Software Engineer (Backend)
Location : Portugal (Remote)
Who are we?
Ometria is a Customer Data and Experience Platform built for retail marketers to be the fastest route to sustainable growth. Ometria helps marketers plan and launch their most profitable campaigns twice as fast, increasing their customer loyalty and CRM revenue with personalized marketing messages all throughout the customer journey.
Our platform combines the data unification and customer insight of a CDP with an experience platform, letting retail marketers easily and efficiently create experiences their customers love across email, mobile, on-site, social, direct mail and more.
We are trusted by the fastest-growing retail brands in the world such as Fred Perry, Hotel Chocolat, Sephora UK, and Interflora.
We have a team of over 120 Ometrians based in Europe and North America and have raised $75m from leading venture capital funds across the world such as Infravia Capital Partners, Octopus Ventures, Summit Action, Sonae IM and many others.
We are now looking for a Software Engineer (Back end) to help us build scalable, reliable, performant solutions as well as to proactively identify opportunities to help the team achieve its goals.
What you will be doing
As a Software Engineer, you will be working as part of our combined product and engineering team. You will work collaboratively to design scalable and robust solutions, developing those services in the most appropriate language (Python, Golang) according to best practices.
Challenges you will work on
- We’re building a modern microservices-based infrastructure running in multiple availability regions.
- Data warehouse technology migration – We are growing like never before, with 100% year on year growth. Currently we use a combination of Postgres and Redshift, however we will consider other data warehouse technologies and also re-implement our ELT layer using modern tools.
- Building new features for our clients driven by innovation – some of these projects require super high availability and ultra low latency.
We have 30 Engineers in the Engineering team – frontend, backend and platform. We have varied backgrounds in terms of experience, roles and responsibilities. We work closely with our product team on new features, infrastructure, growth, and client-specific work.
We nurture a learning culture, supporting growth of our engineers through clearly defined career progression paths, self-development budget as well as soft-skills training.
Our tech stack:
Our clients interact with the Ometria platform through a single page web app, which uses the Ampersand.js framework, with a separate section in React.
The app communicates with the backend platform through various Python 3 and Golang. Flask powers our Python API layer. Golang powers some of our massively concurrent workloads and analytics services.
We run on AWS/Docker/Kubernetes configured with Terraform. Data is stored in Postgres and Redshift, and we use various queueing/messaging tools (Google Pub/Sub, Kinesis, AWS SQS, Beanstalk, Celery, and Gearman)
Attributes we are looking for:
You have written software at scale in either Python or Golang or another open source language and you are looking to learn Python. You have experience with distributed systems at scale.
You enjoy working collaboratively in a team, but can also work independently to solve complex problems. You seek help/feedback when required to ensure solutions are robust, performant, secure, etc… utilising product managers, test engineers and SRE’s.
The amazing people of Ometria are the core of our business. We believe in making it awesome to be here for all Ometrians and place a continued focus on making Ometria an inclusive, respectful and diverse environment.
We’re an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.