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Client Solutions Engineer

Foursquare, New York, Seattle

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About Foursquare:

Foursquare is the leading independent location technology platform, powering business solutions and consumer products through a deep understanding of location. Foursquare’s business solutions include Pilgrim SDK, Places API, Analytics, Placed powered by Foursquare, and Pinpoint. Together, these products empower brands to analyze trends; measure foot traffic lift; optimize advertising campaigns; and drive deeper engagement via Foursquare’s industry-leading developer tools, which have been selected by 150,000 developers including AccuWeather, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Snapchat, Tinder, TripAdvisor, Twitter and Uber. Our toolkit also includes our consumer apps Foursquare City Guide and Swarm. Over the past 10 years, we’ve counted more 13 billion verified signals from people around the world, helping us to keep our dynamic map and models fresh and up-to-date.

About Our Product:

Foursquare’s location intelligence platform is used by over 150,000 developers including Microsoft, Uber, Samsung & Twitter. We also increasingly power location solutions for marketers and advertisers. Both solo developers and the world’s largest tech enterprises use our suite comprised of a world-class places database (100M+ POIs), location technology, location insights & analytics, real-time feeds & APIs (including snap-to-place), and other products to build precise geo-context to their native experiences, solve specific large-scale business problems & generate new revenue streams.  

 

About This Role:

Foursquare’s Client Solutions Engineering team is the face of Foursquare. As a Client Solutions Engineer on our Marketing Platform team, you will work closely with our core product and engineering teams, business development team, as well as partners, to define, launch and scale major features on our platform. You will engage with some of the world’s most cutting-edge and influential technology companies in building new features to integrate into our products.

Location preference: Location can be flexible in any of the following cities: NYC or SEA

Responsibilities:

    • Manage technical relationships with partners
    • Gather technical requirements from partners and proactively manage technical expectations for new features in development
    • Communicate with our product and engineering teams; help them to understand larger issues we should be solving broadly in our platform
    • Troubleshoot partner technical issues in real-time
    • Develop sample code, tools, and documentation to help us experiment and scale

Qualifications:

    • 1-2+ years in software development (including internships), or experience as a Sales Engineer
    • Strong communication & collaboration skills
    • Must demonstrate solid, in-depth understanding of data processing best practices and have experience troubleshooting technical issues
    • Experience building applications or services using variety of 3rd parties (AWS, Heroku, Azure, Facebook, Google Cloud, etc)
    • Exposure to building out commercial software using at least one of the following languages: Python, PHP, C/C++, Ruby, C# or Java
    • Previous experience with SaaS marketing and sales tools, is a plus
    • BA/BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Economics/Statistics, or related field

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 love.

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.

About Foursquare

About us Foursquare is a technology company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through a deep understanding of location intelligence. Every month, more than 50 million people use the Foursquare City Guide app, Foursquare Swarm check-in app and websites to discover new places, explore the world and check in. Our community of explorers have left 91 million tips and checked in 12 billion times. Foursquare’s Places API powers location data for Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Twitter, Uber, Airbnb and 100,000 other developers. Foursquare’s business solutions also include Pinpoint, Attribution, Pilgrim SDK and Foursquare Analytics, which empower brands to understand and connect to targeted audiences as well as measure foot traffic and advertising success. Foursquare has over 250 employees based in New York headquarters and offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Singapore. Foursquare is proud to be funded by Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners and more. U.S. offices New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles International offices London, Singapore

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