Nextdoor

  • North Holland, Netherlands
Nextdoor Amsterdam, NE
Jan 23, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for you, your neighbors and the broader local community. Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors Sitting within EMEA Operations and working out of the Amsterdam office you will work on all product and support aspects which impact our members and partners directly. EMEA Operations consists of a diverse group of skilled professionals who are tasked with providing service, marketing operations and product delivery for our markets in EMEA. The team works out of our offices in Amsterdam and London. We interact with members directly to understand their desires and provide adequate solutions for any challenges they might face. The team partners closely with product management, engineering, product marketing, country leads and PR in order to provide our members with the best product experience available. The Impact You’ll Make The Senior Product Operations Specialist is crucial for launching Nextdoor’s products internationally. By coordinating with different departments at both HQ in San Francisco and in region you ensure that new and improved features are delivered smoothly in market. You influence product decisions by providing market specific feedback to product management and you are constantly looking for improvements which benefit our members. This role requires a can do attitude combined with an intrinsic motivation to understand it all and great people skills. This practically means that you will:  Partner with our international operations manager and product managers to coordinate new feature roll outs and product improvements.  Improve our current process for identifying product gaps and informing product management  Use a blend of quantitative and qualitative analysis to influence product decisions and prioritization Coordinate in region testing activities to ensure a high quality and correctly localised product  Provide Operations managers with guidance on where and how to improve support operations  Be a frontrunner in coming up with ideas on how to improve our support operations and work closely with the different teams on implementing those.  What You’ll Bring to The House Minimum 5 years experience in operations and/or project management, business consulting, or similar role at a tech focused scaleup type of organization.  Adequate understanding of how product development works and the ability to quickly grasp technical concepts Ability to support product decisions by leveraging data analysis and structuring member feedback Successful track record with identifying and reducing top case drivers within customer support  Experience with Salesforce on both a user and administrator level Ability to foster collaboration and facilitate teamwork Sensitivity for working with diverse cultures and backgrounds and effectively adapting your strategies SQL proficiency required Bonus Points Basic front-end engineering experience, so you are able to modify email templates, localised landing pages, etc.
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA, USA
Jan 23, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors As a Software Engineer at Nextdoor, you’ll join a focused team of developers, product managers, and designers who are passionate about using technology to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighbor they can rely on. We are a small team of engineers that wear multiple hats and work across the stack to deliver our values to our members. We care about moving fast and delivering impact, without compromising on quality and reliability. The Impact You’ll Make We believe in empowering our teams to own all aspects of bringing Nextdoor to life. As such, you’ll get the opportunity to make key contributions across our engineering stack - this includes developing and improving frameworks across our frontend and backend services, in addition to making direct contributions to your team’s product area. Beyond day-to-day technical work, you’ll also get the chance to collaborate with product managers and designers to drive Nextdoor forward. We believe engineers should have a stake over all aspects of the product - from coming up with the next big ideas to build, through helping set expectations and plan roadmaps, all the way through understanding the impact of new features through rigorous data analysis. As your career at Nextdoor develops, you’ll also get the chance to mentor other team members, and grow your role towards what you’re most passionate about. What You’ll Bring to The House Expertise in at least one server-side web application language. Python or Go experience is a huge plus Expertise in modern HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Experience with type systems like FlowJS, as well as React experience, are also a huge plus Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written Strong desire to learn about new technologies and systems Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic startup environment  
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 23, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors At Nextdoor, machine learning is starting to transform our product through personalization, driving major impact across different parts of our platform including our newsfeed, our notifications, and our local ecosystem. Our machine learning team is lean but hungry to drive even more impact and make Nextdoor the neighborhood hub for local exchange. We are scrappy and believe that ML will be an integral part of making Nextdoor valuable to our members. We also believe that ML should be ethical and encourage healthy habits and interaction, not addictive behavior. We are looking for great engineers who believe in the power of local community to empower our members to make their communities great places to live. The Impact You’ll Make You will be part of a scrappy and impactful team building a scalable ML platform in a rapidly changing company. In this role, you will focus on developing the underlying data processing infrastructure to support the ML platform in collecting data, labeling data, and using data to monitor model performance. You will also build infrastructure to train, serve, and monitor ML models. Finally, you will be responsible for building platform-wide model features that the entire company can utilize in building ML models. As a result, you will be laying the foundation for a critical part of Nextdoor’s mission. What You’ll Bring to The House B.S. in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, or a related field. 5+ years of industry/academic experience building infrastructure at scale. Proven engineering skills. Experience writing and maintaining high-quality production code.  Proficient in Python Bonus Points Experience using AWS to build data-intensive infrastructure: ECS, Kinesis, S3, Flink Experience building platforms around publicly available ML platforms like Sagemaker, Kubeflow, MLflow, etc. Experience serving models using a variety of ML model frameworks like Tensorflow, PyTorch, Sci-kit Learn, etc.
