Director of Research and Development

Boston, MA, Full-Time

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REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree in Computer Science and/or Software Engineering plus at least 5 years of relevant experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: At least 5 years of experience with Ruby on Rails; At least 2 years of experience with Apache Cassandra and Apache Spark; Working knowledge and at least 1 year experience with the Clojure programming language; Must have experience with MySQL and Redis; At least 1 year of experience in assembling and leading a team of highly skilled software engineers; Must have an ability to perform quality assurance and data integrity checks; Must have experience in auditing information security and data privacy; Must have excellent analytical skills; Thorough understanding of advanced relational database concepts, including physical and logical database design. JOB DUTIES: Conducting research of all available data sources; Implementing various data aggregations and data stream processing using Clojure and Spark; Implementing and delivering prototypes; Conducting research and development of various platform components; Interviewing potential candidates for various software engineering positions to join our growing team; Overseeing the design of database schemas using Cassandra and Postgre SQL; Conducting research and development of existing client products to improve product’s market potential; Conducting research and evaluation of technologies used to implement client projects; Overseeing and evaluating the performance of various software engineers on our team. CONTACT: To apply, please email your resume to and include the job title in the subject line.

About Apptopia:

Apptopia provides highly accurate data and intelligence on the mobile app industry by estimating downloads, revenues, and active users for every mobile app in every world. We also provide deep SDK analysis and recognition.

Our actionable app store data and intuitive business intelligence tool helps companies like Facebook, Verizon, & AMC Theaters make more informed decisions.

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