San Clemente, CA

General description:

Site 1001 is a fast-growing, fully funded high tech company, named Octane’s 2018 Outstanding Emerging Technology Company, among other awards.

Site 1001 is building a massive-scale data and analytics platform for smart buildings and cities of the future, using bleeding edge technologies in such spaces as internet of things, machine learning, cloud/edge computing and distributed databases. We’re architecting and implementing the full scope of this system right now — this is your chance to be a part of the team driving the cutting-edge technologies to make it happen!

We’re looking for high-performing Data Engineers who aren’t afraid to try anything in the pursuit of elegant, value-rich products. Your work will provide world-changing features to millions of building owners, operators, and occupants for the foreseeable future.

Does this person sound like you? You are a leader among your peers and unafraid to make progress when timing is of the essence. Collaboration is in your blood and you’re ready to work with a world-class, distributed team with offices across the country. You have a passion for learning and integrating new technology and taking it to new heights. If so, apply today!


As a Data Engineer you will:

  • Participate in defining our evolving large-scale data platform architecture.
  • Build solutions using your strong background in distributed and database systems.
  • Work within an agile (Scrum & Kanban) product management environment to plan and track work in progress, and contribute to the improvement of the development process.
  • Contribute high-quality code to build products with security, reliability, availability, and scale.
  • 3+ years of experience in commercial software development (especially web, multi-tenant SaaS or PaaS products).
  • Have experience building production data pipelines using one or more frameworks such as Spark, Flink or Hive/Hadoop. Have hands-on experience with schema design and data modeling.
  • Have programming proficiency in at least one major language such as Java, Scala or Python. You have a software engineering mindset and strive to write elegant, maintainable code and you’re comfortable working in a variety of tech stacks. You may even be a software engineer with a focus or passion for data-driven solutions.
  • Advanced knowledge of distributed systems, and asynchronous or event-driven architectures (SQS, Kafka, RabbitMQ etc.).
  • Deep knowledge in NoSQL (MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB) and RDBMS (MySQL) is required with familiarity in other distributed stores such as ElasticSearch, Redis, Memcached etc.
  • Proficient with the AWS environment.
  • Highly Skilled with Linux and Windows OS.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Proven design and critical thinking skills, and the ability to work independently.

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field of study.


An attractive compensation package will be made available to outstanding candidates.

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Working at Site 1001:

Site 1001 has created a purposeful environment of mutual respect and free thinking that champions innovative solutions while encouraging fresh new ways of thinking about diverse challenges and opportunities. Site 1001 strives to be an organization that possesses the innovative and entrepreneurial energy of a technology company while incorporating a high sense of urgency and a focus on execution that is a hallmark of the company’s legacy.

Those interested in applying for this position should send their resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. Please, refer to the position by using the following code: #PDE01.

Local independent candidates only. No B2B candidates will be considered.

Key words:

Smart cities, smart buildings, startup, San Clemente, software engineering, big data, scalable backend systems.