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Staff Software Development Engineer (AI)

DataCore Software

DataCore Software

Software Engineering, Data Science
Los Angeles, CA, USA · Remote · United States
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Are you ready to spearhead groundbreaking AI projects and be at the forefront of technological innovation?

Perifery is seeking a dynamic and skilled Staff Software Development Engineer to join our team. In this pivotal role, you will directly report to our Chief Technology Officer – Media & Entertainment Solutions, positioning yourself as the driving force behind our ambitious AI initiatives. As the epicenter of coding, you will play a crucial role in architecting blueprints and leading a diverse brigade of developers, both locally and remotely. Your expertise in Python, JavaScript, front-end frameworks, and cloud services will be instrumental in ensuring the success of our cutting-edge projects. If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology and ready to make a significant impact, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our innovative journey at Perifery.

About DataCore

DataCore Software delivers the industry’s most flexible, intelligent, and powerful software-defined storage solutions for the core, edge, and cloud. With an impressive product suite, robust intellectual property portfolio, and unrivaled experience in storage virtualization and advanced data services, DataCore has helped over 10,000 customers worldwide modernize how they store, protect, and access data. With a global, diversified team, DataCore is poised to transform the industry with 3x YoY ARR growth and expected profitability in 2024.

At the cornerstone of our evolving business model, the DataCore.Next vision redefines how storage resources are best applied at the core, edge, and cloud to deliver optimal results and the lowest cost. As a winner of the Stevie Award for exceptional customer service for ten consecutive years, DataCore is committed to helping its customers navigate their data journey across any combination of these storage centers in alignment with their evolving business goals.

To further this vision, DataCore has recently acquired 3 companies and announced a new division, Perifery, to focus on high-growth edge markets. Initially, Perifery will serve the exciting and rapidly changing media and entertainment market, followed by healthcare, retail, and manufacturing in the near future. Perifery offers innovative edge devices and solutions that speed up content monetization and provide high-growth industries with cost-predictable storage, AI services, and preprocessing technology options.

DataCore is private equity backed by Insight Partners and our corporate headquarters is located in a state-of-the-art facility in sunny Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with offices in Austin, Munich, London, Paris, Cardiff, Sofia, Tokyo, and Taipei with a new technical center of excellence in Bangalore, India.

Staff Software Development Engineer

As the Staff Software Development Engineer at Perifery, you will report to our CTO – Media & Entertainment Solutions and will be the driving force behind our ambitious AI projects. This role puts you in the epicenter of coding, assists with architecting the blueprint, and building and leading a diverse brigade of developers, both locally and remotely. Your prowess in Python, JavaScript, front-end frameworks, and cloud services will be the cornerstone of our project successes.


·Design, develop, and deploy AI utilities with a primary focus on on-premises tools and models

·Collaborate closely with the AI and Media & Entertainment Sales team to ensure the software aligns with client needs and industry standards

·Spearhead and mentor a dynamic developer team, championing a culture of relentless innovation and learning

·Champion integration when needed with cloud platforms like AWS and GCP, ensuring our solutions are both robust and scalable

·Stay plugged into the latest in open-source AI tools and models, ushering them into our ecosystem as needed

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

·Solid understanding of front-end frameworks, including React and Angular

·Expertise in building applications that interact with cloud services like AWS and GCP

·Familiarity with open-source AI tools and models

·Demonstrated leadership skills, with experience in leading technical teams

·Ability to adapt and learn new technologies rapidly

·Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

·Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

·Ability to travel up to 15-20% of the time


·Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent experience

·5 – 8 years of software development experience with Python and JavaScript

·3 – 5 years experience working in the Media & Entertainment industry required

·1 – 3 years experience working in the healthcare industry a plus