Senior Backend Engineer

App Annie, Remote: AMER Region

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Something about us...

data.ai is the mobile standard and the trusted source for the digital economy. Our vision is to be the first Unified Data AI company that combines consumer and market data to provide insights powered by artificial intelligence. We passionately serve enterprise clients to create winning digital experiences for their customers.

We care deeply about our high performance culture and operate as a global team. We have set excellence as our standard, hold each other accountable, continuously push innovation and win with style. 

We are a remote-first company as we trust our people to get it done from the location that works for them.

What you can tell your friends when they ask you what you do

data.ai is in the process of micro-servicelization and API first approaching. I work on the fundamental part of the platform. It’s so challenging because any work I do impacts widely and deeply. It's so important because our work always targets to improve the development efficiency of the company significantly. 

You will be responsible for and take pride in…. 

  • Design and build the platform infrastructure and features of data.ai first party platform. Include but are not limited to: unified platform feature, micro-service governance, ETL pipelines, etc.
  • Develop data collection methodologies that may include integration with 3rd party apis and web crawlers
  • Optimize the performance of data.ai’s web stack and build monitoring tools.
  • Design and build reusable utils and tools to drive high development efficiency of the organization.
  • Migrate the monolithic codebase into micro services. 
  • Working closely with application teams to get feedback and give support.
  • Create and maintain high quality design documents.
  • Becoming better at what you do every day.

You should recognize yourself in the following…

  • 3-7 years experience in web backend development.
  • Experience in micro service architecture is a plus.
  • Experienced with OO programming and design patterns. Familiar with UML and OO design tools.
  • Python language is required. Javascript and/or GO are a big plus
  • Experience with web development and framework like Flask or Django is a plus.
  • Familiar with SQL is required, experience with Postgres is a plus.
  • Familiar with MongoDB is a plus.
  • Experience with data scraping is a big plus.
  • Very strong capacity of problem analysis and solving.
  • Energy and creativity are key characteristics that describe you and the projects you lead. You make it happen. Boom!
  • You’re an app fanatic, positively curious and a technology enthusiast.

Some of the total rewards we offer… 

  • Holistic wellbeing for all employees including a Wellbeing allowance and a Wellness Benefits bundle
  • A $1,000 (country equivalent) WFH allowance
  • Internet allowance for stable internet connection
  • Paid leave, so long as you promise to come back!
  • 90 Day Passport program - work from anywhere in the world for 90 days / year. 
  • Got Lunch? We allow $15 per week expensed (country equivalent) for lunch
  • Unlimited access to online learning platform Udemy to help you develop your skills.
  • Virtual initiatives and events to keep you connected with your colleagues.
  • Generous Employee Referral Bonus program. Earn up to $10,000 a referred hire.
  • And much more

Ask your recruiter for a full list of total rewards and benefits specific to your region!

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About App Annie

About us App Annie delivers the most trusted app market data and insights for your business to succeed in the global app economy. Over 900,000 registered members rely on App Annie to better understand the app market, their businesses and the opportunities around them. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with 450 employees across 15 global offices. App Annie has received $157 million in financing, including from investors such as Sequoia Capital, Institutional Venture Partners, IDG Capital Partners, e.ventures, Greenspring Associates, and Greycroft Partners. Learn more at www.appannie.com. App Annie is an international team of super-talented people from different cultural backgrounds (Beijing, San Francisco, Vancouver and more). We offer lots of responsibility in your role, and room for you to grow with the company. And beyond personal growth, you’ll help make a great impact on App Annie’s success as a whole. With regular exposure to C-level executives, VPs, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs you’ll have the opportunity to learn a ton from experts in their fields.

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