Lead Full Stack Engineer - Data Visualization

  • Spin
  • San Francisco, CA
  • May 04, 2021

Job Description

About Spin

Spin is a fast-growing micro mobility company committed to a world with clean air, liveable cities, safe streets, and widespread access to convenient, affordable transportation. If you’re searching for a top-tier career where you can make a difference and dynamically collaborate within a creative, lively environment—Spin welcomes you!

We’re passionate about transportation and technology. The work we accomplish fulfills a sense of meaning and purpose, which goes beyond the traditional dimensions of a workplace. Our products and initiatives directly influence people’s lives, which is proven by our customers' feedback.

Founded in 2017, and now a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, we have worked together with cities, campuses, community groups, and businesses to expand internationally. Even as we expand, we maintain the close feeling of a small business, with “fireside chats” led by our company’s founders, weekly OKR pop-up videos, music-infused presentations at our All Hands meetings, and more. During this time of working remotely, our creativity and shared goals have kept us united and bonded within our virtual community.

We are a diverse team of artists, engineers, designers, urban planners, policymakers, marketers, and operators. We believe in inclusivity and build powerful alliances to fulfill our goals and move our mission forward. Above all, we at Spin are connected by our values and #BeOrange spirit, which represents unity, purpose, passion, and creativity.

About the Role

Being a data informed company, data helps us create exceptional experience for our customers and provide insights into the effectiveness of our product.

We are looking for Full Stack Data Visualization Engineers who will work on both the back-end infrastructure and front-end Web UIs of various projects to empower users to understand and act on data insights, and to bring automation and visualization to the Spin.

You will work closely with the Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Engineers and department stakeholders on designing and building useful and delightful applications and tools.

Our team consists of engineers, analysts and data scientists who are passionate about creating finely polished and intuitive experiences and, at the same time, obsess over performance, reliability and maintainability of what we build. We challenge the status quo and strive towards finding the best way to solve problems.


  • Develop visualization tools using web rendering and modern javascript technologies.
  • Design and build spatial rendering systems using Kepler.gl, Three.js, WebGL, etc.
  • Consume and orchestrate various APIs and aggregate data for presentation.
  • Implement APIs for developers to use and extend current functionalities.
  • Build reactive systems with live streaming data to help users visualize what is happening at the moment.


  • 7+ years of relevant experience in building and architecting full-stack web applications, preferred with geo-spatial use cases.
  • Experience with modern Javascript development with frameworks such as Node.js/npm, ExpressJS, Vue.j or React.js, etc.
  • Proficient in Javascript (or Typescript) and SQL.
  • Worked with Cloud-based architecture such as Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience with real time streaming infrastructure like Apache Kafka or AWS Kinesis preferred.
  • Good understanding of containers, Git, build systems, and infrastructure automation.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  • Exceptional teammate who establishes positive working relationships.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to express sophisticated concepts effectively.

Benefits & Perks

  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and help shape and establish the company’s industry leadership
  • Competitive health benefits
  • Unlimited PTO for salaried roles
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly cell phone bill stipend
  • Wellness perk for salaried roles

Spin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in an unlawful matter. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. Spin treats all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence without regard to any qualified individuals' sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Spin also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable local, state, and federal law.

Spin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in its job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at job_accommodations@spin.pm.

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