Kontagent: Tech Lead – Mobile/Social Analytics

Posted by | November 2, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: www.Kontagent.com

At Kontagent, we have big ideas around big data.? 
Are we right for you??
We seek candidates that rise to challenges with the curiosity and
mental dexterity to analyze and solve complex problems. We are voracious
readers of the technology, business, analytics, and social space and
look for people who can bring an innovative mindset to a company that is
fueled by the exchange of unconventional ideas.
We look for professionals who will bring a fresh perspective and a
desire to make a huge impact within the rapidly evolving field of social
and mobile analytics. Ph.D. dropouts, welcome home. Mathematics degree
with Art History minor and insatiable desire to do something big? 
You’re hired.
Role
You will lead the design and development of one or more parts of
the kSuite Platform.  You must be able to create beautiful code and
help other team members do the same.  You will work with product
management to solidifiy requirements and provide insight into what’s
possible and what’s not. Data visualization, data processing, and data
volume is our challenge and we are looking for people that want to
tackle all of those at the same time.
Responsibilities:
  • Lead a cross disciplinary team of developers
  • Help establish system architecture and coding standards
  • Design and implement new features and new products (yes, products)
  • Code because you love it

Qualifications
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree (PhDs or PhD dropouts are a bonus)
  • Deep experience with back-end services and data processing
  • Experience leading a team of engineers
  • Interest in and ability to work on tough scalability/performance challenges for systems that handle terabytes of data
  • Deep development expertise with C/C++ and/or Python
  • SAAS development a BIG plus
Perks and Benefits
We offer a choice of medical and dental health plans. Annual eye exams, glasses or contacts are covered under our vision plan.?
We offer equity in an innovative company. Employees will be granted stock options to purchase common stock.?
In addition to a fully stocked fridge and pantry full of healthy (and not so healthy) snacks, we offer free catered lunches, and some dinners.?
Fully paid gym membership – because we realize it’s not just your fingers that need a workout.?
About Kontagent:
Kontagent is the leading user analytics platform for developers,
marketers, product managers and strategic partners across the social and
mobile web. Our proprietary platform kSuite has been built from the
ground up to provide deep social data pattern visualization and analysis
that delivers actionable insights via an on-demand service. Kontagent
tracks more than 1,000 social applications, over 150 million monthly
active users, and in excess of 15,000 messages every second.  Kontagent
is funded by ALTOS Ventures and Maverick Capital, with additional
funding from Facebook and other well-known angel investors. Founded in
2007, the company is headquartered in the SOMA district of San Francisco
with additional offices in Toronto and London.?

To apply: Applying is easy. Just submit your resume online:
http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=oqiYVfwl&s=37Signals

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