Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.5 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers.

What You'll Do

Contribute to, maintain, and improve software relating to EV routing.

  • Work as part of a team dedicated to developing and operating web services powering MapBox’s strategic navigation initiatives for Electric Vehicles (EVs).

  • Participate in the design, development, and testing of Mapbox tools.

  • Design and implement scalable services for our API and routing engine tiers, following best practices for deployment, resilience, and observability.

  • Design and improve services which power the data consumption and storage of the routing data.

  • Shape internal tools and automations to make the whole engineering life easier and fun.

  • Drive design and development of services quality metrics and analytics.

  • Run and design experiments to evaluate the quality, reliability, and capacity requirements of our user-facing navigation products.

  • Participate in end-to-end feature implementation within the larger navigation team; review code and design documents, shepherd feature releases, and participate in an on-call rotation.

  • Write performant algorithms, create readable and maintainable code, design and implement platform services (e.g.: REST APIs), SDKs (software development toolkits), and comprehensive unit and end-to-end tests to ensure that quality meets Mapbox standards.

  • Contribute to code and design reviews, be able to articulate, in written and/or visual form, designs for complex systems and/or algorithms, manage ambiguity, and, incorporate feedback to improve quality and efficiency.

  • Estimate the time and/or level of effort required to complete a task, work efficiently and with a sense of urgency, and consistently deliver quality results that are aligned with the Navigation EV team roadmap.

  • Utilize Spark, Airflow, Hive, Glue, node.js, React, SQL, NoSQL, AWS (ECS, CloudFormation, Lambda, DynamoDB, etc. and other software development related tools.

  • Other duties as assigned within area of responsibility.

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science or related field and three (3) years of software engineering experience. Experience must include:

  • 3 years combined experience with at least three of the following: Spark, Airflow, Hive, Glue, node.js, React, SQL, NoSQL, AWS, ECS, CloudFormation, Lambda, and/or DynamoDB.

  • 3 years’ Experience with Platform and Backend Service Development.

  • Any amount of experience with Ecommerce Experience.

  • 100% remote; may be performed from anywhere within the US; 5% Domestic and International Travel.

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

  • We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.

  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.

  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.

  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.

Our annual base compensation for this role ranges from $167,025 - $225,975 for most US locations and 5% to 10% higher for US locations with a higher cost of labor. Job level and actual compensation will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, individual qualifications objectively assessed during the interview process (including skills and prior relevant experience, potential impact, and scope of role), market demands, and specific work location. Please discuss your specific work location with your recruiter for more information.

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