Amperity
Seattle, WA

Lead Software Engineer, Systems

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Today, there is a chronic and pervasive customer data problem -- one that’s preventing some of the world’s most loved brands from understanding and engaging their customers through meaningful and captivating customer experiences. Amperity has invented a way to solve this problem with the horsepower of a distributed data infrastructure and the intelligence of best-in-class machine learning algorithms and techniques. Amperity frees, connects, and makes customer data usable so brands can create extraordinary customer experiences at scale. This approach unleashes the creative potential of Amperity users, allowing them to excel at what they do and bring their best ideas to life.

 

Amperity is an early stage technology company, venture-backed by the early investors of Amazon, Facebook, LinkedIn, Spotify, Concur, FlipKart and many more. Our team of successful, repeat entrepreneurs is focused on building a company composed of top-tier talent and a suite of disruptive products that drive tremendous value for our customers and the consumers they serve.

Interesting Problems

  • Ingesting and cleaning large amounts of data daily and blending it with real-time events
  • Automatically stitching data together across disparate systems by training machine-learning models to build a probabilistic knowledge graph
  • Taking research algorithms and productionizing them for high-scale usage
  • Allowing users to perform complex, real-time queries across an aggregated view of their data
  • Publishing query result data to a diverse set of systems for client usage

About You

  • You have experience using Clojure and/or Clojurescript or are functionally curious
  • You have experience building complex distributed systems in the JVM
  • You think about scalable architectures and great customer end to end experience
  • You improve things by 10x, not just 10%
  • You have worked in a DevOps environment, and drive sustainability such that DevOps is more Dev than Ops
  • You are open minded, inclusive, and motivated to make good decisions

Technologies We Use

  • Open Source tools such as Accumulo, Spark, and Kafka
  • A web stack based on ClojureScript and the React family of tools
  • Cloud-first automation including Apache Aurora and SaltStack
  • Random forests, logistic regression, and probabilistic databases
  • Emacs AND vi!
  • And more 

Benefits

We offer all the benefits you’d expect from a “great place to work”. Transportation subsidies, 100% healthcare coverage, and a comfortable snack-laden work environment. Beyond the basics, we provide an inclusive environment where you’ll be challenged to find and unlock your full potential, surrounded by a team of world-class people driving for excellence.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity,  age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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