Back end developer
MetroMile - Redwood City, CA

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Who are you?

You want to have impact, solve hard problems and work with a strong, experienced team.
You may actually be "the Napster," or at least have written a Linux kernel from scratch.
You want to be in a startup with free tap water, soda and coffee!

Who are we?

We're a stealth mode startup, located in San Francisco Bay Area, setting out to fundamentally change the experience of owning a car. Our millions in funding came from top tier investors, including NEA, Index Ventures, SV Angel and First Round Capital. The company is leveraging mobile technology, telematics, and data-driven applications and cloud services to disrupt a $165B/year industry in the U.S.
We're looking to hire extraordinary developers, testers and designers to help us build our big data, consumer-focused mobile and web applications. These positions report directly to the CTO.

What you will be doing

You will be involved in designing and developing the core applications of MetroMile that support our business operations, website applications and consumer applications.

Development

--Participate in architectural design and implementation for a high volume, data-driven consumer product
--Develop core application logic to support web and mobile front-end applications
--Iterate rapidly to optimize feature design and maximize user engagement
--Work with data infrastructure to scale back end services
--Design and deploy services that integrate with Cloud platforms
--Support code quality through test-driven development

Requirements

--Track record of technical accomplishment
--Strong hands on experience in object oriented development, in at least one major language (Java, C++, etc)
--Expertise in data architecture design and technologies to support high performance and scalability for data visualization and predictive modeling
--Strong knowledge of distributed data technologies to support big data evolution of core services
--Proficiency in latest development technologies (Ruby on Rails, Python, etc.)
--Desire to build world-class consumer web products with a focus on user experience, engagement, and strong visual design creativity
--Experience with data visualization tools
--Ability to thrive in a fast paced and high-intensity start-up culture
--Strong leadership and organization skills
--MS/BS in computer science

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