Senior Software Engineer, Big Data

  • 1plusX AG
  • Zürich, ZH
  • 04/08/2020
Full time Data Science Big Data Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description


Employment Type

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1plusX’s mission is to place marketing messages, where they have the most impact. We think pinpointed targeting is the key to online marketing success. That’s why we designed a platform to create data insights to make online business measurably more successful. 1plusX software ingests data and learns from it to make predictions on how customers and future customers behave online.

We are looking for outstanding people! Are you an ambitious and energetic team player? Do you love working in an international team? If you are ready for a new challenge, then apply now and become part of our mission.
About the role

    • You work with, mentor and learn from a talented team of engineers
    • You support us in developing our data management platform using state-of-the-art cloud technologies
    • You use storage systems and develop a large-scale streaming/query system handling Terabytes of data
    • You systematically work towards strict metrics (performance, resource usage, reliability)
    • You lead periodic rapid refactorings that keep the application code fresh, flexible and reusable
    • You integrate various machine learning models and components
    • You help us to define team development and engineering best practices
    • You provide input to the technology roadmap; innovate and bring new challenging ideas to life

About you

  • 5+ years of experience in building large scale distributed systems
  • Experience with web-scale systems handling TBs of data with 100k+ qps at low latencies
  • In-depth knowledge in Scala, Java, or C++ and Python, Bash, or Perl
  • Advanced knowledge of databases and messaging systems (e.g. Couchbase, Kafka)
  • Advanced knowledge of modern architectural patterns e.g. REST, microservices, stream processing
  • Advanced knowledge of a batch processing framework e.g. Spark, Hadoop
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g. Git) and cloud technologies (e.g. AWS)
  • Interest in large scale data mining and machine learning is desirable
  • Knowledge of client-side technologies (e.g. JavaScript, Angular, React) is a plus
  • MSc/PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Your personality

  • Do you communicate well in English and thrive in a peer-driven engineering culture?
  • You recognize problems and help adapt to changing conditions
  • You are a positive thinker and you are self-motivated
  • You are enthusiastic about our products and the AdTech industry

What’s in it for you?

    • At 1plusX, we highly value teamwork and we are honest, open, warm and direct with each other.
    • We actively foster diversity and inclusion. Being a part of our growing team means that you will be supported and challenged because we all contribute together to our success.
    • We promise that working with us is fun!

About 1plusX
1plusX is a Swiss high-tech company and a software-as-a-service leader that helps companies to effectively manage their customer and user data for online marketing success. We employ the brightest minds in the fields of machine learning and big data systems and use the latest scientific results to generate competitive and leading-edge technology. Operating from our offices in Switzerland, Germany and France we target the global market.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We base our recruitment decisions on qualifications, skills, knowledge, experience and essential business requirements regardless of race, religion, color, gender identity, age, disability status or sexual orientation.