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Solutions Engineer



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024
Observable is redefining how businesses create and share data apps by giving developers the tools they need to create their best dashboards, applications, and reports. Our open-source Framework allows developers to build dashboards locally while our secure hosting service makes it easy for teams to share data apps and discover deeper insights together. We have a large community of data practitioners who love Observable, and we are building on this success to bring Observable to more teams and businesses of all sizes.

Observable is seeking a solutions engineer to build data applications with customers, contribute to our internal business intelligence, and demonstrate the art of the possible with Framework.

What You Will Do

  • Demo the Observable product suite, showing what’s possible in web development, data visualization, data analysis and data science with our tools.
  • Help customers succeed by helping them to build their first Observable applications, from prototype to production.
  • Work on internal business intelligence to both help answer business questions and improve visualization and analysis skills.
  • Build public examples to showcase Framework and make it easy for others to replicate them.

Some of the technology we use

  • This role relies heavily on using Observable Framework, though experience with React or Svelte is helpful.
  • Visualization: D3, Observable Plot, Mosaic,
  • Databases: Snowflake, Airbyte, dbt, Postgres
  • Code: Node, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, Python, R

What You Will Bring

  • 8+ years building data applications with code
  • An enthusiasm for data, visualization, and technology
  • Excitement! We are a startup that recently embarked on a new product direction (see the announcement for Observable 2.0). We’re building cool things and we want your help.

Join our team!

Observable’s end-to-end solution includes our open-source Framework that developers use to build performant, expressive data apps; a platform for hosting projects; and tools to manage the data workflow. Our team is fully remote and we strive to foster a culture that is collaborative, data-driven, and fast-paced.

Thank you for your interest! 🙏 We can’t wait to hear from you.