Backend Developer (Python)
Infegy - Kansas City, MO

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At Infegy, we focus on delivering rich market research and consumer insight data through the analysis of online dialog and social media. With a 30 terabyte dataset of content spanning more than 6 years of time, stored on our own in-house hardware, we face some of the toughest challenges in performance, scalability, architecture and reliability. We highly value innovative solutions from flexible problem solvers, and offer a fun, fast-paced environment to work in.

Our ideal candidate should be confident tackling complex engineering problems and be comfortable working with others in a small team to achieve common goals. Our employees are self-motivating, with good use of their time, and able to work without direct management.

Hackers welcome!

Infegy offers competitive pay and fantastic benefits to all employees.

Manage and improve our Python-based API and analysis functionality

Contribute new functionality for deeper analysis of our dataset

Quickly deliver quality high-performance solutions

Experience writing high performance code in Python for Linux/Unix

Superior analytical and troubleshooting skills

High proficiency in Python

Experience working with databases and web APIs

A solid foundation in computer science, with strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design

Bonus Points:
Familiarity with Javascript and web application front-ends

Experience with C++

Applied knowledge of NLP / textual analysis

Contributions to open source software

Experience working on servers running Ubuntu/Debian

Distributed/large-scale processing experience

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