Back End Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2023

Foursquare is the leading independent location technology and data cloud platform, dedicated to building meaningful bridges between digital spaces and physical places. Our proprietary technology unlocks the most accurate, trustworthy location data in the world, empowering businesses to answer key questions, uncover hidden insights, improve customer experiences, and achieve better business outcomes. A pioneer of the geo-location space, Foursquare’s location tech stack is being utilized by our mobile apps CityGuide and Swarm, as well as the world’s largest enterprises and most recognizable brands, like Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, Spotify, Uber, Airbnb, and others.

Foursquare’s flexible building blocks include technology to maximize marketing impact and drive incremental real-world engagement (Attribution, Audience, Proximity, SDK); data to deeply understand points of interest and real-world behavior patterns (Places and Visits), and tools to conduct advanced analysis, data enrichment, unification and visualization (Studio).

Learn more at location.foursquare.com

About the Position:

Foursquare is looking for a Software Engineer to join our team!

The Shared Services Team is the backbone of our product offerings. We own and iterate on the core building blocks of our customer products, including billing, metering, user authentication, and permissioning. We make it easier for other teams to quickly launch new products, and help customers gain visibility into their payments and product usage.

Foursquare is looking to hire a Backend Software Engineer to join our Shared Services Team. You will be essential in helping other product managers and engineers understand how their products can fit into our systems and working to expand our offerings as our products and their requirements evolve.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Implement new features and enhancements to our graph database and data delivery systems
  • Collaborate with the team through ad-hoc learning sessions, code reviews, and shared projects
  • Work closely with our Product Management team to determine requirements and implementation specifications
  • Take responsibility and ownership of the development, deployment, and support of our production systems
  • Participate in our on-call rotation duties to ensure our systems are running smoothly and work with your teammates to restore services during an outage

What you’ll need:

  • 3-4+ years of software development experience building scalable, performant production backend systems
  • Production experience with Scala or Java
  • Experience with MongoDB
  • Proactive, able to take the initiative and work independently
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Nice to haves: experience working with graph databases, geospatial data processing knowledge, familiarity working with AWS services
  • Your own unique talents! If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, we encourage and welcome you to still apply!

Benefits and Perks:

  • We are a fully flexible company that allows you to work from any location in Serbia or from our Belgrade office
  • 25 days of paid vacation
  • Private medical insurance
  • Education stipend
  • Home Office Setup, you get all the necessary hardware
  • Summer Fridays, two non-working Fridays each July and August
  • Learning and development programs
  • Professional coaching
  • Restricted Stock Units

Things to know…

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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