We turn media and social intelligence into a strategic asset for the world’s largest brands and enterprises. By analyzing the full media spectrum in real-time, our centralized platform empowers corporate communications, marketing and executive teams to understand trends, pinpoint issues and make informed decision. Headquarters in San Francisco, with offices throughout the country, we serve customers around the world including Airbnb, IBM, Citrix, PepsiCo, Uber, Levis, The Sacramento Kings, Brunswick Group and FleishmanHillard.
As a Lead Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for helping to build and scale our platform and leading a talented group of Backend Engineers. You will mentor and grow teams of bright engineers utilizing Scala, Spark, Storm, Kafka and Elasticsearch to create challenging solutions to some of today’s most complex data driven problems.
In this role, you will:
¥ Lead a team of 6 -10 experienced backend engineers – technically and organizationally.
¥ Work closely with the Director of Engineering and the rest of the technology team to design and deliver a high performance and scalable platform for massive data collection, storage and analytics.
¥ Drive development project schedules in collaboration with product/project managers to ensure that projects stay on track using Jira.
¥ Collaborating as part of a cross-functional Agile team to create and enhance software that enables state of the art, next generation Big Data applications and tools
¥ Tech Stack: Scala, JavaStorm, Kafka, Spark, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Redis
In order to be successful in this role, you will need:
¥ 3+ years’ experience leading an engineering team within a SaaS organization
¥ Demonstrated track record of success in designing complex systems in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
¥ Demonstrated track record in building and leading high-performance engineering teams in developing complex products, especially in search and big data
¥ Extensive experience in leading software development programs from concept, through high level design, detailed implementation, rigorous testing, and successful introduction of product
Why Join Us?
¥ You'll join a team of bright, passionate people working collaboratively to build an amazing company!
¥ You'll be empowered to innovate and apply your intellectual curiosity to interesting technical & business challenges!
¥ You'll actively work to disrupt an established market with groundbreaking, bleeding edge technology!
¥ You'll be valued for who YOU are and for your contributions to the company
¥ You'll enjoy great benefits, catered lunches, awesome happy hours, stocked kitchens and abundant PTO!
Scala, Big Data Analytics, Team Lead, Apache Spark, Apache Storm
$165K – $180K and higher (DOE)
0.05% – 0.2%
San Jose, San Francisco CA
Phone: 866 816-1615 x 823