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 23, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors At Nextdoor, machine learning is starting to transform our product through personalization, driving major impact across different parts of our platform including our newsfeed, our notifications, and our local ecosystem. Our machine learning team is lean but hungry to drive even more impact and make Nextdoor the neighborhood hub for local exchange. We are scrappy and believe that ML will be an integral part of making Nextdoor valuable to our members. We also believe that ML should be ethical and encourage healthy habits and interaction, not addictive behavior. We are looking for great engineers who believe in the power of local community to empower our members to make their communities great places to live. The Impact You’ll Make You will be part of a scrappy and impactful team building data-intensive products, working with data and features, building machine learning models, and sharing insights around data and experiments. Some of the current products / projects you could work on include the newsfeed, navigation and search, notifications, trust and safety, neighborhood vitality, local business support, and ads. You will build critical decision-making models for the product, enhancing the relevance and value of our products. Finally, you will help build the foundational patterns that ML engineers will use for years to come as we ramp up our effort to introduce machine learning into our platform. Collect and gather datasets to build machine learning (ML) models that make real-time decisions for the Nextdoor platform Analyze datasets and and use important features to build low-latency models for decisions that need to be made quickly Deploy ML models into production environments and integrate them into the product Run and analyze live user-facing experiments to iterate on model quality by measuring impact on business metrics Collaborate with other engineers and data scientists to create optimal experiences on the platform What You’ll Bring to The House B.S. in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, or a related field 5+ years of industry/academic experience applying machine learning at scale. Proven engineering skills. Experience writing and maintaining high-quality production code. Python experience a plus. Ability to work with and analyze large amounts of data. Ability to succeed in a dynamic startup environment.   Bonus Points Experience building ML products at large consumer-facing companies Experience building ML products related to search, newsfeeds, and other similar features  
Nextdoor Sydney, NSW
Jan 23, 2020
#NextdoorAustralia Nextdoor is the neighbourhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighbourhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbours rely on Nextdoor in neighbourhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbours Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on. What does that mean for you? It means you have the chance to join a positive, forward-thinking team of people who care deeply about community and well-being.  We’re looking for an ambitious, creative, passionate, and resourceful people-person to join us in working with state-wide and national emergency services organisations, NGOs, local government, and more. You should be a team player who is passionate about our mission, but also willing to roll up your sleeves to get stuff done. You thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment where the work you do has a direct impact on the company’s purpose and growth. The Impact You’ll Make As the Partnerships Manager for Australia, you should have a deep interest in community and a strong vision of potential partners that would drive local daily utility for our members. In order to succeed, you will need demonstrated success in this area and deep contacts within the public services sector.  Your role is essential to our success, so you’ll be bringing new partners to the table and onboarding them/ coaching them through the process. You’ll work closely with your local and global colleagues and will also represent Nextdoor at related events and member meetups.  Among many things, you will: Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and integrity in your interactions with high level stakeholders internally and externally Serve as the main point of contact for our Australian partners including local government and emergency services (Police, RFS, SES, etc)  while managing and tracking their performance  Ensure our partners are embracing best practices and incorporating Nextdoor deeply into their connections at a community level  Collaborate with our partners to deliver innovative campaigns Collaborate on a global and local scale to deliver partners and members the best experience possible Challenge yourself to find new ways to deliver successful outcomes on a budget Look at the big picture and solve problems logically and strategically What You’ll Bring to The House Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role Demonstrated contact base in the public services sector Experience with marketing tools such as Tableau, Google Slides, Keynote, and Instapages BS/BA Degree preferred Polished presence; proven ability to present confidently and develop relationships with executives Experience presenting at conferences valued A positive attitude and a passion for community 
Nextdoor Sydney, NSW
Jan 23, 2020
#NextdoorAustralia   Nextdoor is the neighbourhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighbourhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbours rely on Nextdoor in neighbourhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbours Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on. What does that mean for you? It means you have the chance to join a positive, forward-thinking team of people who care deeply about community and well-being.  We’re looking for a passionate, high energy, yet detail-oriented, people-person to join us in improving our member engagement. You should be a team player who is deeply on-board with our mission of becoming the neighborhood online hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. You thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment where the work you do has a direct impact on the company’s purpose and growth, and you aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves to get work done.  The Impact You’ll Make As the Manager, Member Engagement, for Australia, you should have a deep interest in how our members behave and what makes Nextdoor successful. As the main point of contact for our members, you should be patient and open-minded, and you should be able to provide a deep analysis of product uptake, features, and campaigns that uncover why some work and others do not. You should have experience managing online communities and be an avid evangelist for Nextdoor.  Your role is essential to our success, as you are a direct line to our members. You will be responsible for relaying their content wins, but also their challenges, and will have a direct hand in helping us build a better product for our members. You will deliver creative solutions along with supporting evidence and will be able to present your case internally and externally. You will work closely with your local and global colleagues to ensure engagement, product adoption, and customer satisfaction goals are met. Among many things, you will: Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and integrity in your interactions with high level stakeholders internally and externally Serve as the main point of contact for our members and Leads and support them with their community engagement   Manage our online Leads forum  Drive product adoption and ensure our members are embracing best practices and incorporating Nextdoor deeply into their connections at a community level  Track neighbourhood and Lead performance nationally and locally  Provide qualitative and quantitative data to support growth related cases/theories Host member meetups Build relationships with local and global cross-functional teams Think strategically and present innovative solutions with actionable improvements Evangelise Nextdoor’s purpose and mission  What You’ll Bring to The House Minimum 5 years experience  Experience with performance marketing: front-end engineering, SQL, (social) campaign marketing tools, A/B testing   BS/BA Degree preferred Experience working for an NGO or the public sector a plus  Polished presence; proven ability to present confidently and develop relationships with executives A positive attitude and a passion for community 
