We are looking for a platform engineer to help build out a petabyte-scale data processing system from the ground floor and integrate that data system with a publicly facing API platform and SDKs.
About This Role
As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, development, testing, and deployment of products that help companies communicate with and understand their customers in deep and personal ways. We service over a million API requests per minute and our SDK is installed on over 1.75 billion devices around the world. We are a small team ~15 engineers and our technology stack is built with Scala, node.js, and Ruby on Rails, running on Cassandra, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, and Kafka entirely in AWS.
What you will do
Design, plan and deploy large-scale web applications
Write performant, maintainable code that is easy to read and well-documented
Write automated tests to thoroughly validate the correctness of your code
Collaborate closely with other developers and members of the Apptentive team
Deploy code via Docker/Kubernetes/Helm on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Participate in lean/agile development process that focuses on customer value delivery, low latency engineering practices, and individual developer ownership
Run your code in a high scale environment
Build upon our high throughput event-driven system (>1.3b events/day) to derive proprietary data to drive targeting and analytics.
What you should have
3+ years software development experience, preferably for a B2B SaaS product and/or in a successful startup environment
Solid experience with REST and API design
Experience with a broad range of tools, frameworks, and libraries, preferably including one or more of Data Analytics, Service-Oriented Architectures, NoSQL (Cassandra, MongoDB), ElasticSearch, Kafka, and Distributed Computing
The curiosity and desire to stay current on these and related rapidly evolving topics
Passion about the possibilities of mobile, great customer experiences, and having fun while working hard
Desire to share knowledge and work closely with teammates
What We Offer
Competitive salary and equity packages
Unlimited paid time off (PTO) and generous family leave policies
401k, HRA/FSA and monthly Orca pass
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
Paid professional development (conferences/courses)
A chance to build something great with other amazing people
How We Work
We have ownership of how we complete work and take responsibility for our outcomes
We are creative in how we approach problems and deliver pragmatically
We share information and learn from each other
We pride ourselves on being adaptable because change is a constant
We focus on the customer to give them a voice
We make mistakes, learn and improve as we iterate
We focus on delivering value quickly and iterating on lessons learned
How We Do Not Work
We are not aggressive or competitive with each other, and we greatly appreciate diverse thinking
We are not defined by our roles. We get opportunities to work on new areas to expand our knowledge and abilities
We don’t work at all hours, because we have friends and families, and they are important to us
This position is based at Apptentive in Downtown Seattle and offers competitive salary and benefits.
We encourage diverse candidates to apply! Apptentive values diversity and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status or parental status.
Principals only -- No recruiters, please. We are unable to sponsor visas at this time.