Lead, High Performance Software Engineer (Sunnyvale, CA)

LaBine & Associates - Sunnyvale, CA

Our client is in the virtual reality space, and thisĀ Lead Software Engineer position will be responsible for designing and developing high-performance production software with state-of-the-art computer vision capabilities. Your code will be part of the foundations of our 3D platform that enables the next generation of computing applications for many years to come.


  • Develop state-of-the-art performance-critical perception systems.
  • Own and drive highly visible performance metrics (e.g. latency, memory, bandwidth, power).
  • Collaboratively work as part of a fast-paced team, analyze and optimize a growing C++ codebase.
  • Help define performance standards for algorithms, develop and drive best practices (performance, maintainability, correctness, etc), lead all stages of the software development cycle and share knowledge.
  • Help drive the integration and development of necessary tooling and automation (profiling, testing/verification, monitoring, etc) that allows the team to move even faster.
  • Help drive computing platforms for next-generation products.


  • 7+ years of professional experience with high performance / low latency applications with modern C++.
  • Strong CS fundamentals, data structures and algorithms, problem-solving, high-quality coding, code optimization, memory optimization, performance analysis, understanding of abstraction and modularity, critical path optimization and tuning.
  • In-depth understanding of computer architecture, computing bottlenecks, memory hierarchy, data coherency, caches, high-performance architectures (VLIW, superscalar, etc), SIMD.
  • Experience with low latency / high bandwidth real-time data pipelines, batch data processing pipelines, low power embedded systems, integration of specialized hardware acceleration blocks.
  • Strong sense of curiosity, fast learner.

Preferred / additional skills:

  • Computer vision
  • 3D reconstruction
  • Numerical computing, modeling, simulation
  • Sensors (camera, time-of-flight), image processing


  • BA/BS in CS, EE or similar required. MS, Ph.D. preferred

Posted On: Friday, January 31, 2020

Tagged: C++

Position Contact
Laura LaBine
Chief Talent Officer
(650) 393-3161
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