Software Developer - Python

Company: Vertical Knowledge, LLC
Location: Not Specified, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.MAY.2021


OUR MISSION Vertical Knowledge, a leader in the Alternative Data industry and provider of an end-to-end public data platform. Our Robotic Pr...


OUR MISSION Vertical Knowledge, a leader in the Alternative Data industry and provider of an end-to-end public data platform. Our Robotic Process Automation (RPA) framework automates internet-based tasks that support accurate, reliable and compliant alternative data from outside the enterprise. The Vertical Knowledge RPA framework platform is unique in offering the full range of RPA, Intelligent Automated Software (IAS) and Intelligent Automated Workflow (IAW) solutions to discover, connect, collect, enrich and integrate data from outside of the enterprise.We enable our clients to access and understand information that is publicly available but very challenging to discover, capture, and curate. Our clients demand excellence, innovation, and trust in our proprietary technology and methodologies to deliver them world-class data solutions for actionable insight.Since day one, our Software Engineers have helped tackle the complex and interesting challenge of discovering value hidden in the world's data. We are pushing the technical envelope to solve these problems, and in the process, are helping to redefine how our clients leverage data. As the world of data continues to grow exponentially, the issues they address will only increase in difficulty, scale and excitement. In order to meet these challenges, we've built a data collection platform that allows us to ingest terabytes of data per day. Your work will draw on your expertise with pretty much everything driving the modern internet today.Problems at our level of complexity require you to possess a passion for learning as well as deep understanding across a wide array of technical competencies. While we face large-scale problems, we hire only the best to take them on. This enables us to keep your team size small and your individual impact significant.CORE RESPONSIBILITIESStrong understanding of data structures and algorithmsStrong programming skills Python, C#, Ruby or JavaScriptExperience in web programming (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript)Experience in developing highly scalable, and high-performance distributed systemsStrong ability and enthusiasm to learn new technologies in a short timeYou'll need to put yourself in the shoes of a website's developers and reverse engineer how it functions, figuring out paths around the obstacles that the opposing developers have set upAbility to collaborate with others in a fast-paced environmentRequirementsREQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCEYou should have at least 1 to 2 years of web development experience with a demonstrated ability and desire to see things through to their finishSolid experience programming or scripting in Python is ideal, but if you know C#, Ruby or similar language and can quickly pick up Python that will work tooKnowledge of data mining is a plusOnce someone gives you a puzzle, you can't stop until it's solved. You're an excellent debugger and problem solver. The knowledge and understanding of how things work is what drives youYou are someone who is intrigued by a new website interaction or process. You imagine how it could apply in a multitude of situations. You want to know how it worksYou can envision the approach and process a developer went through when building a website or application. That kind of reverse engineering comes naturally to you - you see the pieces of the wholeYou care more about the tactical approach to a problem and pay close attention to the detailsBachelor's Degree in Computer Science/EngineeringMust have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance / US CitizenThis position can be remote in the US or local to our office in Northeast OhioCOMPETITIVE BENEFITS & SALARYCompany paid premiums for employees and their dependents, such as medical, dental, vision, disability and lifeEmployer Health Savings Account (HSA) contributions 401(k) retirement plan with financial planningUnlimited vacation daysFlexible work schedules Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages (HQ)A casual work environment and dog friendly office (HQ)Vertical Knowledge LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. VK is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. VK will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, past or current military service, or any other legally protected characteristic. Reasonable Accommodations for Applying Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as Amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in Vertical Knowledge LLC application and selection processes. If you require an accommodation in applying through our online system, please send an email to . Please note that this email address is not to be used for checking on the status of an application.

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