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Software Engineer- Backend (Data Platform)



Software Engineering
Pakistan · Remote
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023

Who we are:

Motive builds technology to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy. Motive combines IoT hardware with AI-powered applications to connect and automate physical operations. Motive is one of the fastest-growing software companies in the world, serving more than 120,000 businesses, across a wide range of industries including trucking and logistics, construction, oil and gas, food and beverage, field service, agriculture, passenger transit, and delivery.

Motive is built on four foundational attributes; Own It, Less but Better, Build Trust, and Unlock Potential. This has taken our company to great heights, including being recognized by Fortune for Best Workplaces, Forbes Best Startup Employers, and Comparably for our Best Global Culture, Sales Team, Leadership Team, Career Growth, and CEO for Diversity. We’re proud to receive an employee net promoter score of 63 (according to Comparably) which places Motive in the top 5% of companies with 4,000 employees or more.

Today, our team is made up of more than 3,000 employees, located across the world, providing support to a wide range of customers. While most of our employees are remote, many have the opportunity to work on-site at any of our 8 global office locations. Visit our careers website to learn more about opportunities at Motive.

About the Role:

We are looking for strong engineers to grow our Data & ML Platform team. The Data & ML Platform team is responsible for driving the Motive’s Data, ML, and Mapping vision. The team works in three areas: 1. Build scalable systems and services for data ingestion, access, processing and query to enable data driven product features. 2. Building the ML platform for AI/ML Inference and Training working with the computer vision team. 3. Collaborate and work closely with the data science team and our backend product teams to improve and add features to the platform.

What You'll Do:

What You’ll Do: Design and develop scalable distributed systems and frameworks for data management Focus on addressing fault-tolerance and high availability issues, and work on scaling ingestion pipelines, improving and adding features to ETL framework while maintaining SLAs on performance, reliability, and system availability. Collaborate with engineers across teams to identify and deliver cross-functional features Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle, from design to implementation and delivery

What We're Looking For:

  • Hands-on software engineering experience Backend programming skills including multi-threading, concurrency, etc and proficient in one or more of Python, Go, Java, C++
  • Strong CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating highly scalable software systems and services
  • Experience building systems using technologies like Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, Airflow, Kubernetes Experience with service-oriented architectures
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and track record of implementing creative solutions
  • Hands on experience with containerized platforms like Docker and Kubernetes

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of Motive's core values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

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