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 23, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors The Counsel team is a lean and collaborative team that supports the entire Nextdoor community.  Each member of our team brings diverse opinions, perspectives and expertise, but works together to ensure excellence and consistency in legal advice and counsel globally.  As the Counsel team at Nextdoor, we are reliable, trustworthy, and innovative in our support of Nextdoor’s purpose of cultivating a kinder world. The Impact You’ll Make Due to our exceptional growth and success, Nextdoor is seeking a commercial counsel to join our Counsel Team in San Francisco.  The position will report to Nextdoor’s Senior Corporate Counsel and will focus on commercial legal matters, including reviewing and drafting commercial contracts (including adtech, partnership, and vendor agreements), assisting with regulatory, litigation, and compliance matters, and supporting the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and processes.  She or he will regularly interface with internal business and leadership teams around the world and will work collaboratively with the Counsel Team to support internal Nextdoor communities.  You should be excited to bring your experience and expertise every day in order to:  Provide advice and counsel in commercial transactions  Negotiate, write and review agreements and contracts Support internal clients through the art of deal making and contracting  Establish and promote a collaborative partnership with internal clients Research and review issues related to doing business in foreign jurisdictions, and update contracts, processes and legal positions accordingly  Help lead Nextdoor’s commercial contracting function, including being responsible for and maintaining our contract review playbook, contract forms maintenance, and improving our contracting process What You’ll Bring to The House Minimum 3-6 years’ experience in a law firm and/or in-house position JD from a nationally recognized law school  Licensed attorney in the State of California or elsewhere Strong communication skills, and experience communicating and explaining complex legal issues to business partners Ability to work on multiple projects, prioritize and organize workload Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills Ability to assess and manage risk Comfortable in highly collaborative environment Ability to easily network and build relationships with colleagues and internal clients Strong analytical and interpersonal skills Bonus Points Understanding of online advertising, digital marketing and related technologies preferred Experience with Insertion Orders and other advertising sales contracts
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 23, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub, enabling truly local conversations that cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in more than 250,000 neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors At Nextdoor, we are committed to our mission of cultivating kinder and stronger neighborhoods. The teams within our Neighborhood Vitality pillar focus on creating meaningful connections among neighbors rooted in a foundation of trust and kindness. We build that foundation by  requiring that every Nextdoor member has a verified presence in their neighborhood. Our Verification and Safety team is focusing on maintaining the integrity of our identity and neighborhood presence verification systems, as well as detecting and removing bad actors from our platform, all while creating a delightful onboarding experience for new members.   The Impact You’ll Make As a Verification and Safety Product Manager, you will be the ‘go-to’ leader for multiple cross-functional teams to deliver the latest neighborhood presence and identity verification methods. You will work closely with our Growth, Partnership, and Support teams (in all markets) to develop a long-term vision for verification and safety on Nextdoor. You will also: Remain up-to-date on industry trends and emerging issues in the Verification and Trust & Safety space and design process or product solutions.  Work closely with cross-functional partners (policy, product management, data analytics, operations, engineering, machine learning) to identify, assess and resolve trust-related issues in our products, promote neighborhood vitality with optimization of product features and product strategy.  Brainstorm, assess, and support the implementation of innovative product safety features and internal processes that/to advance trust and safety at Nextdoor. Build long-term instrumentation, monitoring and evaluation capabilities for product performance, tracking, and to create product insights. Collaborate and communicate across the entire organization to ensure proper safety management and security measures are embedded on new projects and initiatives. Evaluate third-party tools and vendors and manage integration and relationship with them. What You’ll Bring to The House 3-5 years of work experience in product management/ strategy; a plus if with onboarding/trust & safety/identity strategy experiences.  Strong analytical thinking in order to interpret data, quickly identify problems, thoroughly analyze results, deliver feasible solutions, closely monitor risk, and accurately benchmark our performance. Experience leading post-launch optimizations and using SQL for rich analysis, experimentation and A/B testing. Extremely focused on data and analytics to solve problems and a track record of driving results through continuous improvement. Experience in UI/UX testing and validation. Experience with project management and coordination, and experience working closely with the engineering team / design team and other partner teams to guarantee effective execution of product plans. Excellent written and communication skills especially to senior executives. Natural ability to make things happen around you. You manage project ambiguity, complexity and interdependencies in an organized and structured way.  Be able to define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products. Investigative instincts, with the ability to sift through symptoms quickly to find the root cause. Bonus Points Past experience delivering authentication and verification systems, including OAuth, 2FA and SAML. Past experience designing for and delivering products for social networks or community-focused products.
