Full Stack Software Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/21/2020 10:31 PM)
Product & Engineering


Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.


At Appen, we value performance, honesty, humility, and grit. We persevere and remain focused, whilst maintaining agility to achieve quality outcomes and exceed expectations. We’re truth tellers – respectfully of course. We take accountability for our actions, and believe in giving and receiving direct feedback. We give credit where credit is due, and show gratitude to others for their contributions. We seek diverse perspectives as we recognize the value in teamwork and collaboration. Through grit, we take ownership, and we don’t give up.



Position Summary


We are looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to join the team in San Francisco Bay Area. You like to work with different technologies and are passionate about learning. You take pride in designing elegant, simple solutions to challenging problems, creating quality software components, and promoting best practices for agile software development. If you are looking to make a huge impact to the AI world and rise with a leading data company that has a start-up culture as we continue to grow, Appen is the place for you! 




  • Build the next generation crowd management platform for high-quality training data development. 
  • Design, develop, deliver and maintain features in both new and legacy application stacks. 
  • Write maintainable code and implement test cases. 
  • Participate actively in setting standards for/innovating architecture and selecting criteria for tools/tech stack. 
  • Work closely with members of other development teams to ensure seamless integration. 
  • Be obsessive about security, quality, and performance. 



  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent). 
  • Self-motivation and strong sense of ownership. 
  • At least 1 years’ experience of full-time professional software development. 
  • Good understanding of modern web application stack. 
  • Expertise in Java and JavaScript focussing on React js .
  • Good understanding of database and SQL. 
  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure, AWS would be a plus. 
  • Experience with Git/Github, Atlassian (Jira and Wiki) and CI/CD solutions. 
  • Experience in following Agile/Scrum SDLC. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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