Senior Backend Engineer
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✨ ABOUT LAUNCHMETRICS
Launchmetrics is the leading Brand Performance Cloud used by Fashion, Luxury and Beauty (FLB) executives to connect with the modern consumer in a constantly changing landscape. With over a decade of industry expertise, we have helped more than 1,000 customers create inspiring, impactful and measurable experiences.
Our Brand Performance Cloud provides companies with the tools and intelligence they need to optimise the use of their creative assets, execute powerful brand amplification programs, and measure their brand performance. The company’s AI-driven and proprietary Media Impact Value gives customers the ability to benchmark their performance against 2,000 competitors worldwide. Launchmetrics' intelligence empowers these companies to grow their businesses and streamline their processes, bringing a sharp focus to profitability, accountability, and efficiency while enabling the type of quick decision-making required for agility.
Founded in NYC and with operating headquarters in Paris, we have employees in eight markets worldwide and offer support in five languages. We have been the trusted brand performance technology to brands worldwide such as Dior, Fendi, Shiseido, NET-A-PORTER, and Adidas as well as partners like IMG, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, the British Fashion Council, and Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana.
💡 ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY TEAM
We are a team of passionate engineers distributed across the world, always eager to learn new things. We are building state-of-the-art modern applications and scale it on the cloud. We innovate to solve customers' problems, focusing on high-performance implementations without neglecting the user experience.
🎯 ABOUT THE ROLE
Being a Backend(Data) Engineer at Launchmetrics is all about autonomy, creativity and ownership. You will work in a squad (mixing other developers, UI/UX designer, Product Owners and Product Managers) dedicated to a products of the Brand Performance Cloud, helping our clients to monitoring and analyze the performance of all media across different social channels, online and print media.
You'll be responsible for designing, developing, and deploying new features and frameworks, also for maintaining the existing ones and improving them. More important, you wil be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross-functional teams. At Launchmetrics, we iterate quickly and refactor frequently, writing clean and simple code to solve critical business needs – and to provide the best possible experience for Launchmetrics users. We like to remain curious and open to all technology stacks in order to keep our products innovative.
Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data’ technologies
Contribute to building new features from initial architecture choices to the marketable product impulsing innovative solutions and the most recent technologies
support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects
Work closely with product management, UI/UX managers and VP Tech to define user requirements and translating them into reliable, intuitive features
Take the initiative to help lower levels without being asked by a manager.
Evangelize code quality through writing well-architected, structured code, unit tests, while following best industry practices
Refactor, optimize and constantly drive for improved efficiency and code health and reduced complexity
Languages: PHP, Python and Java would be a plus.
Big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
Frameworks: Laravel, Serverless
Database: Mysql, MongoDB, Redis, PostgreSQL
Search: ElasticSearch, Lucene
Cloud providers: Aliyun, Amazon
Tools: Jira, Sentry, VSCode, ...
Versioning tool: Git, Github
CI/CD: Github actions, Jenkins
🏆 ABOUT YOU
Engineer Degree - Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and 6+ years of relevant work experience in backend and data engineer in a SaaS environment with Agile methodologies
Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases
Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets
Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets
Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores
Experience in system architecture design and optimisation
Bright, energetic, highly motivated self-starter with experience in a fast-paced, results-oriented organization
Ability to adapt, estimate workload, break down a task into logical steps, solve problems, self-improve and suggest new ways of improvement
You care about the long-term maintainability of the codebase and advocate for refactoring and clean-ups when appropriate
English and Mandarin fluency required (spoken and written).
You’ll be our rockstar if
You have reverse engineering skills: the ability to traverse logical sequences of either procedural or object-oriented code, abstracted or static - and understand it entirely
You have experience using Serverless as a service infrastructure (AWS Lambda, Aliyun functional computing, Docker, …)
💥 WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?
A fantastic opportunity to participate in the development of a disruptive international company in an incredible work environment – cool, casual, fast-paced with a passionate, driven and fun team. Our people thrive under autonomy and can easily have a strong impact on our business, customers and organization. By joining us, you will have a chance to work in a cutting edge yet established global organization with more than a decade of sustainable growth and leading investors as partners.
At Launchmetrics, we care about each other and pay extra attention to things like:
- Work-life Balance
- Flexible Working
- Team Building
- Growth & Development
- Health & Wellness
- Diversity & Inclusion
🤝 WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM OUR RECRUITMENT PROCESS?
- Step 1: Intro Call
- Step 2: Meet & Greet
- Step 3: Skills Assessment
- Step 4: Culture Fit Interview
- Step 5: Leadership Interview (Optional)
- Tech & Engineering
- Software Development
- Remote status
- Hybrid Remote
We work hard, laugh a lot and collaborate constantly. Life is what happens when you're busy working so we make sure you enjoy it.
👀 See for yourself:
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