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Goodwater Data Analyst

Full Time

We are looking for data analysts and scientists who love exploring data and uncovering insights. Our team is creating innovative data-driven solutions that are impacting critical business decisions for Goodwater and our portfolio companies.

Do these qualities describe you?

  • Curiosity: You notice patterns and phenomena and ask “why?” You’re hungry to learn the broader context and consequences of your work.
  • Quantitative and qualitative thinking: You seek out the best available data and explore it to answer “why?” Your analyses and insights are guided and vetted by your qualitative understanding of consumer behavior and market trends.
  • Humble and collaborative: You have come to realize that the more knowledge you gain, the less you actually know, and that pushes you to continually seek knowledge from others. You are also eager to share your knowledge and insights with others.
  • Entrepreneurial: You’re comfortable with moving fast and adapting to fluid roadmaps and priorities. You aren’t afraid of failure and look for creative solutions to overcome challenges.

If this sounds like you, here are some qualifications we’re looking for:

Required

  • Experience analyzing large, disparate data sets and identifying trends, patterns, and anomalies
  • Experience designing, creating, and maintaining data reports
  • Ability to translate business questions into concrete data analyses
  • Ability to interpret and present the results of analyses in the context of their original questions
  • Fluency in SQL
  • Proficiency in Excel, R, Python, or some other data analysis tool

Preferred

  • Knowledge of statistics and experience building statistical models
  • Experience analyzing and reporting on product, user, and/or business data at a tech startup
  • Experience evaluating investment opportunities, for example at a bank, VC firm, or hedge fund

Interested? Contact Us

Goodwater Data Engineer

Full Time

We are looking for data engineers and scientists who love building products and solving large-scale data problems using machine learning and AI. Our team is creating innovative software solutions for Goodwater and our portfolio companies.

Do these qualities describe you?

  • Curiosity: You notice patterns and phenomena and ask “why?” You’re hungry to learn the broader context and consequences of your work.
  • Quantitative and qualitative thinking: You seek out the best available data and explore it to answer “why?” Your analyses and insights are guided and vetted by your qualitative understanding of consumer behavior and market trends.
  • Humble and collaborative: You have come to realize that the more knowledge you gain, the less you actually know, and that pushes you to continually seek knowledge from others. You are also eager to share your knowledge and insights with others.
  • Entrepreneurial: You’re comfortable with moving fast and adapting to fluid roadmaps and priorities. You aren’t afraid of failure and look for creative solutions to overcome challenges.

If this sounds like you, here are some qualifications we’re looking for:

Required:

  • Experience building large-scale data pipelines
  • Experience implementing machine learning models using TensorFlow, scikit-learn, or other libraries
  • Proficiency in one or more of Java, Python, R
  • Fluency in SQL

Preferred:

  • Experience with time series analysis and forecasting
  • Experience building frontends to interact with your models
  • Experience evaluating investment opportunities, for example at a bank, VC firm, or hedge fund

Interested? Contact Us

Goodwater DevOps Engineer

Full Time

We are looking for a lead DevOps engineer. We want to work with engineers who are self-motivated and eager to push themselves to learn more and grow, just as we are.

Do these qualities describe you?

  • Curious: Your drive to become an expert DevOps engineer does not prevent you from being interested in other aspects of the tech stack, the space (investing), or our market (consumer technology). You understand that learning outside your core discipline can translate into better results in your area of expertise.
  • Meticulous: You consider all possible solutions to a problem before you commit to one. You enjoy uncovering the edge cases in any solution to a problem.
  • Values-oriented: You measure success by your ability to create value for internal and external users. You pride yourself in high quality work and strive to make good results repeatable.
  • Results-driven: You’re comfortable moving fast and adapting to fluid roadmaps and priorities. You aren’t afraid of failure and look for creative solutions to overcome challenges.
  • Humble and collaborative: You have come to realize that the more knowledge you gain, the less you actually know, and that pushes you to continually seek knowledge from others. You are also eager to share your knowledge and insights with others.

If this sounds like you, here is what you can expect to accomplish at Goodwater:

  • Set up cutting edge development environments that increase the speed with which Goodwater engineering builds products.
  • Orchestrate rapid continuous deployment of code to production. At Goodwater, we use Kubernetes, a powerful platform for deploying micro-services.
  • Set up and maintain large distributed storage systems like Cassandra and Elasticsearch in production.
  • Develop internal tools to automate highly complex big data tasks.

Here are few qualifications we’re looking for:

Required

  1. Proficiency in a scripting language such as Python or bash.
  2. Willingness to work hard and grow in a fast paced dev team.
  3. A desire to wear multiple hats and learn other technologies.

