Senior Full Stack Software Engineer - SF

Looker, San Francisco

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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 engineering team at Looker is a tight-knit group of high-performers. We value simplicity in both our code and our user interfaces. We don’t believe in large teams; we opt for small, diverse groups that move fast, communicate clearly and achieve more.  We try to choose the right tool for the job, not one tool to solve all problems. We make a huge impact on product direction, we experiment, and we iterate rapidly.

Looker is seeking experienced Full Stack Engineers to build out our cutting-edge data discovery platform. Looker is still a small team, so you’ll have the opportunity to work on many aspects of the product.  Actually, you’ll probably work on nearly all of it! You should have extensive experience and a proven track record solving web, database, and network engineering problems. Most of all, you should share a love of programming.


  • Love building new technologies that have the power to impact businesses’ day-to-day operations and change the way companies make decisions.
  • Love working with a small team of highly-motivated individuals.
  • Possess innate passion for coding, building businesses, web development, and data!
  • Solve complex web engineering problems.
  • Be a teacher, mentor and foster a collegial atmosphere while giving and receiving feedback.
  • Take full ownership. Make Looker better.


  • 7-10+ yrs engineering experience
  • 2+ years specializing in areas of building highly-available, modern web applications
  • A firm grasp of Computer Science fundamentals including object oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
  • Deep familiarity with at least one of these server side languages
  • Interest in working on or debugging many layers of the application stack, including issues as far-ranging as SSH tunnels to Java stack overflow exceptions
  • Knowledge of how to identify, prevent, and resolve security issues in all layers of the application stack
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship


  • Past experience working in startups, building information visualizations, and/or experience with BI and data discovery tools.
  • Experience managing databases and familiarity writing SQL queries.

Looker is a complete data platform that offers data analytics and business insights to every department, and easily integrates into applications to deliver data directly into the decision-making process. The company is powering data-driven cultures at more than 1200 industry-leading and innovative companies such as Sony, Amazon, The Economist, Spotify, Etsy, Lyft and Kickstarter. The company is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boulder, London and Dublin, Ireland. Investors include CapitalG, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures, First Round Capital, Sapphire Ventures and Goldman Sachs. For more information, connect with us on LinkedIn, on Twitter, Facebook, G+ and YouTube.

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 like-minded individuals to join us in changing the way businesses use data.

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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