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Proprio Vision
  • Position Number: 2086289
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Position Type: Engineering

Do you want to build a next generation system for enhancing human perception? Can you imagine a future where humans and machines work in concert to create a better world? We can. Come build it with us!

Proprio is a Seattle startup developing a system for real-time immersive video and mediated reality interaction. We develop cutting edge algorithms and custom hardware to enhance human capabilities in high precision activities such as spine and brain surgery.

At Proprio, you'll enjoy the ability to greatly influence product design, work across multiple domains, and have a voice in developing our culture. We value diversity in all forms and have at our core a strong sense of ethics and what it means to be a company actively pursuing social good. Our team works closely with leading medical and research institutions and has a deep background in neurosurgery, medical devices, entrepreneurship, robotics, and computer vision.


  • Define the architecture of the system including: understanding requirements, extracting architecturally-significant requirements, making architectural choices, synthesizing solutions, exploring alternatives and validating those options

  • Provide software architectural leadership across UX, algorithm, data analysis and research teams

  • Maintain the architectural integrity of the system through regular reviews, written guidelines and presentation of the architecture to various parties at different levels of abstraction and technical depth

  • Assess technical risks and create risk mitigation strategies or approaches

  • Participate in and lead project planning sessions

  • Identify and propose order and content of development iterations

  • Consult and collaborate with design, implementation and integration teams

  • Assist Product and Marketing teams with future product definitions

  • Partner with product development teams to design and review system architecture for new feature development

  • Mentor and motivate the team to build performant, robust, maintainable and secure systems

  • Improve the tea''s efficiency and productivity by reinforcing software design best practices and concepts

  • Oversee architectural approaches from conception to installation and ensure architectural integrity of solutions

  • Qualifications - Required

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a software architect in a real-time system environment

  • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related technical fields

  • Experience designing real-time computing and rendering pipelines

  • Prior experience as a full-stack desktop/thick client developer (5+ years)

  • An ability to describe software architecture using UML

  • Intimate familiarity with front-end development frameworks such as QT, Unity, and WPF

  • Experience in hardware and software integration

  • Proficiency with C#, C++, and Python and related build systems

  • Qualifications - Preferred

  • Experience in the use of Window IoT Enterprise platform for Class II or Class III medical devices

  • Knowledge of medical device regulatory frameworks

  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment and embrace ambiguity

  • Experience with robotics, networked systems and scalable architectures

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    The job description is representative of typical duties and responsibilities for the position and is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned in accordance with business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. A background check will be conducted after a conditional offer of employment is extended.

    Proprio is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements


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