Senior Research & Development Engineer

Employer
Location
San Francisco
Posted
May 01, 2014
Closes
May 31, 2014
Contact
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Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
The Senior R&D Engineer will work with an innovative R&D group on new/emerging technologies for 3D scanning and developing game-changing applications for the creation of 3D content.

Responsibilities:
Implement proof of concept prototypes for fast iterative testing
Collaborate with a cross functional team to invent novel, high-value, cutting edge product concepts that combine hardware and software innovations
Work closely with the product management and lead programmer to determine requirements and development plans
Actively program and develop applications in Javascript, Ruby on Rails, WebGL, and PHP
Solve tough engineering problems in unexplored domains
Maintain constant awareness of new toolkits, libraries, data sets, APIs, web services as they emerge
Qualifications:
Education & Training:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field; MS a plus

Experience:
At least 5 years’ experience with team lead/project management background

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have:
Broad technical skills including imaging systems, hardware hacking, and cloud development
Strong Javascript, C, C++ knowledge
Experience with Ruby on Rails
Passion for learning new technologies and have worked with a variety of technology products
Multiple shipped websites and/or applications
Practical experience working with web platform SDKs and APIs and cloud solutions (AWS, Heroku, etc.)
Nice to have:
Cross-discipline interactions are beneficial (artists, designers, etc.)
Experience in electronics/mechanical prototyping for consumer electronics and various custom device platforms
Experience with a user-centered design process and building for users’ needs or desires
AA/EEO M/F/D/V

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