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Senior Software Engineer (Remote)

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About you:

* Care deeply about democratizing access to data.
* Passionate about big data and are excited by seemingly-impossible challenges.
* At least 80% of people who have worked with you put you in the top 10% of the people they have worked with.
* You think life is too short to work with B-players.
* You are entrepreneurial and want to work in a super fast-paced environment where the solutions aren’t already predefined.
* You live in the U.S. or Canada and are comfortable working remotely.

About SafeGraph:

* SafeGraph is a B2B data company that sells to data scientists and machine learning engineers.
* SafeGraph's goal is to be the place for all information about physical Places
* SafeGraph currently has 20+ people and has raised a $20 million Series A. CEO previously was founder and CEO of LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP).
* Company is growing fast, over $10M ARR, and is currently profitable.
* Company is based in San Francisco but about 50% of the team is remote (all in the U.S.). We get the entire company together in the same place every month.

About the role:

* Core software engineer.
* Reporting to SafeGraph's CTO.
* Work as an individual contributor.
* Opportunities for future leadership.

Requirements:

* You have at least 6 years of relevant work experience.
* Proficiency writing production-quality code, preferably in Scala, Java, or Python.
* Strong familiarity with map/reduce programming models.
* Deep understanding of all things “database” - schema design, optimization, scalability, etc.
* You are authorized to work in the U.S.
* Excellent communication skills.
* You are amazingly entrepreneurial.
* You want to help build a massive company.


Nice to haves:

* Experience using Apache Spark to solve production-scale problems.
* Experience with AWS.
* Experience with building ML models from the ground up.
* Experience working with huge data sets.
* Python, Database and Systems Design, Scala, Data Science, Apache Spark, Hadoop MapReduce.



Good reading on how we are thinking:

* SafeGraph Vision and Values (blog.safegraph.com/safegraph-vision-and-values-circa-2017-d188d4185df2)
* Open Information to Power Innovation (blog.safegraph.com/we-need-open-information-to-power-innovation-d60f44c74ed6)
* Where Should Machines go to Learn (blog.safegraph.com/where-should-machines-go-to-learn-c2461f7e45fc)
* Data-As-A-Service Bible: Everything You Wanted to Know About Running DaaS Companies (blog.safegraph.com/data-as-a-service-bible-everything-you-wanted-to-know-abou…)


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