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Associate Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

How you will make an impact…

We are looking for a Junior Software Engineer to join our Engineering team located in Boston, Massachusetts. If you have a passion for solving difficult problems, a desire to continue learning, and strong programming fundamentals, then we want to speak with you!

What you will be doing?

As a Junior Software Engineer, you’ll join a team focused on building big data pipelines to support new and existing products as well as optimizing existing processes and integrating new data sets. Our cloud-based environment processes around 2 billion rows of information a day, utilizing the AWS ecosystem with Hadoop, Python, and Spark at its core.

Responsibilities & Abilities

Including but not limited to:

  • Support, maintain, and evolve existing data pipelines utilizing Python, MSSQL, and Spark/Scala.
  • Implement business rule changes and enhancements in existing data pipelines
  • Create new pipelines supporting new product development.
  • Automate existing processes and integrate new data sets

Required Skills & Experience

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or similar
  • Well-trained in good programming practices, and computer science fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Python (or similar scripting language)
  • Knowledge of SQL (MSSQL, Postgre/Redshift SQL)
  • Knowledge of Spark
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with AWS Environment or Similar Cloud Services
  • Curiosity and a strong desire to learn and improve
  • Good collaboration and communication skills

About Us

Opensignal is the leading global provider of independent insight and data into network experience and market performance. Our user-centric approach allows communication providers to constantly improve their network and maximize commercial performance. Leading analysts, investors, and financial institutions place a high value on our independent analysis and we are regular contributors to their reports.

Real network experience is our focus and ultimately that’s what influences customer choice. Our mission is to advance connectivity for all and here at Opensignal, the team is leading the industry in enabling operators to link their network experience and market performance in a way that has never before been possible.

With offices in London, Boston, and Victoria, British Columbia, we are truly global, with employees working across four continents and representing over 25 nationalities. We are an equal-opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

What’s in it for you?

We believe we are stronger when we not only celebrate our many differences, values, and voices but also include them in everyday practice. Having a diverse and inclusive culture is essential, which is why we offer a flexible approach to work-life balance, operating in a remote hybrid way. We’ll help you get set up with the essentials you need to work from home or the office. We also offer an attractive range of additional benefits, including:

  • Competitive compensation packages including a long-term equity program.
  • Comprehensive group benefits package and company-sponsored retirement savings plan (details depend on your country of work).
  • Professional development opportunities: education reimbursement, learning allowance, company-sponsored workshops, and more!
  • Generous holiday allowance, sick leave, parental leave, flexibility including Flex Fridays, and the opportunity to work from abroad.
  • Charity matching and time off for community volunteering and DE&I program/committees.
  • Regular virtual and in-person events and socials.

At this time, Opensignal will not sponsor a new applicant for employment sponsorship for this position.

Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to be considered.