Modeling Team - Software Engineer

Looker, Santa Cruz

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Looker is on a mission to bring better insights and data-driven decisions to every business. Everything we do is aimed at making sure our customers love every aspect of Looker, from our products and technologies to our ease of doing business and our support. We are looking for curiously brilliant individuals to join our team as we reinvent data analytics. Get data-driven and see yourself at Looker.

The Model Development Team at Looker is growing. They are responsible for the LookML language which powers the entire data platform, the LookML IDE, our git integration, project and release management, in-database transformations, and the SQL generation pipeline. Our user base is expanding rapidly, and with it the demand for faster, more intuitive and powerful support for LookML developers and consumers.

We are seeking both front and back end expertise to take our offerings to the next level. The ideal candidate is passionate about programming languages and software development, enjoys working collaboratively, and most importantly seeks to make a positive impact for our customers.


  • Design, develop and maintain features which enrich our end user experiences
  • Enhance existing functionality with a focus on increased intuitiveness, power, and performance
  • Participate collaboratively in planning and design as well as writing and reviewing code
  • Squash bugs when they show themselves
  • Communicate status, goals, and concerns with your manager, peers and other employees
  • Make our customers’ lives better


  • Minimum three years of professional software development
  • Familiarity with two or more of Javascript, Typescript, React, Ruby, Kotlin, Java
  • Experience working in teams and independently on projects small and large
  • Curiosity and an appetite for learning about programming language development and database technologies
  • Passion for all aspects of the software development lifecycle
Skills: SQL, algorithms, data structures, storage systems, cloud infrastructure, caching, distributed systems, and data management systems, Java, Javascript, React

Looker is a unified Platform for Data that delivers actionable business insights to every employee at the point of decision. Looker integrates data into the daily workflows of users to allow organizations to extract value from data at web scale. Over 1600 industry-leading and innovative companies such as Sony, Amazon, The Economist, IBM, Spotify, Etsy, Lyft and Kickstarter have trusted Looker to power their data-driven cultures. The company is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boulder, London, Tokyo and Dublin, Ireland. Investors include CapitalG, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Goldman Sachs. For more information, connect with us on LinkedInTwitterFacebook and YouTube or visit looker.com.

Looker aspires to be a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective, and background lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users. We encourage you to join us in changing the way businesses use data.

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About Looker

Inspiring curiosity Data is no longer just a place to find answers. It’s the place where ideas originate. And when everyone in your company is looking at the same numbers, sharing the same truth, they’ll be able to collectively make smarter, more informed decisions. This is the core of our mission at Looker: To inspire everyone to embrace their curiosity, dig deeper and keep asking questions.

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