Gradient

< 10 Employees
< 10 Engineers
$2M - $5M Funding
Pre-Series A

At Gradient, we are building sophisticated technology to transform how brands grow on ecommerce channels. We use data and machine learning to ensure our customers’ brands are well-represented, discovered, and purchased. In turn, we drive material sales and profitability for brands that they cannot achieve elsewhere.

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Why join us?
  • Traction. We recently closed a $3.5M seed round from some of the top VCs in Seattle and have great early customer traction.

  • Team. Our team is amazing. Our CEO is a former top Amazon Ads executive with deep industry knowledge and contacts. Our CTO was previously the VP of Engineering at Harry's. Our board includes former Amazon execs and the co-founder of one of the largest digital agencies in the world.

  • Platform. We are building a scalable, data-driven platform that collects and analyzes millions of data points each day, and creating ML models to deliver unique and easy-to-understand insights for our customers.


Engineering at Gradient
Engineering team and processes

Our team is small enough that our engineering structures are still being formed, and we welcome new ideas from each engineering hire. Currently we are operating on a two-week sprint cycle. We have a grooming meeting every-other Wednesday followed by sprint planning on Friday. We do pull requests with code reviews, and expect a reasonable level of tests where appropriate.

Technical Challenges

We're building a system to ingest millions of data points each day and creating machine learning models to draw unique insights from the data.

Projects you might work on
  • You would own the customer-facing front end web portal. The system is a custom dashboard with data visualizations and insights.

  • You would own the backend server and API. This includes designing a scalable API architecture and building out the database connections (python + postgres)

Tech stack
Python
React
Django
JavaScript
Google Cloud
Terraform
PostgreSQL
Apache Airflow
Google BigQuery

Working at Gradient

We have a small but very experienced team. We have a strict no jerks hiring policy and strongly value diversity. We work hard and play hard, and genuinely enjoy each other's company. We work out of the Pioneer Square Labs studio space, which is a hub of the Seattle startup ecosystem.

Beautiful Office

We work out of Pioneer Square Labs, which is in a beautifully-remodeled historic building in the heart of Pioneer Square.

Free Food

Free snacks and drinks, along with daily fresh fruits and veggies. We have catered lunch every Friday along with a fun and interesting lunch and learn lecture series focused on diverse startup topics.

Flexible Hours

Most people are in the office between about 10 and 5, but lots of flexibility for later start times, childcare pick-up/drop-off, or occasional work from home days.

Health Insurance

Full medical and dental

Generous Vacation

Our current vacation policy is for our employees to take the time off that they need.


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