Foursquare is the leading independent location technology platform, powering business solutions and consumer products through a deep understanding of location. Over 1,000 clients—including more than 50% of the Fortune 100—choose Foursquare.

Foursquare’s toolkit includes Placed powered by Foursquare, Audiences powered by Factual and Proximity powered by Factual, Analytics Solutions, Places, Pilgrim SDK and Pinpoint. Together, these products empower brands to measure foot traffic lift via multi-touch attribution; deliver proximity-based advertising; analyze and identify trends; drive deeper engagement via Foursquare’s industry-leading developer tools, which have been selected by 200,000 developers including AccuWeather, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Snapchat, Twitter and Uber; and optimize advertising campaigns across hundreds of audiences. Over 14 billion consumer-verified place visit confirmations help us keep our map and models fresh and up-to-date.

Foursquare has more than 350+ employees based in New York headquarters with offices in Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Singapore. In 2019 Foursquare acquired Placed from Snap Inc., and then in 2020 merged with Factual. Foursquare is proud to be funded by The Raine Group, Simon Ventures, Naver, Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners and more.

About the team

The Client Solutions Engineering team is responsible for prototyping, custom and interim solutions that help Foursquare go-to-market faster and meet the needs of our clients and partners.  We work directly with clients and partners providing technical guidance and making sure they are able to use Foursquare products and data effectively.  We are a high-impact team of developers working on the bleeding edge of the full suite of Foursquare products and data working closely with our Sales Engineering, Client Success and Product Management teams as well as with clients and partners.

About the role

As a Client Solutions Engineer on Foursquare Measurement products you are responsible for building and maintaining custom workflows to ingest and process data and for creating solutions related to campaign management for our Attribution and Offline Conversion Data products.  You are the primary technical contact for Client Success and for clients and partners using our Measurement API.  This role is based in Seattle.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Develop and maintain workflows that query, transform, cleanse and/or analyze data
  • Partner as the primary technical contact for our Measurement API - supporting API integration through onboarding calls and extending our developer documentation 
  • Triage unexpected behavior, navigating complex systems through log files, stack traces and data analysis to identify issues and provide solutions, working closely with Product and Engineering
  • Distill, provide product feedback and help shape processes to improve operability of Measurement products based on issues and client support requests

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in a similar role or similar working experience
  • 2+ years programming experience (we use Python primarily) 
  • 2+ years experience with SQL (we use Athena and Hive)
  • 2+ years experience with AWS or other cloud storage provider
  • Fluent in shell scripting and comfort with command-line utilities to view, edit and manipulate data
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot through log files and stack traces 
  • Demonstrated experience supporting external clients or internal stakeholders
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Nice to have:

  • Experience with data analysis and notebooks (we use EMR notebooks)
  • Experience with Big Data 
  • Experience using a workflow management system (Airflow, Luigi, etc.)
  • Experience working across several teams (technical and non-technical) in a cross-functional role
  • An understanding of AdTech industry, especially attribution

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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