Senior Software Engineer


Job Description

VergeSense (YC S17) is building easy-to-deploy advanced occupancy sensors that help real estate professionals monitor foot-traffic within buildings. Data from our platform is used to improve building layout & design, execute dynamic workforce strategies, and reduce energy costs. For large clients, the financial impact is in the tens of millions per year.

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer that can jump and start being productive quickly. You would play a key role in helping to develop our user-facing analytics portal, deployment & commissioning tools, data-management tools, monitoring systems, and APIs. In addition, you will be a key team member to our new Minneapolis office located in the beautiful Capella Tower right downtown.

We like to move & iterate fast - going from company inception to our first product launch in 3 months. We believe in autonomy and the outsized impact that a single team member can have on a company, and you can expect to commit code on your first day and ship a feature in your first week. A core philosophy of ours is simplicity - from product design, to engineering architecture, to our day-to-day working styles. Our team is experienced (previous successful exit in the IoT space), with a commitment to a sustainable working culture built for the long-haul.


Our current stack uses React.js, Ruby on Rails, Heroku, a variety of Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies (AWS IoT, Redshift, DynamoDB), Periscope for data-science, and Tensorflow for machine-learning.


  • 4+ years industry experience
  • Especially strong knowledge of CS/CE fundamental concepts and OOP languages
  • Experience working with databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MSSQL, MySQL) and data infrastructure
  • Experience with JavaScript and modern frontend frameworks (React, Vue, Angular, or similar)
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other cloud computing platforms
  • Understanding of REST API design and implementation
  • Feel comfortable working anywhere in the software stack: frontend, server-side, database, and infrastructure
  • Excited at the thought of working in a dynamic startup environment


  • Experience with machine-learning using Tensorflow or similar
  • Experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • Experience building applications using React.js
  • Have an eye for design and a love of building beautiful user interfaces


  • A high-impact role at a startup in it's earliest stages
  • Competitive compensation and equity
  • 100% medical / dental / vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Employee wellness program
  • Transportation reimbursements
  • Reimbursements for continuous learning course (Coursera, etc.)

Job Location

Minneapolis, MN

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