Software Development Engineer II (Full-stack Engineer) Full-time

Mapbox is the platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs, and APIs to create customized experiences for the clients.

What Do We Do

Our team owns a variety of services for review, validation, and editing of Mapbox’s global basemap content with the aim of delivering our customers the Live Map of the world. We rely on our robust data processing pipelines and a suite of proprietary tools that we have built over the years that allow us to validate millions of data updates per month, process thousands of weekly user feedback from vehicles and mobile devices, and annotate millions of de-identified user sessions and telemetry to make them machine-readable and extract insights at scale.Essentially the solutions we are building enable Mapbox to process the data for Navigation and Maps at scale, which is critical for our business.

We are seeking an experienced engineer to partner with our group of software engineers to own, build, and grow out capabilities of our solutions mapping tools to the next level.

What You'll Do 

  • Drive the design, development, and testing of Mapbox tools and services for data corrections and enrichments to improve our Maps and Navigation products experience.
  • Solve complex workflow problems and implement the solutions in frontend and backend services based on evolving business requirements, metrics, and user feedback.
  • Establish operational excellence that ensures our services are performing as expected, and continuously drive operational and functional improvements.
  • Maintain documentation for your services.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, contributing to various data processing, understanding their workflows, and discovering ways to boost productivity to new levels.

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role 

  • 5+ years of experience as a full-stack engineer.
  • Experience with cloud services (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud) and associated technologies.
  • Experience with server-side development in Node.js, Nest.js, Express.js.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases is important, hands-on with one of the following databases is a must: Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB.
  • Experience with frontend JavaScript and modern frameworks like React, Vue, and Angular.
  • Familiarity with modern engineering best practices (build systems, continuous testing, etc). Good understanding of how to build robust software.
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills. Mapbox has offices in the USA, Finland, China and Belarus. You should communicate complex ideas to a worldwide audience. Similarly, you should explain your work in detail and walk through decisions with teammates and collaborators.

Would Be A Plus

  • Hands-on with Python and/or Bash scripting.
  • Experience with type-checking (Typescript).
  • Experience with testing frameworks: Jest, Mocha, Sinon, Chai, Nock, Cypress.
  • It would be a heavy plus an experience of working with GeoJSON and understanding of OSM tools ecosystem.


  • Job Title: Software Development Engineer II (Full-stack Engineer)
  • Published: 3 months, 1 week ago
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