Software Engineer (Python)

Company: OpenSlate
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 26.JUL.2021


Software Engineer (Python)OpenSlate analyzes nearly 1 Billion videos and 4M creators across YouTube, Facebook, TikTok and more. Our data mea...


Software Engineer (Python)OpenSlate analyzes nearly 1 Billion videos and 4M creators across YouTube, Facebook, TikTok and more. Our data measures content quality, subject matter, brand safety and suitability. Our applications enable the world's biggest brands to align with content that works best for each of their unique needs. We are the leading content analytics company in the video ecosystem and provide all major media agencies with programmatic solutions. OpenSlate is regularly featured as a definitive source of safety and suitability in the Wall Street Journal, Ad Age, Digiday, AdExchanger and other digital media industry publications.As OpenSlate grows beyond Social and Video, we are continually working on building our systems to handle an ever-growing number of data sources which give us access to more content from more creators across an even more diverse set of platforms.Working with content at scale poses a number of unique challenges. We highly value creative technical minds that can imagine solutions and bring them to reality. Were looking for experienced Python engineers who would enjoy the challenge of designing and building applications to provide insights into a highly dynamic and expansive data set.What youll do:Designing and building scalable systems that can collect, store, retrieve and transform data coming from a variety of different sources including APIs, Postgres, Solr, and S3.Designing and implementing maintainable APIs that support our end-user applications.Selecting appropriate data storage and retrieval methods and technologies.Designing data-structures and optimizing queries that deal with millions of rows of data.Creating reusable and maintainable code, automated tests, and clear documentation.Optimizing your code to run in a high-performance real-time environment that generates billions of events a day.Supporting the software and systems you write and deploy in our production environment.Collaborating across engineering, product and data teams to solve technical and business issues.About you:Experience building non-trivial, data-centric python applications and APIs in a Linux environment.Thorough understanding of common Internet networking technologies including TCP, HTTP, DNS.Expertise working with RDBMS, including schema design, writing SQL for complex multi-table queries and optimizing query performance.Expertise in using Git and Git branching models.You enjoy working as a part of a collaborative team and demonstrate an open mindset.Strong communication skills: able to clearly articulate, defend and document design decisions and work with a cross-discipline team.A love of problem solving and a sense of imagination!Bonus Points:Experience designing and implementing scalable systems that process large amounts of data2+ years building back-end services and APIs in Django or FlaskExperience designing schemas for efficiently indexing and searching content in Solr or ElasticsearchFamiliarity with AWS (specifically EC2, ELB, EBS, S3, and R53)Experience working with RabbitMQ, SparkFamiliarity with GitHub and its workflow is a plus.Benefits at OpenSlate:Flexible work: Flexible work is not new for our Engineering team. Its always been part of how we work. Our headquarters are based in New York city and if you want to work from home or an office thats your choice. Talent, commitment and teamwork are more important than geography.Learning opportunities: We support growth and learning at OpenSlate. All our people receive an annual learning stipend for self directed learning and we encourage our engineers to take advantage of conferences, meet ups and continued education.Equity: We want our people to be invested in our success and have ownership in our companyTime to recharge: We have flexible PTO, Monthly Wellness Days and Volunteer Time Off programs. We also close our company for a week during the Winter holiday season. We understand how important balance and the ability to step away is in order to be our best selves at work and home.Medical, dental and vision, 401k, paid parental leave: YES!!

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