Senior Software Engineer (API/Python)

| United States | Remote
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At Redflag, we develop software that is able to analyze every type of content used to communicate online (text, image, video, and audio) and has the capability to find any particular piece of content across the entire internet. In an ever expanding digital world, we strive to provide solutions that allow businesses and individuals to both protect their content and fully understand their online reputation so that it can be properly managed. Our products are utilized by enterprises and individuals across media, entertainment, sports, publishing, music, retail, finance, and beyond.
The essential duties and responsibilities for this role will require you to do the following:

  • Create new APIs and services for new and existing products
  • Contribute to development of web crawling and data processing services
  • Refactor code base time to time
  • Performance optimizations and cost reducing practices

Education and work experience requirements are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum 8+ years of full-time hands-on experience
  • Strong CS background
  • A background in refactoring large-scale systems
  • Strong experience with Selenium, Beautiful Soup and web crawling techniques
  • Strong experience in Python for development of applications and APIs

To be considered for this position, you would need to meet, at a minimum, the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed here:

  • Proven track record of launching and maintaining large-scale web products
  • A good foundational knowledge of OOP languages, operating systems, data structures, algorithms, and complexity trade-offs
  • Solid knowledge of SOLID, TDD principles
  • Knowledge of Elastic Beanstalk and other AWS services
  • Strong communications skills both written and verbal

Extra Points for:

  • Experience with relational or columnar databases (like AWS Redshift)

This position has potential to be promoted to Director or VP of Engineering for the right candidate.
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with qualified disabilities.

  • Able to frequently sit, stand, walk, use hands to fingers, handle or feel, reach within hands and arm's length, stoop, kneel, and crouch, talk and hear
  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; frequently required to use office equipment such as PC, printer, telephone, etc.
  • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

Our base pay philosophy is important to know:
At Redflag, we strive for salary range transparency in our hiring process. We always post our base salary range on our job openings, regardless of if it is required by state and local laws, as well as discuss candidates' salary expectations during our initial interview. This helps us put pay equity across our organization top of mind during the hiring process. Base salary is only part of your total compensation and rewards package, this role is eligible for a new hire equity grant in the form of stock options and a bonus plan.
Base salary range: $140-180k
Some of our benefits include:

  • Generously subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care
  • Company sponsored life insurance and long-term disability
  • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth options, with company matching
  • Flexible Time Off in addition to generous sick time and company holidays
  • Parental Leave for both birthing and non-birthing parents

Disclaimer - The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in the job description restricts the company's right to change, assign, or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time for any reason.
As a remote company, Redflag utilizes E-Verify to electronically verify employment eligibility of new hires. Redflag is required to notify job applicants that the final candidate will be verified by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases.
*Redflag AI, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer*

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What are Redflag AI Perks + Benefits

Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
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401(K) matching
Company equity
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
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