A.I. Solves the Impossible.

We hear a lot about how artificial intelligence could someday solve problems like climate change and enable self-driving cars.

At Perspica, we’re using AI jobs to solve real problems … today.

We use AI to analyze big data so companies can keep their “hyper-scale” applications up and running, as well as help our federal government protect their critical operations and infrastructure.

Want to use AI to make the world a better place?

Come Be Part of the Solution.

Perks

stock

Pre-IPO Stock Options

We believe everybody is in it to win it.

401K

401(k)

Save for your future with our 401(k) plan.

Medical

Medical, Vision, Dental

Company paid premiums. Coverage for you, your spouse, and dependents.

Casual

Commute Friendly

Downtown San Jose location with free parking. Close to Caltrain and VTA Light Rail.

Downtown

Casual Culture

Dress comfortably. Enjoy collaborating with friendly teammates.

Commute

Work in Downtown San Jose

Great lunch and happy hour spots. Awesome public transportation.

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“As CEO, my job is to hire great people, and give them whatever they need to do great work.”

Dan Maloney

CEO

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“Engineers want to solve hard problems, and that’s just what we’re doing at Perspica. That’s why I love coming to work every day.”

JF Huard, Ph.D.

Founder and CTO

Open Positions

We are looking for talented, passionate people who want to join our team.
Don’t see the job you want? Then make your own!
Send us your resume or LinkedIn profile, and tell us why you’d be a great addition to the Perspica team.

Engineering

We are building an artificial intelligence powered analytics product, and are seeking a talented and passionate Software Development Engineer to join our team in downtown San Jose. As a Software Engineer you will design and build software that helps companies who are running applications at “hyper scale” (companies like Twitter and Uber) analyze what’s happening throughout their application infrastructure. Delivering a reliable and high-performance product at this scale requires engineers with extraordinary technical expertise and boundless creativity. Since we’re a fast moving startup, we also give you the opportunity to interact with customers, to understand our business goals, and to innovate rapidly, while delivering high-quality and ground-breaking functionality.

What does it take to thrive as a developer at Perspica? You need to be creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. You’re excited about rolling up your sleeves, implementing big ideas, and learning from those around you. You want the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping Perspica grow. You relish the opportunity to dig into challenging operational issues and to help make customers successful. You’re somebody who knows how to be both productive and have fun with others.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the engineering team to design and implement new functionality in the product in the most complete and scalable manner
  • Collaborate with product management to convert product features and user stories to designs spanning UI, backend, and data source integration
  • Review and contribute to development and extension of machine learning algorithms, data source integrations, and UI designs
  • Direct interaction with customers and partners

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5-7 years relevant experience in developing SaaS/web-based customer facing products
  • Expert in Java development (GIT/Intellij/Eclipse)
  • Willing to work in fast paced startup environment
  • Fluency with written and spoken business English

Additional Skills (Preferred):

  • Understanding of streaming data architecture
  • Familiarity with Kafka, PostgreSQL, Docker, Guice
  • We also use Gradle, Jersey, Jetty, Netty




Resume


Perspica is aggressively building out its Engineering team and is looking for the best and brightest subject-matter experts in services architecture, data sciences and services management. This person will develop end to end methodologies and capabilities and work with various engineering sub teams to build new functionality and re-architect existing capabilities in our path breaking and innovative big data analytics product.

You should have a deep focus and passion for a particular specialization in building innovative, functional and scalable products and have experience with understanding and implementing user stories end to end, understanding of big data analytics space. You will be expected to work on ideas from conception and design to productization. If this is what you love to do, then we’d like to talk with you about what we are working on and why we are excited about it. There are multiple ways this role can be shaped, depending on your range and interest.

Responsibilities:

  • Work across multiple engineering sub teams to design and implement new functionality in the product in most complete and scalable manner.
  • Collaborate with product management to convert product features and user stories to designs spanning UI, Backend, and data source integrations.
  • Review and contribute to development and extension of machine learning algorithms, data source integrations and User experience designs.
  • Possible direct interaction with customers and partners

Qualifications / Must Have Skills:

  • Bachelors, Master’s (preferred) in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in architecting SaaS/Web based customer facing products.
  • Deep technical experience with VMware vSphere, Docker, AWS Services highly desirable.
  • Hands on experience with Java development (GIT/Eclipse)
  • Experience in network, systems or application performance management are preferred.
  • Fluency with written and spoken business English.
  • Plus to have experience with Hadoop, Mongo, Cassandra, data visualization tools and techniques.




Resume


We are building an artificial intelligence powered analytics product, and are seeking a talented and passionate Software Development Engineer to join our team in downtown San Jose. As a Software Engineer you will design and build software that helps companies who are running applications at “hyper scale” (companies like Twitter and Uber) analyze what’s happening throughout their application infrastructure. Delivering a reliable and high-performance product at this scale requires engineers with extraordinary technical expertise and boundless creativity. Since we’re a fast moving startup, we also give you the opportunity to interact with customers, to understand our business goals, and to innovate rapidly, while delivering high-quality and ground-breaking functionality.

