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Analytics Consulting for Startups

Software Engineer (Full-Stack)

$70k – $130k • No equity
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Want to ship code used by Lyft, SeatGeek, Casper, and 500 other fast-growing tech companies? At Fishtown Analytics, we develop software that helps data teams be more effective. Our product, dbt (getdbt.com), empowers thousands of data analysts and engineers and we care deeply about providing a great experience for them. We're looking for a software engineer to build cloud applications that make using dbt even more delightful and powerful.

Who we are

Fishtown Analytics was founded in 2016 by three former RJMetrics employees. While at RJMetrics, we developed strong opinions on how companies should practice analytics. Specifically, we believe that:

• Code, not graphical user interfaces, is the best abstraction to express complex analytic logic.
• Data analysts should adopt similar practices and tools to software developers.
• Critical analytics infrastructure should be controlled by its users as open source software.
• Analytic code itself — not just analytics tools — will increasingly be open-source.

If these sound like ideas you can get behind, we’d love to talk to you.

In this role, you can expect to:

• Collaborate with the product and dbt core development team to develop our SaaS, dbt Cloud
• Build the next generation of UI components and platform features that will make dbt more accessible, delightful, and powerful
• Work with variety of programming languages, systems, and technologies (we primarily use Python, Postgres, Kubernetes, and AWS)

You are a good fit if you:

• Have strong fundamentals in a variety of software development paradigms (e.g. object oriented, functional)
• Value interacting with end-users and deeply understanding their needs
• Understand how to make tradeoffs to ship useful features today without sacrificing long-term quality
• Are highly motivated and able to work autonomously

You have an edge if you:

• Have worked on a small team developing and deploying a SaaS product
• Have direct experience scaling out data platforms, especially with Kubernetes and/or AWS

At Fishtown Analytics, we are committed to hiring and cultivating a diverse team. If you are on the fence about whether you meet our requirements, please apply anyway!

Engineering at Fishtown Analytics is remote OK. We are headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Jacob Beck

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Backend engineer, Python, protocols, cloud stuff, fixing whatever's broken, adding whatever's missing.

Drew Banin

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Engineer and analyst at Fishtown Analytics. Building open source tools for advanced analytics.
Founder @ Fishtown Analytics. Formerly Software Engineer at Stitch / RJMetrics.

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