Careers

We’re a rapidly growing team of big thinkers and big doers. We don’t just talk about things, we make them happen – in record time. We’re looking for people with passion, a point of view, and a go-getter mentality to become a part of the amazing work we are doing here at Banjo. Our team is motivated by challenges and dreams big. If that sounds like you, Banjo might just be the perfect fit. And if you’re a crack shot with a Nerf gun, or know how to duck and cover, even better.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply directly to Banjo. You do not need a recruiter.



Redwood City Opportunities
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Jobs in Redwood City, California


Product Manager – Consumer Products (Redwood City)

We are looking for a proven leader with an engineering background to lead our incredibly talented consumer product team. This critical position will drive the entire lifecycle of all our B2C mobile products. The ideal candidate is obsessively detail-oriented, a clear and positive communicator, has an entrepreneurial spirit, and can create a hard-working but fun environment for the team.

Required

  • BS in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience developing consumer web and mobile products
  • 3+ years experience managing engineering teams
  • Excel at Agile development and collaborative teamwork
  • Experience with geolocation and/or social media products preferred
  • Will never accept “good enough” as good enough

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Product Manager – Enterprise Products (Redwood City)

We are looking for an engineer with proven leadership skills to manage the Banjo enterprise team. This critical position will drive the entire lifecycle of all B2B products, such as our media dashboard. The ideal candidate is obsessively detail-oriented, a clear and positive communicator, has an entrepreneurial spirit, and can create a hard-working but fun environment for the team.

Required

  • BS in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience developing enterprise products
  • 3+ years experience managing engineering teams
  • Experience with mobile, geolocation and/or social media products preferred
  • Excel at Agile development and collaborative teamwork
  • Will never accept “good enough” as good enough

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Product Manager – Mobile Consumer Products (Redwood City)

Banjo’s award winning mobile app has been Editors’ choice on Google Play, App of the Year in Apple, and Samsung’s launch partner for their Galaxy Gear. Here is an opportunity to own Banjo’s mobile presence and work directly with the CEO on unique projects. You will manage development teams, work with designers on wireframes/mocks, analyze usage reports and metrics, plan releases, and do whatever it takes to increase downloads and active usage of our mobile consumers apps.

Responsibilities

  • You will own all aspects of the process from wing to wing including: conceptualization, design, review, execution, QA, launch, and futures updates/releases
  • You will drive strategy, prioritize deliverables, manage design and support the engineering team
  • Identify and evangelize product innovations that demonstrate Banjo’s technology

Skills and Requirements

  • BS/BA or equivalent in CS or related technical field
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a PM of high profile mobile consumer app with millions of users
  • In-depth knowledge of the latest mobile design practices/trends and app specific programming languages
  • Demonstrated ability delivering an MVP and then building on it
  • The ability to take ownership and deliver on projects
  • Be extremely organized and have the ability to communicate clearly and execute quickly

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Senior iOS Engineer (Redwood City)

Banjo’s award winning mobile app has been Editors’ choice on Google Play, App of the Year in Apple, and Samsung’s launch partner for their Galaxy Gear. Here is an opportunity to own Banjo’s mobile presence and work directly with the CEO on unique and specialized projects that will help fuel Banjo.

We are looking for a senior iOS engineer who wants to work with a company that is changing the game and building the future. Our team is incredibly driven and fast-paced, and we are passionate about building the world’s first “crystal ball” – a way to know what’s happening anywhere in the world, in real time.

Skills and Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability delivering an MVP and then building on it
  • Thrives in a fast paced, data driven, results oriented environment
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to work on several projects in parallel
  • BS/BA or equivalent in CS or related technical field
  • 3+ years experience building several sophisticated consumer iOS applications
  • Worked with mobile data storage (SQLite/Core Data)
  • Has universal app experience (iPhone/iPad)
  • Ability to build a sophisticated UI / UX
  • Has a diverse portfolio of personal and professional projects
  • Experience building client/server applications
  • Comfortable working in a very fast pace self-driven environment
  • Excellent communication skills

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Software Engineers – Platform & Enterprise (Redwood City)

Banjo is looking to hire talented engineers who want to build the next big thing in social-location technology. Our powerful backend is responsible for acquiring and indexing billions of social posts every day, which drives all of our frontend engagement. Help us do so in a more beautiful, intuitive, and lightning-fast way. We are looking for people with big ideas, who not only talk the talk, but walk the walk.

