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Software Engineer

At Umbel, we believe that data is the most valuable asset a business can own. With the Umbel data management platform, some of the most recognizable names in sports and entertainment access, acquire, activate and analyze their customer data to increase engagement, revenue and loyalty. Founded in 2010, Umbel is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

We are seeking a Software Engineer that loves to build incredible things. This position will involve full-stack development, but will focus more on the back end.

This position will work closely with all members of the product and engineering team in a collaborative environment to design and implement new products and features. A successful candidate will obsess over high performance web development, creative problem-solving, and elegant user experiences. Current development projects include a ReactJS-based single-page app used for browsing and visualizing data, an engagement tool for helping our clients build customer-facing experiences for data acquisition, and integrations with client tools such as CRMs and email service providers.


  • Write scalable, performant, and observable full-stack code
  • Rapidly architect, prototype, and build out new features
  • Troubleshoot production issues and respond to monitoring alerts
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Push back, think creatively and have fun building products

Desired Experience & Skills:

  • Python or a similar language
  • Django or a similar web framework
  • Container technology (Docker)
  • Configuration management (we use SaltStack)
  • Continuous integration and deployment pipelines (we use Jenkins)
  • Testing, including unit, performance, and load testing
  • RESTful API design
  • Debugging in complex environments such as distributed systems
  • Message brokers and task queues (we use RabbitMQ and Celery)
  • Search engines (elasticsearch)
  • Relational databases (MySQL, Postgres)
  • NoSQL database (Cassandra)
  • Security-focused development
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Monitoring and alerting (we use DataDog and Kibana)

Benefits of Working at Umbel:

  • A team of talented, hard-working colleagues
  • The opportunity to invent new solutions, grow your career and enhance your skill set
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums (medical, dental & vision)
  • Unlimited paid vacation policy
  • Competitive compensation including cash and stock options
  • Monthly gym reimbursement and provided health tracking technology
  • Community involvement
  • The ability to learn and grow from technology innovators and disruptors
  • An incredible office location in downtown Austin with on-site parking included
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