Sr. Front End Engineer- Computer Vision

  • First Advantage
  • Remote
Full Time Information Technology

Job Description

Why Should You Join First Advantage?

First Advantage is in the midst of a technology revolution, and the best time to join us is right now! We are developing incredible solutions, working with amazing customers, and we would love to see how your skills could help get people back to work.  We are recruiting several passionate people in greater metropolitan areas across the Central and Eastern time zones (namely Chicago, Atlanta, Charlotte, Austin, Boston, Houston, Columbus, Tampa, etc) in the US!  This opportunity is for remote work, with occasional travel to our Atlanta office.

First Advantage has over 4000 employees across the world and does over 71 million background screens a year, so if you’re looking for opportunities working with advanced technologies to produce awesome user experiences and securely process high-volume transactions leveraging massive amounts of data, then this is the place for you!

We work with Fortune 100 and Global 500 hundred companies, so your work will directly impact some of the largest enterprises in the world!

We need talent that is Informed, Insightful, Transformational, and Progressive

We’re looking for a Sr Front End Engineer – Computer Vision!  You’re our ideal candidate if you 5+ years of software engineering experience, with 3+ years in computer vision applications, 3+ years of development in modern web UI, and 1+ years using WebAssembly.  This is a brand new role for First Advantage, and we’re looking for someone with computer vision and augmented reality experience who is interested in building actual products! We’re looking for someone who has experience in augmented reality where their application identified objects in the world programmatically (object detection, faces, etc), who wants to be part of a bleeding edge solution in the background screening industry.

This Computer Vision role has the opportunity to build a game-changing solution from the ground up, and that solution will drive the next generation of background screening.  Joining our team right now is an incredible opportunity to be on the ground floor of our technology transformation, and will give you a chance to make a real difference!

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience Minimum of 3+ years of experience working with Python, Hive/Hadoop, Apache Spark. RStudio is a Plus
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 3+ years of development with computer vision applications
  • 3+ years of development modern web UI
  • 1+ years of development in WebAssembly

Required Knowledge of:

  • Agile software development methodology
  • Unit Testing methods and techniques
  • Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • WebAssembly and an appropriate language such as C++ or Rust
  • Javascript/Typescript
  • Modern UI framework such as Angular or React
  • Computer Vision techniques

Preferred Requirements

  • Java, C#, SQL
  • Behavior-driven Development (BDD)

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree