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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Burlingame, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 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 Pepsi, Zillow, Atlassian and more. Come join our team of disruptors, pioneers, and innovators!

The Role:

Imply is looking for a full stack engineer to join the Data Engineering team at Imply. You will work on systems that empower our customers to tune their databases to run them in the most cost efficient way possible. You’ll love this role if you:

  • Want to work on visualizing large amounts of complex data to gain insights from it
  • Are a quick learner and like to use the right technology for the problem
  • Are excited to do impactful work with a small team of multi-talented engineers, while having fun in the process
  • Like to work in a remote first environment


  • Build user experiences that make it easy for customers to gain insights from TB of metric data collected from a complex distributed system
  • Collaborate closely with our product, user experience, and quality teams to quickly and iteratively deliver high value features that are scalable, accurate, and secure
  • Participate in on-call rotations, post-incident reviews, and other operational duties as needed to ensure service delivery quality.
  • Write tests to cover all functional requirements


  • 3+ years of experience building production-grade single-page applications using React or similar libraries (Vue, Angular, Svelte, etc)
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Solid understanding of modern software engineering practices such as agile methodologies and CI/CD, with a deep focus on testability and quality
  • Proficiency with Typescript is preferable, or a deep understanding of Javascript combined with some experience with statically-typed programming languages

Bonus Points:

  • Experience building observability platforms for complex distributed systems
  • Past experience working with Druid or other big data analytics systems like Hadoop, Presto, Spark, etc.

What we offer:

  • 100% Paid Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Program
  • Fertility Coverage Option
  • 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: $80,000 - $170,200

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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