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Staff Software Engineer - Back End

Heap

Heap

Software Engineering
Paris, France
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Contentsquare is a digital experience analytics company dedicated to better customer understanding and making the digital world more human. We power more human experiences through understanding, action, and trust.
Since our founding in France in 2012, we have grown to be a truly global team, representing more than 72 nationalities in offices around the world, including New York, Texas, Colorado, London, Paris, Rennes, Munich, San Francisco, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Singapore, and more.
In 2022, we raised $600M in Series F funding. In 2023, we were recognized as a certified Great Place to Work in 5 countries. In 2024, Heap and Hotjar joined the Contentsquare Group, strengthening our analytics platform to provide a 360 view of users' digital experience and to provide end-to-end service to the global market — from entrepreneurs and SMBs/growth companies to Enterprises.
Do you want to learn, innovate and contribute your unique perspective to an industry leader? Join the team dedicated to bringing more human analytics to the world!
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About the Job
Join our Engineering department as a Staff Software Engineer - Back End, where you will play a pivotal role in the development of Contentsquare's next-generation products. This position could be full remote in Spain, France, UK, Germany & Italy or hybrid/office-based in Paris or Barcelona. You'll be working on our B2B SaaS application and data pipeline - single page applications served by microservices in Node.js, Scala, Go & Python on backend side - used by companies and customers across the globe.
You will participate in the design, implementation, and optimization of high-performance Contentsquare applications, working within a dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of digital experience analytics (Session Replay, In-page analytics, journey analysis…).

What You’ll Do

  • Technical Leadership: Drive key technical initiatives and contribute to company objectives by taking ownership of major and complex topics within our product. Lead architecture, development and optimization of high-performance SaaS application.
  • Engineering and Development: Lead the technical design and delivery of robust, reliable and performant back-end components and APIs using Python, Scala and/or Go, and push our microservices architecture forward.
  • Work closely with agile, cross-functional teams, including other engineers, product managers and designers, and DevOps. Provide focused support to different units, driving improvements across our entire application.
  • Mentorship and Collaboration: Serve as a thought partner to both engineering and product leadership. Mentor team members through pair programming, code reviews, and ad-hoc assistance. Promote a culture of quality, observability and operational excellence.
  • Strategic Contributions: Play a central role in strategic planning, including system architecture and modularization, working closely with Senior Leadership. Participate in tech circles and knowledge-sharing sessions to stay on top of and implement the latest industry practices.
  • Incident Management: Proactively identify and implement strategies to reduce incident impact and detection time, ensuring the reliability and efficiency of our SaaS applications.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Expertise in Back End Development: At least 10 years of professional experience with a solid foundation in back-end development, building, maintaining and supporting high traffic web backends. Proficiency in component-based architectures using Python, Go or Scala for the back-end and Postgres, S3 for the databases.
  • Deep knowledge and experience in cloud-native architectures, microservices architecture, performance optimization, automated testing, and continuous delivery are crucial.
  • Leadership and Vision: Demonstrated ability to lead engineering projects and make critical decisions. Ability to think about the big picture, inspire others through a co-created technical vision, and ensure best practices in software engineering.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Excellent communication skills and accustomed to working cross-functionally in an agile, mid-sized development environment. You should value a respectful, transparent, and collaborative work culture.
  • Innovative Mindset: Keen interest in staying on top of the latest developments in back end technologies and a desire to actively share learnings and innovations within the organization.

Nice To Have

  • Previous experience using Node.js is a plus
Why you should join Contentsquare:
▪️ We’re humans first. We hire dedicated people and provide them with the trust, resources and flexibility to get the job done
▪️ We invest in our people through career development, mentorship, social events, philanthropic activities, and competitive benefits
▪️ We are a fast-growing company with a track record of success over the past 12 years, yet we operate with the agility of a startup. That means a huge chance to create an immediate and lasting impact
▪️ Our clients, partners and investors love our industry-leading product
To keep our employees happy and engaged, we are always assessing the benefits/perks we offer to ensure we are competitive. Here are a few we want to highlight:
▪️ Virtual onboarding, Hackathon, and various opportunities to interact with your team and global colleagues both on and offsite each year
▪️ Work flexibility: hybrid and remote work policies
▪️ Generous paid time-off policy (every location is different)
▪️Immediate eligibility for birthing and non-birthing parental leave
▪️Wellbeing and Home Office allowances
▪️A Culture Crew in every country to coordinate regular outings such as game nights, movie nights, and happy hours
▪️ Every full-time employee receives stock options, allowing them to share in the company’s success
▪️We offer many benefits in various countries -- ask your recruiter for more information
We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant
Contentsquare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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