What does it take to thrive as a developer at Perspica? You need to be creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. You’re excited about rolling up your sleeves, implementing big ideas, and learning from those around you. You want the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping Perspica grow. You relish the opportunity to dig into challenging operational issues and to help make customers successful. You’re somebody who knows how to be both productive and have fun with others.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the engineering team to design and implement new functionality in the product in the most complete and scalable manner
  • Collaborate with product management to convert product features and user stories to designs spanning UI, backend, and data source integration
  • Review and contribute to development and extension of machine learning algorithms, data source integrations, and UI designs
  • Direct interaction with customers and partners

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5+ years relevant experience in developing SaaS/web-based customer facing products
  • Expert in Java development (GIT/Eclipse)
  • Experience with scale-out architecture using Kafka
  • Willing to work in fast paced startup environment
  • Fluency with written and spoken business English

Additional Skills (Preferred):

  • Understanding of streaming data architecture
  • Experience with Hadoop, Mongo, Cassandra, and data visualization tools and techniques
  • Experience in network, systems, or application performance management
  • Experience with VMWare, VSphere, Docker, AWS




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Technical Operations

We are building an artificial intelligence powered analytics product, and are seeking a talented and passionate Sr. Operations Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will have a direct responsibility to maintain the stability and responsiveness of our infrastructure. Perspica’s AI-powered analytics product helps companies who are running applications at “hyper scale” (companies like Twitter and Uber) analyze what’s happening throughout their application infrastructure. Delivering a reliable and high-performance product at this scale requires a Sr. Operations Engineer who is passionate about working with technologies and design approaches that encourage stability, visibility, and automation. Our infrastructure is managed with open source technologies and we strive to always use the best tool for the job.

What does it take to succeed at Perspica? You need to be creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. You’re excited about rolling up your sleeves, implementing big ideas, and learning from those around you. You want the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping Perspica grow. You relish the opportunity to dig into challenging operational issues and to help make customers successful. You’re somebody who knows how to be both productive and have fun with others.

Responsibilities

  • Desire to build and participate in a culture of cooperation and support
  • Be consistent about the implementation of best practices and industry standards
  • Actively monitor infrastructure and services; investigate deficiencies or anomalous behavior
  • Maintain communication with TechOps and other teams to ensure changes and updates are completed smoothly
  • Provide assistance to Customer Support teams as needed
  • Use the product, provide candid feedback, and offer suggestions for improvement
  • Participate in an on-call rotation, 12-on/12-off during your on-call week, splitting each day with a counterpart in India or the US depending on your location

Qualifications

  • Experience with infrastructure, automation, distributed systems, and application performance
  • Comfortable at a command line
  • Experienced in cloud technologies, i.e EC2, Openstack, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Comfortable with working in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment

Toolset

Our team utilizes the following technologies to manage our operational infrastructure. You should be familiar with all of these and have hands-on experience with some of them, or with tools that provide similar functionality (for example, experience with Chef or Ansible would work in place of Puppet).

  • Puppet
  • Graphite
  • Grafana
  • VMWare
  • Sensu
  • OpenTSDB
  • Jenkins
  • Docker
  • Nginx
  • HBase
  • Tomcat
  • Kubernetes




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We are building an artificial intelligence powered analytics product, and are seeking a talented and passionate Infrastructure Architect to join our team. As an Infrastructure Architect, you will provide technical leadership, drive innovation, and apply industry standards that helps companies who are running applications at “hyper scale” (companies like Twitter and Uber) analyze what’s happening throughout their application infrastructure. Delivering a reliable and high-performance product at this scale requires an Infrastructure Architect who is passionate about working with technologies and design approaches that encourage stability, visibility, and automation. Our infrastructure is managed with open source technologies and we strive to always use the best tool for the job.

What does it take to succeed at Perspica? You need to be creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. You’re excited about rolling up your sleeves, implementing big ideas, and learning from those around you. You want the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping Perspica grow. You relish the opportunity to dig into challenging operational issues and to help make customers successful. You’re somebody who knows how to be both productive and have fun with others.
Responsibilities

  • Enforce best practices consistently when working with other teams and with other members of the TechOps team
  • Be a positive role model; help build a culture of cooperation and support
  • Provide technical leadership to the TechOps organization
  • Be pragmatic about applying appropriate patterns and standards to solve cloud infrastructure and data center infrastructure challenges
  • Persistently seek out technical debt, such as unmanaged resources or resources with poor instrumentation, and remediate those situations
  • Prototype use of new tools and technology and define best practices for using new tools and technology
  • Participate in an on-call rotation, 12-on/12-off during your on-call week, splitting each day with a counterpart in India or the US depending on your location

Qualifications

  • Strong experience with large scale Infrastructure, automation, distributed systems, and application performance
  • Advanced knowledge about business continuity concepts and strategies.
  • Experienced in cloud technologies, i.e EC2, Openstack, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Comfortable with working in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment
  • Strong datacenter infrastructure and cloud server design experience
  • BS with 5+ or 10+ years of experience in infrastructure and technology

Toolset
Our team utilizes the following technologies to manage our operational infrastructure. You should be familiar with all of these and have hands-on experience with some of them, or with tools that provide similar functionality (for example, experience with Chef or Ansible would work in place of Puppet).

