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Software Engineer

Reports to: Chief Technology Officer

Job Overview:

Spiketrap is building the future of content analytics. Science, engineering, and the love of a good game are at the core of our business. Our software engineers eat, sleep, and breathe objective and actionable data. This position uses their well-rounded skills to work collaboratively with a highly talented cross-functional small team. A jack of all trades, this position is as comfortable refactoring a react widget, as debating the finer points of optimizing a neural network.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Building and maintaining Spiketrap’s pipes - fetching, storing, crunching, analyzing
  • Iterate or experiment with data visualizations to improve the lives of our customers
  • Finding signal in the noise processing mountains of data from streams, chats, etc.
  • Collaborating on ML challenges to help Spiketrap’s gears spin faster.


  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.
  • Extensive programming experience with at least one of the following languages: Ruby, Python, Javascript.
  • Proficiency in modern DBMS, both SQL and noSQL.
  • Passionate about best practices in software engineering while not sacrificing time to production.
  • Experience in web application development - From solid API design and development to seamless web page implementation.


  • Masters or PhD Degree in Computer Science.
  • Experience with modern data visualization tools and techniques
  • Experience with the applied science of ML and data modeling
  • Experience with scaling complex production architectures
  • Gaming enthusiast a plus but not necessary

At Spiketrap, we believe that good humans come in all different varieties. We’re building a family of thoughtful and hardworking people to help creators understand their audiences. If this sounds like something you’re interested in, please send your resume to