Senior Software Engineer at Yoodli

Who we are:
At Yoodli, we’re building AI technology to help people improve their public speaking and
communication skills in a judgment free way. We believe that nobody should miss out on
opportunities they deserve because of how they communicate. We’re a fast growing startup backed
by Madrona Venture Group, the Paul Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, and several other
leading investors. Our founding team includes alumni from GoogleX, Apple, and Meta. You can use
the product live at www.yoodli.ai and read more in this media article.

About you:
You care deeply about helping people communicate better. You should have experience architecting
and building applications across the technical stack—spanning backend, frontend web, development
operations, and more. A deep focus on user experience, an ability to iterate and pivot quickly, and a
can-do attitude are prerequisites. We are looking for an experienced software engineer who is
passionate about setting the engineering culture within a young startup, learning new concepts
quickly, and working on a challenging and rewarding new market category. We’re open to remote
work setups but would slightly prefer if you’re based in the Greater Seattle Area.

Minimum key qualifications:
● 5+ years of application development experience
● Experience writing professional-quality code in TypeScript, NodeJS, HTML/CSS
● Experience building reactive JavaScript-based web apps with cross-browser compatibility
● Experience building audio/video experiences using WebRTC
● Experience implementing designs and integrating systems with modern design frameworks
like MUI, Tailwind, etc
● Experience with RESTful API designs
● Proficiency using Docker
● BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
● Prior startup experience is strongly preferred

Nice to have:
● Experience building applications on top of 3rd party systems like Zoom Marketplace or the
Chrome Web Store
● Familiarity with WebSockets
● Familiarity with infrastructure as code services like Terraform and Pulumi

What’s in it for you?
● Huge impact opportunity: Build and scale a company from the ground up

● Drive the design vision in an extremely rich problem space that affects millions of people
● The opportunity to build and grow a team
● Growth and equity opportunities at a venture backed startup

Become a Yoodler! Make friends, learn new skills, and become a better communicator while
prioritizing fun! :)

More questions? Reach out at info@yoodli.ai.

A note about diversity:

We believe incorporating diverse viewpoints early on is key to building an inclusive culture and a transformative product. If you think you might have a diverse perspective to share, we're eager to hear it. We hope you'll apply.

At the AI2 Incubator, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive environment and to encourage these values in our wider entrepreneurship community. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal entrepreneurial support opportunities are available to all founders without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our founders is critical to the success of our incubator and our spinouts, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Invitation to our incubator program is decided purely on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

About AI2:

The AI2 Incubator is an initiative of the Allen Institute for A.I.-a world-leading research institute with over 175+ A.I. PhDs, researchers, engineers, and support staff. Our Incubator helps entrepreneurs come up with ideas, find co-founders, engage pilot customers, refine their product, work with research paper authors to incorporate the latest A.I. techniques into their technology, and raise millions of dollars in venture funding.

Our incubator is also backed by some of the best investors and executives in the world including Madrona Venture Group, Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, and Two Sigma Ventures-along with Jeff Dean (Google Senior Fellow), Jeff Wilke (CEO Amazon Worldwide Consumer), Adam Selipsky (CEO Tableau Software), Sujal Patel (Founder of Isilon), Carol Reiley (co-founder of Drive.ai), Laura Butler (Microsoft Technical Fellow), Leigh McMillan (CEO of Whitepages), Charlie Bell (SVP of Amazon Web Services), Chris Re (Stanford Professor & Founder of Lattice), and more.

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