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Quantitative Research and Investment in Art (YC W17)

Senior Javascript Engineer

$120k – $150k • 0.25% – 1.0%
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Our software engineers build tools and infrastructure to gather, analyze, and visualize art market data. Our current JavaScript stack is Node.js/Puppeteer for data ingestion and React/Apollo/GraphQL for data visualization. Our current Python stack is Numpy/Pandas/PeeWee/Sci-kit Learn. We primarily use Redis/Postgres/Google Cloud/Kubernetes for infrastructure.


We’re looking for a Senior JavaScript Engineer to:

- Be proficient in JavaScript (ES6)
- Have a solid understanding of the DOM and its APIs.
- Design and implement major tool and infrastructure projects
- Collaborate with data science and operations to develop product roadmap
- Build out infrastructure, testing, model validation, and data visualization
- Incorporate knowledge and algorithms from many different domains
- Have a predisposition to embrace managerial duties in the future
- Designing scalable systems and making architectural decisions
- Task-monitoring, sprint planning, and excellent time management
- Mentor other junior level engineers
- Feel comfortable setting team goals and monitoring success


Candidates should have most of the following:

- BS/MS in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering or some equivalent
- 3-4 years of work experience with JavaScript, preferably startup experience
building scalable systems maintaining applications in production
- Experience working in professional environments
- Software architecture experience with build tools and DevOps (We use
Kubernetes on GCP)
- Intrinsic motivation and the ability to learn quickly
- Strong communication skills and ability to work with a team
- Experience working at a start-up is a plus
- Art knowledge or industry experience is a plus
- Business/finance knowledge is a plus


This is not an entry-level position. Please do not apply if you do not have a few years experience working as an engineer. **No recent bootcamp grads.**


- Unlimited Vacation
- 401K
- Health Insurance
- Snacks and team bonding events
- Flexible scheduling and option for remote work if needed


All positions are competitively compensated and based in SoHo, NYC.

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