Nextdoor Dallas, TX
Jan 23, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors Nextdoor’s Public Agency team partners with government agencies and service providers to help them communicate more effectively with our members. Our Client Partners help our team to develop and build our pipeline and drive new business through the full sales cycle (from prospecting to closing). To succeed in this role, you will need a deep understanding of government technology software sales.  Our team is ambitious, and we seek govtech sales professionals who can thrive in a startup environment, with a demonstrated ability to build detailed sales and revenue generation plans, while also being able to roll up your sleeves and execute tactically.  If this sounds like you, we look forward to learning more about you! The Impact You’ll Make As a Client Partner for Public Agency, you will work closely with the managerial team, while servicing current and prospective Agency partners.  You should be thoughtful, resourceful, strategic and also willing to roll up your sleeves. Nextdoor isn’t just another social network and we aren’t just another sales team.  We aren’t interested in doing what’s been done before; we are interested in innovating, revolutionizing and cultivating the way the Public Agency sales function is performed.   You will be a critical partner in contributing to the building and executing against the Public Agency sales strategy. You should be excited to bring your experience and expertise every day in order to:    Consistently meet or exceed revenue quotas. Effectively manage client expectations and work with the Public Agency team to ensure successful campaign performance and client retention. Provide thoughtful feedback to internal marketing, product and engineering teams to drive product innovation. Aggressively pursue new prospects and sales opportunities. Be a hunter. Build relationships with key decision-makers across complex government organizations and NGOs.  Manage a robust pipeline and accurately forecast new business revenue.  What You’ll Bring to The House 4+ years of experience in government technology software sales. A history of securing new business partners exceeding ~$1M quarterly. Experience with Salesforce and prospecting tools (e.g., LinkedIn, WINMO). Advanced sales, communication, and presentation skills. Deep understanding and experience with govtech SaaS sales. Successful track record of developing strategic relationships with government agencies, with an active client list of government agencies and public service providers.  Strong understanding of public sector communications.   Established relationships with government agency leaders. Excellent planning and organizational skills.     Bonus Points Access to clients in the fields of communications, social media, customer care and customer experience in Government, Transportation, Waste Management, and Utilities.  
Nextdoor New York City, NY
Jan 23, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for you, your neighbors and the broader local community. Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors Businesses that partner with Nextdoor come in all types, sizes and with different reasons to connect to a neighborhood, and no one Nextdoor advertising solution works for all. Your knowledge of online media combined with your communication skills and analytical abilities will shape how new and existing business grow and succeed on our platform. Using your influencing and relationship-building skills, you provide Nextdoor-caliber client service, research and market analysis.  You anticipate how decisions are made, persistently explore and uncover the business needs of Nextdoor's key clients and understand how our range of product offerings can grow their business. Working with them, you set the vision and the strategy for how their advertising can reach millions of neighbors. Finally, as a high growth and still evolving company you will be close to the product development process, regularly feeding back customer insights to our engineering and product teams and putting your stamp on what we create. The Impact You’ll Make With growing Sales teams, it's important to have the right leaders to guide our teams to success. As Head of Sales, East, you will lead and coach teams that use consultative sales skills to understand our advertisers' needs and deliver measurable solutions. You will also work with the Sales Leadership team to set strategic objectives and run the day-to-day operations for the business. Additionally, you will help teams deliver on goals and partner directly with clients to exceed business and growth goals across markets and verticals. You are an excellent communicator with an ability to train and motivate large teams, and you take an analytical approach to sales management. Key responsibilities of the role are: Manage the New York Sales team and engage with cross-functional talent to deliver insights, ideas and customer service that drive growth for our clients and for Nextdoor. Develop and maintain C-Level relationships.  Analyze data trends and performance, develop strategic business plans, and lead preparation and delivery of strategic business presentations and narratives. Partner with leaders of other teams to develop thought leadership that equips teams across regional sales & marketing teams to deliver growth. Attract, develop and retain great talent in all roles across the team. Your team will be expected to: Develop integrated brand campaigns that clearly achieve brand objectives, while staying true to the Nextdoor brand and community. Consistently meet or exceed revenue quotas. Effectively manage client expectations and work with the Client Services team to ensure successful campaign performance and client retention. Provide thoughtful feedback to internal marketing, product and engineering teams to drive product innovation. Aggressively pursue new prospects and sales opportunities. Build relationships with key decision-makers across complex international and national corporations and agency partners. Manage a robust pipeline and accurately forecast revenue outcomes. What You’ll Bring to The House Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience. 15 years experience in advertising sales A minimum of 10 years experience in people management, with a proven track record leading a team of senior sales representatives that consistently exceeded revenue goals. Strong familiarity with the business applications of media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, etc.) Successful track record driving major direct-to-consumer programs encompassing millions of dollars worth of invested digital media. An ability to creativity think beyond what’s been done in digital marketing to date, and help craft products and campaigns that harness the unique hyper local opportunity of Nextdoor Ability to lead complex operational and strategic initiatives. Strong understanding of branding, brand storytelling and marketing campaigns aimed at brand awareness and performance media. Established relationships with top marketing decision-makers at leading brands and advertising agencies, selling digital advertising and content marketing. Excellent communication, planning, and organizational skills.
