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Software Engineer - Real Time Distributed Systems

Engineering | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Blueshift’s AI-Powered Marketing Platform empowers cutting edge B2C brands to drive 1:1 marketing on every channel. Blueshift is based in San Francisco and building a “Segment of One Marketing Automation” solution used by consumer marketers. With Blueshift, marketers are in full control of automating various forms of personalized messaging across every engagement channel. The company is founded by repeat entrepreneurs who previously built (acquired by Groupon to become Groupon Goods), and were part of the early team behind Kosmix (acquired by Walmart to become @WalmartLabs).

Blueshift's SaaS platform is used by marketers at leading brands such as Udacity, LendingTree, BBC, PayPal among others. The company is backed by top tier VCs like Storm Ventures & Nexus Venture Partners.

Software Engineer

As a software engineer, you will help build algorithms & real-time systems that scale to millions of users, and own/build key pieces of our technology. 


  • Build large scale and low latency distributed systems scaling to billions of actions
  • Analyzing high volume of data to make data driven decisions
  • Design algorithms for real-time targeting and optimization


  • Proven experience with web frameworks such as Ruby on Rails, Golang & micro-services
  • Experience working with Javascript frameworks such as AngularJS a plus.
  • Experience working with real-time & distributed systems a plus.
  • Ability to build systems that can handle tens of thousands of requests per second at low latency
  • Working experience with SQL databases such as MySQL or Postgres
  • Experience with NoSQL systems such as Cassandra, ElasticSearch, Hbase, REDIS a plus.
  • Curiosity and passion for algorithm design
  • Bachelors/Masters/PhD in Computer Science or related fields


  • Full health, dental, vision insurance
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Flexible spending accounts for transportation and parking
  • Life insurance & disability coverage
  • Proximity to public transport (BART / Caltrain) and great restaurants in vicinity.
  • Generous equity grants and competitive salary
  • We will process visa transfers (H1b, TN etc.) and immigration.