
  • Coding and automation of applications in the cloud
  • Great problem solving skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years of Systems/Applications automation in 24×7 Production Services environments
  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Expertise with Containerization concepts like Docker, PaaS services on AWS, and Kubernetes or equivalent technologies
  • Fluency with at least one current generation scripting language used by DevOps professionals such as Python, Perl, or Ruby and Java Development
  • Deep experience operating on AWS
  • Excellent troubleshooter
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing and diagnosing large-scale distributed systems and Linux systems internals (system libraries, file systems, etc.)
  • Experience with elastically scalable, fault tolerance and other cloud architecture patterns
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery including tools such as Cloudformation
  • Experience in Linux and Security triage & forensic analysis
  • US permanent residency

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Computer Science or related field.
  • US Citizenship

 

Senior QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Perform automated and manual functional testing efforts for Percipient products, for both frontend and backend functionality.
  • Prepare and execute test plans for system, integration, and user acceptance validations.
  • Work with engineering team to help build unit tests and ensure that unit tests are written for all new functionality
  • Review and validate software requirements and design specifications from a technical standpoint.
  • Ensure all deliverables are of high quality and on time.
  • Assess future project requirements and provide plans for test implementation.
  • Pro-actively seek clarification on Acceptance criteria for all stories submitted for review.
  • Report and track all software defects discovered by the team.
  • Maintain, expand, and supplement existing test scripts and standards.
  • Assign, monitor, and be responsible for all testing related components / resources including hardware, software, departmental team collaboration, and training.
  • Actively participate in technical design discussions.
  • Great problem solving skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent from a fully-accredited college or university.
  • 8+ years of experience as QA Engineer within a quality assurance team environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience with automated testing tools, applications and languages such as Selenium, SoapUI, Python, Java and Javascript.
  • Must possess a willingness and aptitude to embrace new ideas and master concepts rapidly.
  • Familiarity and experience working with various testing stages such as unit testing, integration testing, and system testing enterprises.
  • Relational Database knowledge including SQL programming and understanding of queries.
  • Experience with testing Cloud based applications on AWS and on premise
  • Experience with coding and debugging in a Linux environment
  • Working knowledge of Agile Test Methodology.
  • Must be a responsive, flexible team player that is self-motivated, self-starting, and enthusiastic.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to effectively communicate ideas, problems and solutions with all members of the organization
  • US permanent residency

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Computer Science or related field.
  • US Citizenship

 

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Perform automated and manual functional testing efforts for Percipient products, for both frontend and backend functionality.
  • Prepare and execute test plans for system, integration, and user acceptance validations.
  • Work with engineering team to help build unit tests and ensure that unit tests are written for all new functionality
  • Review and validate software requirements and design specifications from a technical standpoint.
  • Ensure all deliverables are of high quality and on time.
  • Assess future project requirements and provide plans for test implementation.
  • Pro-actively seek clarification on Acceptance criteria for all stories submitted for review.
  • Maintain, expand, and supplement existing test scripts and standards.
  • Assign, monitor, and be responsible for all testing related components / resources including hardware, software, departmental team collaboration, and training.
  • Actively participate in technical design discussions.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent from a fully-accredited college or university.
  • 5+ years of experience as QA Engineer within a quality assurance team environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience with automated testing tools, applications and languages such as Selenium, SoapUI, Python, Java and Javascript.
  • Must possess a willingness and aptitude to embrace new ideas and master concepts rapidly.
  • Familiarity and experience working with various testing stages such as unit testing, integration testing, and system testing enterprises.
  • Relational Database knowledge including SQL programming and understanding of queries.
  • Experience with testing Cloud based applications on AWS and on premise
  • Experience with coding and debugging in a Linux environment
  • Working knowledge of Agile Test Methodology.
  • Must be a responsive, flexible team player that is self-motivated, self-starting, and enthusiastic.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to effectively communicate ideas, problems and solutions with all members of the organization
  • US permanent residency

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Computer Science or related field.
  • US Citizenship

 

Lead Sales Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Performs liaison duties between clients, operations, and programming personnel in the areas of systems design, modifications or trouble shooting
  • Support business development efforts within the sector with primary focus on assigned accounts. This includes conceptual design, sizing and pricing, proposal development, proof-of-concept development, contracting and supporting sales presentations.
  • Manage assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information
  • Install and configure hardware, network and software for the cloud and on premise versions of the artificial intelligence solution
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
  • Work with sales teams to ensure timely deliver of solutions to customers
  • Prepare and assist in demonstrations of artificial intelligence platform to customers, partners, etc.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with help desk, CRM, ERM, FM and HR systems, Email, telephone, phone/virtual conferencing, networking, remote access, virtual environments and other office systems and software programs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent from a fully-accredited college or university.
  • Fifteen or more years of experience in IT and business/industry, with at least 5 years of experience in public sector consulting.
  • Five or more years of leadership responsibilities.
  • Must possess a willingness and aptitude to embrace new ideas and master concepts rapidly.
  • Demonstrated experience in IT strategic planning, organization design and development
  • Experience with testing Cloud based applications on AWS and on premise
  • Eligibility to get Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of technology environments, including telecommunications, networks, databases, web development, systems networking and programming, media, information security and end-user computing environments.
  • Proven experience or demonstrated capability in leading IT transformational initiatives in complex and dynamic environments.
  • Strategic thinking and proactive acting, to stay a step ahead of the company’s technical needs
  • Possess hands-on marketing experience; capable of staffing, managing, mentoring and driving marketing teams to deliver products, manage communications/messaging, competitive intelligence, PR, events, and media relations.
  • Must be a responsive, flexible team player that is self-motivated, self-starting, and enthusiastic.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to effectively communicate ideas, problems and solutions with all members of the organization
  • Strong background in developing complex web-based applications built on relational database
    technologies
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux and Windows
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to efficiently work independently and within groups

 

UX/UI Designer

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience.
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly iterate on designs.
  • Conduct user research to understand user workflow, pain points and translate them into user stories, user journeys, wireframes and mockups.
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks.
  • Conduct usability testing, analyze user feedback and activity, and iterate to enhance the user experience.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to usability.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum design process.
  • Ask questions, take risks, and champion ideas.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors in design-related field.
  • Three or more years of UX/UI design experience.
  • Strong Portfolio to showcase UX/UI experience.
  • Expertise in standard UX/UI software such as Sketch, InVision, Zeplin.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Ability to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet both customers needs and product vision.
  • Experience in UX design best practices and standards, deep understanding of responsive design.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas and solutions to teams.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation.
  • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex systems.
  • Up to date experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.

 

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