Software Development Engineer II, RAVE Engineering (Mapping Tools)

Mapbox (View all Jobs)

Minsk, Belarus

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Interview Process

1. Conversational interviews 2. Paid onsite project with team.

Programming Languages Mentioned

Python, JavaScript, SQL

Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.9 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security, and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs, and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers.

What Do We Do

The RAVE Mapping Tools team owns a variety of services for review, validation and editing of Mapbox’s global basemap content with the aim of delivering our customers the most accurate, and continuously updating Live Map of the world. We rely on our robust data processing pipelines and suite of proprietary tools that we have built over the years that allows us to validate millions of data updates per month, process thousands of weekly user feedback from vehicles and mobile devices, and annotate millions de-identified user sessions and telemetry to make them machine readable and extract insights at scale.

We are seeking an experienced engineer to partner with a passionate group of software engineers to own, build, and grow out capabilities of our mapping tools to the next level.

What You'll Do 

  • Drive the design, development, and testing of Mapbox tools and services for triaging and applying fixes for customer’s feedback as well as applying corrections on the top of third party data.
  • Solve complex workflow problems and implement enhancements in frontend and backend services based on evolving business requirements, metrics and user feedback.
  • Establish operational metrics that ensure your services are performing as expected and continuously drive improvements.
  • Maintain documentation for your services.
  • Collaborate with the in-house editors team to understand their workflows, gather pains and gains for everyday usage of services you are developing.

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role 

  • 5+ years of experience as a full-stack engineer.
  • Experience with server-side development in Node.js, Nest.js, Express.js.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases is important, hands-on with one of the following databases is a must: Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB.
  • Experience with frontend JavaScript and modern frameworks like React, Vue, Angular.
  • Experience with Git.
  • Familiarity with modern engineering best practices (build systems, continuous testing, etc). Good understanding of how to build robust software.
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills. Mapbox has offices in the USA, Finland, China and Belarus. You should clearly communicate complex ideas to a worldwide audience. Similarly, you should explain your work in detail and walk through decisions with teammates and collaborators.

Would Be A Plus

  • Experience with cloud services (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud) and associated technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Hands-on with Python and/or Bash scripting.
  • Experience with type-checking (Typescript).
  • Experience with testing frameworks: Jest, Mocha, Sinon, Chai,  Nock, Cypress.
  • Experience with project management tools: Jira is preferred.
  • Would be a heavy plus an experience of working with GeoJSON and understanding of OSM tools ecosystem.

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

  • We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.
  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.
  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.
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Mapbox is an EEO Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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