SDE III – Python

Emerald Talent Group

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Driving Technology. Fueling Efficiency. Empowering People.

Zonar is a market leader in the big-data, commercial connected-vehicle space, and has grown 30%+ annually for the last three years. As the first company to develop a technical solution for federally-mandated vehicle inspections, the Electronic Vehicle Inspection Report (EVIR), we are uniquely positioned in the marketplace to provide real-time big data analytics products and industry specific solutions to a broad range of transportation companies around the world. Zonar is a privately funded, no-debt company looking to rapidly scale to $500M+. Leveraging a portfolio of approximately 150 patents, we are building upon these data and related analytics services to create the next generation of software and services for the 15M target customers in the US alone.

Zonar has a proven history of continuous innovation on behalf of our customers, providing products that efficiently and easily track commercial fleets and assets, streamline reporting and significantly increasing safety while saving cost. We have grown to 2500 customers and maintain a 99+% customer renewal rate with a 375K unit install base. 60% of our revenue is tied to connected vehicle services; our customer base represents a broad range from internal fleets with Boeing and Mondelez to an OEM partnership with Daimler, which manufactures 50% of the commercial trucks sold worldwide.

Zonar’s culture is based on ingenuity, leadership, teamwork, excellence, passion, integrity, and fun! Our company has grown to over 340 employees who are goal-oriented and fast-paced, but understand the importance of having a healthy work life balance. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a fast-paced, growing, innovative company, make a big impact on a rapidly evolving space, and have fun along the way!



As the Senior Software Development Engineer, this role will report directly to the Software Development Manager working on our backend development team.  This role will work on the service layer – both with creating a new base and building highly efficient and scalable software on top of that.  This role will also help create innovative ways to tackle analytics such as geospatial problems, machine learning, and trending analysis.


•Deliver software features with exceptional quality, meeting designated release plans and delivery commitments.

•Develop applications and services across Zonar’s technology stack to deliver new features and support for Zonar’s products.

•Work closely with other team member in guiding software architecture and technology decisions to emphasis quality, performance, usability, and sustainability, empowering the end goal of releasing a world-class user experience and business value to our customers.

•Instrument Zonar code to achieve insight on business metrics, usage, and performance.

•Follow software engineering best practices and provide technical mentorship to other members of the team.


•5+ years of experience for software development

•Experience within a big data, high transaction environment preferred

•Python Experience (will be working primarily in Python)

•RESTful API experience required

•Experience with RDBS (PostgreSQL preferred)

•Full Stack experience a plus

•Experience with ORMs (ex.  SQLAlchemy) a plus

•Pyramid/Pylons framework is a plus

•Experience with message queues is a plus (ex: RabbitMQ or Kafka)

•Experience with NoSQL (especially Cassandra) is a plus

•Experience with Celery (Asynchronous task queues) is a plus

•GIS experience a plus

•Experience in designing and building large scale systems.

•Demonstrated knowledge with distributed and multi-threaded implementations a plus.

•Ability to work well with others, motivate other team members, and thrive in a dynamic and challenging work environment. Able to set goals and achieve scheduled deadlines.

•Passionate orientation and attention to customer satisfaction.

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.



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