Senior Research & Development Engineer (280-13)

Req Code: 
280-13
Category: 
Engineering
Job Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Job Summary: 

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