Software Engineer at Flock Safety

About the opportunity

This role falls in our Wing team, a newly formed small team tasked with bringing our patented image analysis capabilities to existing IP cameras that our customers already have live in the field. This is an opportunity to join a team and product in the early stages and be a part of making decisions about where our product and architecture go.

Some challenges you’ll tackle

  • Own features through their lifecycle: backend, frontend, data stores – the whole shebang (#!)
  • Collaborate with Machine Learning and Hardware teams on multifaceted projects touching the entire system
  • Design systems at scale – We process over 20M images daily in real time
  • Learn our system. If a technology is out there, we probably touch it
  • Working directly with Product to scope features into iterative efforts
  • Assess new technologies as needed for a task and make decisions balancing technical need and business impact

About You

  • Love writing code and have extensive experience doing so.
  • Motivated by taking an unknown problem, sinking your teeth in, and coming up with a plan of attack.
  • Have a strong desire to grow their role as well as have a direct influence on the growth of a young company.
  • Be interested in all aspects of the business, from direction to office space.
  • Be excited about working on a fast-paced, constantly evolving product.
  • Be able to crack a joke every now and then, even if you're the only one who laughs.

Our Tech

If you noticed, the above list says very little about specific coding skills. We believe the right person for this role is much more than a great engineer. But to get into the nitty gritty, currently our stack looks like:

  • Typescript (Node) web services with a bit of Scala and Go in there as well as needed
  • React on the frontend, but also some mix of plain ole HTML, CSS (bootstrap), and Javascript (jQuery + KnockoutJS) as needed
  • Postgres DB, but occasionally Redis or DynamoDB (use the right tool for the job)
  • Kubernetes, Docker
  • AWS (SQS, S3, etc)

Why join the Flock?

When you join the Flock, you are joining a diverse team of passionate, ambitious, intelligent people that put team over self. We offer competitive salary (commensurate with experience), equity in the company, take what you need vacation policy, and the opportunity to grow your career at a fast-paced, high growth mission-driven startup. We genuinely care about the well-being of our employees both in and out of the office and understand the importance of work/life balance. We’d love for you to join us in the fight to eliminate crime, one community at a time.

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