Backend Engineer, Decision Science
Please note, before progressing to our application, this position is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and not suitable for remote candidates.
About the Job:
We are looking for exceptional Software Engineers to make a profound impact on how data products will be integrated into companies' software in the future. We are integrating data into everything LaunchDarkly offers on top of our unrivaled feature management platform.
As a Data Products - Software Engineer, you will help us architect and write fast, reliable, and scalable data processing tools to process data from our thousands of customers and their hundreds of millions of users around the world. We're looking for someone who knows what it takes to deliver value to customers and takes pride in the quality of their work.
The primary technologies we use daily include Golang, Scala, Kinesis, and Flink. If working as a part of such a poly-functional team to bring to change how experimentation is done forever appeals to you then come join the Experimentation team at LaunchDarkly.
Build and expand our data platform and services
Help us identify the best technologies for our evolving data needs
Collaborate with product team to spec and deliver user-facing features
Monitor and improve data pipeline performance
Actively participate in code reviews
Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes
Proven experience and fluency in a JVM or functional language
Experience building data platforms (e.g. using Flink, Kafka, DataFlow, Hadoop, Spark)
Strong communication skills, a positive attitude, and empathy
You write code that can be easily understood by others, with an eye towards maintainability
You hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems
You value high code quality, automated testing, and other engineering best practices
Target pay range for a Level P3 in San Francisco/Bay Area: $144,000 - $169,000*
*Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), health, vision, and dental insurance, and mental health benefits in addition to salary.
LaunchDarkly operates from a place of high trust and transparency; we are happy to state the pay range for our open roles to best align with your needs. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, degree level, and location.
LaunchDarkly is a Feature Management Platform that serves trillions of feature flags daily to help software teams build better software, faster. Feature flagging is an industry standard methodology of wrapping a new or risky section of code or infrastructure change with a flag. Each flag can easily be turned off independent of code deployment (aka "dark launching"). LaunchDarkly has SDKs for all major web and mobile platforms. We are building a diverse team so that we can offer robust products and services. Our team culture is dynamic, friendly, and supportive. Our headquarters are in Oakland.
At LaunchDarkly, we believe in the power of teams. We're building a team that is humble, open, collaborative, respectful and kind. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
One of our company values is 'Widen the Circle'. Which means we seek out diversity of perspectives to get better results. We understand everyone has their own unique talents and experiences. We encourage you to apply to this role even if you don’t think you meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above. We can find out together if it's the right match for your skillset.
We've partnered with KeyValues to help demonstrate the amazing culture we've built here at LaunchDarkly, find more info at https://www.keyvalues.com/launchdarkly.
LaunchDarkly is also committed to giving back to our community and is a part of Pledge 1%, an organization that helps companies make this a priority. Through this initiative and its charitable arm, the LaunchDarkly Foundation, the company is committed to such causes as supporting education for the underserved, homelessness relief and moving towards having a net-zero carbon footprint. You can find more about the LaunchDarkly Foundation and the organizations we serve at https://launchdarkly.com/foundation/.
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