A bit about us
GroundTruth is the leading location-based marketing and advertising technology company. Sitting at the convergence of offline and online data, GroundTruth delivers a unique data set called “visitation data,” which allows brands, agencies, SMBs, and non-profits to drive high-performing business outcomes (ROI). GroundTruth activates this data through a suite of performance products and services via their self-serve advertising platform, through managed services, or tailored partnerships. GroundTruth has built proprietary filtering processes that combines our BlueprintTM contextual mapping technology, owned & operated properties, along with 3rd party mobile location data, together yielding over 30B visits annually.

We believe that innovative technology starts with the best talent and have been ranked one of Ad Age’s Best Places to Work for two years in a row (2021 & 2022). Learn more about the perks of joining our team here.

 A bit about WeatherBug

Established in 1993, WeatherBug is a popular weather site and mobile app providing hyperlocal, live weather data and proactive alerting to consumer users. With over 15 million unique users per month, across all platforms, WeatherBug’s vision is to provide environmental intelligence for all aspects of people’s lives. The WeatherBug app is a top-rated weather app in the app stores. In 2019, WeatherBug was named the best weather app by MediaPost’s Appy Awards. WeatherBug is owned and operated by GroundTruth, the leading global location technology platform. Learn more:   www.weatherbug.com

A bit about you

You Will:

  • Support technical innovation and lead the creation, continual refinement, and active adoption of our development standards. 
  • Responsible for code quality, architecture and technical direction of the team.
  • Proactively work to develop the skills and behaviors of each team member, coaching and mentoring them toward success in their tasks and careers and managing any personal or performance issues
  • Promote transparency regarding the team’s activities across the organization through documentation, structured processes, and effective communications
  • Performs frequent 1:1s with engineering reports to coach and provide guidance in their professional development and advancement. Proactively works to develop the skills and behaviors of each team member, coaching and mentoring them toward success in their tasks and careers
  • Partners effectively with Product Management to manage scope and deliverables for the technical side of the product roadmap.
  • Ensures technical work is on track to meet product goals.
  • Gets buy-in from technical leadership on implementation strategy and technical roadmaps.
  • Be responsible for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

You Are:

  • A team player who is organized, flexible and willing to adapt
  • Not afraid of new technologies and driven to learn
  • A detail-oriented person, who catches problems early and adjusts
  • A strong communicator who is able to collaborate with multiple business and engineering stakeholders and work through conflicting needs
  • A problem solver who likes to dive deep into a problem, diagnose root causes and work with multiple teams to come up with a solution
  • Eager to provide direction and build consistent processes in a maturing start-up culture
  • A self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision

You Have:

  • BS degree in Computer Science (or related field) or 13 years of experience in software development
  • 10 years of experience in software design & development
  • Prior experience with agile development, continuous delivery, and DevOps
  • Experience in mentoring and supporting peers across multiple engineering teams, fostering best engineering practices
  • Expert knowledge of client-side web technologies including HTML5, CSS3, TypeScript, JavaScript, JSON
  • 6+ years of experience using Node.js, React, Typescript, or JavaScript
  • 6+ years of experience using git or other distributed source control systems
  • Experience with ReactJS and AngularJS
  • At least some proven experience with Cloud Native technologies (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform)
  • Experience with Unit Testing

Would be great if you have:

  • Masters, post-graduate, or doctorate in Computer Science or a related field
  • Knowledge of the weather industry to accelerate our engineering efforts and help build efficient solutions that meet the business needs
  • Experience with SEO
  • Fluency with CI/CD tool sets such as: Jenkins, CloudFormation, GitHub, Spinnaker
  • Experience with creating libraries/packages and deploying them to NPM
  • Experience with React Native
  • Experience with mobile apps

We operate in a fast paced, dynamic environment where everyone on the team is committed to the success and growth of WeatherBug. Our culture is highly entrepreneurial, and our success comes from our employees who voice their opinions and ideas to facilitate growth to our bottom line. We reward hard work, support career development, offer comprehensive benefits, and foster a fun and friendly work environment.

What we offer

At GroundTruth, we want our employees to be comfortable with their benefits so they can focus on doing the work they love.

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • In Office Daily Catered Lunch
  • Fully stocked snacks/beverages
  • 401(k) employer match
  • Health coverage including medical, dental, vision and option for HSA or FSA
  • Generous parental leave
  • Company-wide DEIB Committee
  • Inclusion Academy Seminars
  • Wellness/Gym Reimbursement
  • Pet Expense Reimbursement
  • Company-wide Volunteer Day
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Equity Analysis to ensure fair pay

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity, inclusion and equity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under applicable federal, state and/or local laws. If you need reasonable accommodations in the application process, please reach out to us at careers-gt@groundtruth.com.

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