Label Insight was founded with the mission of helping consumers understand what’s in the products they use and consume. Today, their world-class data solution powers transparency between CPG brands, retailers, and consumers. Label Insight's data refinery captures, analyzes and enriches data for food, pet and personal care products, enabling transparent, open access to accurate product information across more than 80% of the top purchased CPG products in the USA today.

Software/Systems Architect at Label Insight

Label Insight is a rapidly growing company with exciting opportunities in scaling technology, processes, and people. As a Solutions Architect, you’ll be responsible for the architecture of a complex analytics platform that is changing the way the Consumer Packaged Goods industry provides transparency to customers. A Solutions Architect understands cutting edge tools and frameworks, determines what the best tools are for any given task, and integrates them with existing system design.

Solutions Architects are expected to stay up to date and experiment with new technologies while still providing solutions for day-to-day problems. They are responsible for ensuring all our cross-functional teams are delivering software at peak efficiency and consistently making the correct tradeoffs in software design and architecture. This role serves as the key intersection of Software Development, System Design, and the Business and Organization needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the company’s innovation by defining, prioritizing, and implementing improvements to technical functionality that support business needs, efficiencies, and revenue.
  • Influence architectural direction by collaborating with and asking the right questions of customers, senior management, and other business leaders to ensure architecture matches business needs.
  • Foster an innovative and accountable culture within the engineering teams, leading them to become self-sufficient in building scalable and reliable software.
  • Lead the creation, continual refinement, and active enforcement of our development standards.
  • Retain the ability to work at the ground level and dive into our engineering teams to lead by example, build software alongside them, and triage critical systems as needed.
  • Develop and deploy new strategies for building a high velocity, high performance, and high quality development organization.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with the following architectural patterns:
    • Distributed Systems, SaaS
    • Microservices, serverless, and event-driven architectures
    • Domain-driven design
  • Understands and evangelizes our development philosophies:
    • Iteration and Continuous Delivery
    • Code maintainability, SOLID Principles
    • Don’t over-engineer the solution
    • Discuss and learn from failure
  • Previous experience and familiarity with our technology stack:
    • Java 8, JavaScript, Spring Boot, Node.js
    • SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (DynamoDB, Redis)
    • Search and analytics (Apache Solr, Elasticsearch)
    • AWS (EC2, RDS, Lambda, S3, etc.)
    • Messaging (SQS, SNS, RabbitMQ)
    • Streaming (Kinesis, Kafka)
    • Data pipeline frameworks (Apache Spark, Beam)
    • Continuous delivery (Elastic Beanstalk, CircleCI, Terraform, Ansible)
  • Preferred experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Integration/ETL frameworks (Apache NiFi, Spring Batch)
    • Business Intelligence/Analytics (Redshift, Snowflake, Hadoop)
    • ReactJS or other modern JavaScript framework
    • Machine Learning/Data Science (Computer Vision, NLP, Classification)
    • Rule Systems (Drools)
  • Flexible: ably navigates within ambiguity; can operate effectively at various levels of abstraction.
  • Humility: low ego; engenders trust; respectful.

Who we are:

Label Insight is a high-growth technology company founded with the mission of helping CPG companies and retailers to help their consumers understand what’s in the products they use and consume. Our world class SaaS data platform is transforming the way brands and retailers interact with and share product data in order to bring product transparency to the consumer.

Our team is unique because it’s comprised not only of tech engineers and data scientists, but food science, nutrition experts and product formulation specialists, that enable the enriched attribution capability of our tools. We’ve also attracted top senior executive talent with decades of leadership experience to help manage our rapid growth and scale.

Our Values:

As a team, we share a common set of values: We are innovative problem solvers. We believe in transparency, both in our product and in our work. We have curious minds and aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo. We value scientific inquiry. We aren’t afraid to take risks, and fail fast to learn fast and improve fast. We embrace uniqueness. We are lifelong learners and we value intellectual honesty.

Perks of the job:

  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • Flexible work hours
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks, drinks, a kegerator and more!
  • Casual, dog-friendly, open-layout workspace
  • Company subsidized Health Insurance, and 401(k) and commuter benefits
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Catered team lunches every other week
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Regular team events and happy hours
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave


Company Reviews

It is a fast-paced environment that is open to and welcoming of change; being a start-up that is targeting novel industry concepts, we have to be. It is a fun work atmosphere and everyone is always approachable.
Beth Siesener
Data Transformation Analyst, TIPs, Data Team
at Label Insight
Label Insight is hands down the best job I’ve ever had. The thing that really stands out to me the most about working here is the people - everyone is so nice and they genuinely care about your happiness and success and want to build you up. It’s so refreshing to work somewhere where the people around you actually, really, honestly care about everything they do and everyone they work with.
Corinne Wilger
Data Throughput Analyst, Data Team
at Label Insight
I love the positive energy here at Label Insight. I am always excited to conquer the day with people I call my friends.
Madalyn Allen
Product Onboarding Manager, Product Team
at Label Insight
I love the fact that I get to wear many hats and be involved in roles that I wouldn’t normally get a chance to be a part of. I love that we all work together towards a common goal and get to see the win come to fruition because of the open transparency and communication we have. And, of course, I love the people -- we’re like a big family!
Annie Geile
Director of Client Management, Product Team
at Label Insight
As a startup that is growing rapidly we work hard to maintain our company culture...Because we believe in continuous deliver and integration, you can work on a feature today, and have it live by the evening, and high five the salesperson the next morning because you had an immediate impact on closing a sale. Nothing is as thrilling as that, and engineers love that about our company.
Dheeraj Patri
Co-Founder and CTO
at Label Insight
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Why work with us
We set out on a mission to help consumers understand what’s in the products they buy. Today we're transforming the way product data is shared. It's an exciting time to work at Label Insight, and with venture capital backing from KPMG Capital, Mercury Fund, Cultivation Capital, dunhumby Ventures and more we are poised for rapid growth!
Culture
We are innovative problem solvers. We believe in transparency. We have curious minds and aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo. We value scientific inquiry. We aren’t afraid to take risks, and fail fast to learn and improve quickly. We embrace uniqueness. We are lifelong learners.
Perks & Benefits
Casual dress code
A fully stocked kitchen (we have LaCroix LaCoursing through our veins)
Bring your dog to work days
Unlimited vacation days
Cold brew coffee and matcha tea keg

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