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 22, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors At Nextdoor, we believe in the transformative power of community. As the Marketing team, we are responsible for communicating our brand in a way that demonstrates its value and is clear and differentiated, and inspires our members and customers about what’s possible. We feel responsibility for the member and customer experience and partner across the company to continuously drive improvement. We are a lean but powerful team, each of us with a diverse opinion and perspective, because that’s what we seek out and respect in others. Nextdoor is on a mission to take online connections and turn them into real life connections. As a senior member of the marketing team, you can help drive that reality.  The Impact You’ll Make As the Head of Product Marketing, Member Experience you will lead a critical part of our member-focused product marketing efforts. As Nextdoor grows and evolves to continually serve our members, you will lead our positioning and Go To Market for these new products. You will work cross-functionally with product, comms, and other marketing teams and will help influence the product roadmap.   You should be thoughtful, resourceful, strategic and also willing to roll up your sleeves.  We strive to give every employee and candidate a genuine, transparent and neighborly experience.   You will be an important hub of our touchpoint to our members around the world. You should be excited to bring your experience and expertise every day in order to:   Lead the positioning and GTM of our core member-facing products Partner with product to help drive customer insights into the product roadmap Ensure our products are understood, valued and differentiated in the marketplace Collaborate cross functionally to ensure all stakeholders are aligned and understood Nextdoor’s positioning and differentiation in the market Maintain an ongoing timeline to manage expectations across the org on launch dates and features What You’ll Bring to The House Minimum of 5 years experience in a product marketing capacity, Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment Strong analytical skills including proficiency in Excel  Strong written and verbal communication skills  Ability to deliver succinct, impactful messaging  Well organized and detail-oriented Excellent teamwork skills Passion for building community  Unquestioned integrity, impeccable judgment and the ability to think critically.  A collaborative, thoughtful, strategic and operational/tactical leader, who is comfortable with open communication and giving/receiving constructive feedback respectfully.    Bonus Points Experience in a fast growing tech start-up   
Nextdoor Chicago, IL
Jan 22, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for you, your neighbors and the broader local community. Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors Businesses that partner with Nextdoor come in all types, sizes and with different reasons to connect to a neighborhood, and no one Nextdoor advertising solution works for all. Your knowledge of online media combined with your communication skills and analytical abilities will shape how new and existing business grow and succeed on our platform. Using your influencing and relationship-building skills, you provide Nextdoor-caliber client service, research and market analysis.  You anticipate how decisions are made, persistently explore and uncover the business needs of Nextdoor's key clients and understand how our range of product offerings can grow their business. Working with them, you set the vision and the strategy for how their advertising can reach millions of neighbors. Finally, as a high growth and still evolving company you will be close to the product development process, regularly feeding back customer insights to our engineering and product teams and putting your stamp on what we create. The Impact You’ll Make With growing Sales teams, it's important to have the right leaders to guide our teams to success. As Head of Sales, Central, you will lead and coach teams that use consultative sales skills to understand our advertisers' needs and deliver measurable solutions. You will also work with the Sales Leadership team to set strategic objectives and run the day-to-day operations for the business. Additionally, you will help teams deliver on goals and partner directly with clients to exceed business and growth goals across markets and verticals. You are an excellent communicator with an ability to train and motivate large teams, and you take an analytical approach to sales management. Key responsibilities of the role are: Manage the Chicago Sales team and engage with cross-functional talent to deliver insights, ideas and customer service that drive growth for our clients and for Nextdoor. Develop and maintain C-Level relationships.  Analyze data trends and performance, develop strategic business plans, and lead preparation and delivery of strategic business presentations and narratives. Partner with leaders of other teams to develop thought leadership that equips teams across regional sales & marketing teams to deliver growth. Attract, develop and retain great talent in all roles across the team. Your team will be expected to: Develop integrated brand campaigns that clearly achieve brand objectives, while staying true to the Nextdoor brand and community. Consistently meet or exceed revenue quotas. Effectively manage client expectations and work with the Client Services team to ensure successful campaign performance and client retention. Provide thoughtful feedback to internal marketing, product and engineering teams to drive product innovation. Aggressively pursue new prospects and sales opportunities. Build relationships with key decision-makers across complex international and national corporations and agency partners. Manage a robust pipeline and accurately forecast revenue outcomes. What You’ll Bring to The House Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience. 12 years experience in advertising sales A minimum of 7 years experience in people management, with a proven track record leading a team of senior sales representatives that consistently exceeded revenue goals. Strong familiarity with the business applications of media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, etc.) Successful track record driving major direct-to-consumer programs encompassing millions of dollars worth of invested digital media. An ability to creativity think beyond what’s been done in digital marketing to date, and help craft products and campaigns that harness the unique hyper local opportunity of Nextdoor Ability to lead complex operational and strategic initiatives. Strong understanding of branding, brand storytelling and marketing campaigns aimed at brand awareness and performance media. Established relationships with top marketing decision-makers at leading brands and advertising agencies, selling digital advertising and content marketing. Excellent communication, planning, and organizational skills.
