Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Foursquare is the leading independent location technology
company, powered by our deep understanding of how people move
throughout the world. Our solutions help businesses make smarter
decisions, developers create more engaging experiences, and brands
build more effective marketing strategies.
Foursquare's platform includes Attribution, Audience, Proximity,
Places, Pilgrim SDK and Visits. As the industry's first and only
accredited company for location data from the Media Rating Council
(MRC), this foundation powers all our solutions - those that exist
today and those we have yet to build. Over 14 billion
consumer-verified place visit confirmations help us keep our map
and models fresh and up-to-date, building a phone's-eye-view of the
world with 105 million unique places of interest worldwide.
About The Team
Our teams help to build data processing infrastructure to derive
insights from billions of location data points every day. In this
role, you will ship products with high visibility and of strategic
importance to Foursquare, and contribute directly to revenue. Help
us build and collaborate with Product, Engineering, and Data
Science teams to create tools and processes to bring research and
machine learning models to production.
Our Tech Stack
Languages: Java, Scala, Python, Clojure, Ruby
Tools for pipeline orchestration: Airflow, Luigi
Frameworks: Spark, MapReduce, Scalding, Spring Boot
Infrastructure: AWS, Hadoop, Kubernetes, Docker
Other technologies: Postgres, Hive, HBase, MongoDB
Responsibilities Of The Role
Influence key decisions on architecture and implementation of
scalable data processing and analytics structure.
Work with the Data Science team to bring machine learning models
Build Hadoop MapReduce and Spark processing pipelines.
Focus on performance, throughput, and latency, and drive these
throughout our architecture.
Write test automation, conduct code reviews, and take end-to-end
ownership of deployments to production.
Write, deploy, and monitor services for data access by systems
across our infrastructure.
Participate in on-call rotation duties.
BS/BA in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent
4+ years of experience in software development working with
production level code.
Proficiency in one or more of the programming languages we use.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to identify
and communicate data-driven insights.
Strong algorithms and data structures knowledge.
Comfort with Unix/Linux and the command line.
Nice To Have
Experience with Hadoop MapReduce and/or Spark data processing
pipelines, and machine learning technologies.
Experience with relational or document-oriented database
Prior software internship experience.
Perks And Benefits
Learning and development programs from ICs to managers
Individual, professional coaching for all full-time employees
Flexible time off - rest and recharge when you need it!
Comprehensive and competitive health, vision, dental, life
401(k) with company match
Home office setup: you get all necessary hardware and internet
Family planning programs via Carrot and Maven
Employee Resource Groups to help you stay connected
Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free
from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best
products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This
leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team
members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage
everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we
Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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