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Cantos Ventures
Cantos Ventures

Lead Software Engineer, Device Experiences



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

Who We Are

Humane is a team of proven industry experts who have invented, built, and shipped category-defining hardware and software products to billions of people across the globe. We're known for building the audacious, ambitious, and the impossible, and we're doing it again. Our vision for the next shift between humans and computing requires innovation across multiple emerging technologies in hardware and software, from devices to cloud services.

About The Role

Humane’s Device Experiences & Platform software team is responsible for developing unique experiences and frameworks powering a new class of mobile device. We do this by working closely with our Design, System Software, Computer Vision, and Cloud Services teams to enable first-of-their-kind user experiences for our reimagined computing platform. In this role, you will have the opportunity to drive key feature development to create intuitive, reliable, and highly performant experiences that are truly transformative.

What You Might Do

  • Collaborate and partner closely with our Design team to bring ground breaking interactions and experiences to life
  • Work alongside our System Software team to tightly integrate and customize our usage of Android OS (AOSP)
  • Drive tasks independently, solve challenging problems, and communicate issues and needs clearly
  • Build new interaction models, connecting unique sensors to application-level frameworks
  • Integrate cutting edge services and frameworks including AI, machine learning and computer vision
  • Implement protocols for efficient communication across processes on a mobile device

Essential Qualifications

  • 10+ years professional software development experience
  • Strong object-oriented design and programming skills
  • Excellent application architecture or framework design skills
  • Experience using, customizing, and integrating tightly with Android system frameworks
  • Experience shipping consumer software from start to finish
  • Experience developing software for mobile devices
  • Strong communication skills and desire to work in a highly collaborative environment

Salary range: $220,000 - $250,000

Compensation & Benefits

  • The salary range for this role is listed above. Final salary offered is based upon multiple factors including individual job-related qualifications, education, experience, knowledge and skills
  • At Humane, you'll enjoy benefits that include health & wellness and work/life balance offerings. Our portfolio of benefits include: comprehensive healthcare insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 401K plan
  • Humane employees also enjoy generous paid time off and leave programs, commuter benefits, team events, snacks and other perks

Why Humane?

  • Develop cutting edge technologies in a creative and innovative environment
  • Imagine new opportunities in areas that matter and will impact the world you live in
  • Be a part of a high performing team of the world’s best innovators and executors
  • Flexible work arrangements to support you in working in the way that you work best
  • Our values: trust truth +joy

At Humane, diversity is important to us.

Humane is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion (including, but not necessarily limited to, religious creed, dress, and grooming practices), citizenship, marital status, age, national origin, place of birth, height, weight, ancestry, mental or physical disability, genetic information, medical condition, U.S. (state and federal) military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, gender, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical condition), or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws (“protected characteristics” or “protected categories”). Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. At Humane, building a healthy and safe workplace is core to our mission. We prohibit harassment of any kind.