Software Engineer, Data Systems at Fandom
San Francisco, CA, US

About the role:

At Fandom, we put fans first. As the largest entertainment site with over 200 million monthly uniques, we are excited in taking the next steps in becoming a truly integral part of the entertainment fan experience—not only by accelerating the creation of the reference content we are known for but also by helping fellow fans connect over their passions through new avenues of content creation while aiding the discovery of their next favorite entertainment titles.

We are looking for a Data Systems Software Engineer to join our growing development team here in San Francisco. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker who understands industry best practices and has experience with multiple coding languages- and is comfortable asking “why?”.  They are a team player possessing strong analytical as well as technical skills and are able to communicate the logic behind technical decisions to non-tech stakeholders. They must be comfortable working in an agile environment and have the ability to “take the wheel” when necessary. 


You have…

  • The knowledge and know-how to think about scalable solutions to problems
  • The ability to learn new technologies and methodologies. Adaptable to new challenges.
  • The ability to break down complex problems into smaller, simpler, more manageable ones
  • Experience working with distributed systems
  • Experience working with external APIs
  • Experience writing both unit and integration tests
  • The ability to work autonomously

Bonus points if you have: 

  • Familiar or experience with machine learning libraries, tools, or algorithms
  • Experience with graph databases such as Neo4j
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience working with / deploying software on Linux
  • Working with a distributed team
  • Understanding of REST principles

Benefits & Perks:

  • Stock options
  • Training based on business needs
  • Cafeteria Benefit Program (including private medical care, gym membership, shopping/wellness bonus, etc.)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Team lunches and events
  • Full pantry complete with coffee, a variety of drinks, cookies and healthy food options
  • Interest and hobby groups
  • Open, energetic and fan-focused, international work environment

About Fandom:

Fandom is a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, Fandom provides a home to explore, contribute to, and celebrate the world of pop culture. Whether looking for in-depth information on favorite fandoms or what’s buzzing in entertainment, Fandom has your pop culture curiosities covered through fan-expert knowledge and carefully curated and fun, original multi-platform content.

Fandom has a global audience of over 200 million monthly unique visits and encompasses over 400,000 fan communities. We currently feature more than 55 million pages of content, inclusive of video.