Platform engineer / Back End Developer / Architect
Startup Compass Inc. - San Francisco, CA

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Join our mission of transforming the business world from gut driven to data driven We are seeking for entrepreneurial software engineers to join our team Although we prefer for someone to have experience more importantly we want people who are able and willing to learn quickly and do what has to be done no matter what You can become one of the first five founding engineers For our early hires we are looking for partners rather than just employees So while this is an opportunity to build an awesome product for a legacy market that is undergoing a major disruption this is also an opportunity to influence the character of the company and work environment Besides a wild ride and a lot of learning well provide you with both a competitive salary and generous equity Join us to bring an end to an era of experts consultants information asymmetry herd behavior management overhead and a lack of visibility into market and businesses processes The company is headquartered in SOMA San Francisco very close to Caltrain You will work with a team of people who strive for impact think about customers first love to solve complex engineering data and math challenges are authentic pragmatic committed responsible trusting and collaborative aware of their strengths and weaknesses ready to build a billion dollar company 1 Responsibilities Play major role in designing the core architecture of the product Work on back end platform architecture data storage data processing Software design that is wellmodularized and maintainable Own the overall planning execution and ontime delivery of engineering projects Execute projects with continuous delivery models and a no fear attitude Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization 21 Must have Hard Skills Core technical skills Ruby on Rails MongoDB AWS EC2 Elastic MapReduce S3 Proven track record in building computation intensive web applications Ability to understand distributed package management and configuration (puppet) Ability to understand distributed service awareness and loadbalancing Experience with Linux infrastructure architecture and development BS MS or PhD in Computer Science or work experience equivalent Experience with Agile Development Principles 22 Must have Soft Skills Leadership Experience Entrepreneurial pragmatic mindset Willingness to break the rules High degree of personal motivation and ability to selfmanage Ready able and willing to make the company the major focus of your life 3 Other Nice to have Startup Experience Experience with Graph Databases Understanding of MapReduce and experience with Hadoop Experience working with R MATLAB other scientific computing language Proven track record and passion for math statistics and machine learning Foreign language ability Experience living working abroad Ability to quickly relocate AWS, MapReduce, RoR