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Senior Java Engineer
Senior Software Engineer
at Yext New York, NY
Yext is the leading Digital Knowledge Management (DKM) platform. Yext's mission is to give companies control over their brand experiences across the digital universe of maps, apps, search engines, voice assistants, and other intelligent services that drive consumer discovery, decision, and action. Today, thousands of businesses including brands like Taco Bell, Rite Aid, and Steward Health use the Yext Knowledge Engine™ to manage their digital knowledge in order to boost brand engagement, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.
The Yext Engineering Team drives the technology behind our revolutionary product offering! We’re looking for Software Engineers to help us continue building out our product and services. Our team works in an agile environment running two-week sprints that culminate with demos of features in progress. You will work alongside engineers from the top universities and tech companies in the world, hands-on with the code from day one.
Participate in full life-cycle software development
Design, implement, and deploy highly scalable and reliable systems
Build storage systems, libraries, and frameworks.
Contribute ideas for new features and identify areas for improvement proactively
Collaborate effectively across teams, including outside of engineering
Write clean, tested, and well-documented code
BA/BS in Computer Science or related field
7+ year of industry experience
Strong foundation in data structures, algorithms and software design
Fluency with Java, C++, Python, or similar (we use mostly Java)
Openness to new technologies and creative solutions
Comfortable working within a fast-paced high growth startup environment
**Compensation, Benefits & Perks
**Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours/paid time off, and excellent health/dental/vision insurance. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.
**Yext has been named a Best Place to Work by Fortune and Great Place to Work® as well as a Best Workplace for Women. Yext is headquartered in New York City with offices in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Paris, Tyson's Corner, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Learn more about the Yext team and culture on the muse, our website, and our blog.
Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
*US Based Candidates only! Preferring US Citizens or Green Card but open to valid H1B Transfer (must have 2 years left on H1B)Apply
Lead Full Stack Engineer with Backend Emphasis (Backend team lead)
We are on a mission to empower people to make smarter decisions during one of life’s most important moments: buying or selling their home. By analyzing 30 million+ real estate transactions from 2 million agents across the country, we are able to take an unbiased, data-driven approach to match our clients with top performing real estate agents to meet each of their specific needs. Our algorithm and marketplace solutions guide our clients through every step of the home buying or selling experience. Join us and build the nation's largest and most trusted platform for selling real estate!
What You'll Do Here:
Lead our Back-end Product Engineering team in the San Francisco office!
Build back-end, data-centric features for our B2C product, home-selling suite.
Execute on requests to pull, analyze, interpret and visualize data.
Build, manage, and optimize our data architecture and infrastructure.
Manage our entire data system: roughly 50M transactions from 2M agents.
Partner with cross-functional, team leads to build out and iterate on team, and individual performance metrics.
Lead our data release process, and partner with team leads to iterate on and improve existing data pipelines.
Design and develop systems that ingest and transform our data streams using the latest tools.
Setup and integrate new cutting edge databases and data warehouses, develop new data schemas and figure out new innovative ways of storing and representing our data.
7+ years of fullstack engineering experience with emphasis on backend development.
Experience with Python, RoR is a plus.
Experience writing and executing complex SQL queries
Experience building data pipelines and ETL design (implementation and maintenance)
Experience with AWS or other IAAS or PAAS provider
Experience with data processing frameworks and data warehouses such as Hadoop, Spark, Redshift
Ability to produce high-quality software through unit & functional testing
Bonus points for:
Real estate experience
Experience with Periscope, Looker, Tableau and other BI tools
Experience with building data pipelines
Experience with machine learning
Medical, vision, dental, and paternity/maternity benefits.
Flexible time off policy
Catered lunches and snacks
Corporate gym membership
Company events: happy hours, bowling, bocce league, etc.
To make sure we hire the most qualified people, we have a multi-step interview process which includes two phone interviews, a pre-onsite exercise, an onsite interview, and a reference check. We’re excited to get to know you and hope you’re ready to give this opportunity everything you’ve got!Apply