Seeking a full time server side software engineer. This backend software engineer will work on a team creating and improving services and tools and deliver insightful and interactive messages about it in natural language that are at the center of our user experience. Working on a very small team means taking on all kinds of new challenges in a wide range of areas.

The candidate will have about 2+ years software development experience but primarily we are looking for an individual who is clearly bright, motivated, and eager to learn, and who is proficient at overcoming technical hurdles on their own.


Design, prototype, implement, test, and debug software, primarily in Scala

Use modern software methodology to generate production-ready implementations

Work with your team, management, marketing, data science, and other engineers to move the features through the software development life-cycle

Create and implement primarily data processing and statistics algorithms, with some NLP and possibly machine learning algorithms

Create and update tools used for development and testing

Implement effective logging, monitoring, and analytics


Quantitative Systems


Required Skills:

Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals such as algorithms, data structures, run-time analysis

Excellent problem solving ability and initiative (and not just by using stackoverflow)

Careful attention to detail in writing code, verifying it is correct, and explaining it to others

Knowledge of Scala, or at least fluent in Java or C++ with a desire and ability to learn Scala quickly

Knowledge of databases and writing SQL queries

Fluent in Unix command line

Preferred Skills:

Experience with chatbots, natural language generation, or Alexa skills a big plus

Use of HTML, CSS, and Javascript to create data visualizations desirable

Experience with Go, Javascript, Node, R, or AWS desirable as well

Education and experience:

2+ years of proven software development experience

Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Computer Science

Educational level:

Bachelor’s Degree

Level of experience (years):

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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