Senior Software Engineer

Engineering · Remote, New York
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


Cape Privacy is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help build Cape Privacy's innovative SaaS-based encrypted predictions platform. This product sits at the intersection of data science, machine learning, and cryptography; allowing organizations to perform predictions using privacy-preserving technology. This is backend focussed position; and responsibilities include working with our Product team and other engineers to bring the product vision to reality.

Cape is a fully-remote, growing startup, and we are looking for team members in the United States and Canada.


  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software features
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Clarify and ensure the technical feasibility of product requirements
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Mentor less experienced team members
  • Conduct thorough testing of your work, and participate in peer reviews within your team

Key Qualifications

  • A great attitude, effective communication skills, and a strong sense of ownership
  • BS in computer science or equivalent experience
  • At least 7 years professional work experience building performant, user-friendly, reliable, distributed software systems
  • Experience working on backend system services, such as databases, distributed systems, realtime applications, etc.
  • Experience developing SaaS applications in cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience writing unit, integration, and end-to-end tests

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience developing software in Go or Rust languages.
  • Experience working in a data science or machine learning context.

Why Cape Privacy?

Cape Privacy is a secure, self-service platform for running AI predictions on encrypted data in Snowflake. Cape’s platform protects security and privacy by default using secure multiparty computation, which keeps data encrypted in-use. This means users can unlock powerful insights from highly confidential data that remains encrypted, providing a more precise understanding of market, customer, and product trends. 

At Cape, you'll be working on truly novel technology, working with a fast-growing team of cryptographers, machine learning researchers, and software engineers where you can grow your expertise, share knowledge, and keep learning. We take pride in our work; foster a culture of collaboration, integrity, diversity, and humility; practice continuous improvement; and we take great care of our customers.

Cape, Inc. is based in New York City and Halifax Canada, and is backed by Evolution Equity Partners, Tiger Global Management, Boldstart ventures, Version One Ventures, Ridgeline Partners, Haystack, and Radical Ventures. Visit for more information. 

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