POC Engineer

  • BHO Tech
  • Mountain View, CA, USA
  • Jul 08, 2024
Full time Engineering

Job Description

We were established in 2014 to revolutionize the way information about the built environment is created and consumed. We leverage geospatial imagery, computer vision, and machine learning to instantly and automatically extract proprietary property data. This data forms the basis from which we offer comprehensive data and analytics solutions delivered instantaneously via API.

We establish a new category of property data & analytics, offering immediacy, coverage, and scale comparable to public record data, but with the currency and types of features which typically require in-person inspection. Our team is comprised of entrepreneurs with cutting edge successes in computer vision, real estate, and risk analysis. We are backed by leading venture capital firms, and based in Mountain View, CA and Munich, Germany.

We have established are continue to build a great team culture, and this is something which is a priority. 

We believe:
Talent is critical, but best when tempered with humility
Self-motivation leads to the best outcomes
Open, direct communication is a sign of respect
Teamwork drives success
Having fun together is an important part of the job

Position Summary:

We’re looking for strong, thoughtful proof-of-concept engineers whose breadth of experience lies in the intersection of computer vision/machine learning, software, and data engineering. The successful candidates will craft robust prototypes that extend our business beyond its core product offering by supporting special projects, contracts, and internal research and development. Your solutions will involve drawing inference from GIS data and aerial/satellite imagery utilizing powerful in-house systems.

What You'll Do:

Design and implement software at the component and scripting level as required by the prototype development
Discover and analyze data from the web (census, open data, commercial vendors)
Integrate data from multiple data sources into prototype databases
Assist in the migration of your solutions to production environment as required
Collaborate with new business development managers and computer vision/machine learning, data, and software engineers to define requirements and design solutions


Strong Programming Skills: Experience in scripting language such as Ruby and Python. Solid programming experience in C/C++ including STL and boost. You should be familiar with the Linux (Ubuntu >= 14.04) environment including shell scripting. Programming experience scientific tools such as Matlab/Octave is a big plus.
Database Skills: Experience in reporting, analytics, and databases. Experience with PostgreSQL is highly desired.
Strong Problem Solving and Algorithms Skills: You understand how to approach challenging problems and deliver pragmatic solutions. You have interest in computer vision and machine learning. Experience with training, testing, and validating machine learning models is a plus.
Self-starter: You enjoy working out problems and can translate high-level tasks and guidance into tested, readable, high-quality code.
Fast Learner: We use whatever technology fits the task, not creating tasks that fit the technology. You should be able to learn new languages/tech-stacks and apply them effectively.
Team Player: You want others to succeed just as much as you want to yourself and enjoy working in a collaborative environment; working across domains to solve complex, large-scale problems. Communication Skills: We are a distributed team in Munich and Palo Alto. Good communication skills, particularly in English, are key in order to work efficiently.
Nice to haves: Experience with AWS (S3, EC2, etc.), Docker

Best Regards,
Kris Young
Account Manager
BHO Tech
San Jose, San Francisco CA
Phone: 866 816-1615 x 823