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Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Hayden AI

Hayden AI

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

About Us

At Hayden AI, we are on a mission to harness the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to transform the way governments and businesses address real-world challenges.

From optimizing bus lane and bus stop enforcement to pioneering digital twin modeling and beyond, our innovative mobile perception system empowers our clients to accelerate transit, enhance street safety, and drive forward a sustainable future.

What the job involves

The Cloud Engineering team is crucial to the overall success of Hayden products. We own the Portal used directly by customers, internal tools that support company scaling, observability platform for thousands of devices deployed into the field, and numerous backend services that support our customer vehicle fleets. Scalability, reliability, and extensibility is the name of the game here.


  • Define, build, and operate the next generation of the backbone for our services architecture that is in use by all cloud services and all software engineers.

  • Build and operate our CI/CD system for physical devices and cloud services.

  • Use infrastructure as code to operate multi-region AWS deployment at scale.

  • Practice and enforce best DevOPS, SRE, and Security practices across the whole engineering team.

  • Work cross-functionally to gather requirements, build consensus on approaches, and develop appropriate technical solutions.

  • Model best practices in the team, and raise the bar on incident prevention, response, and remediation.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Robotics, Computer Vision, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.

  • 6+ years of industry experience. Deep knowledge of Amazon’s AWS ecosystem at scale, including but not limited to EKS, S3, SQS, RDS, Cognito, Lambda, etc.

  • Proficiency in Python and Go (Golang).

  • Experience working with relational, time series, and document databases, including knowledge of SQL.

  • Proven problem-solving skills; ability to take ownership of issues and driving towards resolution effectively.

  • Knowledge of best practices in designing, using, and testing web services and APIs.

  • Being comfortable in an agile, fast-paced environment; ability to organize chaos and leave things cleaner than you found them.

Benefits and Perks

There are endless learning and development opportunities from a highly diverse and talented peer group, including experts in a wide range of fields (AI, Computer Vision, Government Contracting, Systems & Device Engineering, Operations, Communications, and more!)

  • Options for 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents (for US employees)

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)

  • Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Aflac Critical Illness, Accident Insurance & Hospital Indemnity Insurance

  • MetLife Legal Plan(s) & Pet Insurance

  • Farmers GroupSelect Auto & Home Insurance

  • 401(k) with 3% company matching

  • Professional development reimbursement

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Hybrid work opportunities

  • Daily catered lunches in our San Francisco office

Hayden AI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters learning from each other. We celebrate people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination. Hayden AI is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process. To all recruitment agencies: Hayden AI does not accept agency resumes.

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