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 22, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, and Australia, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors We believe that when local businesses thrive communities thrive.  As the Product Team at Nextdoor, we believe in the transformative power of customer empathy, data insights and building solutions for real world problems. The team is looking for a Product Manager to be the champion for local businesses and service providers. You should be passionate about bringing businesses and service providers on the Nextdoor platform and meaningfully connecting them with their neighborhoods online and offline.  The Impact You’ll Make As a product manager on the local team, you partner with engineering, design, operations, data science, finance and marketing to envision and execute strategies that enable positive business engagement with Nextdoor members and, as a result, provide a high return on investment for local businesses on Nextdoor. The local marketplace is key to Nextdoor’s success. This role requires a high degree of entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to get things done. The ideal candidate will couple deep customer empathy with analytical rigor to delight our business customers. We’re looking for neighbors who will advocate on behalf of businesses, demonstrate a high degree of product ownership, and are looking to join a team with a clear mission and purpose. Lead the research, design, launch, and ongoing ownership of products and features Own the local business experience for our premium subscription packages Inform product direction through testing, data and metrics  Energize all members of a cross-functional team to deliver value to our customers Evangelize the Nextdoor mission of using technology to build stronger, safer neighborhoods, and effectively release world-class products that grow and improve the Nextdoor platform for local businesses and services What You’ll Bring to The House Customer obsession drives your product development 3+ years of demonstrated experience delivering successful and innovative products Excellent communicator that motivates a team and stakeholders Insights driven, you synthesize large amounts of quantitative and qualitative information Ability to continuously learn and set a daily discovery cadence for your team Previous experience in developing tools for SMBs and or marketplaces a plus Previous experience in developing paid or advertising products is a plus  
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA, USA
Jan 22, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet Your Future Neighbors The Communications Team at Nextdoor is tasked with building and executing a world-class communications strategy to elevate the power of Nextdoor, while supporting the company’s rapid global growth and adoption. Our team’s mission is to help neighbors around the world understand how Nextdoor can help build deeper real-world connections, stay in the know, and help each other in their daily lives.   The Impact You’ll Make The Social Media Manager will be tasked with the day-to-day operation of key social channels and the Nextdoor blog to communicate the value of Nextdoor and bring our most inspiring neighbor stories to life across social newsfeeds. Key areas of focus include creating and curating thumbstopping social content, amplifying content across paid, earned, and owned social channels, driving user-generated content that helps co-create our brand narrative with neighbors, engaging with key influencers and community members both proactively and reactively, and exploring new social capabilities and channels that will help move the needle on reach and engagement with key audiences. Key responsibilities include:  Work with our Head of Social Media to help concept, plan, produce, and curate social content across Nextdoor’s key US channels including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and the Nextdoor blog. Write social captions and blog posts with a strong understanding of the Nextdoor brand voice and style. Manage the daily posting calendar and publish/schedule posts according to best practices for each social channel. Monitor relevant topics, news stories, and brand mentions to provide or source suggestions for real-time engagement. Research and identify influencers and associated communities that provide growth or content opportunities for Nextdoor. Execute paid amplification of brand social content to key audiences. Measure and report on the performance of social content and initiatives, working with the Head of Social Media to turn results into insights and recommend tactics for optimization. Share and source content and best practices with global comms and social managers. Spot social media trends, including new platforms and changes to existing ones.  What You’ll Bring to The House Minimum of 3-5 years in marketing with specialized experience managing social channels Experience managing and executing an extensive content calendar across multiple platforms In-depth knowledge of best practices around Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter - bonus points for YouTube, blogs, and SEO Strong copywriting skills with a keen eye for visual creative - graphic design, photography, or videography experience a plus A culturally relevant perspective on current events with the ability to translate trending topics into meaningful dialog with followers and community members Experience with enterprise-level social media management tools such as Sprinklr, Salesforce Social Studio, Spredfast, Sprout Social, etc.  Ability to thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment where your work directly impacts the creation of the brand and the performance of the business Very strong organizational skills Bachelor’s degree preferred  
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 22, 2020
#Team Nextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come Meet your Future Neighbors At Nextdoor, we believe in the transformative power of community. In the Business Intelligence team at Nextdoor, we believe in the transformative power of information, bringing together data from a wide variety of sources and making it digestable and actionable by everyone in the company. We are a lean but powerful team with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, because that’s what we seek out and respect in others. We collaborate cross-functionally to make the numbers available and clear, playing a key role in the company’s overall effort to foster stronger and healthier communities. The Impact You’ll Make As a Business Intelligence Analyst at Nextdoor, you’ll work to democratize data and reporting to drive strategy and measure performance against KPIs across the business. You’ll be responsible for understanding where the data comes from and making it available to stakeholders across the company via queries, tools, and dashboards. The ideal candidate is a tech-savvy strong communicator who understands how to make data understandable by everyone.  