Matterport is a rapidly growing Silicon Valley based startup company building a cutting-edge computer vision and hardware platform that makes it incredibly easy for anyone to create 3D models of the world around them and share over the internet. The 70+ person company has offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and has raised $56 million in venture capital.

On behalf of Matterport, TechTeamLabs is looking for an exceptional leader with an entrepreneurial spirit to serve as Team Lead and Head of Web Technology. You will be responsible for establishing the technological vision across our team, enhancing DevOps and streamlining product development and QA processes to empower team innovation across our web platform. Ideally, you are a highly experienced technology leader with a proven track record of managing technology teams across a variety of languages. As team leader, you will help build and manage a team of incredibly talented engineers to lead Matterport’s web development and cloud workflow to integrate with Matterport’s mobile hardware and software technology. The ideal candidate has worked with sophisticated/demanding product owners, and has a clear sense of how to manage expectations and inspire confidence. You thrive on new challenges, demonstrate excellent judgment in prioritizing tasks and are a multi-tasker who passionately wants to contribute to all levels of both full stack product development and process improvements.

This position is full-time in our Kyiv office, with the possibility for travel to Mountain View, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES

AS AN INCREDIBLY AMBITIOUS MANAGER

  • Grow and lead a team to design and deploy full-featured web applications and a platform API that enable people worldwide to access, interact with and share 3D models of their world

  • Recruit and manage our technology team with incredibly talented engineers that support the company’s culture, mission and values

  • Own the entire product development process from collaboration on specifications, writing technical documentation, estimation, assigning tasks, writing production code, QA and release

  • Serve as the central point of contact and ensure daily face-to-face communication between Kyiv team and U.S. team

  • Manage expectations and avoid escalations

AS AN INCREDIBLY TALENTED ENGINEER

  • Engineer and deploy new and crucial web-based Python applications distributed on AWS

  • Work closely with Product Management and Marketing to enhance the user experience

  • Deliver quality software in an Agile workflow

  • Adjust for time change, as daily meetings with the Mountain View team will be at end of day Kyiv

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years experience in designing and delivering high performance and reliable full-stack web solutions, ideally in Python

  • 2+ years in management/strategy experience of engineering teams, ideally collaborating with English-speaking co-workers in U.S. or U.K.

  • Ability to deliver production Python code and experience delivering production code in diverse languages, such as Ruby, C++, Java and JavaScript

  • Expert level experience in back-end or full stack development on MVC frameworks such as Django

  • Expert level experience in JavaScript which is not dependent on a library

  • Advanced level experience with Three.js, Babylon.js, Angular, Bootstrap or jQuery

  • Intermediate level experience in HTML & CSS

  • Experience developing for cloud services (AWS)

  • Ability to think and act strategically and proactively

  • Track record of recruiting and retaining top technical talent

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or a similar field preferred

  • Obsessive attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills in fluent English

BONUS

  • Experience with WebGL / OpenGL
  • Passion for virtual reality, augmented reality and computer vision
  • Prior startup experience is fantastic, but not required. Just be scrappy, work fast & communicate well

 

BENEFITS

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Apple equipment or any hardware/software/equipment you need, customized however you like
  • Direct collaboration with incredibly talented U.S. engineers
  • Great amenities within a great building and a creative work environment
  • Possibility for extended periods of travel to U.S.
  • Much more...

About MATTERPORT

Matterport is  located in Mountain View, CA and is focused on revolutionizing how we experience our world by making possible totally realistic 3D experiences at a price that anybody can afford.  Matterport enables anyone to digitally reconstruct real-world spaces for use in VR, AR, web, and mobile applications, offering an unprecedented level of immersion and the most realistic sense of actually being there.  Our Matterport Spaces can be explored through our browser-based app, called 3D Showcase, as well as on highly immersive VR platforms, like Samsung Gear VR.

