Green Visor Capital

Management Company, LLC

Senior Backend Engineer at DataFox
San Francisco, CA, US
DataFox is looking for a software engineer who can take initiative and think creatively to solve complex data problems. In this role, you will build our data infrastructure and web services to empower our data collection specialists, our data labs team, and ultimately, our customers. You’ll work closely with our data science engineers and data operations to extend DataFox’s leadership in generating accurate company data and proprietary growth insights. You’ll have exposure to new technologies and technical skills, mentorship from best-in-class engineers across platform, API, data science, and front end teams, and legitimate production NLP and ML.
Here are some ways you'll make an impact:
You'll build our Data Infrastructure and tools to support our teams of data specialists, our data labs engineers, and our network of APIs that power DataFox’s Intelligent Data solutions.
You'll expand our software suite of services (both backend and frontend) that our teams of data auditors use.
You'll contribute to our new framework for running batch augmentation processes.
You'll work closely with our Data Labs team to power more NLP and machine learning in our data processes.
You'll lead the creation of ETLs to collect, store, and normalize both structured data (e.g. government forms) and unstructured data (e.g. company websites).
You'll build logic to extract and classify key company data from those websites.
You'll work closely with PMs and UX engineers to develop APIs that support our many customer facing applications
Are you our next Fox?
You've earned a BS and/or MS in Computer Science. In some cases, a combination of a deep technical background (e.g. Physics), excellence at a coding bootcamp, and 5 years of software engineering experience will work well too.
You've gained at least 5+ years of professional software development experience.
You're willing to roll up your sleeves and get things done.
You're willing to take risks – done well is better than perfect.
You have the ability to write clean, scalable code (and a passion for it).
You have an eagerness to learn new programming languages and technologies.
You've gained experience with Node.js or MongoDB.
You have superb attention to detail.
You're eager to take on hard technical challenges: crawling, machine learning, automated data cleaning, etc.
DevOps experience is a plus.
Working at DataFox
We have a beautiful office in downtown San Francisco. Lunch is on us every day. We work with some of the brightest teammates and customers in the world, including hundreds of the top of finance and technology companies relying on our data for investment, sales, and marketing.
Our team culture is super important; it’s important to be able to work from our office in San Francisco. You can read more about our team culture here and our engineering culture here.
While everyone talks about artificial intelligence, at DataFox, you will gain constant exposure to actually legitimate production Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning that flows all the way through to our end users.
We care about building a team of high-performers, covering each other’s backs, constantly learning, and delighting our customers by solving hard problems.
Company insights abound here. If you are interested in businesses and their role in the economy, the world of private equity, or the future of data-driven sales, then you just might love DataFox. If you’re looking to not only see how a quickly growing technology company (DataFox) brings its services to market, but also to see how the rest of the business ecosystem works, then this is the opportunity for you.
About DataFox

DataFox helps industry-leading businesses connect the dots to find their best-fit accounts. DataFox's machine learning and natural language processing algorithms structure data on millions of businesses and deliver reliable insights into the workflows where they're needed.

DataFox is backed by Goldman Sachs, Green Visor, Google Ventures, and Slack, and used by high-growth startups and Fortune 500 companies alike (e.g. UPS, Visa, Twilio, and InsightSquared). For more information, visit