Required

  • 3+ years of engineering experience with backend service development
  • Advanced knowledge of Ruby, Java, Python, or Go
  • Experience with mobile, geolocation and/or social media products preferred

Bonus Skills

  • Full-stack development experience

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Senior Software Engineers – Platform & Enterprise (Redwood City)

Our senior software engineer will lead the backend team in it’s valiant mission to revolutionize social-location technology. This person will be not only an analytical mind, but a creative one, helping the team to solve problems in new and innovative ways. The perfect fit for this position is someone who can inspire the team to think bigger, work smarter, and embrace collaboration – all while leading the group by example.

Required

  • 7+ years of experience with backend engineering
  • 3+ years experience leading an engineering team
  • BS in computer science or relevant field; graduate degree preferred
  • Expert knowledge of Ruby, Java, Python, or Go
  • Experience with mobile, geolocation and/or social media products
  • Capable to architect and develop a full-stack system

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Senior Engineers – Platform, API & Internal Tool (Redwood City)

We are looking for Senior Engineers to join our team. The perfect candidate is a multi-talented full stack innovator and a laser-focused backend engineer that is always cranking at high gear. If that sounds like you, you will be a superb fit for our dynamic team.

Required

  • Rails, Ruby, REST, DRY, TDD, RSpec, Agile, Pragmatic

Bonus Skills

  • MongoDB, Redis, ElasticSearch, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Memcached
  • Node.js, Go, Java, Python
  • CSS, CoffeeScript, jQuery, Slim
  • Heroku, AWS, EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, GitHub
  • Performance Scaling, Geospatial, Social API

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Security Engineer (Redwood City)

Banjo is looking for a Security Engineer to own the protection of every aspect of our rapidly growing infrastructure. You will work closely with our fast-paced engineering team that is constantly pushing the limits of cloud and database architecture.

Responsibilities

  • Build security into every part of the infrastructure and development process
  • Drive security incident response to ensure high availability and minimal interruption
  • Deploy network level security solutions into our cloud ops infrastructure
  • Drive automation as a way to effectively monitor and maintain security
  • Integrate security best practices into each engineering organization

Required

  • Has 8 or more years of experience as a software or systems engineer
  • Has 5 or more years focused on security
  • Hands-on engineer who can read/evaluate code across multiple languages and enjoys writing readable/maintainable code
  • Has a solid understanding of cloud application architecture
  • Experience with security, audit, and protection tools

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Datacenter & Cloud Architect (Redwood City)

Banjo is looking for an architect that understands and thrives on the challenges of operating and scaling a hybrid infrastructure. Banjo’s architecture must support high performance compute, database, and machine learning components. In this position, you will work closely with both engineering and our infrastructure partners to scale Banjo.

Required

  • M.S. in EE, CS, or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years experience in an Infrastructure Engineering and Architect role
  • Demonstrated experience providing leadership for Data Center & Cloud Architecture, Design and Delivery
  • Experience planning and executing Redundancy, Backup Infrastructure and Disaster Recovery
  • Demonstrated technical management knowledge in the areas of Private, Hybrid Cloud systems
  • Maintained OS, kernel, driver and software consistency and compatibility across datacenter and cloud
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Strong system analytical and troubleshooting skills in distributed secure computing environments
  • Demonstrated ability to think “outside the box” and come up with technically creative solutions; comfortable working independently and thinking dynamically, as well as working with cross-functional teams

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Analytics Engineer – Internal Tools & Metrics (Redwood City)

We are looking for a talented software engineer who can lead the creation of a robust analytics dashboard that will impact all aspects of Banjo’s operations. This position will be charged with turning the huge amounts of data that Banjo processes into meaningful and actionable information. If you have an impressive engineering background and dream in charts and graphs, we’d love to hear from you.

Required

  • Have examples of analytics dashboards you’ve built
  • Experience in high level languages such as C++, Java, Python, Perl, Ruby
  • Advanced ability to write SQL/NoSQL database queries
  • Passionate about data
  • Love for logs

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Database Administrator (Redwood City)

Banjo is seeking an experienced DBA with DevOps experience who is accustomed to working with an extremely fast-paced team. This position will be responsible for “owning” the database infrastructure, proactively keeping it problem-free, and ensuring that it scales to meet the needs of the business.

Required

  • 1-2 years administering production MongoDB environments OR 5-6 years experience with managing large scale production RDBMS environments and some experience with other NOSQL technologies (MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Experience working with large volumes of data and modeling best practices
  • Mid- to senior-level scripting experience (Perl/Python/Ruby)
  • Experience supporting cloud based environments – AWS/Rackspace/Joyent is a must!
  • Ideal candidate has experience with Mongo (NoSQL), Cassandra, or Couch, but experience
  • with traditional SQL databases (i.e. Oracle, MySQL, Postgres) is acceptable if paired with cloud and scripting experience
  • Experience with automation (Chef/Puppet)
  • Must be able to straddle traditional operational and database admin roles
  • Fast learner, creative thinker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to participate in on-call rotation

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!



