At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to minimize unhelpful hierarchy and process. We collaborate using our teammates' diverse perspectives to solve hard problems. Our communication with one another is open, honest and efficient. We dedicate time and resources to explore new ideas and, as a result, we produce technology that is scalable, robust, and useful.
The Internal Tools & Test Infra Team builds tools, applications and infrastructure that enable Kensho teams to build high quality and reliable products. In this role, you will focus on development of APIs and back-end services that drive new and existing tools. Your end users are Kensho engineers and product managers, making the ability to iterate on feedback fast paced.
What You'll Do:
You will write robust, test-driven code
You will gather requirements and join in architecture discussions
You will identify and integrate use cases into new and existing tools
What We Look For:
You have 2+ years developing web applications, ideally in Python
You have experience working on web application back-ends and APIs
You demonstrate a strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
You can communicate thoroughly and effectively with stakeholders
You exhibit excitement and readiness to work in a collaborative environment
You seek the opportunity to accept and give constructive criticism and to brainstorm with fellow team members
How to Really Get Our Attention:
You collaborated on a team developing internal tools and/or web apps
You have performed database optimizations when necessary
You have familiarity with front-end development as well
Technologies We Love:
Django, Python3, PostgresQL, gRPC, Celery, Grafana, Kafka, Kubernetes
Ubuntu linux or similar operating systems
Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with 100% premium covered
Unlimited vacation days
Paid Parental Leave4
401(k) plan with employer match
Weekly provided lunchFree snacks and drinks
Cardio machines and weights in the office
Hubway (bike sharing program) membership
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
About Kensho Technologies
Kensho Technologies is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.