Full-Time

Senior Software Engineer

Data Backend

Posted on 4/4/2024

Foursquare

Foursquare

501-1,000 employees

Location technology platform providing geospatial data

Data & Analytics

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Agile
Python
Airflow
Data Science
Apache Spark
SQL
Java
AWS
Scala
Requirements
  • 5+ years of software engineering
  • 3+ years of experience with database systems
  • Professional experience in at least one of Scala, Python, Java
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience building applications on top of a large-scale data warehouse
  • Expert knowledge of Big Data and AWS concepts (Lambda, S3, EC2, EMR, Spark)
  • Experience working in a fast-paced programming environment with hands-on experience in continuous deployment and agile methodologies
  • Analytical skills and a passion for extracting insights from immense amount of data
  • Experience with Dockerization
  • Experience with Airflow
  • Experience building and supporting data systems used by other Engineering teams
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain Foursquare's data backend for location platform products
  • Collaborate with Product, Data Science, and Customer Success teams to design, implement, and maintain large-scale data products
  • Mentor other engineers on the team
  • Contribute to and participate in a culture of collaboration and excellence

Foursquare, renowned for its precise and dependable location technology platform, is an excellent workplace due to its leadership in offering over 200M Points of Interest (POI) and advanced geospatial data visualization. The company cultivates a culture geared towards continuous improvement in data enrichment and analytics, positioning it as a key player for location-based services and products. This focus ensures that employees are part of an environment that encourages meticulous innovation and industry-specific advancements.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$6M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

4%

Benefits

Learning and development programs from individual contributors to managers

Individual, professional coaching for all full-time employees

Flexible time off - rest and recharge when you need it!

Comprehensive and competitive health, vision, dental, life insurance

401(k) with company match

Home office setup: you get all necessary hardware and internet reimbursement

Family planning programs via Carrot and Maven

Employee Resource Groups to help you stay connected

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