Senior Software Engineer - Mobile Full Stack (Data Platform)

San Francisco

About The Role

As a Senior Engineer, you are a technical leader in your team. You can independently scope technical solutions and drive a project from beginning to end. You build distributed, high volume systems and are able to exhibit good anticipation skills and design skills. Services and features you work on that can easily be modified and expanded to adapt to new usage patterns and customer needs.

You are also expected to be collaborative and have good communication skills. You work well with members in the pod and outside, are able to have productive discussions with a wide audience, and are a trusted voice of the pod. 

You improve the team and the company. You improve the quality of the code in your pod, contribute to finding and solving problems in your team and supporting broader initiatives.

You are a good mentor and can mentor other junior team members to be successful team mates, both technically and culturally.As a Senior Engineer, you are a technical leader in your team. You can independently scope technical solutions and drive a project from beginning to end. You build distributed, high volume systems and are able to exhibit good anticipation skills and design skills. Services and features you work on that can easily be modified and expanded to adapt to new usage patterns and customer needs.

You are also expected to be collaborative and have good communication skills. You work well with members in the pod and outside, are able to have productive discussions with a wide audience, and are a trusted voice of the pod. 

You improve the team and the company. You improve the quality of the code in your pod, contribute to finding and solving problems in your team and supporting broader initiatives.

You are a good mentor and can mentor other junior team members to be successful team mates, both technically and culturally.


About The Team


At Leanplum, we want to make marketing more relevant and personalized. In order to do that, the Data Platform team needs to process huge amounts of data and resolve that data into users and groups of users. This work is foundational to our entire product.

Our team manages distributed, high volume APIs and data ingestion services through which we currently serving over 25k low latency requests per second, processing over 16B events a day, for billions of users, and growing fast. We will work with partners in geolocation, machine-learning, in-store analytics, and more to ingest all relevant types of data. Every data point about users, whether it is from our SDKs, servers, or third parties is processed, enriched and managed by the team. We then use those data points to group users in innovative and intelligent ways. Most importantly, we are responsible for the compliance, control, and security of this data. Our distributed Java services and caches run on Google Cloud, while our SDKs are embedded in billions of devices over the world.

Responsibilities

  • Being part of specification/design phase
  • Knowledge sharing/documentation for your responsibilities
  • Developing new features by writing high quality and maintainable code
  • Maintaining existing features by fixing bugs or refactoring existing code
  • Writing automated tests, such as unit, functional, integration tests
  • Writing, reviewing and maintaining detailed design docs
  • Monitoring the functionality, availability of systems and features
  • Releasing new versions of systems that you own as a tech lead

Requirements

  • CS degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience with algorithms, data structures, and coding
  • Expert experience with object oriented programming languages Java, C++
  • Proficient experience with distributed systems, such as NoSQL databases and big data processing systems.
  • Large scale data processing using MapReduce experience is a plus
  • Analyzing and debugging performance issues across distributed systems

Benefits

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Flexible vacation
  • Peer bonuses
  • Delicious lunch catered daily
  • Happy hours every Friday!
  • Ping pong, darts, and foosball
  • Puppies galore

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