Backend Software Engineer, Rust

at MindX
Published November 29, 2022
Location Bethesda, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  Full-time  


Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a backend software engineer to develop high-performance data processing applications on Linux using Rust. Applicants should feel comfortable contributing at multiple levels to a data capture and analysis pipeline: from implementing device drivers to optimizing data processing algorithms. Applicants should be familiar with modern software engineering best practices and have a solid grasp of software fundamentals such as algorithm development and interface design.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years software engineering experience
  • 2+ years working with Rust
  • Experience with signal processing, machine learning, or data analysis
  • Experience working with C/C++
  • Familiarity with Linux development

Other Beneficial Qualifications

  • Python development experience
  • Experience deploying production machine learning systems
  • Experience with Tensorflow
  • Experience working on medical device software or HIPAA-compliant software
  • Familiarity with container runtimes such as Docker or Kubernetes

Why work at MindX?

We’re a team of highly passionate engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs who combined forces to tackle the next frontier in computing - a direct neural interface to the digital world. If you enjoy exploring and creating cutting-edge technologies; finding creative solutions to difficult technical challenges; and working hard alongside a small team of kind, motivated, and energetic people, MindX is the place for you.


MindX offers competitive, market rate salaries and a competitive equity package for every full time position based on the level of experience and skill set of the applicant.

MindX also offers a generous benefits package to all team members. We provide a Gold-level health insurance plan with dental and vision coverage, flexible work hours, education incentives, paid parental leave, and unlimited sick leave and vacation time. Our office has free on-site car and bike parking, free coffee and snacks, and we’re always testing new perks to see what makes our team feel happy and supported while at work.


MindX HQ is located in the heart of downtown Bethesda. Our office is just a five-minute walk from the Metro and is also easily accessible by bike or by car, with ample parking for both in the building. The office is equipped with large monitors, standing or sitting desks, collaborative space, and a kitchen with refreshments.

In March 2020, our entire team transitioned to a remote-first operating model to better support both the needs of our individual team members and the health and safety of our community. As all of our team members are fully-vaccinated, we now get together in person at our Bethesda office for design sessions, demos, and team activities.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

MindX does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Additionally, MindX participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.

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