1+ months

Back End Software Engineer - Internal Tools & Test Infrastructure

Kensho Technologies
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
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At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to minimize unhelpful hierarchy and process. We collaborate using our teammates' diverse perspectives to solve hard problems. Our communication with one another is open, honest and efficient. We dedicate time and resources to explore new ideas and, as a result, we produce technology that is scalable, robust, and useful.

The Internal Tools & Test Infra Team builds tools, applications and infrastructure that enable Kensho teams to build high quality and reliable products. In this role, you will focus on development of APIs and back-end services that drive new and existing tools. Your end users are Kensho engineers and product managers, making the ability to iterate on feedback fast paced.

What You'll Do:

  • You will write robust, test-driven code

  • You will gather requirements and join in architecture discussions

  • You will identify and integrate use cases into new and existing tools


What We Look For:

  • You have 2+ years developing web applications, ideally in Python

  • You have experience working on web application back-ends and APIs

  • You demonstrate a strong understanding of algorithms and data structures

  • You can communicate thoroughly and effectively with stakeholders

  • You exhibit excitement and readiness to work in a collaborative environment

  • You seek the opportunity to accept and give constructive criticism and to brainstorm with fellow team members

How to Really Get Our Attention:

  • You collaborated on a team developing internal tools and/or web apps

  • You have performed database optimizations when necessary

  • You have familiarity with front-end development as well

Technologies We Love:

  • Django, Python3, PostgresQL, gRPC, Celery, Grafana, Kafka, Kubernetes

  • Ubuntu linux or similar operating systems


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with 100% premium covered

  • Unlimited vacation days

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • 401(k) plan with employer match

  • Weekly provided lunch

  • Free snacks and drinks

  • Dog-friendly office

  • Cardio machines and weights in the office

  • Hubway (bike sharing program) membership

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.


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Posted: 2019-03-11 Expires: 2019-05-10

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