Sr. Research Engineer in LA

I am the community manager for Border Stylo. If you'd like to learn more about our company, check out our website.

Job responsibilities:

  • Writes code that meets specifications, typically for large and highly complex software programs and systems.
  • Develops software applications and tools.
  • Participates in software design.
  • Implements activities that generally impact important components/processess of the work of own unit/team/projects.
  • Typically assigned to important/complicated undertakings.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of the Web-based applications and in-depth specialization in some.
  • Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occure.
  • Is developing design skills.
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of the organization's current software applications and tools.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of programming languages important to the organization and is proficient in C, C++, or Java.
  • Knowledgeable about Linux-based systems.
  • Familiarity with at least one "dynamic language," such as Ruby or Python.
  • Familiarity with at least one functional programming language, such as Scheme or Haskell.
  • Expertise in web technologies, including HTTP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Receives work in the form of short- and mid-term assignments that regularly require the application of independent judgment.
  • Mentors less experienced members of the team.
  • Work is subject to regulary supervisory review at defined milestones.
  • Operates within the context of approved methods.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Position requires a minimum of 5 years of research engineering experience.
  • Technically, candidates should have deep expertise in client-side Web technologies, including Ajax, JavaScript, CSS and HTML, across all major browser platforms.
  • Have server-side expertise in a language such as Ruby, Erlang or Python, in combination with expert-level skills in C/C++ or Java.
  • Additional experience in other languages, especially Lisp, Scheme, or Haskell.
  • Experience working with relational databases (ex: Postgres, MySQL), document databases (ex: CouchDB) or distributed hash-based solutions (ex: MongoDB, Cassandra, Tokyo Cabinet) is helpful.

Status: Full Time

If you are interested in applying, please send us your resume, a brief intro about yourself (personality, ideologies, hobbies), and your recent work history to


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