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Principal Full Stack Developer

Location: Waltham, MA
Employment Duration: Full time


Who we are

Evolv is a venture backed startup developing technology to detect and prevent active shooters and terrorists from attacking the places where we expect to be safe. Together with our investors – Bill Gates, General Catalyst Partners, Data Collective, and Lux Capital – we are re-defining the physical security industry. We’re currently focused on detecting concealed threats such as firearms and explosives and are in the process of developing the next generation of our technology. Evolv’s technology is being used to seamlessly screen millions of people around the globe in stadiums, entertainment venues, performing arts centers, train stations, airports, office buildings and hotels.

What we seek

Our team is looking for a gifted Principal Full Stack Developer to develop GUIs and architect IoT connectivity for Evolv’s product line. This involves everything from designing/implementing standalone web clients that interface directly with Evolv’s scanners to managing a portfolio of distributed scanners via a cloud-based web application. Evolv is looking for a full stack web developer who can leverage their past successes into creating an outstanding user experience for our scanner operators. We are also looking for someone with experience deploying network and cyber security best practices to protect our customers’ sensitive security needs.

In this role, you will:

  • Architect and implement web technology solutions that surprise and delight Security Officers and the guards who operate Evolv’s scanners
  • Design and implement web-based solutions for remote scanner support, such as software upgrades and diagnostic data retrieval
  • Mirror cloud-connected capability in on-premises solutions when necessary
  • Develop code that connects Evolv sensors to each other, to cloud services and distributes alerts to other networked devices
  • Work with Product Managers to design and implement methods of monetizing statistics, metadata, and biometrics that add value for our customers
  • Join a team of talented software developers, algorithm developers, mechanical and electrical engineers developing products to make the world a safer place

What you bring

You have full stack experience building systems for flexibility, robustness and scale. You are a technical, hands-on developer with the ability to design and create distributed, multi-platform systems that are embedded and/or cloud connected. You enjoy taking the time to share your expertise with other team members in a highly collaborative work environment.

In addition to having a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or the equivalent experience, candidates must also demonstrate the following:

  • 8+ years of experience in broad software development with an emphasis on front-end and back-end web technology deployed on tablets (Android), mobile (Android, iOS) and cloud
  • Deep experience with development frameworks, languages, and APIs such as Angular/TypeScript, Cordova, Node.js, HTML, CSS, REST
  • Experience with Maven, NPM/Yarn, Gulp
  • Familiarity with public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud products (AWS, GCE, Azure) and/or IoT applications
  • Cloud security best practices including web stack vulnerabilities
  • Proficient with Java
  • Nice to have or looking to learn:
    • Video systems software development, working with video management systems and software/hardware integration experience
    • Camera, routing, switching, cabling, and wireless network hardware
    • Video analytics and related surveillance technology
    • Computer vision, machine learning


Why Work at Evolv?

If you want to solve one of the most difficult issues of our time and save lives doing it, you want to work at Evolv. We are passionate, knowing that what we do and how we do it can affect life or death situations for our customers. At Evolv, you will have unparalleled exposure to all aspects of our business, working with a talented team of developers, engineers, and product managers who share our vision for a safer world. Equity is an important component of every compensation package. Unlike many startups, we offer a flexible work environment, a unique culture, and competitive benefits: medical and dental insurance, a 401(k) plan, and an unlimited vacation policy.

This is an opportunity for you to build a world class product and make a real difference in the world. Come join us today!

Evolv Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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