Senior Back-End Engineer

X-Mode Social

X-Mode Social, Inc. is looking for a full-time back-end developer to work on X-Mode's data platform and join our rapidly growing team. For this position, you can either work remotely OR in our Reston, VA Headquarters.


    • Use big data technologies, processing frameworks, and platforms to solve complex problems related to location
    • Build, improve, and maintain data pipelines that ingest billions of data points on a daily basis
    • Efficiently query data and provide data sets to help Sales and Client Success teams' with any data evaluation requests
    • Ensure high data quality through analysis, testing, and usage of machine learning algorithms


    • 1+ years of Spark and Scala experience
    • Experience working with very large databases and batch processing datasets with hundreds of millions of records
    • Experience with Hadoop ecosystem, e.g. Spark, Hive, or Presto/Athena
    • Real-time streaming with Kinesis, Kafka or similar libraries
    • 4+ years working with SQL and relational databases
    • 4+ years Linux experience
    • 2 years working with cloud services, ideally in AWS
    • Self-motivated learner who is willing to self-teach
    • Self-starter who can maintain a team-centered outlook
    • BONUS: Experience with Python, Machine Learning, and Apache Elasticsearch or Apache Solr
    • BONUS: GIS/Geospatial tools/analysis and any past experience with geolocation data


    • Competitive Salary
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • 15 Days of PTO (Paid Time Off)
    • Lunch provided 2x a week 
    • Snacks, snacks, snacks!
    • Casual dress code
    • Free Parking on-site