Senior Software Engineer at Narrative Science

Location: Chicago and Remote

Job Type: Full-Time


We are seeking a highly motivated, talented Senior Engineer to join our product development team. We expect that all engineers can work full stack to some degree, but most engineers at Narrative Science have a primary focus. For this role, we’re looking for an engineer who has experience with and a passion for analytics, statistics, or machine learning.

You are someone who is comfortable owning and leading new projects end to end, working closely with product teams, and have a strong focus on improving the overall customer experience. You enjoy helping and mentoring people and believe that a great product comes from great team collaboration. You take delight in debugging unfamiliar problems and push yourself and others to grow as engineers.

Our Team
This role will be on our Depth Team, which primarily focuses on taking user provided data and writing a comprehensive story about it. We do this by determining what questions Lexio can answer based on the data, determining which answers are most relevant to the user, how the story should be structured with our NLG platform, and finally, how we want to present that story to our users in an interactive and intuitive way.

As a Senior Engineer on the Depth Team you will be focused on how we present our story and what content we choose to surface to the user within the story. You will have direct ownership over a large part of our code base and will be working hand in hand with our product and development teams to improve the analysis and content in our stories. In this role, you will have a solid mix of greenfield projects and platform improvements, along with plenty of opportunities to prototype and build lasting features and enhancements.

4+ years of professional software development experience
Proven expertise of Python or equivalent
Demonstrated ability to write clean, helpfully-commented and readable code
A drive to learn constantly with an analytical and problem-solving mindset
A desire to grow as both an software and data engineer
Experience with Data Science Stack such as Sklearn, TensorFlow, Keras, etc
Experience with developing with statistical computing languages, such as Python or R

Experience with Unix / Linux systems (e.g. Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, etc.)
Familiarity with cloud computing, particularly AWS

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Job Posted by: Katie Gollehon

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