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Software Engineer II (Analytics)

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Wake up every morning and KNOW you are making a difference.The mission of Flipgridis to empower everyone on the planet to share their voice and respect the diverse voices of others. TheFlipgridteam has focused on student voices with our short-form video application and arapidly growing, passionate community of educators that empowers 100M+ learners, families, and organizations across 180 countries.(Check out #FlipgridForAllon Twitter!)

We are looking for creative problem solvers and diverse thinkers-people who care about culture as well as developing extraordinary products that engage the Flipgrid community. We believe that why we do things is as important as what we do. Big vision, an inclusive purpose, a passion for quality, curiosity as well as grit, and an investment in fun and collaboration are what lead to great results.

As a Software Engineer on Flipgrid's Analytics & Insights team, you will be an integral part of our tight-knit group of dedicated problem solvers who work to bring data-backed insights into what Flipgrid builds and how we operate. Your role will be to design, build, and maintain the analytical infrastructure that powers our data science and reporting efforts.

The ideal candidate should be passionate about data and focused on delivering business impact.

  • BS in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or Engineering related field or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years Ruby or Rails (or similar language like Python) experience with an emphasis on building, maintaining, and testing large-scale applications.
  • 3+ years of experience delivering solutions leveraging Relational Databases (PostgreSQL or MySQL).
  • 2+ years experience developing for and building on Azure or AWS cloud.
  • 2+ year experience developing and maintaining high traffic and scalable public facing applications

Preferred Qualifications/Attributes

  • Working knowledge of message queueing protocols (SQS, RabbitMQ or equivalent).
  • Experience with Elasticsearch and Redis.
  • Knowledge of media pipelines (audio and video encoders, codecs and transcoding).
  • Strong working knowledge running applications on Linux.
  • Experience in writing scalable, distributed and highly efficient components.
  • Experience building and working in a Continuous Delivery environment.
  • Strong knowledge of metrics pipelines
  • Comfortable working with structured/unstructured querying with Redshift, SQL, ElasticSearch and Python.
  • Curious about reliability and performance, up and down the stack
  • Excellent technical communication skills.
  • A willingness to learn, share and improve.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

You'll share the responsibility for ensuring a successful user experience for the product and will be expected to:

  • Write clean and maintainable code that is efficient and reusable.
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.
  • Willingness to work on the entire stack from back to front.
  • Build and maintain large, complex data sets that are used through the organization
  • Innovate to deliver solutions that meet scale and performance criteria
  • Follow industry best practices (continuous integration, TDD, code standards).
  • Define and curate business logic for executive and operational metrics
  • Implement analytics tooling for data democratization throughout the organization.

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond , Software Engineer II (Analytics), Other , Redmond, Washington

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