Data Math Back End Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts
Data Plus Math is a media measurement company that helps connect advertising exposures to real-world outcomes. Powered by millions of households of cross-screen viewing data, the company?s TV and video attribution platform is used by cable operators, national programming networks, agencies and marketers to measure which components of their advertising campaigns are driving results. We work with some of the largest media and entertainment companies, agencies and brands in the world to power the next generation of analytics and measurement for all of TV and video.
We are looking for a savvy Back End Engineer to join our world class engineering team. You will be responsible for building and expanding our back end infrastructure. The ideal candidate is someone who has experience building RESTful backend applications and miroservices. You will support and interface with our data engineers, architects, analysts and scientists to ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects. You must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. And lastly, we want you to be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company?s back end to support our next generation of products and data initiatives.
Responsibilities and Duties
Create and maintain Python backend.
Build the infrastructure required for optimal ingestion, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS "big data" technologies.
Create microservices for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our software into an innovative industry-leading product.
Be a pillar of technological knowledge and lead by example in code, feature development, and documentation.
Contribute and attend sprint retrospectives to help the team refine its processes and approaches.
Provide documentation for solutions by developing documentation, UML diagrams, and well-structured code.
Follow good object oriented design practices and SOLID design principles.
Qualifications and Skills
3+ years of experience in a software engineering role
Bachelor?s degree or higher, preferably, with a concentration in a computational field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or other Engineering discipline.
Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases
Experience building back ends to web servers
Experience with object-oriented/object-functional scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.
Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured data sets.
A desire to solve business problems with technology
Great communication skills, and the ability to influence stakeholders
Strong interpersonal skills and exceptional character
Interest, willingness and demonstrated ability to quickly pick up new technology
A self-starter who brings energy, passion, and creativity to work every day