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At SurveyMonkey, we help individuals, communities and businesses communicate, collaborate and make informed decisions with our online survey solutions. We are building a team of highly-talented, passionate people to deliver innovative, easy-to-use solutions and provide excellent support to our customers.

Join us as we execute on our mission to enable thousands of people to participate in creative endeavors, garner essential insights into business and personal affairs, and make better plans and decisions in a fast-moving world.

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Software Engineer - Backend

Engineering

Seattle

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About SurveyMonkey

Founded in 1999 and based in San Mateo, California, SurveyMonkey is the world’s leading platform for turning people’s voices and opinions into actionable data — People Powered Data. Whether it’s with customers, employees, or a target market, SurveyMonkey helps curious individuals and companies — including 99% of the Fortune 500 — have conversations at scale with the people who matter most. It’s People Powered Data that allows them to understand not only “what” is happening, but “why.” SurveyMonkey’s 700+ employees throughout North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific are dedicated to powering the curious.

 

Audience

Surveys are nothing without people to take them, and SurveyMonkey Audience makes it easy to find respondents from around the world. SurveyMonkey Audience lets you access a reliable survey panel that allows you to run your own market research in minutes. Pick your audience. Send your survey. Analyze real-time results. It’s that easy.

 

The Role

We’re seeking an experienced backend developer to build the next generation market research platform to reach broader audiences, shorten the project turnaround time, and improve the  tools our customers use to choose and purchase panels. As a member of this team, you’ll architect and build new features -- from designing database schemas to implementing APIs for our internal teams and external partners to integrate into their workflow.

 

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain a high-traffic website, built primarily in Python and Pyramid.
  • Top-to-bottom ownership of new features, including crafting technical specs, writing readable and extensible code, and keeping tabs on post-release metrics
  • Help grow SurveyMonkey Audience in new markets (international) and devices (mobile)
  • Keep the lights on and focus on metric-driven optimization.

 

Requirements

  • In-depth, hands-on knowledge of Python and experience working with the relevant tools
  • Experience with web frameworks and libraries in Python (Pyramid, Django), or other language (Ruby on Rails)
  • Culture of code reviews, writing tech specs, monitoring metrics and collaborating closely with other people
  • Able to write efficient SQL queries and design schemas for relational databases
  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of programming experience
  • Optional but preferred: experience with AWS, monitoring tool(such as DataDog, New Relic), Distribute Queue(such as RabbitMQ, Kafka).

 

At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays, and equity compensation.

 

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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