Senior Software Engineer - REMOTE

Remote / San Francisco, CA
Operations – Services /
Full-Time /
StreetLight pioneered the use of Big Data analytics to shed light on how people, goods, and services move, empowering smarter, data-driven transportation decisions. The company applies proprietary machine-learning algorithms and data processing resources to measure travel patterns of vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians that enable complex transportation problem solving using analytics available on SaaS platform, StreetLight InSight®. Acquired by Jacobs as a subsidiary in February 2022, StreetLight continues to provide innovative digital solutions to help communities reduce congestion, improve safe and equitable transportation, and maximize the positive impact of infrastructure investment.

StreetLight Data is seeking a high caliber Sr. Software Engineer to be part of our amazing advanced Services team. StreetLight Services delivers cutting-edge transportation data, novel software tools, and insights to a growing list of global customers in combination with our industry-leading SaaS platform.  This team member will work on both the frontend and backend of our advanced services products and prototypes that customers use. This position reports to Director of Services Engineering. 

What You'll Do:

    • Automate data processing procedures to enhance efficiency and accuracy in delivering customized analytics.
    • Adapt and scale our core algorithms to handle metrics calculation for broader geographic scopes
    • Build and maintain APIs to enable access to common analyses
    • Design, implement, and maintain customer-facing features, including both frontend (React) and backend (Django/Postgres) components, in our Advanced Services offerings.
    • Prototype and iterate on feature concepts in collaboration with a wide range of team members.
    • Engineer high-quality software, including peer design, unit testing, and code reviews.
    • Collaborate with Data Science, Data Engineering, and Software Engineering teams to bring new metrics and techniques into the products.

What You'll Need:

    • BS / MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or an Engineering discipline from a top university 
    • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer at a software product company, preferable in an enterprise market 
    • Proficiency in Python, including familiarity with data-focused libraries such as pandas, NumPy, SciPy, and scikit-learn. 
    • 3+ years of experience developing web-based SaaS applications 
    • Experience with SQL databases (PostGIS or BigQuery would be a plus.)  
    • Transportation industry experience or experience with geospatial programming is a strong plus. 
    • Competence and interest in both frontend and backend web development 
    • Product and customer orientation 
    • Good communication skills - both written and verbal Quick learner, and a strong team player 
Jacobs’ & Streetlight's health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and, if eligible, a deferred compensation plan and Executive Deferral Plan. Employees will also receive 17 days of vacation per year, seven paid holidays, plus floating holidays and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.

The base salary range for this position is $120-150k. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

StreetLight Data is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. StreetLight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.