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Software Engineer - Capture Team
Posted on 2/1/2022
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) with 5+ years of experience working as a software engineer
  • Have 2+ years of experience designing, developing, and shipping software products and services with a distributed backend
  • Software design and architecture skills including the ability to write maintainable, and robust code in an object oriented language
  • Strong in computer science fundamentals data structures, algorithms and OO design with an eye toward avoiding and reducing technical debt
  • Experience building high volume and highly scalable microservices
  • Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively on shared projects with other developers, testers and designers
  • Measure your success through impact
  • Experience in Golang is desired
  • Experience in Java or python
  • Experience in working with data at scale and exposure to building frameworks to solve integration problems is desired
  • Hands-on experience by independently building and delivering features
  • Build an efficient Data Ingestion pipeline that can process millions of objects per minute
  • Design and Build a horizontally scalable distributed system which is multi-tenant
  • Build Data systems and pipelines that can profile and transform metadata and data from a data warehouse or a data lake
  • Build innovative new features including our next generation frameworks that simplify the complexity and enable next level of scale
  • Work with our amazing product and design team to build a core product experience
  • Have autonomy to scope, prioritize to ship fast and write impactful code
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with Kafka, gRPC, Docker and Kubernetes is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Relational Databases - Postgres is a plus!
  • Familiarity with 1 or more front-end frameworks (e.g. React) is a plus

51-200 employees

Data analytics for enterprises
Company mission
Alation is a hyper-growth startup leading the Machine Learning Data Catalog space with an innovative product, passionate customers, and a team of people all working towards a common goal: to change the way people work with data.
  • Health and wellness package
  • Vacation and time off
  • 401(k), performing bonus, and company equity
  • Promote from within; lunch and learns
  • Commuter benefit program, company outings, happy hours, certain meals provided
Company Values
  • Move the Ball: Taking action, whether it’s effecting a partial solution or taking a small step forward instead of a big one.
  • Listen Like You’re Wrong: Listening with an open mind, trying to understand others’ perspectives before sharing your own.
  • Build for the Long-Term: Taking the time to lay solid foundations for future success.
  • Measure Success Through Customer Impact: The team ultimately measures themselves by the impact they achieve. They strive for fairness and kindness in all interactions.