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Senior Software Engineer, Smart Alerts
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Media Intelligence


Software Development



Applications are considered on a rolling basis

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Franck Babin

Job Description

Meltwater is looking for an experienced backend developer that will work on our Smart Alerts solution. Our smart alerts engine analyzes online media and social media data to deliver real-time insights to our customers on business events, trends & anomalies within conversations happening around their brand, competitors and industry at large. We've had a successful launch in 2020 and we're looking into expanding our team with a new member to deliver more features and bring its scalability to the next level.

We're looking for a self-starting, fast-learning engineer. The ideal candidate will have a strong grasp of or desire to learn microservices architecture and be comfortable working with different back-end technologies to meet the functional and scalability requirements of our products. We offer total ownership of your team's products and your day-to-day will be jam-packed with opportunities to learn new technologies and grow as an engineer. We take great pride in the DevOps mindset and skills that allow us to manage all of these resources end to end as a team.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and implementation of streaming pipelines and well designed api’s.
  • Contributing to the design of highly scalable, available data processing workflows.
  • Be accountable for all aspects of your work, from research and analysis to testing and deployment in production as well as on-call rotation.
  • Commitment to excellence and mastery: We want to keep getting better together!
  • Write code that your peers praise for its elegance and readability.
  • Interface with Data Science and application teams.

This is a remote first work opportunity with a distributed team (in the Americas time zones).

Skills & Requirements

Must haves

  • Strong working knowledge of NodeJS, and Python
  • Good knowledge of Event-driven architecture, microservices design and implementation
  • Experience with building and running large-scale applications, concurrent programming and data processing
  • Experience with AWS managed services (SQS, SNS, Lambda, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch, ECS, S3, EC2, Kinesis)
  • Good knowledge of UnixLinux systems and bash/shell scripting
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform, Cloudformation), CI/CD tools (eg. CircleCI, Drop.io, Jenkins), configuration management, dependency management, containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)

Nice to haves

  • AWS developer certification
  • Experience with templating engines (PUG)
  • Experience with Stream processing frameworks
  • Experience with Agile software development and working within defined project management methodologies and timelines


  • A degree, or equivalent qualification, in computer science or a related discipline.
About the company

Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 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 1500 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.

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