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Lead Backend / ML / Data Engineer

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Date Posted

31 Oct, 2022

Salary Offered

Not Specified

Job Type

Full Time

Experience Required

3+ years

Remote Work


Stock Options



1 available

Who we are

About Overwatch Data

Enterprises use Overwatch to monitor the web, including News, the open web, deepweb, and satellite feeds, for events and narratives that impact their operations, reputations, and supply chain. Our ranking and clustering algorithms help organizations cut through the noise and identify the most important trends and insights. By bringing global monitoring and analysis into the digital age, we have an unprecedented opportunity to put instantaneous global understanding within everyone’s reach.

We’re currently piloting with some of the biggest names in the world, including Stripe, Goldman Sachs, and the New York Stock Exchange.

Our diverse team combines decades of global risk, data science, and engineering experience across government and tech, including at Google, Stripe, Harvard, MIT and Government. We are backed by the world's leading technology accelerator, Y Combinator, and venture capital funds in Silicon Valley with more than two years of funding secured.

#What you’ll do This is a unique opportunity to be an early employee at a rapidly growing, high-impact startup working with prestigious clients, including Stripe, Goldman Sachs, and the New York Stock Exchange.


-Scope, design, and implement cloud data infrastructure, APIs, and services -Specifically, design data science and NLP systems that deliver insights across a range of data sets, including web crawls, API feeds, and static risk indicators. -Hide complexity from our users behind simple yet powerful abstractions -Collaborate with engineers, data science, and product managers to deliver robust and comprehensive interfaces to risk monitoring and risk due diligence tools -Influence the technical direction of Overwatch’s next generation platforms

#Who you are Minimum requirements -3+ years experience in backend engineering -Preferred qualifications -Fluency in Python, Django -Familiarity with GCP, Data Engineering, Machine Learning -A user-first mindset in everything they build -Generate reusable code libraries -Experience working at an early-stage startup and what is required to ship enterprise grade software -Open communication skills — ask questions, assume good intentions, and default to transparency -Pride in owning projects to successful completion involving a wide variety of technologies and systems -The skillset to build holistically; from specs and documentation to implementation, testing, deployment, and measuring impact -The ability to balance speed, complexity, and scope in service of user needs -An interest in political science, NLP, risk, or global affairs

About Overwatch

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Enterprise software to detect and analyze business risks

Company Size: 1 - 5 People
Year Founded: 2022
Country: United States


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