Pollfish is an online market research survey platform where data driven brands bring market research in-house for faster and smarter decision making.
We have a proprietary network of 600M consumers which enables companies to connect with and understand real consumers worldwide in a fast, easy and cost-effective way.
We have a fresh perspective on market research. Our team is passionate about redefining the way it is talked about, thought about, and conducted.
Pollfish lives in the Cloud, and is deployed several times a day using Kubernetes. A reactive microservice architecture underpins the entire platform. The core application is written in Play (Scala), while the vast majority of the supporting services are using the proven Twitter stack, Finatra/Finagle as well as the Lightbend Akka stack.
All new front end projects are using a React/Redux/Sagas stack, while there is also an old JQuery project that we plan to migrate in the future. Module bundling is handled by webpack, allowing us to optimize, minimize and deploy our static assets using Docker without much hassle.
Data is constantly on the move at Pollfish. From Apache Kafka, to Postgres, to Apache Druid and Cassandra, to the data-lake. Distributed programming based on Apache Spark, and Apache Flink is leveraged to handle efficiently the immense amounts of data that Pollfish has to process daily. Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence models allow Pollfish to tackle fraud, and improve data quality.
Running a highly available platform comes with its operational challenges. Services need to be optimally tuned, elastic, load balanced and vigilantly monitored. Continuous integration and delivery processes using sophisticated pipelines undertake all repetitive tasks efficiently and reproducibly. At the same time all of our infrastructure needs to be reproducible and always consistent, so “infrastructure as code” is a principle we operate by.
Candidates should be located in the European Time Zone
To be successful as a DevOps Engineer, you need to have:
Extensive and deep knowledge of Linux administration and scripting.
Exceptional understanding of networking.
Experience building, monitoring, improving cloud based scalable production environments
A drive to avoid patching but rather to automate, template, develop solutions at scale
Would be big pluses: hands-on experience with
Configuration management and infrastructure automation solutions (such as Terraform, Ansible)
A container orchestration framework (preferably Kubernetes)
Logging, monitoring, tracing, alerting, profiling
A programming ecosystem (e.g Java, GoLang, Python)
Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery procedures and tools
Platform: GCP / Kubernetes / Istio
Infrastructure as Code/GITOPS: Terraform, Ansible, Helm, Flux
Observability: GCP Operation’s suite + some Kibana / Grafana / Influxdb / ElasticSearch
Apple gear, and access to the best productivity and training tools
Pleasing and flexible startup environment
Part of an innovative tech company
Pollfish is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Pollfish is a hybrid-service survey platform that merges methodology and technology to provide an innovative solution for conducting market research and collecting the most accurate insights. Using Organic Sampling, a methodology of surveying real consumers at random within the devices they are organically engaged in, Pollfish surveys its distributed mobile consumer network of over half a billion real consumers around the globe in the apps they are already using—providing real insights in real time. Unlike traditional, panel-based methods, where panelists may become fatigued or sample may be bought to fit targeting requirements, you can trust the highest quality data from every Pollfish survey created. Advanced fraud prevention mechanisms use machine learning to detect suspicious activities, bots, or anything that just doesn’t add up. This, combined with Pollfish’s broad, general audience, allows us to include only responses that meet our standards and fit 100% of the targeting criteria, resulting in the most accurate representation of the population of interest. VC backed and trusted by clients such as Bustle, BBDO, and Publicis Group, Pollfish is disrupting the legacy survey research space by providing superior quality insights, delivered faster, and at a lower cost than traditional market research providers.