Software Engineer (Minerva)

Minerva

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Software Engineer (Minerva)

Minerva Analytics, the latest team to emerge from Cogo’s proven incubator model, is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team. Using Cogo’s extensive data warehouse, the Minerva team is building communities of users on the internet through a combination of rapid-development web property tools, scalable user acquisition, and extensive competitive and performance analysis. At our core we are a media company that employs data-driven, analytical methodologies to create profitable web businesses.

About the job:

This is a Software Engineering position on our rapidly growing Engineering team. You'll be immersed in full-stack development on performant, feature-rich web and native applications backed by data-driven analytics and design teams. You aren't just another cog in the wheel here: your work will actively determine the success of our products. 

What you will do:

  • Develop new features for web applications using Javascript and Python
  • Code review other engineers' code to help catch potential bugs and learn more about Minerva engineering practices.
  • Participate in team meetings by providing feedback and ideas for organizational improvement as well as sharing interesting technical learning.
  • Manage application deployments and troubleshoot issues if and when they pop up.

A successful candidate will be:

  • Flexible: Capable of working on multiple types of codebases
  • Focused: Delivers results within a given timeframe without going down rabbit holes
  • Curious: Strong desire to learn new things
  • Open-minded: Not averse to re-evaluating their position
  • Take ownership: Feels responsible for the code they write
  • Strong communication: Can convey technical info to a technical and non-technical audience, strong writing skills for technical documentation
  • Collaborative: Works well in a team-based environment with a delegation of responsibilities
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