Tech Lead Software Developer
 Venice, CA
System1 is looking for a Tech Lead Software Developer for our Platform team. As a Tech Lead you will design, build, operate, debug, optimize, and deploy sophisticated web-based systems with a growing team of talented engineers. In this role, you will manipulate and leverage datasets to extract valuable insights coming from millions of user requests. The ideal person will not only be an expert software developer with both back end and some full stack knowledge, but also a collaborative team player with infectious energy and a desire to communicate ideas respectfully to colleagues.

The Role You Will Have

  • Be responsible for the re-architecting a significant portion of System1’s platform and ad servers
  • Develop new architectures for one of System1’s core platforms and integrate it with new services that unify our data and serving infrastructures
  • Design and implement algorithms to efficiently process, analyze, and serve massive datasets
  • Take projects through the full engineering lifecycle
  • Help grow a team and work with a tight knit group of engineers and data stakeholders

What You Will Bring

  • 5+ years of combined experience in a backend or full stack development
  • Well versed with Python and python libraries/frameworks is required
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to mentor and lead a driven team of talented engineers
  • Passion for leveraging technology to solve problems and maximize productivity and thrive in collaborative teams
  • Prior experience leading projects with at least 2-4 engineers would be great
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or equivalent, Master's degree a plus
  • Should be comfortable writing HTML/CSS and proficient in Javascript
  • Experience building scalable and reliable products in the cloud
  • Experience with designing, implementing, and using RESTful APIs
  • Ability to execute on ideas and influence decision making in a clear and effective manner

What We Have to Offer

  • Free Uber/Lyft to and from work every day!
  • Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
  • Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
  • Unlimited Paid Sick Time, Competitive PTO and Benefits package
  • Daily catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
  • Bi-weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
  • Bi-weekly onsite happy hour
  • Catered dinner on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
  • Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.