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Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Burlingame, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

At Imply, we are on a mission to help developers become the new heroes of analytics. Our unique database, built from Apache Druid, enables them to develop the next generation of analytics applications. With Imply, developers can build without constraints as our database lets them create interactive data experiences on streaming and batch data with limitless scale and at the best economics.

Backed by leading investors including a16z and Bessemer Venture Partners, Imply is on a fast growth trajectory - disrupting the $100B database market - with customers including Salesforce, Reddit, and Intercontinental Exchange. Come join our team of disruptors, pioneers, and innovators!

The Role:

The Analytics team at Imply is a product focused team responsible for building a simple, easy to use “no code” visualization engine powered by Druid that makes it easy for customers to visualize and gather insights from their data. As a member of the Analytics team you will develop and maintain our full stack analytics application Pivot that is used by thousands of end users and processes terabytes of data all while rendering visualizations within seconds. This is the right role for you if you:

  • Want to work in a remote first environment
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment
  • Want a high level of ownership and input into the product
  • Are excited to do impactful work with a small team of full stack engineers


  • Provide mentorship and guidance to other engineers through rigorous reviews of architecture designs and code changes
  • Partner with both product and cross-functional teams to build, scale, and implement elegant application infrastructure solutions that scale and are built with enterprise-class operational excellence
  • Drive operational excellence to ensure the team is able to respond quickly and efficiently if any incident were to occur


  • 2+ years of experience providing technical leadership and mentorship for software engineering teams
  • 5+ years of experience building and shipping production quality applications using Node.js
  • Experience with front-end systems such as React, Vue.js, or Angular.js (we use React)
  • Strong communication skills: ability to explain complex technical concepts to designers, support staff, and other engineers
  • Solid grasp on good software engineering practices such as code reviews and deep focus on testability and quality

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with containerized application deployment using Kubernetes in CI/CD
  • Experience building data applications that have processed large amounts of data
  • Familiarity with Druid or another large scale OLAP database
  • Have a cool data app to demo that you’ve built

What we offer:

  • 100% Paid Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Program
  • Fertility Coverage
  • Pet Insurance
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Mental Health Support
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off - USA Only
  • Wellness Stipend
  • Home Office Equipment Reimbursement
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits

Individual compensation will be determined based on the candidate's experience and qualifications aligned with Imply’s internal levelings guidelines and benchmarks. The below range encompasses roles with on target earnings. This role is also eligible to participate in Imply’s equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Compensation: $123,300 - $300,000

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that certain minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Imply, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or for other roles in the future.

Imply is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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