Senior Backend Engineer
Since 2011, Percolate has addressed the enormous challenges presented by enterprise marketing operations, and has been foundational in the development of a new categories of marketing technology - Content Marketing Platforms (CMP) and Marketing Resource Management (MRM).
Percolate has been recognized as the only consensus leader in these emerging categories by analyst firms like Forrester, Gartner, and SiriusDecisions - a growing space that represents more than $4 billion in potential annual revenue.
Today, Percolate serves over 600 brands. Some of the world’s largest companies — including MasterCard, Cisco, Cigna, Electronic Arts, and Bosch — use Percolate to help them deal with one of the fundamental challenges facing all marketers - orchestrating their marketing processes and enabling the best possible customer experiences.
Engineering at Percolate
- We care about quality engineering. Take the time to do it right, the first time.
- We are “Thoughtful by Design”. Be able to explain how and why you are doing something.
- We care about shipping and we ship often. High quality, iterable enhancements that improve customer experience.
- We care about our people. You’ll find a healthy, professional work environment, where you can rely on your teammates to help you out, pick you up when you fall, and give you a “win” when you’ve done something awesome.
- We care about realistic goal setting and a focus on constant improvement. If you’re not getting better over time, you’re not reaching your potential.
- Our team has people from all backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles — we aim to be a place for anyone to contribute and be supported.
- We are Remote Friendly - Percolate Engineering is a distributed team spread across 5 timezones.
- Work collaboratively and across teams to design features for Percolate’s core application
- Implement features with modular, testable code written in either Python or Go while taking advantage of SQL (PG/MySQL), NoSQL (DynamoDB/Redis), and search technologies (ES).
- Promote best practices and healthy code by example and through code reviews
- Work with product managers and front end engineers to define project requirements
- Fluent in Python and/or Go
- Hands-on experience with either SQL (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL) or NoSQL technologies (e.g. DynamoDB, Redis, Cassandra).
- Excellent understanding of data structures, algorithms, software engineering design patterns and principles.
- Excellent communication skills and team player
Nice To Haves
- Experience with web development frameworks such as Django or Flask, and what it means to run such systems in a production environment.
- Experience working with Apache Kafka and a search technology such as Elasticsearch is particularly helpful (Solr and other Lucene-based search systems also helpful).
- Familiarity with AWS services (e.g. RDS, DynamoDB, Cloudwatch) or similar cloud environments