You should be excited to bring your experience and expertise every day in order to: Partner with data science, sales operations, marketing, and engineering on business intelligence strategy to enable data-driven decision making across the company Partner with key stakeholders on KPI development and tracking across the organization Own reporting tools, pipelines, and dashboards to ensure consistent availability and accuracy of mission-critical data Set expectations and SLAs on data availability, and own communications around SLA performance to the business Drive self-service for our data platform by creating and documenting data structures and sets, SQL and data tools training, and dashboard development Care deeply about data quality and empowering employees to leverage data to help them succeed in their careers and help Nextdoor grow and succeed What You’ll Bring to The House 3+ years working in data or analytics Expert knowledge of SQL Strong communication skills with stakeholders at all levels on both technical and business issues Strong command of Looker (preferred) or another BI/visualization tool Experience working with ETL pipelines Ability to understand, tackle, and solve problems from both technical and business perspectives Experience effectively presenting insights and summarizing complex data to diverse audiences through visualizations and other means Experience working with and delivering to stakeholders from multiple parts of the company Bonus Points Experience with writing and reviewing version controlled code (github) Experience in an agile or kanban workflow Some coding experience (in any language), including Python or R
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 18, 2020
#TeamNextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors At Nextdoor, we believe that data is one of the most valuable assets that we have. The data team is central to the handling and use of data throughout the company. As data engineers, we build platforms in order to democratize the use of data, and we build pipelines that transform the data, make it accessible, and put it to use. The Impact You’ll Make As a Data Engineer, you will partner closely with one or more of our product teams in order to build data-driven products that help Nextdoor build flourishing communities throughout the world. You should be collaborative, resourceful, innovative, and flexible as our work is highly variable between projects and teams. You will be an integral part of a full-stack team of data scientists, engineers, and product managers working on essential components of our product. Our data infrastructure is essential to widespread interactive community-focused products. As an expert in building robust pipelines to reliably process our petabytes of data, your work will help form the backbone of many of our product initiatives. We are currently looking to staff our content team, which will focus on integrating new sources of data about what is happening in local communities. We will then transform this data into informative and engaging content via automated pipelines to enrich our Nextdoor member experience.  You should be excited to bring your experience and expertise every day in order to: Gather requirements, Design, and Implement data-driven products Maintain in depth knowledge of available technology, and data in order to identify innovative and feasible solutions for challenging product initiatives Take responsibility for ensuring the reliability and integrity of our data infrastructure Work closely with a cross-functional team of passionate product engineers and data scientists Utilize your expertise to advise others in their data initiatives Achieve a deep understanding of the business strategy, goals and objectives and support organizational changes by developing and implementing appropriate change management plans, policies and programs. Promote a culture of feedback and transparent communication, reinforcing our mission and core values. What You’ll Bring to The House BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science with specific interest in data engineering; 5+ years industry experience preferred Extensive experience with Python, Go, or Java and proficiency with SQL Experience designing, building, and debugging data pipelines Experience working in both batch-oriented (hive, spark, etc) and stream-oriented (flink, storm, spark-streaming, etc) data processing Experience working with a wide variety of data formats Familiarity with software engineering standard methodologies (e.g., design patterns, peer code reviews, unit testing) Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written Strong desire to learn about new technologies and systems Bonus Points Experience architecting and deploying distributed systems on the Amazon AWS platform a plus Experience writing technical specifications and design documents
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 18, 2020
#Team Nextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors At Nextdoor, the Systems team is responsible for building, deploying, managing, and securing the underlying cloud-based architecture that powers communities on the Nextdoor platform worldwide. Our team’s core design principles include:  Automate or it Doesn’t Count Secure by Default Standardization Limits Complexity Plan for the Full Lifecycle of Infrastructure Through these principles we build infrastructure and tooling that is iterable, scalable, and secure. We write everything in code from network infrastructure to server management, database provisioning, and data pipelines. Recently we’ve built database load balancing as a service, secure mechanisms for live production container access, and chatbots to assist with routine actions. This team has also built Open Source projects including Kingpin , a deployment automation tool that powers our releases and management of AWS resources, pg-bifrost , a logical replication tool for PostgreSQL, Bender , a serverless ETL on AWS Lambda that handles tens of billions of events daily, and smaller projects like code-crypt for storing credentials in code and nd_okta_auth for authenticating to AWS via Okta. The Impact You’ll Make As an engineer on Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps Nextdoor stay ahead of the curve - you'll build tools and automation that drive the entire fabric of how we use the cloud. You’ll get to work closely with platform, data, security, and product teams to build the future of our infrastructure. You’ll get to roll up your sleeves to design, build, deploy, and truly own the building blocks that power Nextdoor. You’ll work on: Automating configuration and bootstrapping of Linux systems. Debugging and tuning Linux systems for high throughput containerized environments running tens of thousands of containers. Automating the full lifecycle of our elastic and scalable container fleets, networks and Elasticsearch/PostgreSQL/Redis datastores. Automating provisioning of CI/CD tools, cloud configuration and compliance management, and identity and access management (IAM) security systems. What You’ll Bring to The House 6+ experience in a DevOps or SRE role. Firm understanding of object oriented languages. Experience with infrastructure as code (Cloudformation, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, Terraform, Packer). Thorough understanding of Linux and networking protocols (TCP/IP, UDP). Strong debugging and performance tuning skills using software like gdb, perf, strace, ltrace, tcpdump, Wireshark, etc. Experience with performance, automation, monitoring, and capacity planning. A desire to learn about new technologies and systems. Bonus Points Experience using Docker or other containerization software. Linux certifications such as Linux+, Network+, RHCSA/RHCE/RHCA or similar. Experience in large scale compute environment with hundreds or thousands of servers.
