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Software Engineer

Engineering | East Bay, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Ripcord is the world's first robotic paper digitization company and we are redeveloping the paper records market as a whole with innovative technology and production processes. For 30 years the world has been talking about the paperless office, but have yet to realize it. Our mission is to be the company that takes the world paperless. We are doing this by building a first of its kind robotic machine and software platform that is currently transforming the records management market.

We are a well funded startup backed by reputable investors such as Icon Ventures, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, LUX Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank. Our seed investors and advisors include Steve Wozniak, Bruce Scott, Chris C Kemp and Jon Callas.

We respect and look after one another at Ripcord. We want everyone to feel supported, safe, free to innovate and take risks that result in breakthroughs that challenge the status quo. Creative ideas are welcome here! Our team is fun, driven, and upbeat. Every single day we work with industrial robots, computer vision systems, and a diverse stack of software tools to tie it all together.

Who Should Apply:

Are you a high performer who is able to drive projects from inception to deployment? Are you a curious and creative individual who is able to apply the right technologies and solutions to complex problems? Are you a strong coder with a passion for organization? Then keep reading!

The Engineering Team is currently seeking a Software Engineer who will help us continue our sky-rocketing growth. This role is ideal for engineering professionals who want to help change the world.


You will be working with robotics in a software capacity to ensure our automation infrastructure is running smoothly.

  • Implement the automation apps required to run the digitization process

  • Develop the tools, frameworks, and shared infrastructure used by the automation apps

  • Create documentation and processes needed to effectively execute on software projects

  • Develop and maintain the data warehouse solution to query and visualize real-time and historical data emitted by automation apps


  • Bachelors in a relevant field with 2+ years of experience in a software engineering role building full-stack applications

  • Proven success using relational and NoSQL databases

  • Familiarity with asynchronous patterns

  • Experience with web frameworks in the context of large scale problems

  • Fluent in Java or C#


  • MS in Computer Science

  • 2+ years of significant .NET framework experience

  • Advanced knowledge working with Computer Vision applications

  • Experience with AWS Services (S3, DynamoDB, etc.)

  • Previous experience developing micro-services deployed with Docker and Kubernetes

  • Success in utilizing TensorFlow


  • Stock options

  • 100% of healthcare premiums are covered for you and all dependents!

  • Great vision & dental insurance

  • Free gym & refreshments on-site

  • Commuting benefits

  • Comprehensive leave policy

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Ripcord, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it. Ripcord is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce at all job levels. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.