Jiobit, which is developing the next generation of location-based wearables, is seeking an experienced, software development engineer that thrives in the often chaotic world of a startup. Given the importance of this role for the long-term success of the company, equity compensation will be available for the right candidate. The ideal candidate would be based in the Bay area and work out of our Menlo Park office.
Jiobit is the first of its kind always on, self-learning location aware system enabling the world’s smallest connected products. With its “Tech [that] could change wearables forever,” (Digital Trends), including Progressive Beaconing, it can provide industry leading battery life that delivers up to 30x the battery life at 50% the size.Our first product is the world's smallest and longest lasting smart tag that that keeps track of your most precious asset, your kids, wherever they are by using a combination of sensors, radios, machine learning and mesh networking.With offices in Chicago and Silicon Valley, the team is comprised of seasoned designers, marketers, and engineers (http://www.jiobit.com/about) with a history of building innovative consumer products and businesses, with millions of products sold worldwide.The company has raised over $4.2M in a seed round after completion of the prestigious Techstars Accelerator Program.
Development and support of the backend solution for Jiobit products.Design, documentation and implementation of backend features from scratch to production-ready state.Collaboration with different teams (product, firmware, mobile, e-commerce, customer care) to define requirements for the backend features.Constantly improving existing codebase quality and delivering new high-quality code.
Advanced knowledge of Java and backend frameworks (Spring Boot, Spring, Spark etc.). Advanced knowledge of Google Cloud Platform and/or Amazon Web Services (experience with both preferred).Experience with AWS IoT platform will be a plus.Good understanding of scalable web application design patterns and architecture principles.Good knowledge of Linux / UNIX based systems.Infrastructure / DevOps experience (continues integration setup, deploying and running applications in a test and production environment etc.) Good knowledge of Agile development practices and the software development lifecycle.
At Jiobit, we’re motivated every day because we do meaningful work that solves real problems. We support one another in our current roles and career aspirations, encouraging each other to learn new skills and dive deeper into our expertise. We believe in you working the way you want to; if you have an idea, do it, we support you. We celebrate our successes (big and small) and make memories at quarterly off-sites and team building events (kayaking, karaoke-ing, Cards Against Humanity-ing). And last but not least: Great benefits, flexible vacation policy, and the opportunity to build and influence our brand, portfolio, and culture from the ground up. That’s a risk worth taking.
We are looking to hire a full-time employee for this position. However, all new team members begin as contractors and are later converted to W-2 employees based on performance. Equity will be offered at initial start date.
Flexible work hours and location
Company retreats every 6 months
Unlimited PTO policy
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance (including 50% contribution for dependents)
Basic Life Insurance