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Join Cipher Skin!

Why hang out with us?
  • An exciting early-stage startup where you can make an impact from day one
  • Your voice and opinion are respected and heard on day one
  • A company that makes decisions based on facts and data, where your work makes a difference
  • A small but experienced executive team that welcomes the knowledge and experience you bring and values your contribution, provides unmatched transparency into the business and welcomes diverse ideas and critical thinking
  • Amazing investors and partners who love our technology and trust it to deliver important results for them
  • A superb team: you’ll join a team of seasoned experts who are excited to work with you

Sounds like a fit? Email us at careers@cipherskin.com 

Mechanical Engineer

We are an early-stage startup seeking a seasoned mechanical engineer who has a unique combination of mechanical technical expertise and product vision. We are creating an entirely new market space, and you will be responsible for ensuring the usability and function of biometric systems. You will work with the electrical engineering team to ensure product viability and report directly to the Head of Engineering. You will work cross-functionally with the business development, product management, and marketing teams as well as with the CEO and executive staff directly. This position is full time and relocation to Denver Colorado is required.  

What you’ll do: 

  • Self-starter with the ability to recognize and creatively solve complex problems 
  • Design and prototyping of cutting-edge mechanical systems including CAD 
  • Perform tests in accordance with industry specifications and test plans. 
  • Collect data and complete data sheets accurately.
  • Applies laboratory principles and techniques to the testing of devices 
  • Communicate with the Laboratory Supervisor, Project Engineers, Production Personnel as necessary 
  • Work with short-run-shop/Contract R&D personnel to develop product fixtures and tooling needed for testing. 
  • Resolve testing problems, which surface throughout the testing program and in response to customer requests. 
  • Perform experiments in an independent & inventive manner 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications should include some of the following: 

  • Experience designing soft systems parts 
  • Experience developing high-use flexible systems 
  • Experience with basic electrical control systems is a plus 
  • Adaptability: broad interest in science and technology with a willingness and interest in expanding into new fields and learning new techniques and skills 
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Solid understanding of numerical modeling, design of experiments, and prototype fabrication methods 
  • Experience conducting technology assessments and analysis of alternatives 
  • Proficient with MS Office 
  • Familiar with Solidworks 

What you’ll bring: 

  • Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering required. Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred. 
  • Strategic thinker with 3-5 years of experience in a mechanical engineering role 
  • R&D process experience  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Proven problem-solver, able to discern the crux of an issue and use good judgment in recommending practical solutions 
  • First-rate project management, teamwork, interpersonal, and relationship management skills; comfort interacting at all levels of the organization 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with direct reports and peers, resilience in the face of natural change in a fast-moving environment and creative skills for envisioning new solutions and approaches 
Full Stack Software Engineer

In short: you will architect and build the Digital Mirror™ and Cipher Skin Cloud™.

We are an early-stage startup seeking a seasoned Senior Full Stack Software Engineer who has significant, multidisciplinary, engineering experience with mobile-first applications, data integration, as well as working knowledge of data science. You will be the primary architect of Cipher Skin’s Digital Mirror and Cipher Skin Cloud. You will be responsible for growing, monitoring and leading a team of programmers while working with other senior engineers across disciplines. You will work with the exec staff to ensure the on-time delivery of the relevant product. You will answer directly to the CEO to start. This position is full-time and relocation to Denver, Colorado is required.

What you’ll do:

  • Own software features of the Digital Mirror: build, deploy, iterate. You’re responsible for what you’re building, and you have creative control over the direction you take
  • Ship code to production frequently, often daily
  • Work at all levels of the stack – infrastructure (GCP, Kubernetes), database (PostgreSQL, Redis, ElasticSearch), services (Node, Python, Celery, TensorFlow, Keras), and frontend (React, Redux)
  • Architect efficient and reusable systems
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers (electrical, mechanical, industrial, biomechanical) and business team to refine our Digital Mirror

Qualifications should include some of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in one of the following is required from a top tier engineering program: Computer Science, Data Science, Symbolic Systems, Robotic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
  • Experience and high fluency in firmware
  • Experience and high fluency in VR motion: mastery of converting Euler or quaternion coordinates into real-time 3D animation
  • Mastery of Ruby on Rails, Unity, C++
  • Familiar with Linux and Unix
  • At least 3 years of experience shipping software product for enterprise level or consumer-focused products; if you have done both that is preferred

What you’ll bring:

  • Enjoy designing interfaces almost as much as building them
  • You play well with others
  • You have opinions and can communicate them professionally
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An enthusiasm for rolling up your sleeves and getting into the details if necessary
  • Proven problem-solver, able to discern the crux of an issue and use good judgment in recommending practical solutions
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with direct reports and peers, resilience in the face of natural change in a fast-moving environment and creative skills for envisioning new solutions and approaches
  • Tech startup experience
  • Experience recruiting, evaluating, and leading junior software engineering talent is a HUGE plus
BackEnd Software Engineer

In short: you will own Cipher Skin Cloud™

We are an early-stage startup seeking a seasoned Back End Software Engineer for contract work, who has significant, multidisciplinary, engineering experience with mobile-first applications, data integration, as well as working knowledge of data science. You will be the primary architect of Cipher Skin Cloud, our database. You will report directly to the Head of Engineering. This position is full-time and relocation to Denver, Colorado is required.

What you’ll do:

Build / Deploy / Scale our data platform. Specific tasks will include:

  • Deploy AWS server
  • Define and Implement scalable database
  • Enable secure connection to iOS/Android devices
  • Monitoring data and trigger system alerts

Qualifications should include some of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in one of the following is required from a top tier engineering program: Computer Science, Data Science, Symbolic Systems, Robotic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals, software design, and programming skills.
  • Experience in enterprise application design and development of systems using Java/J2EE technology, Single-SignOn, SQL, XML in Linux/Unix environment.
  • Direct experience with design/development of highly available, distributed and scalable applications.
  • Experience in Java, J2EE, XML/JSON, OOD, related development tools and technologies.
  • Experience in configuration, tuning, deployment of Application / Web servers such as JBoss, Apache, Tomcat, etc,.
  • Experience in source code management tools like git / SVN.
  • Experience in relational, no-SQL Databases, another form of persistence mechanisms and distributed caches.
  • Experience with relational database models
  • Demonstrate innovative and creative thinking capabilities and also have sharp troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in developing multi-threaded programs is required
  • Sound knowledge in operating systems concepts is required
  • Experience in designing and handling systems with high performance, scalability, and availability. Experience implementing solutions with a solid focus on performance, security, reliability and internal tool integrations.
  • You will work in a multi-functional team 
  • Significant experience developing and implementing, and maintaining high volume web applications, developing secure web applications, and web services.
  • Strong curiosity and a willingness to learn and talk about emerging technologies along with a positive and enthusiastic engagement style.

What you’ll bring:

  • You play well with others
  • You have opinions and can communicate them professionally
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An enthusiasm for rolling up your sleeves and getting into the details if necessary
  • Proven problem-solver, able to discern the crux of an issue and use good judgment in recommending practical solutions

Software Engineer - Mobile iOS (Unity fluent)

In short: you will own the Digital Mirror™ user experience.

We are an early-stage startup seeking a seasoned Mobile iOS Software Engineer who has significant, multidisciplinary, engineering experience with mobile-first applications, UX/UI design, as well as proven experience programming in Unity. You will be the primary builder of Cipher Skin’s Digital Mirror™ user experience and interface. You will be responsible for working with other senior engineers across disciplines. You will work with the exec staff to ensure the on-time delivery of the relevant product. You will answer directly to the Head of Engineering to start. This position is full-time and relocation to Denver, Colorado is required.

What you’ll do:

  • Own software features of the Digital Mirror™: build, deploy, iterate. You’re responsible for what you’re building, and you have creative control over the direction you take
  • Ship code to production frequently, often daily
  • Work on the frontend of the stack – Unity, iOS Mobile
  • Architect efficient and reusable systems
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers (electrical, mechanical, industrial, biomechanical) and business team to refine our Digital Mirror™ for specific use cases

Qualifications should include some of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in one of the following is required from a top tier engineering program: Computer Science, Data Science, Symbolic Systems, Robotic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
  • Experience and high fluency in mobile iOS development (iPhone and iPad)
  • Experience and high fluency in VR motion: mastery of converting Euler or quaternion coordinates into real-time 3D animation
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Proven experience shipping builds quickly at a high quality
  • Mastery of Ruby on Rails, Unity, C++, C#
  • Familiar with Linux and Unix, Git, CLI
  • At least 3 years of experience shipping software product for enterprise-level or consumer-focused products; if you have done both that is preferred

What you’ll bring:

  • Enjoy designing interfaces almost as much as building them
  • You play well with others
  • You have opinions and can communicate them professionally
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An enthusiasm for rolling up your sleeves and getting into the details if necessary
  • Proven problem-solver, able to discern the crux of an issue and use good judgment in recommending practical solutions
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with direct reports and peers, resilience in the face of natural change in a fast-moving environment and creative skills for envisioning new solutions and approaches
  • Tech startup experience