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Systems Programmer / Infrastructure Engineer at Keen IO - https://keen.io (San Francisco only, for now)

Analytics Backend as a Service for modern developers (web + mobile + internet of things)

Our API's usage is doubling every 6-8 weeks. We need help supporting that load.

Keen IO is a fully managed cloud API that lets developers build complex, hyper-custom, large-scale analytics and data science features directly into their web, mobile, or Internet of Things applications.

Our currency is event data, and events are a pretty broad abstraction. Every time someone draws a breath, clicks a link, loads a website, pauses a song, or starts a car, there's an event. Events like these, in large aggregate, are extremely useful -- and therefore valuable :)

It's probably worth mentioning that we're a platform company, not a product company. This means our customers are using the platform to build for an emergent and rapidly growing set of use cases. The same flexibility that makes us future-proof for a given customer also makes us future-proof from a market perspective. So while a product company seeks a certain kind of product-market fit, we allow product-market fit to come to us: our customers build it for themselves.

Things we look for in a new team member:

  • Learning agility 
  • Abstract reasoning 
  • Empathy
  • Potential is more important than credential 
  • Confidence, but tempered by humility & the drive to get even better
Some things we believe in:

  • Mission = The Discovery of Truth.
  • Radical transparency 
  • Design with a capital "D" 
  • Introspection 
  • Distributed innovation 
  • The importance of laughter 
  • Relationships are everything 
  • Play to your strengths; patch your weaknesses with diverse collaborators
Apply: https://angel.co/keen-io/jobs

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