Preferred

  1. Experience working in a company where moving fast and developing iteratively is the norm.
  2. Experience building services with docker containers.
  3. Familiarity with one or more continuous delivery frameworks such as Chef, Capistrano, Ansible and Kubernetes.

Software Engineer Intern

Paid Internship

We are looking for a hardworking intern who is excited about becoming a proficient full-stack engineer. We want to work with engineers who are self-motivated and eager to push themselves to learn more and grow, just as we are.

 

Do these qualities describe you?

  • Curious: Your drive to become an expert engineer does not prevent you from being interested in other aspects of the tech stack, the space (investing), or our market (consumer technology). You understand that learning outside your core discipline can translate into better results in your area of expertise.
  • Meticulous: You consider all possible solutions to a problem before you commit to one. You enjoy uncovering the edge cases in any solution to a problem.
  • Values-oriented: You measure success by your ability to create value for internal and external users. You pride yourself in high quality work and strive to make good results repeatable.
  • Results-driven: You’re comfortable moving fast and adapting to fluid roadmaps and priorities. You aren’t afraid of failure and look for creative solutions to overcome challenges.
  • Humble and collaborative: You have come to realize that the more knowledge you gain, the less you actually know, and that pushes you to continually seek knowledge from others. You are also eager to share your knowledge and insights with others.

 

If this sounds like you, here is what you can expect to accomplish at Goodwater:

  • Work with cutting edge technologies to build and run big data processing stacks across development and production environments.
  • Become an expert in orchestrating rapid continuous deployment of code to production. At Goodwater, we use Kubernetes, a powerful platform for deploying microservices.
  • Set up and administer large distributed storage systems like Cassandra, MemSQL, and Elasticsearch in production.
  • Develop solutions to scale and automate highly complex big data tasks.

 

Here are few qualifications we’re looking for:

 

Required

  1. Familiarity with a scripting language such as Python or bash.
  2. Willingness to work hard and grow in a fast paced dev team.
  3. A desire to wear multiple hats and learn other technologies.

 

Preferred

  1. Software engineering internship in a company, incubator environment, or equivalent course experience where moving fast and developing iteratively is standard.
  2. Familiarity with application containerization tools like docker.
  3. Familiarity with one or more continuous delivery frameworks such as Chef, Capistrano, Ansible and Kubernetes.

Goodwater Full-Stack Engineer

Full Time

We are looking for passionate developers excited about consumer technology and the startup ecosystem. We want to work with engineers who are self-motivated and eager to push themselves to learn more and grow, just as we are.

Do these qualities describe you?

  1. Curious: Your drive to be an expert does not prevent you from being interested in other aspects of the tech stack, the space (investing) or our market (consumer technology). You understand that learning outside your core discipline can translate into better results in your area of expertise.
  2. Values-oriented: You measure success by your ability to create value for our end users. You pride yourself in high quality work and strive to make good results repeatable.
  3. Results-driven: You’re comfortable with moving fast and adapting to fluid roadmaps and priorities. You aren’t afraid of failure and look for creative solutions to overcome challenges.
  4. Humble and collaborative: You have come to realize that the more knowledge you gain, the less you actually know, and that pushes you to continually seek knowledge from others. You are also eager to share your knowledge and insights with others.

If this sounds like you, here are a few qualifications we’re looking for:

Required:

  1. Excitement about data processing, frontends or communications services.
  2. Proficiency in frontend technology including Javascript, HTML, and CSS and/or backend technology including C++/Java.
  3. Willingness to work hard and grow in a fast paced dev team.
  4. A desire to wear multiple hats and learn other technologies.

Preferred:

  1. Worked in a startup, incubator environment or equivalent course experience where moving fast and developing iteratively is standard.
  2. Familiarity with quality and scalability designs and best practices.
  3. Familiarity with developing web services and/or working with databases.
  4. Proficiency in one or more of Java, Ruby on Rails, Python.

Interested? Contact Us

 

About Goodwater Capital

The mission of Goodwater Capital is to empower exceptional entrepreneurs who are changing the world. We are 100% focused on early stage consumer tech, an area that we define simply as apps and services adopted directly by consumers. Goodwater is founded on the belief that we are experiencing an explosion of new consumer-driven opportunities in communications, community, and commerce. We are excited to see great entrepreneurs pioneering powerful new platforms to serve consumers across a broad range of industries including local services, marketplaces, health care, education, financial services, and wearables… just to name a few. Goodwater is focused on Series A and Series B consumer tech investments and our chief investment criteria is simple — a product or service that early customers LOVE. Goodwater was founded in 2014 and manages nearly $400M across two venture capital funds. We are actively investing and building a growing portfolio of exciting consumer audience, commerce, and service companies.