Sight Machine strengthens manufacturers by providing the industry’s only platform for standard data models and system-level visualization capabilities. By integrating all crucial data into a single platform, everyone involved in the fabrication process can visualize, contextualize and examine data in one intuitive interface.

Our platform is based on a service-oriented architecture, using APIs to drive a clean and responsive application experience. We are looking for team members to help us build, maintain, and improve the application that makes Sight Machine the leading provider of manufacturing data pipelines and analytics. In this role you will work on our connectivity solution, building tools which enable data extraction from many different modern and legacy sources in the manufacturing enterprise.


  • Take a lead role in the platform development lifecycle, including planning, coding, testing, architecture, and documentation

  • Design, Build, and maintain APIs for our manufacturing data application

  • Participate in code review and work to continuously improve the quality of the backend codebase

  • Monitor, diagnose, and resolve bugs and performance bottlenecks in the end-to-end system

  • Serve as a leader in best practices, team health, and our culture of engineering by mentoring and coaching teammates.


  • 2+ years of industry experience building robust backend systems

  • Expertise with Python required, including debugging and testing

  • Can operate independently with specific requirements

  • Can dive into code authored by others and understand and debug it

  • Ability to communicate effectively outside your immediate team, including internal customers and partners

Nice to Have

  • Prior experience with Manufacturing and Historian technologies (eg OPC-UA, OLEDB, Proficy, Wonderware, OSI Pi)

  • Experience with the Python Pandas framework and SQLAlchemy a plus

  • Experience with implementing and debugging network protocols

  • Unix/Linux experience with shell commands and scripting


San Francisco or Remote (ability to work in US required)

Benefits + Perks

We value you at and outside of work and know your loved ones are important. Our benefits are designed to support you and your family’s health through life’s expected and unexpected events.

Our Benefits Include

  • Competitive Salary + Equity

  • Health Care Coverage + Life Insurance + Health Savings Account + Flexible Spending Account (includes spouse + children)

  • Flexible Vacation Policy

  • Adaptable Working Schedule and Environment

Our Perks Include

  • Designated Volunteering Hours + Group Volunteer Events

  • Casual Dress Attire

  • Catered Lunches, Snacks and Beverages

  • Commuter Savings Program

  • Company Outings

  • On-site Library

  • Game room at the San Francisco office

Sight Machine is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers candidates regardless of ace, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Sight Machine also considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Tech Stack

Frontend: Javascript, React, Redux, Less, Webpack, Jest

API Backend: Python, Flask, Pandas, scikit-learn, SQLAlchemy, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Celery, nginx

ETL Backend: Java, Kafka, PostgreSQL, RocksDBDevOps: Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, CircleCI, Stackstorm

About Sight Machine

Founded in Michigan in 2011 and expanded to San Francisco in 2012, Sight Machine blends the spirit of technology innovation and the down to earth style of Detroit manufacturing. Our team includes early leadership from Yahoo, Tesla Motors and Oracle. Together, we share wide industry knowledge and a commitment to advance manufacturing to a more sustainable future.

Sight Machine is committed and mission-driven to improve lives, strengthen communities and make the world cleaner through continuously re-envisioning manufacturing processes - making them more efficient, sustainable and absolute.

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