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Software Engineer - Alation Innovation Lab

Company: Alation
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Alation continues to hire for roles at various locations with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19 crisis.Big Data isn't a problem. It's an opportunity. -At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data, so they not only excel in their work - they drive value for their enterprise, team, and role. In the words of one customer, "Alation makes me look like a rockstar."We help companies like Pfizer, PepsiCo, and Munich Re empower their people with the best data every day. As a platform for innovation, Alation helps customers create game-changing solutions and products (like a program for early-stage disease detection with Pfizer, or a wind farm offering a guaranteed ROI with Munich Re). And we're just getting started.With more than $217M in funding - valued at $1.2 billion and 350+ customers with household names, Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation was named to Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces list for the third time, and our exceptional Glassdoor rating (4.9 out of 5!) reflects a culture that makes coming to work each day a joy. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth and recognizes your unique value?Join us!As a Software Engineer in the Alation Innovation Lab, you'll be working on rapidly prototyping and proving the validity of new ideas at Alation. The Innovation Lab is an opportunity to work in a startup-like environment with the talented people that grew Alation from a burgeoning startup into the unicorn it is today.Alation exists to help organizations make decisions based on data. Our customers range from eBay to Square to GE to Pfizer and collectively they have many petabytes of data. We help their employees find and understand relevant and trustworthy data sets, so they can tease out the signal amid the noise and do the right thing.You should have:"build it" mentality: you're constantly thinking about how you'll build your next thingpioneering spirit: you're excited to be part of a small, tight-knit team, working independently to rapidly prototype new ideasexperience with building web applications using Javascript, HTML, CSS and Pythonfamiliarity with web systems such as RESTful APIs, relational databases and containerizationBonus points for:a shareable portfolio of web appscontributions to open source projectsexperience with web frameworks like React, NextJS and Djangoskills with software development tools like git and linuxOur mission at Alation is to make the world a more curious and rational place. In service of that goal, we created the first "data catalog"-an index and interface which makes finding relevant, trustworthy data sets as easy as finding the perfect product on Amazon. We do this using a mixture of user-centered design and advanced machine learning and AI algorithms. Today, our product is used by thousands of data analysts like you across hundreds of customers in the Global 2000, and industry experts agree our data catalog continues to set the standard.Learn why------our customers love using Alation: ---our employees work here: If our mission resonates with you, and you want to solve meaningful problems, have fun, and help build a company with a broad and positive impact, come join us.More About AlationOur founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate onthe basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Why Alation?- Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider- High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams- Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities- Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits- Flexible time off to relax and rechargeand much, much more!Redwood City, California /Engineering - Engineering - US /Full-time

Keywords: Alation, Redwood City , Software Engineer - Alation Innovation Lab, IT / Software / Systems , Redwood City, California

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