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    Sign in  
Foursquare // location enterprise platform
Engineering, Full Time    Serbia    Posted: Monday, September 19, 2022
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Foursquare is the leading independent location technology & data cloud platform, dedicated to building meaningful bridges between digital spaces & physical places. Our proprietary technology unlocks the most accurate, trustworthy location data in the world, empowering businesses to answer key questions, uncover hidden insights, improve customer experiences, & achieve better business outcomes. A pioneer of the geo-location space, Foursquares location tech stack is being utilized by the worlds largest enterprises & most recognizable brands.

Foursquares flexible building blocks include technology to maximize marketing impact & drive incremental real-world engagement (Attribution, Audience, Proximity, SDK);  data to deeply understand points of interest & real-world behavior patterns (Places & Visits), & tools to conduct advanced analysis, data enrichment, unification & visualization (Unfolded Studio).

About the Team: 

The Unfolded Team provides a next-generation analytics platform offering a suite of tools for working with big geospatial data visualizations, that lets users create maps from geospatial data, perform powerful analytics, share & publish maps. 

About the Position:

Reporting to the Sr Manager, Unfolded Cloud in Serbia, the Cloud Engineer will serve an important role in building out advanced analytics services in Unfolded cloud & on-prem / private cloud offerings. The ideal candidate is comfortable working independently,  able to demonstrate initiative & professionalism & attention to detail.

In this role youll:

  • Build REST microservices to query, serve, & analyze geospatial data
  • Design & build scalable, performant, & maintainable services to power the Unfolded Cloud
  • Write test automation, conduct code reviews, & take end-to-end ownership of deployments to production
  • Work with the backend, product & sales teams to understand customer needs & translate them into backend engineering projects
  • Maintain & improve existing code with a pride of ownership

What youll need:

    • B.Sc. in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of experience in building highly interactive SaaS applications using JavaScript / Node.js & modern JavaScript development tooling
  • At ease with technology, able to quickly pick up new platforms & troubleshoot
  • Excellent English, written & oral communication skills
  • Sound judgment, a high degree of professionalism, & the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proactive, able to take initiative & work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize & handle multiple tasks

Nice to have:

  • Experience with other Big Data technologies, like BigQuery, Snowflake, HDFS, Hive, Presto, Arrow, Parquet is always appreciated
  • Experience with geospatial data
  • Experience with spatial indexing systems: H3, S2, geohash

Our Tech Stack:

  • Cloud stack: AWS & Google Cloud Platform
  • Cloud deployment: Kubernetes, containers & Docker, Helm
  • Language: TypeScript (Node.js) & Python
  • Data stores: MySQL, Redis, GCS & S3

Benefits & perks:

  • We are a fully flexible company that allows you to work from any location in Serbia or from our office
  • 20 days of paid vacation
  • Summer Fridays, two non-working Fridays each July & August
  • Home Office Setup - you get all necessary hardware
  • Learning & development programs for individual contributors & managers
  • Individual, professional coaching for all full-time employees
  • Annual Budget for education, professional growth, etc.
  • Restricted Stock Units

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives & backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users & team members. We value listening to every voice & we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company & products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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