Principal Software Engineer


Boston, MA

About Zoba:

Zoba is building the next generation of spatial analytics to improve the efficiency of cities and the lives of people that live in them. Our spatial data science platform is currently deployed in the shared mobility space for use in demand forecasting. Zoba is backed by leading investors including CRV, Founder Collective, and Mark Cuban.

We are currently looking for a principal software engineer to join our growing team to solve the most challenging problems facing cities.

The role entails:

  • Managing a small and growing team of software engineers working on our platform’s core functions and API

  • Individual contributions to the platform in addition to management of engineering deliverables

  • Driving engineering initiatives and product development in concert with other stakeholders (e.g. data science) while also interfacing with clients as needed

  • Taking ownership and contribution to the challenge of building an early stage engineering organization

What we are looking for:

  • An experienced engineer with some managerial background, ideally with experience at a ML or data-intensive startup

  • A DevOps and process oriented mindset

  • Strong Python skills, experience with Django and PostgreSQL databases

  • A bias towards action, team-first mindset and willingness to take on the challenge of an early stage startup

  • An interest in spatial data, mobility, and making an impact on cities

At Zoba, we view diversity as a strength and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for employees of all backgrounds.

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