Senior Software Engineer, Platform & API

| Greater Boston Area

Localytics is seeking an expert Senior Software Engineer to join our Platform and APIs team.

We want you to help us build scalable backend services and tools to power our mobile engagement platform. Our team is focused on providing accurate, timely, and powerful data services to our in-house teams and customers. We value good software design, collaborative development, and protecting user privacy.

Our data platform is built in Scala, Python, Go, and Ruby using SQS, SNS, Docker/ECS, DynamoDB, RDS MySQL, and the Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse. Our high performance systems process 3-4 billion data points each day.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Senior Engineer on our team you will:

  • Create reusable APIs and services that power our analytics products (API design, micro-services)
  • Optimize the performance and scalability of our data APIs across a variety of technologies (Snowflake, DynamoDB, etc)
  • Automate and handle the lifecycle of large data sets (millions of users, billions of events, petabytes of data)
  • Assume varied project responsibilities from whiteboard design through to production (design, technology assessment, technical leadership, pair programming, peer mentoring)
  • Improve data quality and service reliability (active monitoring and fault detection)
  • Deploy services using our Continuous Deployment systems and evolve our services architecture (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Create new tools or improve engineering practices across teams.

ABOUT YOU

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.
  • 5+ years working with data technologies or scalable / high reliability systems
  • 2+ years building and deploying high-quality production services
  • 1+ year working with a cloud provider such as AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Understanding of polyglot data persistence (relational, key/value, document, column, graph)
  • Skilled at crafting and building robust backend data services (distributed systems, concurrency models, micro-services)
  • Strong dedication to code quality, automation, and operational excellence
  • Proven ability to apply engineering fundamentals. Comfortable balancing engineering costs and value.
  • Expertise in object-oriented and distributed application design. Prior Scala experience is not required though familiarity with functional programming is helpful.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and social skills.

ABOUT US

Localytics helps the world’s leading brands understand how users engage with their apps and how to improve loyalty through personalized and more meaningful app experiences. We are a Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant Leader for the Mobile Marketing Platforms, and our customers include Bose, Redbox, Live Nation, ZipCar, The Weather Channel, ESPN, Bloomberg, Eurostar, and GoPro. We currently have offices in Berlin and Boston, and customers all around the globe.

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace makes for a stronger, more supportive, and innovative company culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people with different experiences, perspectives, and abilities.

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Location

Our office is right across from government center & walking distance to the best bars & restaurants in the city. There's something for everyone!

What are Localytics Perks + Benefits

Localytics Benefits Overview

Localytics loves taking care of our people. From commuter benefits to snacks and flexible time off, we are constantly revisiting how to make our employees happy!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Our employees care about the communities they live and work in. From participating in the Wonderfund of MA holiday gift drive to being a Big Brother or Big Sister of Boston, we encourage giving back.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Localytics employees can contribute up to $2600 annually to their FSA.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers 100% of exams and x-rays and offers rollovers for people who show dedication to good dental health.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $130 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Localytics' health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to one times an employee's annual salary.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Localytics prides itself in our flexibility for new families and paid parental leave for new parents.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Localytics sponsors many family-friendly events, including our summer outing and our fun halloween party!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Localytics offers pre-tax commuter benefits for transit and parking. Our building will also soon offer secure bike racks.
Game Room
Our lounge includes Ping Pong and a Pool Table.
Stocked Kitchen
Whether you're gluten free, vegan or have dietary restrictions, there's something for all in our communal fridge and snack cabinets. Coffee, tea, cold brew and kombucha are other bonuses.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free bagels on Fridays.
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
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