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 18, 2020
#Team Nextdoor Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. Meet your Future Neighbors At Nextdoor, the Systems team is responsible for building, deploying, managing, and securing the underlying cloud-based architecture that powers communities on the Nextdoor platform worldwide. Our team’s core design principles include:  Automate or it Doesn’t Count Secure by Default Standardization Limits Complexity Plan for the Full Lifecycle of Infrastructure Through these principles we build infrastructure and tooling that is iterable, scalable, and secure. We write everything in code from network infrastructure to server management, database provisioning, and data pipelines. Recently we’ve built database load balancing as a service, secure mechanisms for live production container access, and chatbots to assist with routine actions. Our past Open Source projects include Kingpin , a deployment automation tool that powers our releases and management of AWS resources, pg-bifrost , a logical replication tool for PostgreSQL, Bender , a serverless ETL on AWS Lambda that handles tens of billions of events daily, and smaller projects like code-crypt for storing credentials in code and nd_okta_auth for authenticating to AWS via Okta. The Impact You’ll Make As an engineer on Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps Nextdoor stay ahead of the curve - you'll build tools and automation that drive the entire fabric of how we use the cloud. You’ll get to work closely with platform, data, security, and product teams to build the future of our infrastructure. You’ll get to roll up your sleeves to design, build, deploy, and truly own the building blocks that power Nextdoor. You’ll work on: Writing infrastructure as code to deploy AWS Cloud services, data pipelines, and more using tools like Cloudformation and AWS Lambda functions. Improving observability of infrastructure and microservices. Building and managing logging infrastructure. Building out tooling to manage services on Google Cloud Platform. Creating automation for management of third party tools and services. What You’ll Bring to The House 4+ years experience in a Software Engineering role. Extensive experience in one or more of the following languages: Go, Python, Java or C++ (Go/Python preferred). Strong fundamental understanding of data structures and algorithms. Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills. Proven record for ownership of code from planning, to building, to deploying and debugging. A desire to learn about new technologies and systems. Bonus Points Experience with infrastructure as code (Cloudformation, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, Terraform). Experience using Amazon ECS, Kubernetes, or other container orchestration solutions. Experience owning or contributing to Open Source projects. Experience with AWS or GCP.
Nextdoor San Francisco, CA
Jan 18, 2020
Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for you, your neighbors and the broader local community. Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come. We are looking for  a Help Desk Technician to join our IT team.  This person will be the first point of contact for technical assistance supporting our US and International employees.   Responsibilities: Support employees while adhering to our SLA standards Track and log events and problems and their resolution Ensure a smooth day one experience is had by all new hires by driving accurate provisioning of hardware, systems/user access and desk configurations Follow-up and update employees on status of ticketed issues Document processes in knowledge base, and update as required Identify and suggest possible improvements on procedures Requirements: 3-5 years experience working directly in a helpdesk role Proficiency in macOS as well as iOS and Android is a plus Ability to lift up to 40 lbs Experience with SaaS products including Okta, Google apps, Atlassian, MDM etc. Familiarity with audio/video and conferencing solutions Proven ability to effectively work on a team and resolve multiple issues in an efficient manner
Nextdoor Toronto, ON, Canada
Jan 18, 2020
Nextdoor is the neighbourhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighbourhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighbourhood around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come.   We’re seeking an experienced software engineer to design, build and maintain scalable, distributed systems that power Nextdoor's neighbourhood communication platform. You will work with multi-functional teams to translate product requirements into elegantly designed backend services that scale gracefully as our service grows. You will be responsible for designing and scaling interfaces, data stores, and backend services that power our iOS, Android, and HTML5 frontends. About You: You are passionate about building clean APIs for fellow engineers, writing crisp design documentation, and building, debugging and maintaining highly available distributed systems You value software quality and have experience writing test suites that ensure bullet-proof correctness You have experience building tools and automation that can aid in programmer productivity and work to eliminate downtime in both the system and the development process Requirements: BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science with specific interest in systems engineering; 2+ years industry experience preferred Proven entrepreneurial spirit and experience as a self-starter - ideally at your own business or on your own side projects Experience working on high-performance technical teams and software engineering projects Strong fundamental understanding of data structures and algorithms Extensive experience in one or more of the following languages: Go, Python, Java or C++ (Go/Python preferred) Experience designing, building and debugging distributed systems Experience architecting and deploying distributed systems on the Amazon AWS EC2 platform Familiarity with software engineering standard methodologies (e.g., design patterns, peer code reviews, unit testing) Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written Experience writing technical specifications and design documents Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic start-up environment Strong desire to learn about new technologies and systems