Software Engineer (Web Applications) - 2015 Graduates - Full Time
Redwood City, CA (HQ)
From sizzling startup to front-page IPO to pre-eminent ad-tech player, Rocket Fuel has relied on its growing team of bold, innovative, and lovable nerds every step of the way. Join us as we continue to reach new frontiers and fuel incredible success for our customers.
Rocket Fuel’s technology platform supports a serving system that handles over 50 billion events every day (vs ~3 billion daily Google search queries), a reporting system that aggregates and analyzes terabytes of data in real-time, and a learning system that applies machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques over 40 petabytes of data. These systems work in harmony to serve a right advertisement to the right user at the right time.
Software Engineering opportunities exist on our Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Web Applications, Distributed Systems, Algorithms, Machine Learning and Ground Control teams. By applying for this posting, you will be considered for the following teams:
This is your opportunity to expand your technical skills, collaborate with top tier software engineers, and to belong to a team that is passionate about open source technology, continuous learning, pair programming, peer code reviews, technical talks, and hackathons.
Who you are:
A quick learner who loves to pick up new tools/software/technologies
A good technical communicator
Cool under pressure and able to concentrate in the middle of chaos.
Creative problem solver, self-motivated and driven.
What you will do:
Build Rocket Fuel’s best-in-class web-based UI that emphasizes ease-of-use, simplicity, clarity, and performance
Develop new and innovative features
Optimize for scale
Identify opportunities for process and tool improvements
Participate in daily scrum meetings and sprint planning sessions
What you need:
BS / MS /PhD in Computer Science
Experience in web-based development (HTTP, AJAX, REST, JSON)
Familiarity with the Unix command line environment
GPA of 3.6 or above
Bonus if you have:
Knowledge of unit- and integration-testing, sandboxing, and build pipeline
Experience with pure HTML and CSS, as well as server-side rendering engines
Experience with Node.js, Backbone.js, Angular JS
Experience designing and manipulating SQL databases
Contributions to open source software projects
Experience building user interfaces that support analytics and interactive data visualization
Refer a candidate that we hire and we’ll give you a free iPad. No kidding.