Javascript Engineers (Redwood City)

Performance isn’t just a standard, it’s a lifestyle at Banjo. We are looking for passionate mid/senior-level JavaScript developers who enjoy challenges and frequently push the limits of what browsers can handle with zero jank. You will work on a full stack of technologies that will expand your portfolio quickly. We are a fast moving team that expects creative solutions to complex problems.

Required

  • 3+ years of experience writing JavaScript, with experience building single page applications
  • 1-2 years Node/Rails/PHP experience preferred
  • Expert in Javascript; Proficient with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Has worked with any of the major MV* Frameworks (Backbone, Ember, Knockout, etc.)
  • Experience with HTML Templating (Jade, Mustache, Handlebars, etc.)
  • Experience with CSS Pre-Processors (Sass, Less, Stylus, etc.)
  • Works with REST APIs on a daily basis
  • Can build pixel perfect sites from PSDs/Mocks
  • Has created consumer websites at scale
  • Has a personal site (You work on the web, don’t you?)
  • Currently has work on display (Live sites or github)

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!



Senior DevOps Engineer (Redwood City)

We are solving one of the largest real-time data problems today. We move at an extraordinary pace, with our data and as a start-up. Our real-time data pipeline processes quadrillions of calculations per minute and that number is growing rapidly. We have one of the largest MongoDB installations in the world and our customers expect “5-nines” availability

We are looking for an engineer with strong technical skills to be a key member of our expanding DevOps team. You will help architect the strategies within DevOps that will ensure we are running at optimal efficiency. We take uptime quite seriously and we expect you do too. You design with redundancy in mind yet you hate repeating yourself so you understand the need to automate. Ruthlessly. Obsessively.

Required

  • You have 3+ years experience in a DevOps role
  • You know your way around scripting languages(e.g. Python, Ruby, Shell) and automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc)
  • You have extreme attention to detail, in fact we hope you are obsessive with the details.
  • You have experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL database in a DevOps or engineering capacity.
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Redis-Sentinel, RabbitMQ is a plus.
  • This is the one role where we want someone’s head to be in the clouds. We hope you eat, sleep, breathe and dream large scale AWS installations.
  • We use many systems to help us scale. Ideally, you have experience with technologies like elasticsearch, redis, and rabbitmq to name a few.
  • You are comfortable working in an agile environment.

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


QA Team Lead (Redwood City)

We are seeking a dynamic QA Team Lead to take our growing QA Team to the next level. Our customers expect “5-nines” availability and that does not happen by accident. The QA Team Lead needs to be forward-looking, not just reactive to testing requests – you must be able to drive the QA team forward to continuously improve the way in which we test products. The right candidate will have a commitment to testing that some might call “obsessive” and will take any quality problems personally.

Required

  • 3+ years experience in a QA role at a web or mobile company
  • Experience with black-box, grey-box and white-box testing
  • Extensive experience with test automation
  • Experience with automated testing using Selenium
  • Experience testing SaaS applications
  • Experience testing mobile applications

Preferred

  • Experience leading a QA team
  • Experience with integration testing using Capybara

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


QA Engineer (Redwood City)

We are looking to hire an automation and QA whiz to make sure our mobile products (iOS and Android) are as close to perfect as humanly possible, and are running more intuitively, efficiently, and brilliantly than ever before. We have 4+ stars in both iTunes and Google Play, and we are shooting for that 5th star every day – help us get there by proactively making sure we are problem-free 24/7.

Required

  • Expert automation skills
  • 3+ years in a QA engineering role.
  • Mobile experience on iOS and Android

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Junior QA Engineer (Redwood City)

Banjo is growing and we need a Junior QA Engineer to join our QA team and help ensure that our new web products are as good as they can possibly be. Banjo is used by TV networks like ABC and Fox to showcase social content during live broadcasts and your work will help ensure no embarrassing flubs live on air.

Required

  • 1+ years QA experience in a web software company
  • Experience building and running Selenium scripts
  • Some familiarity with scripting languages

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Product Designer (Redwood City)

Banjo is looking for a product designer to take ideas to pixel perfection. If you have a deep appreciation for user-centric design and how a product “feels” on first use, have an appreciation for designing reusable components, or can pinpoint different font-styles at first glance, this position is for you.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience or interest in designing UI frameworks
  • Strong opinion on design
  • Proficiency with a common design tool (Sketch, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Experience with an agile work style
  • Example work to share (Dribbble, Behance, personal site, etc.)
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS a plus
  • Icon design a plus

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!





