Software Engineer, Aperture Platform

Department: Engineering

Location: San Jose / Remote


Software Engineer


Outward Inc. is a visual transformation technology company. Since 2012, our team of inventors, technologists, brand experts, and changemakers, have been reinventing the retail customer shopping journey through innovations in product visualizations.


Using cutting-edge 3D, AR/VR, and web technologies, Outward is bringing the advantages of automated, AI-perfected product photography to our clients — allowing them to produce a large volume of product images at the push of a button and publish them in any format — from e-commerce to traditional media. 


These innovations enable a breadth of digital experiences and meaningful interactions between manufacturers and retailers of all sizes, and their customers.


Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc. (  Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


As a Software Engineer, you will be part of a team to build on and enhance our photography capture applications.



  • Develop and maintain robust desktop application built in C#.
  • Thrive in a cross functional role between Hardware and UI engineers.
  • Debug application issues and provide critical fixes to customers.
  • Refactor existing code to build a strong application foundation.
  • Work with static analysis, benchmarking, and profiling tools.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field or equivalent work experience.
  • 4-6 years of professional experience building desktop applications with C#.
  • Good experience with writing multi threaded code.
  • Some exposure to Serial and USB communications.
  • Exposure to camera API such as Canon SDK is a plus.
  • Source control and issue tracking tools (Git, Jira).
  • Writing clean and maintainable code.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.


Benefits Just for You

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid time off
  • Company-sponsored team events such as regular staff parties
  • Fantastic new headquarters
  • Fully stocked kitchens with catered lunches twice a week
  • On-site gym
  • Office dogs! Bring your furry pal with you to work
  • Friendly, caring co-workers and management

Why you will love working at Outward, Inc.

  • We’re a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
  • A technologically and data-driven business
  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
  • We’re at the forefront of tech and eCommerce, redefining technology for the next generation
  • We’re passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
  • We get to be creative daily
  • A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
  • We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
  • We have fun!

This position Will Not offer relocation, remote work, or Visa Sponsorship assistance.