Dataherald

Helping people see and understand the world’s data

Founding Backend Software Developer

Location
Los Angeles, CA / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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Amir Zohrenejad
Amir Zohrenejad
Founder

About the role

This is a unique opportunity to join a well-funded Y Combinator backed startup. The candidate will be working side-by-side with the CTO to design and build the early major releases of the company’s products and help set the technical direction and culture of the company.

Company
Dataherald
is a Y Combinator backed SaaS start-up which helps companies, no matter how big or small, better leverage the world’s data to create business value. We do this by providing a no-code software to automate the ingestion, transformation, analysis and visualization of data from multiple sources without ever needing to code. Our product manages the end-to-end data needs for businesses so that they can focus on their goals without worrying about the complexity of large datasets..

Dataherald launched in 2020 and has grown 10x in the last year. We currently work with leading media publishers like Chicago Tribune, Sacramento Bee etc. and are backed by a mix of Silicon Valley and media institutions such as Y Combinator, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) and Garage Technology Ventures.

About the role

We seek an experienced, talented Software Engineer to join the engineering team in Los Angeles or remotely anywhere in the world. You will bring your skills and expertise to design, build and scale our highly distributed SaaS platform and its numerous applications. You will be involved throughout the entire product life-cycle, from understanding requirements to building future versions of our product. You will also help to deliver and deploy new versions of the product..

The position will work closely (and directly) with the Founders.

Responsibilities

  • Develop features and improvements to the Dataherald platform in a secure, well-tested, and performant way
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders within Product and Engineering (Frontend, UX, etc.) to deliver new experiences to our customers and data partners
  • Advocate for improvements to product quality, security, and performance
  • Solve technical problems of advanced scope and complexity
  • Help craft engineering processes to enforce code is checked and that meets internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment
  • Conduct code reviews for code written by other team members
  • Recognize impediments to our efficiency as a team ("technical debt"), propose and implement solutions

Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience designing, deploying and maintaining backend software using a micro-services architecture
  • Experience designing RESTful APIs and familiarity with the OpenAPI specification
  • Deep familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Advanced knowledge of Python and previous experience building backend applications using the Flask framework
  • Knowledge of data engineering tools and processes strongly preferred but not required

Why us?

  • Impact– We will not make you work on tasks which are low priority and meaningless. You will be making a real contribution to our growth from day 1 and the work you do will have clearly visible and quantifiable results.
  • Learn – This opportunity is like no other when it comes to learning how to grow a start-up from scratch. We have a trial-and-learn mindset when it comes to growth and are doing many things in parallel without the fear of failing. So roll-up our sleeves and get in the action!
  • Flexibility – We are a highly distributed company and believe in asynchronous work rather than long monotonous meetings. You get to work from wherever you want and choose your own timings which make you comfortable.
  • Fun – There is one thing we take extremely seriously at work and it is having fun while working. Because why else would someone work at a startup? 😜

Interview process

  • We'll have a short intro chat with you (~30 min)
  • We’ll do a technical interview over CoderPad (~60min)
  • After reviewing your work, we'll ask you to talk about it over a conversation with a founder (~30 min)
  • And finally, hopefully we'll send you an offer. And hopefully you'll accept!

How to apply?

Please send your CV along with a short note on why you are interested in this opportunity to partnerships [at] dataherald.com. No need for a cover letter.

Why you should join Dataherald

Dataherald provides no-code, ready-to-use data visualizations for enterprises.

We are a Y Combinator backed SaaS start-up that helps companies, no matter how big or small, better leverage the world’s data to create business value. We do this by providing a no-code software to automate the ingestion, transformation, analysis and visualization of data from multiple sources without ever needing to code.

Dataherald
Founded:2019
Team Size:6
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Founders
Anuj Saigal
Anuj Saigal
Founder
Amir Zohrenejad
Amir Zohrenejad
Founder