Software Engineer

Departments: Engineering

Location: Remote

About Us

We're on a mission is to revolutionize the CAD industry by developing the world's most advanced hardware design infrastructure and tools. Mechanical CAD is in the dark ages, and hardware demands have outpaced today’s hardware design infrastructure. The industry is due for a refresh, and we're laying the foundation for a modern hardware design toolkit so that you can create new design tools never before possible. We were founded and incubated by Embedded Ventures in 2021, and we're a fully remote team.

About You

We’re looking for curious, innovative, and ambitious self-starters to join our lean and growing team to help us bring our mission to life. We think you’ll thrive on our team if you’re:

  • Passionate about making an impact on the ground floor of something big!
  • Curious at your core, with an eagerness to learn and do things differently
  • Customer focused, always thinking about ways to improve the user experience
  • Able to operate autonomously while also being an effective team player 
  • Agile and thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment 

About The Role

As a Software Engineer at Zoo, you’ll be responsible for supporting a variety of projects related to Zoo’s product suite while having influence around product strategy and decisions. We are looking for Engineers who have deep expertise in graphics (Vulkan, boundary representations), CAD file formats, and/or machine learning (PyTorch and other frameworks). If you consider yourself an expert in one of these areas, be sure to let us know and share examples of relevant accomplishments.

What You’ll Do

  • Support key engineering projects related to the Zoo product suite, including API design, client SDK’s, systems development, graphics engine support, machine learning, community efforts, and more
  • Optimize code, configuration, and systems to achieve improved utilization and performance
  • Participate in product planning conversations and influence long-term product strategy decisions in order to provide the best solutions to our growing customer base
  • Document functionality and implementation details for production and other Engineers

What You’ll Need

  • B.S. Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrated professional experience and proficiency in software development contributing to highly scalable and reliable systems
  • Proficiency with C++, Python, Rust, and/or Javascript/Typescript
  • Familiarity with other technologies in our tech stack such as Vulkan or PyTorch 
  • Experience with Git
  • Solid understanding of modern techniques and algorithms related to workflow design
  • Familiarity with libraries and tools for programming language interoperability
  • A testing-based and automation-focused approach to engineering


What We Offer 

  • Competitive compensation & equity packages 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for you and your dependents 
  • 401K match (for US-based employees)
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Home office stipend & wifi reimbursement to set you up for success working remotely
  • Pet insurance reimbursement for your animal friends

Zoo is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.