Software Engineer, Python

Company: Vertical Knowledge, LLC
Location: Not Specified, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 03.APR.2021
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OUR MISSIONVertical Knowledge, a leader in the Alternative Data industry and provider of an end-to-end public data platform. Our Robotic Pro...


OUR MISSIONVertical 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.We're looking for a software engineer to join our Research & Development team. You'll work in an agile development environment and help with prototyping and developing high quality web applications that solve complex problems for our clients in the simplest way. This is a small team within our company, so you will be tasked with wearing many hats when it comes to development. The ideal person has a client-first approach and a passion for getting things done. CORE RESPONSIBILITIESDesign, develop, and integrate new prototypes into the existing production platformResearch and propose solutions to problems for cutting edge clientsDemonstrate new prototypes and capabilities to clients and internal usersPeer-review code and help maintain the platformResearch new technologies and create proposals and prototypes for their adoption into the stackBe able to work independent on projects as well as collaborate with a teamCommunicate daily on progress, achievements, and setbacks RequirementsBachelors Degree in Computer/Software Engineering or related field 4 to 7 years relevant experienceExperience leading and/or working with a team to design, implement, maintain, and upgrade backend software and componentsPrior experience working with clients and internal users to resolve issuesExperience and passion for problem solving, research, and developmentAbility to design and develop minimum viable products and prototypesMust have: Python, Docker, AWS or other cloud related experience Strong unit testing skills and disciplineStrong documentation skills and discipline, both with code, designs, and development strategies Must have the ability to obtain/maintain US DoD Secret Clearance (requires US Citizenship)This position can be fully remote in the US or local to our North East Ohio officeOUR TECHNOLOGY STACK:React + MobX front-endFlask + Django on AWS Lambda and Elastic Container service back-endTerraform and Docker for orchestration and virtualizationPostgres and ELK for data storageOUR CULTURE:Effort and Attitude - Members of the team must be authentic, kind, honest, and tireless servants to our clients and each other Responsible and Transparent - You must be able to manage the work presented to you, give status updates on your work, and take initiative to learn new thingsCoachable - You must be willing to learn from every member on our team, whether you are receiving positive feedback or criticismCreative - We'd like someone who can offer new perspectives on ways to solve the problems we encounter. During certain times of the year, we will have Spike Days where we have the opportunity to explore new technology and new ways to approach various parts of our platform.COMPETITIVE 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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