Jobs at Banjo’s Las Vegas, Nevada location

Social and Digital Content Curator (Las Vegas)

Banjo instantly organizes the world’s social and digital signals by location, giving us an unprecedented level of understanding of what’s happening anywhere in the world, in real time. We are connecting the world’s disparate real-time data streams and harnessing them into one unified source of unmatched insights. The results are profound: faster emergency response, safer driving conditions, smarter marketing decisions, more efficient use of energy, and countless others. According to a recent featured article in Inc. Magazine, Banjo is “posed to disrupt industries all over the world.” We are currently expanding our Global Media Newsroom in Las Vegas and seeking Digital Content Specialists to detect, compile, and curate exceptional and user-facing content with one goal in mind: To break news first. Are you an intelligent, driven, and technology-focused self-starter? You’ll be a part of the team who breaks stories happening around the world, and will use proprietary technology to deliver information to our partners across multiple verticals. You will also have the opportunity to work with other departments within the company, including product development, engineering, sales, marketing, and data science. The results of your work at Banjo will be highly visible to millions of people around the world. Banjo runs 24/7 and all shifts are needed. You should be prepared to work weekends and some holidays.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Journalism or Communications focus a plus)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience thriving on a fast-paced team
  • You have a passion for current events, specifically in social media and news (while we don’t expect you to have 5000+ followers on Twitter, we do expect you to have a social media presence)
  • You are extremely organized with great attention to detail, and have an amazing ability to prioritize while accurately completing tasks
  • You are a fast learner and a creative thinker
  • You have outstanding written and verbal communication
  • You are technically savvy and have a solid understanding of Microsoft Office and Google Docs

***YOU MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK AND OBTAIN A SECURITY CLEARANCE***

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We are looking for candidates who can commit to at least 30 hours per week and are looking to join our team for a more permanent position. Demonstrate your attention to detail by using the subject line: Banjo’s Pink Unicorn.


UX – User Experience Designer (Las Vegas)

Our User Experience (UX) Designer will work closely with Product and Engineering to deliver the ultimate user experience and ease of use to Banjo Enterprise clients. This person should have a passion for usability, an eye for consistency, and a desire to help us shape the next generation of our platform, by both improving it and simplifying it.

Required

  • 4 or more years of user experience design experience for software (preferably SaaS) and web applications, which leverage emergent technologies.
  • 6 or more years total industry experience (software, start-ups, web, agency, etc.).
  • Ability to quickly create and iterate on wireframes, information architecture diagrams, prototypes, and screen flows.
  • Exceptional design skills with experience in user interface design patterns and methodologies.
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, and other associated design tools.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams including product management, engineering, and marketing.
  • Understanding of common software development practices (Agile, Scrum, or Kanban).
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical product timelines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Working knowledge of javascript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Current on latest responsive design techniques.
  • Bachelors Degree in Interaction Design or related design field

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Software Engineers – Media Center Operations (Las Vegas)

Banjo is looking to hire talented engineers who want to build the next big thing in social-location technology and support our 24/7 (365 day a year) Media Center. Design, Develop, and Deploy next generation dashboards and tools used to push thousands of breaking news events to millions of people around the world.

Required

  • 1-3+ years of full-stack engineering experience
  • Knowledge of Ruby, Java, Python, or Go
  • Experience with CSS, CoffeeScript, jQuery, Slim
  • Thrives on the fast pace and high energy of a start-up

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Network Infrastructure Engineers (Las Vegas)

Banjo is looking for engineers that will be responsible for the deployment, reliability, and security of our infrastructure, while working through the challenges of operating in both the public cloud and private datacenter. They will work closely with our engineering and devOps teams to scale Banjo.

Required

  • 1-3+ years of full-stack engineering experience
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 4+ years of enterprise network design and architecture experience, including work in a production environment
  • Experience designing, specifying, deploying, supporting and managing sophisticated server environments
  • Knowledge of infrastructure security methods
  • Knowledge of network optimization and monitoring metrics to improve latency and reduce bandwidth cost
  • Track record of effectively dealing with technology vendors
  • Strong system analytical and troubleshooting skills in distributed secure computing environments
  • Exposure to Agile development methodologies
  • Deep knowledge of infrastructure architecture, including the pros and cons of different network topologies, storage approaches, and highly available compute techniques

Submit your resume and let us know why you think you’re a great fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!