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Senior Backend Engineer
Marketplace Trust and Safety
Posted on 12/2/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Apache Hive
Apache Spark
AWS
Google Cloud Platform
Hadoop
iOS/Swift
Java
Kotlin
MySQL
Postgres
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
Python
Requirements
  • Minimum of 5+ years of industry experience in engineering
  • Experience in trust and safety, payments fraud prevention etc
  • Fluent in at least one major programming language and would be able to switch between multiple languages. In our stack. We mainly use Go, Python, Php, with Swift, Kotlin and Java for our mobile apps
  • Solid experience building software on top of relational databases such as Postgres or MySQL
  • Write high quality, maintainable, testable code, and you enjoy doing it
  • Curious, data-driven, and a critical problem solver. Break down complex problems rigorously and understand the tradeoffs necessary to deliver great, impactful products
  • Hands on experience in one or more of the areas: machine learning, deep learning, pattern recognition, anomaly detection, data mining, NLP or content understanding
  • Learn more about our virtual-first working model here
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with other engineers, designers and product managers to execute on a broad range of projects. This could include building new features to improve the experience of our users, architecting infrastructure to support a fast-­growing user base, or optimizing our marketplace mechanics to make better matches between customers and professionals
  • Drive engineering projects to completion, with a tenacious focus on the business impact of those projects. Skilled at prioritizing tasks to deliver on goals with a sense of urgency
  • Solve tough technical problems at any level of the stack, and be persistent in getting to the solution, whether it involves front-end, back-end, or infrastructure work
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to plan and execute on engineering projects
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience using AWS and/or GCP and its suite of technologies such as DynamoDB, Elastic Beanstalk, etc
  • Familiarity with the big data ecosystem (Hadoop/HDFS, Hive, Spark, etc)
Thumbtack

1,001-5,000 employees

Modern home management platform
Company Overview
Thumbtack is an online marketplace that connects millions of people with local professionals for their projects.