Matterport spans across a multitude of vibrant and diverse industries, including Real Estate, Home improvement, Furnishings & Decor, Property Insurance, Real Estate Management, Construction Management, Hotels & Vacation Rentals, Retail Space Planning, Forensics, Animation, Public & Private Security and many others.

The 70+ person company has offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and has raised $56 million in venture capital.

For more information check out matterport.com.

ETHAN CARY

VP Engineering

BOB SHAKIB

VP Mobile

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Ethan Cary is an accomplished software and product development manager, who throughout his 15 year career has served various executive roles in product development and technology for some of the world's largest internet companies.

Prior to joining MatterPort, Ethan served as Director of Web Application Development at PayPal, where he led the global web application development teams responsible for a variety of product lines, including Checkout, Merchant, the Developer Platform, Mobile and Customer Service. From 2012 to 2013, he served as Director of Product Development at eBay, leading the development of eBay's real-time data platform to monitor risk management, web marketing and personalization across all eBay properties (PayPal, Marketplaces, eBay Enterprises, StubHub).

Since December 2013, Ethan has served as VP Engineering at Matterport, where he applies his vast practical experience in software product development to lead new product development across Matterport's 3D visualization platform for web and mobile.

 

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Bob Shakib is an accomplished mobile technology executive and leader with over 25 years experience in product management, business development and software engineering.

While serving as Google's Director of Product Management for Camera and Imaging, Bob helped lead Google's acquisition of Viewdle, Inc., a Ukrainian based facial recognition technology company principally located in California with R&D offices in Kyiv, Ukraine. Google's acquisition of Viewdle was the largest technology exit in Ukraine's startup history.

Prior to Google and Motorola Mobility, Bob served as VP Business Development at Neven Vision (acquired by Google in 2006) and as Senior Product Manager of 3D Games at Qualcomm. Throughout his career in the mobile wireless industry, Bob has led countless successful global product launches on mobile.

Currently, as VP Mobile at Matterport, Bob applies his expertise in image processing, computer vision, 3D graphics and video technologies to lead Matterport's mobile platform.

 

Matterport is led by innovators with deep experience in computer vision, sensor technology, 3D mesh generation & cloud software

BILL BROWN

Chief Executive Officer

For the past 25 years, Bill has worked to turn cutting edge technologies into new businesses, both within larger companies as well as at start-ups. He thrives on taking new technologies and turning them into successful businesses. Most recently Bill was GM of Converged Consumer Solutions at Motorola Mobility where he was responsible for connected home, device management, and mobile video solutions. Some notable recent accomplishments were at 3D sensor provider Canesta where he helped develop and execute a consumer strategy that led to the company’s acquisition by Microsoft; and at Touch Revolution, where he helped launch and build the touch screen company that  became part of the TPK Group. Bill earned a BA and BS Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and an MBA from the Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University.

MATT BELL

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

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When Matt left Google’s research team at 22, he wanted to create environments in which people interact with computers in an intuitive, natural way. Matt founded Reactrix, where he formed the technology team and provided the key computer vision innovations behind the interactive floor displays that let millions of people play with virtual koi ponds and soccer balls. When Matt first saw Microsoft’s Kinect product, he recognized the huge spectrum of computer vision applications it could power. He chose to focus MATTERPORT on building models of real things because of the potential to help millions of people communicate in 3D. When Matt isn’t rallying the team at Matterport, he likes to organize community hacking events. Matt earned a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Stanford University.

DAVE GAUSEBECK

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

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Dave led the engineering of the Matterport system from hardware integration to development of the proprietary algorithms that drive the platform. Dave is an alumnus of PayPal, where he started when the entire company could fit in a conference room. He was instrumental in designing the tools that keep transactional fraud in check at PayPal, having created the first commercial implementation of CAPTCHA. Dave loves complex, multidimensional puzzles, and this drew him to MATTERPORT; it also keeps him and his friends busy as they vie for world domination around a kitchen table. Dave earned a Bachelor of Science in computer science, with highest honors, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.