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Senior Software Engineer - Location Platform | Data Services

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Foursquare
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Added: March 19, 2024
About Foursquare

Foursquare is the leading independent location technology and data cloud platform, dedicated to building meaningful bridges between digital spaces and physical places. Our proprietary technology unlocks the most accurate, trustworthy location data in the world, empowering businesses to answer key questions, uncover hidden insights, improve customer experiences, and achieve better business outcomes. A pioneer of the geo-location space, Foursquare’s location tech stack is being utilized by our mobile apps CityGuide and Swarm, as well as the world’s largest enterprises and most recognizable brands, like Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, Spotify, Uber, Airbnb and others.

Foursquare’s flexible building blocks include technology to maximize marketing impact and drive incremental real-world engagement (Attribution, Audience, Proximity, SDK); data to deeply understand points of interest and real-world behavior patterns (Places and Visits), and tools to conduct advanced analysis, data enrichment, unification and visualization (Studio).

About The Position

Foursquare is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team! While we would prefer candidates based in or around our office hubs in New York City, Chicago, Seattle, or San Francisco, we're also open to considering remote applicants for this role.

About The Team

Foursquare's Location Platform Data Services engineering team creates and owns various Data Services and APIs for both external and internal usages. We consider ourselves the programmable gateway of Foursquare's rich and valuable data set. Working with many other groups including product, data engineering, and client success, our team is the nexus between our API clients and Foursquare's location platform. Our team owns APIs, queryable data sets and data services that the world's largest brands rely on to move their business forward. We pride ourselves on our customer focus and the ability to continually deliver value to our users.

In this role, you’ll

  • Develop and maintain our industry-leading location platform
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with teams such as Data Engineering, Infrastructure, and Client Success
  • Help break down product requirements with team product managers into incremental units of delivery
  • A focus on creating experiences that delight our customers
  • Proactively seek out opportunities for improvement in all aspects of your role

What You’ll Need

  • 3+ years of related experience
  • CS Degree (or similar) or relevant work experience
  • Experience building software in Java, Ruby/Ruby on Rails, or JavaScript
  • Familiarity working within an agile software development cycle
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to recognize when to ask for help - we encourage our teammates to learn by asking the right questions
  • Knowledge of data structures and the ability to identify trade-offs of proposed solutions
  • Your own unique talents! If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, we encourage and welcome you to still apply!

Benefits And Perks

  • Flexible PTO - rest and recharge when you need it!
  • Industry Leading Healthcare - comprehensive and competitive health, vision, dental, life insurance
  • Savings and Investments - 401(k) with company match
  • Equipment Setup - you will receive all necessary hardware for your job function
  • Professional Development - annual learning stipend for your career development goals
  • Family Planning and Fertility Programs - programs via Carrot
  • Employee Resource Groups - to help you stay connected
  • Hybrid Work Schedule for in-person collaboration on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays beginning April 1, 2024. For roles considered remote, this will not apply.

At Foursquare, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry and market standards. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, and specific office location.

The annual total cash compensation range is $124,000 - $204,250 , however actual salaries can vary based on a candidate’s qualifications, skills and competencies, as well as location.

Salary is just one component of Foursquare’s total compensation package, which includes restricted stock units, multiple health insurance options, and a wide range of benefits!

Things to know…

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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