At Instabase, we’re passionate about building software to advance the state of the art in computing. We’ve built a fearlessly experimental, customer-obsessed team who are making discoveries to fundamentally change how people build and consume business applications. Today, we’re partnering with the world’s leading companies to transform how they use data and technology. If these challenges excite you, we’d love to hear from you!
Our Engineering Team architects the underlying operating system, core services, platform infrastructure, dev toolkits, core algorithms, machine learning models, packaged end-user apps, and app store marketplace. Instabase engineers are excited to solve hard problems for complex organizations and are self-starters from day one.
As an Application Engineer youare responsible for building Instabase applications as part of the Instabase marketplace. There are two key components of the role - 1) collaborating with customers to understand their unique challenges and architect applications to address those needs, and 2) transforming those applications into robust general-purpose applications available to all customers on the marketplace. We're highly technical, and we work across a range of customers to understand their use cases, workflows, problems, prototype tools, and features, and build applications to help them solve their problems. From high-level system design, to scoping use cases, to data engineering, to application development, our work looks different every day. Put simply, we bring technical expertise to bear on the problems that matter most.
What you'll do:
Very strong scripting languages skills [Python]
Very strong data engineering skills [data parsing, web scraping, data transformation, data integration, etc.]
Ability to parse structured data from messy text [html, word document, images (ocr), pdf, etc.]
Ability to integrate data from various data sources
Knowledge of regex, and data parsing/cleaning libraries (pandas, beautiful-soup, etc.)
Ability to quickly script a working solution for a given problem
Creative problem-solving skills
A results-focused mindset
B.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent training)
Experience in "wrangling" datasets
Web Fundamentals, APIs, REST, and GraphQL
Database Systems and SQL
Instabase is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all forms. Instabase does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other unlawful factor. Instabase also complies with local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.