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Modern Analytics & BI Built for the Cloud

Software Engineer - Backend

$110k – $160k estimated
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Sigma is growing its small but mighty backend engineering team. We’re chiefly responsible for making data warehouses feel as nimble, accessible, and magical as a spreadsheet. You’ll work closely with the frontend, design, and product teams to build the engine that drives Sigma.

What You Will Be Doing

- Work directly with the founding team to support an interactive data analysis web application
- Build with modern tools and languages like Rust, Node.js, and Kubernetes
- Own, architect, and implement new systems to support our application
- Profile and tune our service for responsiveness and reliability
- Support our growing user community
- Make a product that people love

Qualifications We Need

- Strong computer science fundamentals, including algorithms and data structures
- A proven track record of building and maintaining high-quality software
- Experience building and deploying robust and secure web APIs
- Desire to be a great teammate and have fun at work
- Strong sense of craftsmanship, and a healthy academic curiosity

Qualifications We Want (also, skills you’ll learn!)

- 5+ years of experience
- SQL query optimization and database internals
- Compiler implementation and code generation
- Language design and implementation
- Statistical analysis and data visualization
- Distributed systems monitoring and profiling
- Knowledge of cloud application security models
- Administered cloud service infrastructure (esp. GCP)

Benefits and Perks

- Create your own setup (keyboard, mouse, headphones, coffee device, etc). Get what you need to make your job easier
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Flexible vacation policy
- Health benefits
- Pre-tax commuter plan
- 401K
- MealPal plan and catered lunch Wednesdays
- Kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks
- Walking distance to BART, Muni, and CalTrain
- An experienced leadership team with top investors
- Lots of coffee (and of course tea, if that’s your thing)

About Sigma

Sigma is a modern analytics & business intelligence (BI) application built for the cloud. Trusted by data-first companies, Sigma provides live access to cloud data warehouses using an intuitive spreadsheet interface—empowering business experts to ask more of their data without writing a single line of code. With the full power of SQL, the cloud, and a familiar interface, business users have the freedom to analyze data in real time without limits. Sigma is self-service analytics as it was meant to be: a single source of truth that eliminates data extracts, simplifies analysis, and drives BI adoption at every level of business.

Sigma is closing the gap between data teams and business experts. To learn more about Sigma, visit sigmacomputing.com or join the conversation on Twitter @SigmaComputing.

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