Software Engineer - Databases expert
Paris or Remote /
Founded in 2019 by Romain Niccoli (ex founder and CTO of Criteo), and Eléonore Crespo (Index Ventures and Google), Pigment is a fast-growing start-up based in Paris.
In 2020, we raised 25.9m$ in a Series A round led by Blossom Capital, with participation from investors FirstMark Capital and Frst.
Pigment is a powerful planning and forecasting platform fueling better decisions for fast-growing companies.
We are building the next-generation planning platform, that brings together the powerhouse of sophisticated planning tools, and the familiarity of spreadsheets.
We believe that we can have the best of both worlds, in a collaborative, simple, powerful tool, that scales with our clients' businesses.
Pigment provides easy-to-use, yet fully customizable, planning applications with exceptional UI and plug and play data connectors.
The powerful modeling layer and sharing capabilities enable fast implementation even when planning processes involve multiple teams and hundreds of users.
Join a team of forward-thinking and open-minded people (from Facebook, Criteo, Datadog and others) on this exciting journey.
We are looking for a backend software engineer with very good knowledge of databases (SQL & NoSQL).
You will work on the query and formula computation engine that powers our solution, providing an "Excel on Steroids" for our client's financial data. You will also define which data solution to leverage to make our platform ready to scale at the next orders of magnitude in terms of volumes and queries while keeping a smooth experience for our end users.
We provide powerful tools to our clients so they can have a better overview of their business by numbers. Clients model their data in our collaborative solution. The data is processed live through complex calculations and aggregations over millions of records.
That's a lot of performance and scalability challenges that are ahead of us, and that you certainly would enjoy solving with us!
Our Engineering team
Our Engineering team is responsible for developing our SaaS platform and building a comprehensive and user-friendly product.
Pigment engineers participate in the entire application development lifecycle, focusing on design, coding and keeping the production platform up and running. They can be specialized, but there is no strict separation between the backend and the frontend.
We value user-centricity and pragmatism: we choose the most relevant tools for the problem we have to solve, understanding the strengths and constraints of each technology.
Our engineering culture also values curiosity, humility, trust, ownership and team spirit.
Our technical stack is C# on .NET Core Linux, React, TypeScript, PostgreSQL, Google Cloud Platform, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, RabbitMQ and Circle CI.
Who you are
More than knowledge of a specific language or framework, we are looking for great software engineering skills: ability to translate functional requirements into an elegant and simple design, and then deliver the code.
We are also looking for engineers who understand the product and the customer's needs in detail and can suggest innovative ideas: in the end, it's all about delivering value to end users.
In any case, you have:
- Proven experience designing object oriented software with languages such as C#, Java, C++, Golang, Rust, Python or Ruby (this list is not exhaustive).
- Very good knowledge of databases (at least one SQL & one NoSQL expertise).
- Great team spirit with a problem-solving attitude.
- A good dose of humility and the willingness to grow (no matter your seniority!).
- A fluent level in English (French is not a must).
Folks from underrepresented minorities: science shows that you are less likely to apply if you feel that you don’t have all the necessary prerequisites. If this description matches where you are now or what you'd like to grow into in your next position, we encourage you to apply.
What you will get
- Competitive salary (50k to 130k)
- The best health insurance with Alan Blue entirely free for you and your family 💙
- Trust and flexible working hours
- Brand new offices in the heart of Paris (Sentier)
- Remote-friendly environment. Part of the team is living outside of Paris. We ask people to spend at least 20% of their time in the office - although we are flexible - and to be in the same time zone +/- 1-2h.
Pigment is an equal opportunity employer. We believe diversity is a strength and fosters innovation. We are committed to enabling everyone to feel included and valued at the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, family, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.