Senior Software Engineer
(who sings falsetto)

Ever been stuck in traffic and thought to yourself, “This totally blows.” And then you thought, "Now I'm so cranky I'm gonna need to sign falsetto to calm down." Well, now you have a chance to help falsetto singers everywhere free themselves from all this GD traffic gridlock.

As a Senior Software Engineer at TallyGo, you will be part of a small, distributed team of scientists and engineers working on the cutting edge of navigation, route planning, and transportation science. Your job will be to help build out the backend systems that brings our vision to life. We are creating robust web services that leverage sophisticated graph algorithms so that consumers and businesses can steer clear of traffic, save time and money, and reduce congestion on our roads. Bottom line: We're here to save people's sanity and put them back in control.

Note: This job requires that you sing falsetto in our polka metal band called "Peekaboo Slugfest". (Not really, but wouldn't that be awesome!)

Must Have Skills

Scala, Git, Apache Spark (experience building scalable data analysis systems on Spark and/or manage large amounts of time series data), and AWS

Nice to Have Skills

iOS and/or Android native app development, Docker, plus bonus credit for experience in graph algorithms, mapping applications, third party navigation services

Skills You Don't Need

Commercial trucking license, knife skills, Esperanto

Our Values

  • Humble and open minded
  • Transparent and honest
  • Self directed and dependable
  • Positive and friendly
  • Sense of humor
  • No ego, no assholes

Working With Us

  • We have an office in LA and so prefer somebody in this area.
  • We are open to the possibility of work from home for the right person.
  • The work is challenging, with very compelling problems that touch on complex machine learning algorithms and scalability issues.
  • The work matters, and can have a huge impact on the economy and the environment.
  • You'll have the autonomy to direct your own work without being micromanaged.

How to apply

If this sounds interesting, please email us at jobs [at] tallygo [dot] com. Please send your resume, links to a code repo or portfolio of your work, and tell us why Van Halen's standard performance contract contained a provision calling for them to be provided backstage with a bowl of M&Ms from which all the brown candies had been removed. Also, take a guess at why we are asking for that.

Principals only, please, no recruiters.