Back End Developer (Python)

Company Overview

Data Plus Math is a media measurement company that helps connect advertising exposures to real-world outcomes. Powered by millions of households of cross-screen viewing data, the company’s TV and video attribution platform is used by cable operators, national programming networks, agencies and marketers to measure which components of their advertising campaigns are driving results. We work with some of largest media and entertainment companies, agencies and brands in the world to power the next generation of analytics and measurement for all of TV and video.

Job Summary

We are looking for a savvy back end developer to join our world class engineering team. The developer will be responsible for building and expanding our Python back end infrastructure. The ideal candidate is a seasoned Python developer who has experience building RESTful backend applications and microservices. The developer will support and interface with our data engineers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects. They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company’s backend to support our next generation of products and data initiatives.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Create and maintain Python backend.

  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal ingestion, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS "big data" technologies.

  • Create microservices for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our software into an innovative industry-leading product.

  • Be a pillar of technological knowledge and lead by example in code, feature development, and documentation.

  • Contribute and attend sprint retrospectives to help the team refine its processes and approaches.

  • Provide documentation for solutions by developing documentation, UML diagrams, and well-structured code.

  • Follow good object oriented design practices and SOLID design principles.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3+ years of experience in a software engineering role.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably, with a concentration in a computational field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering.

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

  • Experience building python backed web servers.

  • Experience with object-oriented/object-functional scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.

  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.

  • Hands on experience with Git.

Traits

  • A desire to solve business problems with technology.

  • Great communication skills, and the ability to influence stakeholders.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and exceptional character

  • Interest, willingness and demonstrated ability to quickly pick up new technology

  • A self-starter who brings energy, passion, and creativity to work every day