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We’re solving hard problems in computer vision and perception to help solve some of the most pressing challenges for humanity.

Working at Groundlight is pretty great and we’re trying to keep it that way by building a diverse and inclusive team of amazing scientists, engineers, and creatives who are ready to change the way we implement computer vision and change the way robots interact with the world.

Our offices and labs are in the vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle and we try hard to make them a place you’ll want to come to work every day while also supporting flexible arrangements. We believe you’ll do your best work while living your best life and offer competitive compensation, full health benefits, vacation time, all the fancy coffee you can drink, and did we mention robots and an opportunity to change the world working on hard problems?

We have a fantastic core team in place and growing rapidly.  We're actively hiring full-stack engineers, developer relations, marketing and operations.  And of course we are always looking for exceptional people to join our core science team.

If that’s you, drop us a line at

We are an equal opportunity employer. If you need any reasonable accommodations to help you apply for a position here please just let us know.

Our current open positions are listed below.  No recruiters, please.

Software Engineer

The person filling this role will work across the entire product, from edge cameras and robots to cloud services and custom GPU farms, while working with some of the most talented engineers in the industry. We work in an open and collaborative environment and will work with each individual to ensure that their jobs are fulfilling and actually have an impact on customers and the real world. With your help, we will enable the next generation of vision AI.

While we would like to work with you in determining how your specific skills will turn into an exact role at Groundlight that will maximize your impact, you can expect the following responsibilities when working here:

  • Design, develop, debug, and review code for various systems including front-end UI, back-end service, edge system, analytics, monitoring, internal tools, and ML training and inference.

  • Collaborate with our ML scientists and product owners to turn functional requirements into detailed engineering plans, and into production systems.

  • Participate in on-call rotation to maintain production systems and debug customer problems.

  • Have fun pushing the boundaries of what's possible with the latest AI technologies

Developer Engagement Lead

Groundlight is launching its visual understanding service which is based on natural language, and we need your help!  As our first hire in developer relations and advocacy, you’ll be in a position to shape our strategy from the ground up.  In this role you’ll be…

  • Building and fostering community around our API and SDK in a scalable way that aligns with our business goals.

  • Creating and delivering clear and accessible technical content, documentation, and demos that showcase our capabilities.

  • Creating and managing scalable programs to engage and support developers, including hackathons and workshops.

  • Closing the loop on feedback between external developers and our product team.

  • Collaborating with our marketing team to create content that resonates with developers.

  • Open-minded and excited to talk shop with people building all kinds of applications.

  • Having fun pushing the boundaries of what is possible with machine learning and computer vision.


Coming into this role we’ll expect you to have…


  • Passion for enabling others to build amazing things with computer vision.

  • Practical experience building real software, or a Computer Science or Engineering degree.

  • Comfort writing code in Python and maintaining it on Github.

  • Experience writing developer documentation and content.

  • The ability to communicate and engage respectfully with a variety of audiences.

  • Experience participating in Open Source projects and/or developer communities (not necessarily leading them)


While not necessary to apply, it would be fantastic if you also have…

  • Given talks at conferences and meetups, and even organized some of those conferences and meetups yourself.

  • An existing and engaged following in relevant developer community.

  • Experience with computer vision, machine learning, and relevant tools.

All of our full-time employees can expect

  • Competitive total compensation including equity

  • Full insurance benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for you and your dependants

  • 401k plan with employer matching

  • Flexible PTO and employees are encouraged to take time off to recharge

  • Flexible working hours

  • Parental leave

At Groundlight,  we believe in treating all candidates fairly and without discrimination. We seek out exceptional people who come from a variety of backgrounds, possess unique experiences and abilities, and offer differing viewpoints. We value inclusivity and strive to foster a work environment that is welcoming and supportive for everyone, so we can all enjoy coming to work each day. If you need any reasonable accommodation to help you apply for a position here, we’d be happy to help, please email us at .

These roles are in-person in our office in Seattle.

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