Senior Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA

About Sight Machine

Sight Machine strengthens manufacturers by providing the industry’s only standard data model and system-level visualization capabilities. By integrating all crucial data into a single innovative platform, everyone involved in the fabrication process can visualize, contextualize and examine data in one intuitive interface.

Sight Machine is committed and mission-driven to improve lives, strengthen communities and make the world cleaner through continuously re-envisioning manufacturing processes - making them more efficient, sustainable and absolute.

Founded in Michigan in 2011 and expanded to San Francisco in 2012, Sight Machine blends the spirit of technology innovation and the down to earth style of Detroit manufacturing. Our team includes early leadership from Yahoo, Tesla Motors and Oracle. Together, we share wide industry knowledge and a commitment to advance manufacturing to a more sustainable future.

Recipe for Success

  • You're passionate about building products that give users access to advanced data analytics and insights.
  • You're a well-rounded software engineer with a strong understanding of computer science fundamentals and have an advanced level of experience with multiple programming languages (JS, Python, Go, Java, Ruby, C#, C++, etc.)
  • You're well versed in distributed systems design and have experience building and maintaining systems at scale.
  • You have an advanced level understanding of one or more relational (Postgres, MySQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB, Riak, Dynamo, Redis) database systems.
  • You've developed and maintained core API services and oversaw integration with front-end clients, data layers, and third-party systems.
  • You understand the importance of thorough code reviews and hold yourself and your peers to high standards.
  • You're opinionated about testing and ensure that the teams you work with are thinking about quality at every level.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced startup environment and you're passionate about what you do. You enjoy taking ownership of your work and have a product mindset.
  • You can work independently but also enjoy the collective and collaborative aspects of a team.
  • You value clear communication and you're empathetic and respectful of others.

Icing on the Cake 

  • You have experience with our stack (JS, React, Redux, Python, Flask, Celery, RabbitMQ, Postgres)
  • You're passionate about performance analysis and optimization.
  • Previous experience or a keen interest in industrial IoT and/or manufacturing analytics.
  • You stay on top of the latest and greatest in the industry. Maybe you tried Kafka and wished for something better? Perhaps you dabbled with Elasticsearch? Or maybe you played with Go and loved it?

Team Culture

Great things happen when people can bring their authentic selves to work. We empower all of our employees to share their perspectives, passions and experiences because collectively we make a better, stronger team.

Our team members collaborate closely with peers & cross functional stakeholders throughout the business, our clients on the forefront of digital transformation, and the cutting edge of digital manufacturing thought leadership. 

We take pride in our self-starter culture where employees are enabled and encouraged to achieve their professional goals through leadership guidance, learning and development. Our philosophy is that careers are continuous journeys, and we dedicate time and offer resources so that employees can reach their full potential.

Although we have offices in SF and Ann Arbor, we have a remote-friendly culture with folks based all around the US!

Benefits + Perks

We value you at and outside of work and know your loved ones are important. Our benefits are designed to support you and your family’s health through life’s expected and unexpected events.

Our Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary + Equity

  • Health Care Coverage + Life Insurance + Health Savings Account + Flexible Spending Account (includes spouse + children)

  • Flexible Vacation Policy

  • Adaptable Working Schedule and Environment

Our Perks Include:

  • Designated Volunteering Hours + Group Volunteer Events

  • Casual Dress Attire

  • Catered Lunches, Snacks and Beverages

  • Commuter Savings Program

  • Company Outings

  • On-site Library

  • Game room at the San Francisco office

Sight Machine is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers candidates regardless of ace, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Sight Machine also considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.