Senior Front-end Engineer - Remote
CARTO
Sevilla, ES
hace 3 días

CARTO leads the world of Location Intelligence (LI) , empowering organizations to discover insights hidden in their location data and turn them into business impact.

We use LI to accelerate innovation, find efficiencies and disrupt traditional business models. We are the leading geospatial platform where you can solve spatial problems with the best data and analysis.

With an exceptionally diverse team of more than 200 people spread across the US and Europe, CARTO (backed by Insight Partners, Accel Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Earlybird Ventures, and Kibo Ventures, among others) is changing the way companies analyze location data - making it simple to perform this straight out of modern, cloud data warehouses.

Redefining its category, the company has grown rapidly in recent years providing a compelling alternative to legacy GIS software.

Why are we opening this position? As the organization matures we believe now is the right moment to invest in a solid management foundation for our engineering team.

Right now, the engineering team in Professional Services is composed of 30 engineers and we’re organized into 3 different teams : backend, frontend, and data, with 4 team leads and a Director of Engineering.

To successfully expand our team, we need to hire an experienced Engineering Manager that helps us grow and be more efficient.

We’re looking for a new senior frontend engineer to join our frontend team at professional services. Today this team is composed of 8 engineers, all of them working remotely.

The position is fully remote and you can work from anywhere in the world. is an example of a product created by our team in 2021-2022, using state-of-the-art algorithms in geo data science + curate from premium providers + cutting edge technology on the frontend side ( + webgl), it allows a business user with no knowledge in geospatial to decide what’s the best place to open a new store.

It has became one of the best-seller products from CARTO in 2022. Companies like Gap, Taco Bell, Goiko, Mars are using this product in production today for their decision making.

Since its inception, CARTO has been based on PostgreSQL. This worked well and many of our customers are still using this version of the platform.

We saw some limitations with this architecture, and we evolved the CARTO product, adapting it to current market needs. In October 2021, we launched a new version of our platform that provides a fully cloud-native experience, extending the spatial capabilities of the leading data warehouse platforms : , , , and .

Some of our current challenges are solving problems like design high scalable platform to calculate optimized routes of pipelines over terabytes of spatial data and hundreds of constraints in seconds, predicting revenue for simulated stores in a whole country applying ML techniques, or process, aggregate and enrich billions of transactions across the globe to serve them in a real-time application.

The role of the Frontend Engineer

  • Our frontend technology is 100% React, we strongly believe that Reactive programming is the best solution to develop mapping applications, since it is very really suited for mapping use cases in which we have a single page with lots of functionality around the map.
  • You will be a maintainer of the projects that we use in our daily basics, so be ready to commit at the following projects :

  • Create and maintain products creates on top of CARTO platform for specific verticals : transport and logistics, site planning, and much more coming in 2022.
  • library / framework based on to develop applications using CARTO and React. We use it in all our products.

  • is one of the most popular Open Source mapping libraries, it’s a WebGL-powered reactive framework for visual exploratory data analysis of large datasets.
  • Our CTO belongs to the technical steering committee and our team members are maintainers of this repo. Our major contributions there are the , the integration with and the .

  • is the main tool from CARTO to create maps with drag & drop and SQL. 100% react, based on the well-known open-source project of .
  • You offer

  • We need someone with strong
  • You need to be a big evangelist and fan of React and reactive programming.
  • A solid 5+ years experience as a developer, with a mature approach to the job (git / github, documentation, testing, profiling...).
  • Love for maps and geospatial technology.
  • Fluid communication skills. A good English level.
  • Autonomy, curiosity, & good true will to teach & learn from your coworkers (pair programming, code reviews )
  • We offer

  • Competitive, results-based compensation, plus an annual bonus of up to 10% based on company objectives
  • We have a pretty phenomenal opportunity ahead. We are the best positioned company to push a revolution on the GIS market together with next generation Cloud data warehouses
  • Access to our Employee Stock Options Plan
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • A great, high-qualified and motivated team to work with
  • Real Flexible work hours
  • You'd have the level of autonomy to create your own schedule and find a work-life balance that works best for you!
  • Education stipend
  • Flexible compensation
  • English classes
  • A big vision : to help the world use location-based data to make better decisions. We believe that openness and sustainability are baked into this vision, and we’re sharing it with the world.
  • Contribute to a platform used by top companies around the world. Your work will have a direct impact on our users and clients.
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