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Backend Software Engineer (berkeley)
Early stage venture spin-off of the Stupid Fun Club with support from a major strategic partner seeks an experienced Backend Software Engineer for regular full-time, on-site position. The genesis of our project has roots in games, entertainment and data visualization. We are creating innovative, high production quality web and mobile products that utilize all of these features.
We are a forward-thinking, interdisciplinary team. Our mission is to bring the power of interactivity, data visualization, and the latest in web and mobile technology to consumer products. The backend platform is in place to allow the right candidate to showcase their talent and make rapid progress as we expand capabilities.
We strive for a creative environment and a sustainable work/life balance, founded on the belief that work should be an expression of passion and a path to future potential. We're looking for highly skilled individuals who share these values and interests to help us realize our ambition. The company provides a comprehensive benefit plan.
We seek a software engineer who understands scale as a feature, is aware of a few right tools for each job, and likes to validate assumptions with data.
Skills and Requirements:
Strong knowledge of Python or Ruby
Production experience with deployments in AWS or Rackspace
Familiar with SQL and NoSQL data stores along with their appropriate applicationst
Working experience with in-memory data stores such as memcache, Redis, or ehcache
BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Strong experience in design, implementation, and deployment of high performance data services,
including schema design, schema migrations, load balancing, profiling, monitoring, and
Production experience with Python web applications written in Flask or Django
Exposure to C/C++, and in particular to the Python C extension API, Cython, or other tools for
high-performance computing in Python
Working experience applying statistical methods to problems of recommendations, similarity, or
Experience with backend systems which jointly support web and mobile clients
Motivation to constantly learn about new technologies and apply them to your work
This is a full time, onsite, staff position. We will not respond to individuals or companies offering consulting services.
- Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
- do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers