Open Position

Senior Backend Engineer

Job Description

Here at Spiketrap, we are on a journey to understand natural language at scale by leveraging and designing novel machine learning and NLP technologies.

This position uses their well-rounded skills to work collaboratively with a highly talented cross-functional small team. You’ll be joining our backend team, and together, we will help grow and scale Spiketrap systems — having fun in the process.

You Will

  • Building and maintaining Spiketrap’s pipes – fetching, storing, crunching, analyzing, designing and implementing the next pieces of our backend architecture to help us scale as we grow into new verticals
  • Finding signal in the noise – processing mountains of data from streams, chats, etc
  • Collaborating on ML engineering challenges to help Spiketrap’s gears spin faster

You Have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience
  • Bonus points for Master’s or PhD
  • Proficiency in web application development from API design and development to web page implementation
  • Extensive programming experience with at least one of the following languages: Ruby, Python, Javascript
  • Familiarity with machine learning concepts or data visualization is beneficial but not required
  • Professional experience in modern DBMS, both SQL and noSQL
  • Passionate about best practices in software engineering while not sacrificing time to production
  • Experience with scaling complex production architectures
  • 5+ years work experience in a relevant field

About Spiketrap

Spiketrap is the contextualization company powering audience intelligence and media performance for creators, platforms, and brands.

Our proprietary Clair AI extracts the signal from the noise of unstructured datasets, providing unparalleled clarity and context, particularly within high velocity online environments.

Spiketrap Perks

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Life insurance

  • 401K

  • Commuter benefits

  • Flexible WFH

  • Unlimited PTO