Overview

As a senior member of our Engineering team, you will own the design, development and integration of the next generation Location Analytics Platform. Along with the technical chops necessary to build and deploy robust, high-performance, always available services that will scale to our clients’ needs. The ideal candidate will bring the “right” mix of creativity and development discipline to expand the standards of excellence that our Engineers and Data Scientists have already set.

We work in an agile environment focused on delivering high quality software through quick iterations.  We don’t always stick to a particular programming language or adapt our requirements to fit within a particular technology stack. Software development, for us, focuses on the simple yet elegant solutions to complex problems.  At PlaceIQ, we empower our team members to extend beyond traditional functional boundaries so that we can build game-changing products.  

Here’s what we value as a team:

  • Passion, technical expertise, and personal accomplishments

  • Independent ownership of business problems and their solutions

  • Solid engineering skills (e.g. design patterns, automated testing, fault-tolerant systems)

  • Passion for aggressively automating everything we do

  • Developers who can navigate around a Linux box and a production environment

  • Experience with using open source tools and participating in an open source projects

  • Rolling up your sleeves and getting things done

Some of the things Engineers on the Platform team do:

  • Build scalable data pipelines using Hadoop, MapReduce, PIG and HIVE

  • Build scalable domain specific languages

  • Create new metrics to provide greater insight into our data

  • Automate the end-to-end testing of the platform

  • Learn about partner systems to figure out how to integrate them with ours

We also believe that good balance produces good results, so we provide:

  • Competitive salaries, benefits and equity.

  • Unlimited paid vacation.

About PlaceIQ

PlaceIQ is a rapidly growing, venture-funded “Big Data” business with tremendous opportunity to become the market leader in the exploding location intelligence marketplace.  Starting with an extensive library of unstructured/unrelated geospatial, temporal and social data, PlaceIQ transforms location data into hyper-targeted audiences and unique insights, providing an unparalleled ability to define, reach and learn about U.S. consumers in an increasingly mobile world.

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