Golang / Go Job: Software Engineer

Civis Analytics

Software Engineer at Civis Analytics

Chicago, Illinois, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Jun 3 2015)
About the company
Civis Analytics is building a data-driven world.
We are building cloud-based products to help organizations do data science better and easier. We create technologies that empower organizations to unlock the truth hiding in their own data—transforming them into smart organizations that are ready to thrive.
We're solving the world's biggest problems with big data. Through research, experimentation, and iteration, we’re transforming how organizations do analytics. While our history is rooted in political campaign targeting, we’re now partnering with intelligent organizations in healthcare, media, education, and a range of other domains. We are a community of engineers, data scientists, and statisticians, and are looking to add to our growing team.
We are smart, fun, and a little bit weird. Does this sound like you?

Job position
Permanent - Remote work is NOT possible

Job description
Software Engineers are responsible for building and maintaining the backbone of Civis Analytics -- the processing, automation, tooling and front-end products that create new opportunities for our clients and serve as a multiplier of the work done by our teams. As a Software Engineer, you will join our Chicago-based technology team, working collaboratively with other engineers, analysts, and data scientists to serve internal and customer needs. Software Engineers have near-endless opportunities to create new products and improve existing processes, from backend data processing to visualization and analytics tools, and we welcome your creativity. Whether you're a generalist or an expert in web apps, big data, stats, or visualization, we want to talk to you.

Skills & requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

--Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related subject, or commensurate work experience

--Experience developing successful software solutions to difficult problems

--An ability and eagerness to constantly learn and teach others

--A strong understanding of databases (proficiency in SQL, administration, programmatic usage, analytics databases, and/or NoSQL)

--Expertise in Ruby or Python and experience with other web frameworks

--Interest and ability to master new languages and technologies

--Comfort with Git

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

--Graduate degree in Computer Science or a related subject

--Experience with Go (golang)

--Experience working with large, imperfect datasets

--Familiarity with statistics and modeling (you know the theory and have experience working with tools like SciPy, R, STATA, and Mahout)

--Significant programmatic experience with Map Reduce (AWS EMR, Hive, Pig, and/or Streaming)

--Familiarity with political technology and data

--Expertise in mapping and visualization (GIS or D3)

--Significant experience developing web applications (you have developed in Rails, HTML/CSS/Javascript)

--Experience using and administrating Amazon Web Services products

--Experience with application deployment and monitoring

Instructions how to apply
Apply at: https://jobs.lever.co/civisanalytics/75984a40-d4e2-4873-b4c8-8effd3939310
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