Senior Full Stack Engineer

San Francisco, CA, United States

Primer AI

Role Location

  • San Francisco, CA, United States


51 - 100 people


244 Jackson St Fl 2
San Francisco, CA, 94111, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Elastic Search
  • Kafka
  • PostgreSQL
  • React
  • Redux
  • D3

Role Description

As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, you will be a key member of the Platform Engineering team, developing the core products powered by our machine learning algorithms and natural language technology. You will partner with product managers and other engineers to realize our ambitious vision to help our customers understand the ever-growing sea of information they care about.

About Us

At Primer, we use machine learning and natural language processing, along with a healthy dose of secret sauce, to automate the analysis of very large data sets. Our software crunches through the data to help our customers understand the world around them -- whether it is a stock they are tracking or an emerging geo-political event in a far flung part of the world. Our customers include analysts at some of the world’s largest corporations, financial institutions, and government agencies.


• Collaborate with design and product to build functional and delightful product experiences • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs • Build out storage, backend, and frontend layers for new features and products


• Strong knowledge of core JavaScript, React, Redux, and HTML5 / CSS3 • Expertise in python, web servers, and data stores • Experience with the development and long-term maintenance of SaaS products • Proficiency writing unit and integration tests • 5+ years of professional full stack development

Major Pluses

• Numerical methods and/or machine learning experience • Hands-on DevOps experience with organization-level cloud infrastructure • Elasticsearch experience, especially as applied to information retrieval and search relevance • Foreign language proficiency / fluency

What We Offer

• Rapidly growing company, with opportunities for growth into leadership roles • Smart, engaged co-workers who are at the top of their game • Honest and open environment for exchange of ideas • Real deadlines from real customers with global name recognition • Product culture of user experience quality over feature quantity • Proactive learning and teaching opportunities via individual book allowances, tech talks, and brown bag lunches • Twice weekly catered lunches • Team outings and bi-weekly company happy hours • One-of-a-kind LEGO art gallery • Fun, puzzle-loving office in the SF Financial District

About Primer AI

Our mission is to accelerate our understanding of the world. We build machines that can read and write, automating the analysis of very large datasets. Primer's technology is deployed by some of the world’s largest government agencies, financial institutions, and Fortune 50 companies.

Company Culture

We value ownership, moving fast to solve hard problems, and having fun along the way.

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