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Senior Software Engineer - Backend

New York, NY, US

Salary

$120K - 160K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • python
  • go
  • javascript
  • ruby

Benefits & perks

  • health care
  • lunch
  • 401K Matching
  • Yearly Education Stipend

To sum it up...

Want to build a product that uses data to see and make sense of the future?

Role overview

If you are a passionate coder who wants to make an impact working on a product that clients love, we’d want to talk with you.

At CB Insights, we build products that help clients make sense of the future and drive their businesses forward, using data. Our system retrieves large amounts of structured and unstructured data, uses scientific methods to extract knowledge and insights from the data and presents the data through a sophisticated dynamic user interface which enables the user to find answers to their most important questions.

As a Senior Software Engineer at CB Insights you will be part of a cross-disciplinary, self-motivated team with clear ownership and passion to form the future using state-of-the-art technologies, writing quality code that ships often.

Our backend software engineers work on creating robust services and scalable data processing jobs.Β We focus on modularity and reuse where it makes sense while ensuring that there are no constraints to delivering world-class software continuously.

Much of our software team has been with us for several years, despite a white hot tech market with options galore. We attribute this to our collaborative teach and learn culture where the role evolves with your interests.

If this sounds interesting to you, reach out and join CB Insights now!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop features for our next generation market intelligence platform on a small Agile team.
  • Consistently and frequently deliver solutions that are well-engineered, maintainable, tested within the agreed upon timeframe.
  • Participate in code reviews and sprint planning, help to identify opportunities and work through challenges and share knowledge with your colleagues, including mentoring.
  • Collaborate with the product team to understand business requirements.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering with 6+ years of professional experience as a Software Engineer or MS with 4+ years experience
  • Professional experience programming in Python, NodeJS or (Go a plus)
  • Real world experience programming high volume backend data processing systems between multiple databases including MySQL and ElasticSearch or Solr
  • Proficiency developing in a Mac/Linux environment, requiring experience with Git and Docker
  • Relational database proficiency (e.g. MySQL, Aurora, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Helpful Humble Human
  • Love for experimentation

Perks and Benefits:

  • Subsidized health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K with up to 4% match
  • $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Daily lunch stipend

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English
Engineers who find a new job through JavaScript Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

$120K - 160K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • python
  • go
  • javascript
  • ruby

Benefits & perks

  • health care
  • lunch
  • 401K Matching
  • Yearly Education Stipend

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Senior Software Engineer - Backend