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Sr. Back-End Software Engineer (Owler)

  • San Jose +1 more
  • San Jose +1 more

On the Owler team at Meltwater, you will have the opportunity to build products that millions of business professionals, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, use every day. As a Senior Back-end Software Engineer, you’ll be a critical part of our small and dedicated team, with the opportunity to make a huge impact. Your contributions will power the systems that serve the rapidly growing Owler community.

Owler has built the most comprehensive and accurate community-powered dataset available on over 14 million public and private businesses. Owler Pro helps professionals discover new opportunities with powerful prospecting tools, and track the companies that matter to them with a concise daily news snapshot and real-time alerts.

What will I be doing? As a member of the engineering team you will:

  • Design and build microservices and other back end systems that are the foundation of the Owler platform.
  • Work with a large arsenal of technologies such as Java Spring, Golang, MongoDB, Redis, Kafka, and Solr, in a fast-paced environment that lets you make an impact every day.
  • Support the front-end development team to integrate with the backend microservices and deliver valuable end-user features.
  • Maintain and improve existing systems and architectures to expand Owler’s reach while supporting our large customer base of individual and enterprise customers.
  • Collaborate and work in a small team with senior product managers and engineers to solve problems that no one else can.
  • Mentor junior team members, with lots of opportunity to grow your career.

Skills & Requirements

What skills/experience do I need?

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent training and experience.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a backend or full-stack engineering role, including all phases of the product life cycle, preferably working at a startup.
  • Experience working within a microservices infrastructure, both at coding level as well as design/architecture level.
  • Ability to demonstrate the impact of your work on the product and/or team.
  • Experience with Java and the Spring Framework and/or Golang for developing web services.
  • Working knowledge of front-end technologies including ReactJS, Node, JavaScript ES6, and CSS is a plus.
  • Ability to work within a small team with a problem-solving attitude.
  • Track record of being a strong collaborator and communicator.

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fresh fruits & free drinks

  • Internal hackathons

  • Personal Branding Support

  • Ergonomic desks and chairs

  • Great hardware

  • Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.

  • Open Source Contributions

  • Conferences and Tech Talks

About the company

Owler - a Meltwater company, a global leader in sales intelligence, is currently seeking a Head of Marketing.

Owler is the world’s largest community-based competitive insights platform that more than 5 million business professionals use for sales intelligence and to outsmart their competition and uncover the latest industry news and alerts. From startups all the way to large enterprises (including 96% of the Fortune 500), CEOs, salespeople, marketers, product managers, and all types of business professionals use Owler daily.

Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 30,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 55 offices across six continents. Meltwater is also committed to fostering the data science ecosystem through MEST, a pan-African entrepreneurial program and incubator, and Shack15, a global data science community. Learn more at meltwater.com.

All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

We are more than 2000 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This approach not only raises the quality of our products for our customers, but makes collaboration along the way much more fun.

Read our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater and visit our company profiles on LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, and Twitter.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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