  • Puppet
  • Graphite
  • Grafana
  • VMWare
  • Sensu
  • OpenTSDB
  • Jenkins
  • Docker
  • Nginx
  • HBase
  • Tomcat
  • Kubernetes




Resume


We are building an artificial intelligence powered analytics product, and are seeking a talented and passionate Site Reliability Engineer to join our team. In this role, you’ll work collaboratively with software engineering to deploy and operate our systems that help companies who are running applications at “hyper scale” (companies like Twitter and Uber) analyze what’s happening throughout their application infrastructure. Delivering a reliable and high-performance product at this scale requires an SRE who is passionate about working with technologies and design approaches that encourage stability, visibility, and automation. Our infrastructure is managed with open source technologies and we strive to always use the best tool for the job.

What does it take to succeed at Perspica? You need to be creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. You’re excited about rolling up your sleeves, implementing big ideas, and learning from those around you. You want the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping Perspica grow. You relish the opportunity to dig into challenging operational issues and to help make customers successful. You’re somebody who knows how to be both productive and have fun with others.
Responsibilities

  • Desire to build and participate in a culture of cooperation and support
  • Participate in development through code reviews, defining best practices, and providing guidance to other developers
  • Automate application deployment and infrastructure creation processes with tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Packer, Puppet and Docker.
  • Think laterally and collaborate with other teams
  • Utilize your experience, creativity, and intuition to shape how we manage and build infrastructure
  • Participate in an on-call rotation, 12-on/12-off during your on-call week, splitting each day with a counterpart in India or the US depending on your location
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring, instrumentation, and operations
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments

Qualifications

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (some experience with AWS is required)
  • Experience with databases such as MongoDB, MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • A working understanding of code and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

Toolset
Our team utilizes the following technologies to manage our operational infrastructure. You should be familiar with all of these and have hands-on experience with some of them, or with tools that provide similar functionality (for example, experience with Chef or Ansible would work in place of Puppet).

  • Puppet
  • Graphite
  • Grafana
  • VMWare
  • Sensu
  • OpenTSDB
  • Jenkins
  • Docker
  • Nginx
  • HBase
  • Tomcat
  • Kubernetes




Resume


Product Management

Perspica is building out its Product Management team and is looking for the best and brightest product manager in SaaS, services management, and IT Operations. This person will develop drive new product capabilities in our path breaking and innovative IT Operations Analytics product.

You should have a deep focus and passion for building innovative and functional products. You should have experience in working with cross functional teams, understanding Customer, Market and Partner requirements, undertake detailed competitive analysis and translating it into detailed requirements and user stories and work with Engineering to productize the capabilities. If this is what you love to do, then we’d like to talk with you about what we are working on and why we are excited about it.

Responsibilities:

  • Work across multiple cross functional teams, namely sales, marketing, engineering and technical publication teams to detail requirements, create user stories and user experience design.
  • Collaborate with engineering on a daily basis to ensure the requirements are being productized as required.
  • Collaborate extensively with Marketing on Product collateral and content.
  • Undertake Market Research, and detailed Competitive analysis.
  • Review and contribute to design and development of product capabilities.
  • Lead Customer and Partner discussions.

Qualifications / Must Have Skills:

  • Bachelors, Master’s (preferred) in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in product management .
  • Experience in systems, and/or application, service performance management is highly desirable.
  • Deep technical knowledge in one or more of domains of VMware vSphere, Docker, AWS Services are definitely a plus.
  • Fluency with written and spoken business English.




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Sales

If you want to accelerate your sales career, you need to stop thinking about the day one stuff and think about year one … and beyond.

Maybe you’ve spent some time in an inside or field sales role, but one thing is for sure, you’re looking for a launch pad for your high tech sales career.

Here’s what year one is all about: For a high-energy sales person, this is the stuff dreams are made of … learning the ropes of high tech software sales by finding and qualifying opportunities for our sales team:

  • Prospect for new business opportunities
  • Possess strong hunter and prospecting/cold calling skills
  • Act as first point of contact for all new leads
  • Lead discovery calls to qualify leads
  • Work closely with sales team to move leads through the sales process

About you:

You love building sales pipeline. You have worked in a sales role, and know that your future is in high tech. You have great ideas and contribute actively. You bias toward execution and take ownership of your work. You excel with numbers and analysis. You can make recommendations and take actions in the face of incomplete information and uncertainty. You are fun to work with, and assume the best intentions with your colleagues and partners.

What to expect:

You’ll be joining a fun and dynamic team that is growing in size, scope and geography. We value collaboration, innovation, measurable results, and learning fast. If you’re looking to build something great and to be part of one of the best private companies in Silicon Valley, then come join us!

Requirements:

  • 1+ years in a sales role (inside sales, field sales, etc.)
  • Superb phone skills
  • Goal-driven; experienced in setting and beating sales goals
  • Desire to work in a startup company
  • Comfortable using sales tools like Salesforce, Gotomeeting, or similar




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