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Ambient.ai is a leader in real-time human-level perception technology (Series-A YC/a16z)

Software Engineer (Web Infrastructure)

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As a Web Infrastructure Software Engineer at Ambient, you will build the cloud infrastructure that enables the enterprise-grade product experience for our customers. You will design and implement backend services for web clients, video streaming and massive data ingestion. The ideal candidate has an obsession for high-quality engineering, ability to learn new things quickly and the desire to solve challenging problems.


- Implementing REST APIs for all frontend clients and managing reverse proxy, micro-services, storage (RDS / ElasticSearch), real-time communication channels, pub-sub systems etc.
- Data infrastructure for collecting and managing large volumes of video data.
- Improving the performance, reliability and scalability of our systems.


- BS/MS in Computer Science or related field with strong programming experience.
- Deep expertise in REST APIs, general web backend design principles, relational databases (MySQL / Postgres)
- Strong experience with Unix like systems (bash scripting and tools)
- Ability to write clean, maintainable and efficient algorithms using proper data structures.
- Ability to design and implement complex systems including communication between several services (pub-sub paradigm, micro-services architecture etc)
- Ability to manage service reliability, including any DevOps work for uptime (AWS, Google Cloud etc)

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