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The AI-ready digital hub for materials R&D

Head of Engineering

$90k – $150k • 0.3% – 0.9%
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J.A.R.V.I.S for Materials Research and Development.


You will team up with us to architect and implement a web-based platform for materials design from atoms to end-product (think J.A.R.V.I.S from the well-known movie). We have a set of Fortune 500 customers (https://exabyte.io/#case-study) that provide feedback. You will work with them and take what we developed to date to the next level.

Your career with us will be aimed at a 3-5 year (or longer) period and rapid growth. Example candidates may be established professionals looking for a significant ownership stake and creative breadth in their next venture.


  • lead design and implementation of a large-scale distributed web application for materials design
  • contribute code in the short term and help grow our team in the future


  • apply your creative vision to a new and highly innovative vertical
  • realize your ambitions, grow and make an impact in a meaningful way
  • unique timing (proven concept, ready to scale)


  • San Francisco SOMA, GitHub, Jira, Confluence

must have:

  • strong knowledge of distributed web applications
  • strong knowledge of javascript/ES6
  • strong knowledge of python
  • strong knowledge of Unix/Linux/CentOS/RedHat
  • prior experience with cloud computing platforms through python API (AWS, Azure, Google cloud)
  • familiarity with SaltStack, Puppet, Chef or similar
  • familiarity with Vagrant, Docker
  • familiarity with high-performance computing scheduling (PBS Torque, SLURM) and compilers


  • take ownership of software development stack
  • deliver quality code on time (JS, python)
  • be a "jack of all trades" in the short term and migrate to management in the long run


  • python
  • javascript/meteor/ES6
  • c++/fortran/mpi
  • linux/redhat
  • saltstack


  • choose your own


  1. For software consultancy shops: please do not contact us about your services, we believe in investing in our own people and our own team

  2. For all applicants: please include a brief message explaining the nature of your interest and your career goals for the next 5 years

  3. Our hiring process and example assignments are explained in more details in https://github.com/exabyte-io/rewotes. Including a link to a completed real-world test would fast-track your application.

  4. Our recent presentation at the Thiel Foundation will help you understand what we do: https://exabyte.io/video/unboxing-2017

Exabyte.io at a glance

The AI-ready digital hub for materials R&D

Exabyte.io focuses on Enterprise Software, Nanotechnology, Cloud Infrastructure, and Modeling And Simulation. Their company has offices in San Francisco and Tokyo. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees. To date, Exabyte.io has raised $850K of funding; their latest round was closed on August 2017.

You can view their website at https://exabyte.io/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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