JITX (S18)
Automatic circuit board design.

Senior or Staff Level Front End leaning Full Stack Software Engineer

San Jose OR Berkeley Offices, Hybrid Schedule
Full-time
6+ years
About JITX

JITX was founded with the mission to fully automate hardware design to advance science and the welfare of humanity. Our vision is to transform the hardware industry by building a hardware development platform where users just specify design goals and have all the detailed engineering handled by automated software. Located in Berkeley, CA, we are a profitable seed-stage startup, backed by Sequoia Capital and Y Combinator. We’re building the tool that engineers have wanted for a long time. Come help us do it!

About the role

Skills: JavaScript, Node.js, React

JITX is a way to design circuit boards faster, better, and with fewer errors. Instead of manually drafting and reviewing one-off designs, write code to generate designs programmatically. Our AI-powered solvers handle the low-level details, and make your engineering work massively reusable. Our vision at JITX is to automate hardware design for the benefit of science and the welfare of humanity. JITX is a team that is building next generation software to help companies design better electronics. Dedicated to solving difficult problems with huge impact, our first step is to automate circuit board design.

Become the frontend expertise of the team. Desiring generalist experience in frontend-leaning full-stack development with ability to occasionally handle backend responsibilities. Expectation is about 60% frontend, 40% backend.

Minimum of 7 years of individual contributor work experience, above internships or co-op experience.

Ownership of the frontend features that include creation of UI for viewing PCB boards.

Enhance user’s UI experience by implementing various features such as zooming, scrolling, displaying multi-sheet design etc.

Contribute to backend workflow, features, and algorithms, as needed.

Understanding of traditional computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms.

Bonus Points: Having Hardware experience or knowledge or hobby projects, specifically in circuit boards, workflow, electronic components, CAD tools such as Altium, KiCad, etc. Please include any relevant hobby projects or Github projects on your resume.

Tech Stack: JavaScript, React, Node.js and more. Experience in Python, C++ or Java, a bonus.

Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering

POST-COVID WORK PLAN

This role will need to be local within the California Bay Area. JITX will continue to be flexible in the Post- Covid Work Plan but this role will be asked to join certain team members on a hybrid basis in a San Jose Office and likely once (or twice) a month in our Berkeley office.

At JITX, we celebrate and support differences. We are learning everyday by drawing on our differences in who we are, what we've experienced, and how we think to make JITX thrive. JITX is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Technology

Behind the scenes, you might assume a very 2D array of pins and routes but with the JITX topography router, we are not using the traditional 90 or 45 degrees!

JITX has their own unique Tech Stack! The Stanza programming language was designed to help programmers tackle the complexity of architecting large programs and significantly increase the productivity of application programmers across the entire software development life cycle.

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