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Front-end Engineer

CARTO

CARTO

Software Engineering
Spain · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Everything happens somewhere - which is why spatial analytics is fundamental to companies trying to understand the “where” and the “why” of their business. CARTO is the leading cloud-native location intelligence platform, trusted by data scientists, data analysts, and developers from companies such as Vodafone, IKEA, BT, Coca-Cola, and Mastercard to provide geospatial insights for use cases such as site selection, geo-marketing, route optimization, network planning and much more.
With an exceptionally diverse team of 175 people spread across the US, Europe and APAC, CARTO (backed by Insight Partners, Accel Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Earlybird Ventures, and Kibo Ventures, among others) is changing the way companies analyze location data - making it simple to do this straight out of modern, cloud data warehouses. Redefining its category, the company has grown rapidly in recent years providing a compelling alternative to legacy GIS software.
CARTO has built the most advanced location intelligence platform which connects directly to the most used Data Warehouses in the industry such as Google’s BigQuery, Amazon Redshift, Snowflake, and Databricks; thus, allowing our partners and customers to do location intelligence and geospatial analysis directly where their data lives opening limitless possibilities for their businesses.
The current position is open in the team responsible for the following product areas:
- Workflows: a powerful analytics application to build geospatial analyses visually. This tool provides a set of native functions complemented with the ones in our Analytics Toolbox.
- Analytics Toolbox: a set of SQL functions and procedures to provide spatial analytics to data warehouses such as Google BigQuery, Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, and Postgres.
- Data Observatory: a great collection of public and premium geospatial datasets (+12,000). We manage the entire flow, from data ingestion to processing and distribution.
What are we looking for
We are looking for a Senior Front-end Engineer to join our multidisciplinary product team and work on pioneer projects for data management, visualization, and analytics. An engineer passionate about working on product development, and willing to impact hundreds of thousands of analysts and data scientists worldwide.
We are working closely with engineers from Google, Amazon, Snowflake, and Databricks, to achieve the best integration and performance and provide the best capabilities to our customers.
If you love to be in contact with top engineers in geospatial data, this is your place!
Location
This position is primarily remote, but we are looking for a candidate based in a compatible time zone with Central European Time. CARTO engineering staff is mostly working remotely, but we have offices in Madrid and Seville in Spain.

You will

  • Be part of the team responsible for Workflows, Analytics Toolbox, and Data Observatory (6 engineers).
  • Work mainly on Workflows, our visual analytics application, focusing on UI/UX development with TypeScript, React, and eventually SQL.
  • Lead and manage tech initiatives, from task planning to architecture design, research, and definition.
  • Collaborate with other teams and product areas as required.
  • Apply good development practices: clean code, testing, documentation, and code reviews.
  • Have an opportunity to work with world-class engineers and learn a ton about this exciting geospatial industry.

You offer

  • A solid 3+ years of experience in web development, with a mature approach to the job and related tools and processes (git/GitHub, documentation, testing, profiling, Webpack / Vite...).
  • Deep understanding of Front-end technologies including React, Redux, React Hooks, and styled-components.
  • Fluency with TypeScript.
  • Able to learn new tech stacks quickly and proficiently.
  • Ability to analyze complex technical issues and provide effective solutions.
  • Experience leading and delivering projects end to end.
  • Autonomy, curiosity, good energy, and a collaborative mindset.

Nice to have

  • Geospatial industry knowledge.
  • Fluency in SQL analytics.
  • Experience in full-stack development.

We offer

  • Competitive, results-based compensation.
  • Flexible work hours in a focused but casual environment.
  • Access to private medical insurance.
  • Access to our employee stock options plan.
  • Education stipend and English classes.
  • Contribute to a platform used by top companies around the world. Your work will have a direct impact on our users and clients.
We are on a journey to change the world of Location Intelligence and we want to take you on this journey with us. A big vision: to help the world use location-based data to make better decisions. We believe that openness and sustainability are baked into this vision, and we’re sharing it with the world.
To apply
Do you feel that you need to check all of the requirements? At CARTO we believe that professional development happens through teaching and learning from your peers and managers. Even if you’re uncertain about whether you have the experience we’re looking for, please apply if this position sparks your curiosity.
A diversity of identity, perspective, and experience makes us stronger. We welcome you to apply to CARTO regardless of your background, age, gender, ethnicity, orientation, or ability.
To learn more about us, please visit our blog or follow us on Twitter (@carto) or Instagram (@cartohq). Not the right job for you? Take a look at the rest of our openings at carto.com/careers.