Perimeter is searching for mobile developers to create a simple, easy-to-use communication tool for first responders and communities affected by wildfires. For Perimeter, user experience is more than just a differentiator – ease-of-use and clarity are essential tenets of the product and make all the difference in dire situations during a wildfire. By helping us iterate and improve our core mobile product, you will help to create a unique user experience in high-stress, high-risk environments.
Perimeter’s mission is to provide first responders with a centralized tool for communicating trusted information amongst each other and to the general public. It does this by tracking real-time incident updates and resource details as an incident progresses, and making this information accessible across different agencies and organizations. Not only is this information processed to enable effective collaboration, but also to prioritize effectiveness on incident frontlines by situating all data on a central, intuitive map interface and building safeguards for low-connectivity environments.
This tool also helps to improve current evacuation warnings and other communications: rather than rely on slow, text-based notifications sent to entire cities or counties, the application provides more targeted and location-aware notices for incidents and hazards which can be updated with additional details in real time. The platform will also be able to collect user-submitted incident information during a wildfire or other disaster, which first responders can then access to potentially support their own response efforts.
- We closed our pre-seed round for over $1 million at the start of April, with the round led by Shawn Merani of Parade Ventures as well as Dustin Dolginow, with participation from the Alchemist Accelerator and the ONE WORLD Impact Fund. This round size is on the larger end for a pre-seed, but given our sales cycles we know this will most effectively get us through the fire season to achieve product-market fit.
- Perimeter was also featured in TechCrunch for closing our fundraising round, where they focused on our unique position within the public safety industry. This was closely followed by another article detailing the recent investments (including Perimeter) of Risk and Return, a VC firm focused on our nation’s high-risk public safety servants.
- Additionally, Perimeter was awarded a contract to work with the National Guard after winning the “Beat the Blaze” Hackathon hosted by the National Security and Innovation Network. This contract will connect us with first responders from across the country to continue development of the platform, and will help us expand our engineering team before the wildfire season.
- We also recently completed our first contract with the Palo Alto Office of Emergency Services, and will now be setting up a joint test bed with neighboring agencies. To support this and our future work with the National Guard, we have brought on new teammates to expand the engineering team in particular.
As a Mobile Developer, You Will
- Help develop our mobile app and related services.
- Work closely with (and incorporate feedback from) PMs, designers, and other engineers.
- Proactively enhance our platform.
You Will Love This Job If
- You are passionate about the problem we are solving.
- You are excited to work with an early stage start-up and take charge of your work.
- You want to continuously learn new skills and grow with the company.
- You want to work with a dynamic and driven team that works together just as well remotely as in an office.
You Should Get In Touch If
- You are excited to work in a fast-paced startup environment where you get to grow quickly with the company.
- You have 3+ years of experience in mobile development.
- You have developed a mobile project using React Native.
- You are familiar with typescript or are comfortable with quickly picking it up.
Some Things We Consider Critical
- You write understandable code with an eye towards maintainability and scalability.
- You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to product managers, designers, and other engineers is no problem for you.
- When things break – and they will – you are eager and able to help fix things.
- You write unit tests for the features that you build.
- You help code review other engineers.
Interested? Great! Here’s what you should know:
This is a full-time role, and while we strongly prefer folks living in the United States, we are open to folks anywhere and remote work is completely acceptable. Our team is high impact, low ego, and has an amazing culture of focusing on both the personal and professional growth of each team member
How To Apply
Submit your resume to email@example.com and let us know why you are excited about working with us.
We especially encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We’re actively working to increase the diversity of experience and perspectives on our team and are looking for someone who can help continue to lead that process.
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