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Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024


Placer.ai is a high-growth, big data pre-IPO tech company led by seasoned executives and repeat entrepreneurs who are building the world's first "Google Analytics for the physical world." Our platform provides instant visibility into any property in the U.S., presenting accurate details about visitation patterns and demographic breakdowns of visitors. Placer.ai’s customers can see where visitors have been before, where they go afterwards, where they typically go for sports, entertainment, groceries, etc., and what their interests are. Placer.ai's A.I.-based SaaS platform replaces archaic solutions such as manual surveys, installed cameras, and other people-counting systems, creating a blue ocean market of more than $100B.

Placer.ai has grown 2x year-over-year for the past 2 years, counting more than 3,600+ paying customers across a range of industries, including 2 of the world’s top-10 retailers, 2 of the top-10 CPG firms worldwide, a world’s top hospitality firm, 2 of the world’s top-10 commercial real estate (CRE) firms and 2 of the world’s top multinational asset managers and hedge funds. We have raised $100M for Unicorn ($1B+) valuation in Series C funding.


We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Backend Developer to join our team. In this pivotal role, you will work closely with our Sales, Marketing, and Data Science departments to enhance the efficiency and productivity of our Go-To-Market (GTM) teams. Your core responsibilities will include the design, development, and optimization of robust and scalable data pipelines that process, transform, and integrate large volumes of data from various sources into our analytics platform. Additionally, you will be responsible for the end-to-end development of new and existing features, aimed at building next-generation applications and data pipelines for our internal go-to-market teams. This role demands a proactive approach to carrying tasks from design to deployment, taking full ownership of projects. If you're passionate about data products, thrive in a collaborative environment, and are constantly pushing for engineering excellence, then this is the perfect opportunity for you..


  • Work closely with Sales, Marketing, and Data Science departments to enhance the efficiency and productivity of the Go-To-Market (GTM) teams.
  • Data Pipeline Development: Design, build, and optimize robust and scalable data pipelines to process, transform, and integrate large volumes of data from various sources into our analytics platform.
  • Build end-to-end development of new and existing features including client and server-side code, database schemas, and communication APIs.
  • Build next-generation apps and data pipelines for go-to-market teams internally.
  • Carry tasks end-to-end, from design to deployment, and take full ownership.


  • BSc degree in Computer Science or an equivalent
  • 6+ years of professional experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Python, GCP, Big Query, PostgreSQL, and Kubernetes or Cloud Run
  • Strong coding skills and a “get-things-done” approach
  • Experience working with a cloud provider
  • Experience in developing complex large scale data pipelines


  • Working knowledge of Apache Spark
  • Experience working with a sales team
  • Familiarity with Salesforce


  • Join a rocketship! We are pioneers of a new market that we are creating.
  • Take a central and critical role at Placer.ai.
  • Work with, and learn from, top-notch talent.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Excellent benefits.
  • Fully remote.


Placer.ai is an equal opportunity employer. Placer.ai’s applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to an applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Placer.ai applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact Placer.ai’s Human Resources Department to make the need for an accommodation known..