Senior Backend Engineer (Remote) at CB Insights
100% remote position (in the US) (Posted Nov 14 2019)
About the company
CB Insights fuses machine learning, algorithms, data and visualizations together to help large enterprises ask, answer and articulate compelling answers to difficult questions - about growth, about competition and about the markets and technologies of the future.
Our machine learning technology mines vast numbers of unstructured documents such as patents, earnings calls, news articles, company websites, regulatory filings, social media and more to derive insights into the future of the global economy.
Clients include Cisco, Salesforce, Castrol, Gartner, as well as top-tier VCs including, NEA, Upfront Ventures, RRE, and FirstMark Capital.
Want to build a product that uses data to see and make sense of the future?
If you are a coding fanatic and passionate about building awesome products, we want you to help us make a huge impact. Our clients love our products and are thirsty for more!
At CB Insights we build products that help clients make sense of the future and drive their businesses forward using data. Our system retrieves large amounts of structured and unstructured data sets and uses scientific methods to extract knowledge and insights. We present those analytics through a sophisticated, dynamic user interface which enables our clients to find answers to their most important questions.
As a Senior Backend Engineer at CB Insights you will be part of a cross-disciplinary, self-motivated team with clear ownership and passion to form the future. Our team uses state-of-the-art technologies and writes quality code that ships often.
Our backend software engineers work across the stack, building beautiful user interfaces, robust services and scalable data processing jobs.
We focus on modularity and reuse where it makes sense, while ensuring that there are no constraints to delivering world-class software continuously.
You will be part of a remote-first team where every team member works remotely from anywhere in the USA. Strong communication skills, adaptability and a collaborative mindset are key attributes we are looking for in all candidates.
Much of our software team has been with us for several years, despite a white-hot tech market with options galore. We attribute this to our collaborative, “teach and learn” culture where the role evolves with your interests.
If this sounds interesting to you, reach out and join CB Insights now!
Develop features for our next generation market intelligence platform on a small Agile team.
Consistently and frequently deliver solutions that are well-engineered, maintainable and tested within the agreed upon timeframe.
Participate in code reviews and sprint planning, help identify opportunities, work through challenges and share knowledge with colleagues.
Collaborate with the product team to understand business requirements.
Requirements and Qualifications:
BS in Computer Science or similar; advanced degrees also acceptable
5+ years professional experience in Go or Python
Relational database proficiency (e.g. MySQL, Aurora, PostgreSQL)
Professional experience building API’s and Microservices
Professional experience working remote or telecommuting
Proficiency developing in a Mac/Linux environment
Believer in Lean and Agile values and principles for building software
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Helpful, Humble Human
Love for experimentation
Perks and Benefits:
Subsidized health, dental and vision insurance
401K with up to 4% match
$1,000 yearly continuing education stipend