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Platform Engineer

San Mateo, CA | Engineering

Job Description

About You

You are a full stack engineer that is passionate about creating a robust platform. You think not only about what is valuable for internal development but also about programmatic interfaces to enable customer success. You believe in an "API first" philosophy. You are eager to dig into our metadata model to improve end-to-end performance. You've worked in environments where you've focused on highly available web applications and are eager to build the application infrastructure to support these needs.        

The Role

You will be directly responsible for delivering reliable, high volume web services. You should also be an internal advocate for an API first philosophy and help drive this on all features through participation in technical reviews and discussion with other engineers. You will also be responsible for building out reusable interfaces to enable customers to extend the Platfora platform, such as pluggable authentication and authorization. 

Tags: Java, Scala, Python, REST, API, JSON, Hibernate, Postgres, databases, SQL, authentication, security, authorization, business intelligence, enterprise software, plug-ins

What You Can Expect

We are laser focused on building the next great data company. If you join us, you can expect to work with talented, driven, creative and results-oriented co-workers who also bring joy and balance to their work. We are building desktop-class web applications that operate at the intersection of big data, HCI and computer graphics.  Platfora provides browser based direct manipulation interfaces for exploratory data analysis and visualization.  We use programming paradigms inspired by reactive programming, constraint programming and component based programming to improve software robustness and reduce plumbing code. We believe that enabling customers to extend Platfora is key to their success and are looking for key players to help drive that goal. Your compensation will include meaningful equity ownership and a competitive salary and benefits.

About Platfora

Platfora puts an end to the gut decision by giving enterprises blazing fast factual insights across all of their data sets for outsized competitive advantage. Delivered as subscription software on premises, or in the cloud, Platfora Big Data Analytics is a platform that anyone can use. Platfora’s technology mixes customer interaction, machine and transactional data for insightful correlations across large volumes of data so that enterprises can meet and exceed their business goals in the Fact-based Economy. Companies such as Comcast, Disney, Edmunds.com, The Washington Post, DirecTV, Citi, Riot Games, Opower and Vivint use Platfora as their permanent path to success with big data. www.platfora.com

We are Big Data Analytics, and we are building an extraordinary team of data and scalable systems experts, sublime UX and visualization designers, and savvy field people to build big data analytics . Join us on the journey ahead!

We are an equal opportunity employer. Local Bay Area candidates only. Principals only; if you are a recruiter, or represent a search firm, you must be under contract with an OK to work on this role, prior to submitting resumes to Platfora.

Read about us:  http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2014/03/19/platfora-a-big-data-analytics-company-raises-38-million/

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