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Senior Software Engineer

About the Job:

The Samasource R&D team is focused on delivering integrated solutions solving the most complex ML problems for over 25% of the Fortune 50. We use advanced Software Engineering practices to build scalable, secure, and efficient solutions covering multiple aspects of ML and AI, from data ingestion to annotation and building and operating ML models. We are looking for an incredible Senior Software Engineer ready to join in and use their outstanding development skills to deliver compelling solutions powering the next generation of ML modeling!


You’ll be working with our team of talented Scientists, Researchers, and over 3,000 of our Annotation Agents in Africa to advance our annotation platform, Samahub, empowering our customers and Annotators to rapidly and accurately identify and extract features in images, videos, and lidar systems. You will own all aspects of software development: design, quality, and delivery. Through proper planning and delivery, you will collaboratively work with Product Management and your scrum team to deliver the best products and features to our customers.


We are looking for a candidate that has a deep interest in Software Engineering and for building compelling solutions. One that is equally obsessed with the latest and most advanced technologies and has a deep interest in impact sourcing and working for a company that is producing leading technology while implementing a socially beneficial business model.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years of hands-on software development experience
  • OOD/OOP software engineering experience.
  • Think in terms of Incremental delivery and experience in Agile development
  • Experience with designing and implementing SOA
  • Understanding web application development and the ability to explain the strengths and weaknesses of one design choice over another.
  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • At least one modern language/framework on the back end (Rails, Node, Golang, C#, Java)
    • HTML5, CSS3, REST
    • Frontend frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js)
    • Experience building front end applications
    • Be able to design, develop, test, and optimize web applications

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with data labeling and creating data sets
  • Familiar with test-driven development
  • Writing models and helping to build a data modeling platform
  • You have held positions as mentors or teachers
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Comfortable working with a distributed team

 

About Samasource:

25% of the Fortune 50 trust Samasource to deliver secure, high-quality training data and validation for the technology teams driving humanity forward. From self-driving cars to smart hardware, Samasource fuels AI. Founded over a decade ago, we’re experts in image, video and sensor data annotation and validation for machine learning algorithms in industries including automotive, navigation, AR/VR, biotech, agriculture, manufacturing, and e-commerce. Our staff are driven by a mission to expand opportunity for low-income people through the digital economy, and our social business model has helped lift over 50,000 people out of poverty.

 

Our Culture:

Samasource is quite unique. We are a technology company with a social mission. People that thrive in a high growth environment, love working on the bleeding edge of technology, and really care about having a positive impact on the world are a great fit for the Samasource culture. Our core values are grit, integrity, humanity, and GTD (Get Things Done).

 

Our Benefits:
Samasource offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and a full benefits package, including: medical, dental, and vision insurance, long-term disability insurance, life and AD&D insurance, employer-matching Group RRSP, generous holiday and vacation policies, sabbaticals, a monthly fitness stipend, and professional development opportunities.

 

At Samasource, we take pride in being a diverse and equal opportunity employer.

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