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Engineering, Full Time    New York City or Remote    Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021
 
   
 
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Develop a state-of-the-art product. Make sense of the future. Use data to drive business. 

At CB Insights we build products that help clients make sense of the future & drive their businesses forward using data. Our system retrieves large amounts of data in real time on the private market, & then extracts knowledge & insights from that data. We present those analytics through a dynamic user interface which enables our clients to make strategic business decisions around corporate strategy, innovation, investments, etc. We are hiring for a backend engineering to help drive our business forward. 

The Role Youll Play

Here at CB Insights, our backend software engineers build robust services & scalable data processing jobs. This Backend role is on our internal operations team that builds software & tools to drive our business. 

About the team:

This team is one of the most internally collaborative teams we have at CBI! We have the opportunity to build key features for our internal stakeholders such as our Data & Marketing teams. We get direct feedback from our users while helping drive our core business.  Working in the CBI engineering department is unique. Since we are a smaller team without a lot of bureaucracy, we are able to really push the envelope without going through a lot of red tape. It is also a great team to learn from others & grow in your career, as well as a chance to enact any ideas you may bring to the table. We have frequent team lunches & happy hours & were a very open & friendly group.

Your Main Tasks:

  • Develop features for our internal stakeholders on a small Agile team.
  • Consistently & frequently deliver solutions that are well-engineered, maintainable & tested within the agreed upon time frame.
  • Participate in code reviews & sprint planning, help identify opportunities, work through challenges & share knowledge with colleagues.
  • Collaborate with the product team to understand business requirements

What You Bring to the Table:

  • 3+ years professional experience in Go, Python, and/or JavaScript
  • BS in Computer Science or similar; advanced degrees also acceptable ;-)
  • Relational database proficiency (e.g. MySQL, Aurora, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
  • Proficiency developing in a Mac/Linux environment
  • An interest in helping out across the stack as needed 

Youll Be Successful Here if You Are:

  • A believer in Lean & Agile values & principles for building software
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving & analytical skills
  • Helpful, Humble Human
  • Love for experimentation

Whats CB Insights All About

The CB Insights platform is the smartest way to explore & exploit emerging technologies. We help the worlds leading companies accelerate their digital strategy & transformation with data, not opinion. Our Emerging Technology Insights Platform fuses machine & human intelligence to help you discover & manage your response to emerging technology startups & markets.

The Perks:

  • Amazing culture that emphasizes Hard Work, High Standards, Hunger, Helpfulness, & Humility. Learn more here
  • A newsletter that 700k+ people follow:  Sign up here.
  • Be Healthy: Health with HSA & FSA options, dental, & vision insurance along with unlimited/take what you need sick day policy
  • Plan for the future: 401k with up to 4% match
  • Continued Learning: $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Rest & Relax: Competitive vacation & holiday plans 
  • Refuel: In office daily lunch stipend, unlimited snacks/coffee

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving & creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team & encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.  

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment & is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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