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Software Engineer, Systems



Software Engineering
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, March 6, 2023

Software Engineer at Sunshine
Palo Alto, CA
You're Brilliant. We're Hiring.

Responsible for building applications for consumer media and artificial intelligence. Responsible for building prototypes in the assistance space and playing a key role both in the ideation and implementation of consumer media projects. Ensure project implementation complies with customer quality and specifications. Support the testing and launching efforts of new artificial intelligence products.

Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables. Build the libraries and frameworks that support large and complex web applications. Responsible for two core aspects of Sunshine’s products. The first is building the core systems and infrastructure, and the second is developing the algorithms and AI techniques behind our mobile applications.

Our core systems require us to build a highly scalable and cost-efficient data storage layer, which lends itself well to developing complex algorithms and business logic on that storage layer. Build a services architecture that can effectively support different flavors of algorithms and business logic. Develop and
optimize the core algorithms themselves. Mentor and manage a team of Software Engineers.


- Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience as a Software Engineer or a related role. In lieu of Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience, will accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and three (3) years of experience as a Software Engineer or a related role.

Special Requirements:
- Work Experience with: Programming language C, C++ and/or Java, and Scala; functional languages; Database technologies such as relational (mysql or other) or non-relational (mongoDB or other); building reliable, low-latency and high-performance application systems and services; CPU and memory optimizations, operating system services, computer networking concepts, and cloud computing platforms; algorithms for text processing and extraction, and natural language processing (NLP); and, machine learning algorithms.

Salary range $200,000 to $300,000/year.

People matter to us a lot. Just celebrating diversity isn’t enough -- we commit to unabashedly tailoring our hiring practices, our processes, and our culture to foster an inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds. Sunshine is proud to be an equal opportunity employer working to raise the standards of diversity in tech.