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Engineering, Full Time    San Francisco, CA    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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About this Role

Join the team at Fandom & work with great people (fans! Star Wars, Twin Peaks, RPG games). As a Software Engineer II, working on our data systems, you will help us to determine what 300M+ users are passionate about by contributing development of a real-time digital profile. The digital profiles that you help create will serve as the foundation for data science-driven user personas & personalized recommendations across the platform, at scale, & in real-time. 

You will also help us to determine what 32M+ user-created pages are focused on, how they connect to the Fandom community they belong to, as well as the other pages of the 400k+ communities in our network. With this knowledge, you will enable Fandom to build the rich digital profiles mentioned above to build deeper & more engaging experiences for our users.

What does a typical day look like for a software engineer? On some days youll be writing code to ingest data from 3rd party sources & connect that to our internal data stores. On others, youll be working on high throughput data ingestion pipelines to enable real time digital profiles. You will also be actively involved in sharing your knowledge through documentation, pull requests, & informal training sessions. And finally, youll often find yourself tuning & monitoring a production system running at scale.

You Will...

  • Lead the development of sub-components with limited supervision
  • Actively contribute to the tactical planning for your team
  • Help to enrich Fandoms structured data with internal & external data sources
  • Extend & maintain scalable systems written in Java, Python, Go, & PHP
  • Responsible for the entire lifecycle of the work they deliver: development, testing, deployment, & maintenance
  • Share knowledge through documentation & pull request comments
  • Work effectively with a globally distributed team
  • Learn new technologies, patterns, & processes as needed 
  • Ensure a high level of quality in your deliverables
  • Collaborate with your team to solve technical issues
  • Deepen your technical knowledge in one or more areas of expertise

You Have...

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent experience
  • 2-3+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Proficiency in Java or Go
  • Experience designing & implementing object-oriented systems
  • Relational database design & SQL experience
  • A good understanding of RESTful APIs
  • Track record of delivering high-quality software

Benefits & Perks

  • Stock options
  • Training based on business needs
  • Flexible working hours
  • Open, energetic & fan-focused, international work environment
  • Miscellaneous perks such as wellness programs, swag, etc.

About Fandom

Fandom is a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, Fandom provides a home to explore, contribute to, & celebrate the world of pop culture. Whether looking for in-depth information on favorite fandoms or whats buzzing in entertainment, Fandom has your pop culture curiosities covered through fan-expert knowledge & carefully curated & fun, original multi-platform content.

Fandom has a global audience of almost 300 million monthly unique users & encompasses over 400,000 fan communities. We currently feature more than 55 million pages of content, inclusive of video. Our Fandom values are:

  • We serve a global community.
    Connection with our fans, creators, & partners is at our core, & its grounded by our active efforts of inclusion.
  • We build experiences.
    We imagine, improve, & deliver solutions.
  • We bring joy.
    We celebrate our fandoms, our teammates, & the work we do.

Fandom is an Equal Opportunity Employer

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance Police Code, Article 49

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