Software Engineer, Back End

Posted: Aug 14, 2019

**Light up Life.** At Leia we are working at the forefront of display technology — making screens come to life in richer, deeper, and more beautiful ways. We apply our proprietary nanotechnology to give any display the ability to produce light-field, immersive “holographic” content — no glasses, no tracking, no fuss. Through our digital platform LeiaLoft, we also aim to create an environment where developers and artists of the future will bring their creativity to life and deliver breathtaking experiences to the world at large. Come join a team of passionate scientists, engineers and artists in a beautiful adventure where you will be defining the digital experiences of tomorrow. **JOB DESCRIPTION** Holopix is the first and only platform for sharing photos in holographic 4v. As a back-end developer working on Holopix, you will build out new features and scale the infrastructure. - Build scalable systems with a modern tech stack: - Firebase database, storage, and cloud functions in Node.js on Google CloudSearch and feed ranking/suggestion infrastructure: ELK stack (Elasticsearch - Logstash - Kibana) - Efficient and scalable image/video streaming web server - Server-side image processing and computer vision - Data aggregation and analytics infrastructure using Firebase analytics and Logstash - Critically evaluate new and existing technologies, to ensure we are building on the best possible foundations. - Engineer fault-tolerant systems to ensure the integrity of user data. - Work closely with our Android devs to define API requirements. Protect user data and privacy by building systems with security in mind. This is a position based at Leia Inc’s satellite office in Los Angeles. **Requirements** - 4+ years experience as a back-end developer. - Experience developing backend systems for mobile applications. - Expertise in development with JavaScript/Node.js. - Experience with database management (SQL, Mongo, Dynamo, Cassandra, etc). - Familiarity with unit testing and/or integration testing. - Ability to work in a dynamic startup environment. - Self-starter with ability to work independently. - Passion for doing what’s right for the customer. **Bonus experience** - Passionate about photography. - Experience working with Firebase. - Experience working with video encoding/streaming frameworks - Experience in implementing data aggregation and analytics platform - Experience with studying user behavior in a data-driven approach and implementing features to achieve growth hacking - Experience with machine learning or data science. - Experience with A/B testing. - Experience with VR/AR (Oculus, Unity, Unreal, ARCore, ARKit). **Why Leia?** At Leia Inc. we strive to light up life by making everyday more beautiful and meaningful. We are building the future of digital interactions. Leveraging the most recent advances in nanotechnology and intelligent software, we are building an exhaustive technology platform that lets people experience the digital world in more intuitive and beautiful ways. In order to assemble top talent to help realize this mission Leia offers our employees: - A competitive compensation package - Medical, Dental, and 401(k) - 160 hours PTO (4 weeks) - Catered lunch daily and an office stocked with healthy (and unhealthy) snacks and beverages - Onsite workout facility - Easy access to our offices from anywhere in the SF Bay Area Leia Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates are evaluated without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. **[Apply Here](https://grnh.se/5e82be331)**

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