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Win the race for data talent!

Senior Software Engineer - Back-End Expert

$100k – $130k • 0.0% – 0.25%
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AI is the biggest meta-trend in history, and companies across the world in every industry will need to become data-driven.

At Correlation One, we build technology to help companies win the race for data talent. Today and for the foreseeable future, companies are in a gold-rush for data talent. We’re selling the shovels.

Here are some facts:

1. According to Glassdoor, Data Scientist is the #1 job to have in America
2. Demand for employees with data skills exceeds supply by more than 50%
3. 90% of all data in existence was generated in the last 2 years

At Correlation One, we build technology solutions to help clients navigate the Data Talent market. Our solutions include a novel games-based assessment platform and live data science competitions which have gone viral on campuses.

Unlike most startups, we are highly profitable. Our clients include the biggest hedge funds, fintech firms, and technology companies in the world.

This role involves both the development of Correlation One’s newest product, Terminal (AI Games), as well as client-facing work in the form of delivering AI talent technology solutions to some of the world's most important institutions.

Here at Correlation One we are not only making the data talent market more efficient, we are also making it more fun. AI Games is a new kind of video game, in which users code AI strategies into player movements. AI Games is a novel gaming experience that is creatively engineered to help companies find elite engineering talent. As a SSE/CIE, you will play an important role in the development of this exciting new initiative. 

From day one, the SSE/CIE will perform a variety of customer-facing duties. This will entail working with cross-functional groups from development to operations and sales to ensure work is completed and to ensure full satisfaction of customer requirements. This individual is expected to have deep technical expertise as well as a firm grasp of customer satisfaction, enterprise service-level management, and escalation processes/procedures. The SSE/CIE will also manage and mentor junior engineers and staff to complete business objectives.

About the Team:

We are a small group of engineers and data scientists who are accomplished thinkers and doers. Our team includes traders & portfolio managers at multibillion-dollar hedge funds, a Forbes 30 Under 30 winner, a top-20 competitor at the Putnam Math Competition, and published authors in computer science & math.

Our team values a healthy mix of high-level thinking + get-it-done attitude. Everyone checks their ego at the door, where no task is too big or too small.



Our Successes:

Over 50,000 end-users on our technology products.
Created and hosted data science competitions at dozens of the world’s best universities.
10x year-over-year revenue growth in both 2016 and 2017.
Cash-flow positive with a diligent focus on the bottom-line.
World-class customers like Citadel, TheHartford, CourseHero and more.


What Sets Us Apart:

High standard of engineering and product quality.
Solve unique challenges on the frontier of data science, technology, and talent markets.
Work directly with industry-leading enterprise clients in finance and technology.
Impact role at an early-stage, high-growth technology startup.


As a Senior Software Engineer you will:

Lead back-end engineering design for AI Games, Correlation One’s video games-based assessment platform.
Work directly with Correlation One’s founders, lead engineer, and product leads.
Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into pragmatic and effective technical solutions.
Build, test, and release product-facing features with stringent correctness and scalability requirements.
Compile and analyze data, processes, and code to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement.
Demonstrate an ability to mentor other engineers in developing technical or domain expertise


Some skills we consider critical to being a Senior Software Engineer:

Expert at designing and building production web services/APIs in either C#, Python, Java, Go or Node.
Experience designing and developing concurrent distributed applications operating on large clusters of machines.
Experience with relational databases either MSSQL, MySQL, Postgres. Expert at data modeling / db design with the ability to write efficient SQL queries with your eyes closed.
A high level of comfort with CLI and scripting in Bash.
Familiarity setting up caching layers and task queue.
Familiarity with AWS, Azure or other cloud systems.
Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes,or other container based systems.
Adept at selecting the right tool for the job. A passion for designing APIs that make difficult problems seem easy.
At least 4+ years of professional programming experience working with a complex back end.


The Hiring Process

You will receive an email from Correlation One with next steps. Please read the email carefully and follow the instructions to continue your application



Thank you!

Correlation One at a glance

Win the race for data talent!

Correlation One focuses on Training, Skill Assessment, Talent Analytics, and Talent, Technology. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Correlation One has raised $5.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on April 2018.

You can view their website at http://www.correlation-one.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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