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Visual intelligence platform for enterprise marketing

Backend/Infrastructure Engineer

$80k – $130k • 0.25% – 1.0%
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We’re looking to hire a motivated backend/infrastructure engineer and 3rd employee to help us architect a backend infrastructure that can efficiently and securely process large amounts of textual and visual data. You’ll be responsible for architecting and building our backend architecture that can efficiently gather, process, and serve data for our AI-based software platform. You’ll be working with rich client data, including decades of marketing insights from the top brands in the world. As our lead back-end engineer, you will have the opportunity to shape the architecture of a quickly-growing company and grow into a VP of Engineering role in the future. You’ll be working directly with our co-founders and technical advisory board and will have the opportunity to get involved in multiple areas of the technical stack.

What is Viralspace?
At Viralspace.ai, we are building visual intelligence for enterprises. Our product provides enterprises with software that predicts the performance of visual assets for marketing teams using machine learning and AI. Our clients include venture-backed e-commerce brands, Fortune 500 companies, and leading agencies. We are currently backed by Switch Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners (Investor in Snap, Stitch Fix and Rothy’s),Village Global (backed by tech luminaries like Gates and Bezos) and Sr. execs from Facebook, YouTube, Nike and WPP.

Are you passionate about visual marketing? Do you want to work in a small, diverse, and fun team that executes quickly, works on difficult technical challenges, and impacts the ROI of our clients? Ready to think of innovating and out-of-the-box solutions to the difficult challenge of visual asset prediction?

Responsibilities
- Architect a robust backend framework that can gather, process, and serve data in an efficient manner.
- Write backend API’s to serve data to our frontend
- Secure and manage databases with sensitive brand data.
- Follow best/secure coding practices and be a part of code reviews.
- Create a test framework for our backend stack.

Qualifications
Minimum
- BS/MS in CS, related technical field, or equivalent industry experience
- At least 2+ years of general backend or infrastructure engineering experience
- Extensive experience writing production level Python code
- Experience building secure, production-level, backend infrastructure for AI/ML web applications
- Experience working with AWS services such as S3, ElasticBeanstalk, and EC2
- Experience working with SQL & No-SQL cloud database systems
- Experience working as part of a team as well as an individual contributor
- Self-starter and excited to work in a fast-moving startup environment

Preferred
- Experience working with React JS

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People you would work with in this role

Michelle Lu

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Co-Founder and COO @Viralspace.ai - We're Hiring! In the past: Product Design @Stanford University , Associate at BCG, Fellow at IDEO CoLab.

Junseong Hong

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Full Stack Engineer at @Viralspace.ai | B.A. in CogSci/CompSci @UCBerkeley

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