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InsightSquared

Software Engineer at InsightSquared

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States   (Posted Mar 28 2014)
About the company
InsightSquared delivers powerfully simple business analytics for companies of any size. Unlike traditional Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, with InsightSquared you’ll be up and running within 48 hours and have immediate access to 300+ Sales, Marketing, Finance & Support reports. No more spreadsheets, no more data dumps. Real business analytics for real business people. Hundreds of companies and thousands of users around the world use InsightSquared’s award-winning analytics to maximize sales performance, increase team productivity, and close more deals. Based in Cambridge, MA, InsightSquared was recently named one of the “Best Places to Work in Massachusetts” by the Boston Business Journal.

Job position
Permanent

Job description
InsightSquared is a well-funded Cambridge startup. We are building a powerful and elegant business analytics SaaS app. InsightSquared helps small businesses make smarter decisions and take down their larger competitors. We pull sales, marketing, financial, customer service & other data from SaaS app APIs like Salesforce, QuickBooks, and Google Analytics and present over 400 beautiful visualizations and analytics.

We assemble in small product teams that work fast, have fun, and ship often. Your team of engineering, product, and creative peers will drive the operational and strategic decisions needed to move forward. We build on a modern platform (Python/Django). We ship code to production not just daily, but a dozen+ times per day. We test quickly, learn fast, iterate fast, and focus on code that matters.

IS2 won the Stevie Award for Business Intelligence this year. Please check out our culture and process dev blog posts to get a feeling for the IS2 experience. But don't trust us when we say we have the best culture in town. InsightSquared was separately named by the Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal as a top 25 small company Best Places to Work in Mass. Drop by Friday after work for a craft brew and try to whip our CTO in ping pong.

If you were here this week, you would have…

Pushed a few of our 75 continuous deployments (yes, you'll be deploying your first morning on the job)
Developed a multi-threaded Go service to make our nastiest queries sub-second
Contributed one of the 5 techniques chosen in an all engineering shoot-out that resulted in a 10X SQL data loading speedup
Cranked out a new screen for testing with customers that uses a new data visualization approach
Built a dynamic settings screen using CoffeeScript and JQuery
Evaluate Redis to replace memcached and serve as the backend for a Celery task queue
Hacked the Django model to allow client compartmentalization to allow multiple login access to the data structures
Used the Google Analytics API to add a customer engagement marketing report
Honed your ping pong skills against some very competitive (and no so competitive) players

Skills & requirements
About You

You are a fearless engineer with great talent that is only eclipsed by your scrappiness
You have a strong, insatiable desire to learn and hone your craft
You have a passion for building and shipping products that people love to use
You have experience with or an interest in learning Python/Django
You have a great positive attitude and enjoy working with a team of like-minded folks
You would like to work in Cambridge (this is not a remote job)

Instructions how to apply
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Company: InsightSquared

InsightSquared
@insightsquared
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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