Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform

Location: Denver, CO

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced


FullContact is the most powerful fully-connected contact management platform for professionals and enterprises who need to master their contacts and be awesome with people. FullContact’s cross-platform suite of Apps and APIs enhance contacts with 360° insights, while keeping them organized, in-sync, up-to-date, and safe.

In 2010, FullContact launched its first contact management solution to 100 beta users and began a journey to solve the world’s contact information problem. Since then, FullContact has become the identity resolution leader— managing billions of contact records and helping millions of professionals gain complete customer insight by turning incomplete data into a full person or company record. FullContact is dedicated to providing the first and only Human to Human platform, with a suite of customer intelligence APIs that allows individuals and organizations to create authentic relationships and be awesome with people.

FullContact has been repeated recognized in the industry for its focus on the employees. In fact we were rated 29th by Outside Best Places to Work in 2017. We have full medical and dental coverage and a $7,500 “Paid PAID” bonus every year to fully disconnect and recharge.

The Gig

Work on the Data Platform team as Senior Software Engineer to design and construct performant infrastructure to produce and consume contact-centric data for our identity resolution databases. All numbers are in the billions and trillions, and the tech is hot off the press.

The Data Platform team is primarily focused on enabling internal and external customers to gain access to our various sources of data. This involves integrating with external APIs and data sets, creating coherent representations of the data and then providing access for our customers, both internal and external. The team works on both live streaming and batch systems so that we can be the best in class for contact management and leverages machine learning.


  • Effectively and efficiently lead a small group from design to production
  • Build scalable, distributed systems which are capable of 1000’s of requests per second
  • Capability and willingness to own a problem end to end
  • Readily embrace teamwork and works with others to produce industrial strength code
  • Account for quality and security as you build
  • Move fast without compromising quality
  • Use heuristic and machine learning algorithms to improve our data flows
  • Work with Product management on understanding and implementing feature requests
  • Ability and desire to help mentor junior members

Must Haves

  • 7+ years experience as a developer
  • 4+ on Java and JVM
  • You have a solid mathematical foundation - algorithms and machine learning
  • Strong work ethic
  • Solid foundation of working and building APIs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with a variety of databases  (SQL, NoSQL, Redis, etc)
  • Incessant yearning to learn and improve yourself and the building blocks of systems
  • Experience running high volume services and distributed systems
  • Experience on horizontally scalable microservices - Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)
  • Deploying software in the cloud (AWS is our cloud)
  • Git familiarity
  • Solid Linux foundation - CLI tools, scripting
  • Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Nice to Haves

  • AWS familiarity
  • Java8, DropWizard
  • Technology experience:
    • Spark, MapReduce, Scalding, EMR
    • Storm, Samsa, Flink
    • Cassandra, HBase, ElasticSearch, Redis, Aurora, ElasticSearch
    • SQS, Kafka, Rabbit/ActiveMQ
  • Computer Vision and photo analysis algorithms and techniques
  • Frontend languages
  • Experience in a small company

Competitive salary based on experience

  • Generous stock options
  • “Paid, Paid Vacation” bonus - gross amount of $7,500, eligible after first 365 days of continuous employment
  • Fully PAID health, dental and vision insurance premiums
  • Company funded Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • Unlimited Vacation Policy
  • MINIMUM of 15 days of vacation, but as many you need, after receiving approval from your manager
  • After 1 year of employment, the option to work remotely for one month per year.
  • 12 weeks 100% paid leave after birth/adoption of child for primary caregiver (off the grid, of course) or 3 weeks 100% paid leave after birth/adoption of child for secondary caregiver (off the grid, of course)
  • 10 Paid Holidays
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