Do you work best when surrounded by intelligent, ambitious, and humble people?  Do you have a get-it-done attitude? Do you want to help shape the way social evolves in 2014 and beyond?  Do you want to develop applied analytics on big data for hyper-personalization, efficient bidding and virality by leveraging massive data sets including the 1Bn+ users on Facebook’s Open Graph?


The ideal candidate will have outstanding programming skills, business acumen, and the ability to come up with creative ideas and transform them into high-quality software solutions. You are proficient in our technology stack, which includes Python, Django, Celery, MongoDB, Cassandra, MySQL, Redis, and Linux, and can pick up new technologies quickly as we evolve.  

You have experience coaching and mentoring junior engineers on the team. We value innovation and ownership, and we have succeeded by staying nimble and taking smart risks, while always learning to improve ourselves every day.  We strongly believe in our values found here…if this describes you, then it’s time to join Ampush.

What You’ll bring:

* More than 12 years of software product development experience
* 5+ years of experience in python and related technologies and frameworks
   like Django, Flask and Celery
* Experience leading team of engineers and mentoring and coaching engineers    on the team
* Experience with NoSQL technologies (MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra)
* Experience with RDBMS (e.g. MySQL) and ability to write efficient queries with    optimal structures
* Experience working with big data stack (Flume, Hadoop, Hive, Impala)
* Knowledge of OOP and scalable design patterns
* Solve complex problems with innovative and elegant design and deliver      
   robust functionality on time
* Competently evaluate scalability trade-offs (memory, disk IO, CPU) for high      volume systems
* Experience BS in Computer Science or equivalent
* Excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of humor (enjoy the journey)

Bonus Points:

* Knowledge of the Facebook APIs (Open Graph, Ads)
* Experience with Machine Learning & Recommendation Systems (NumPy,            PyTables, NumPy, SciPy)
* SCRUM / Agile development practices

Great Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision premium coverage
  • 401(K) with match
  • Life and AD&D coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account benefits
  • Uncapped vacation and sick time
  • Daily catered lunches and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Gym and ZipCar membership perks
  • Free in-house yoga
  • Located in SOMA in San Francisco close to CalTrain and Bart…and a bike rack in the office

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