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Director of Engineering

Technology | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Motive

Motive Interactive has consistently been ranked among the Top 25 Mobile Ad Networks in the world, come join a team with an amazing future. Motive is seeking creative, driven, and out of the box thinkers to join our growing team in San Diego, CA.

Motive is at the forefront of Mobile App Marketing and Programmatic Media Buying. A leader in user acquisition for the worlds top apps and game developers, Motive is one of the fastest growing companies in the US. 


  • Takes on the responsibility for the overall planning, execution, and success of all technical projects at Motive
  • Define engineering and system architecture direction
  • Hands on leader who can get into the code with engineers
  • Lead the effort to build tools and features for internal business team to improve efficiencies and aid in revenue growth
  • Manage and grow current Engineering team members, local and remote
  • Lead product management of new services and offerings while working with business team
  • Able to prioritize and organize while providing comprehensive updates to management team and stakeholders
  • Opinionated on best architecture and development needs in addition to driving continuous process improvement and innovation


  • 6-10 years of engineering experience with at least 4 years of leading a team of engineers
  • Degree in Computer Science
  • Background or experience in product management, including Agile software development processes
  • Experience in mobile and/or online advertising
  • Experience in mobile development highly preferred
  • Experience in real-time big data development and analytics
  • Experience in developing and managing highly-scalable systems
  • Expert proficiency in most of these languages: PHP, JavaScript, Golang, Python
  • Expert database knowledge in either MySQL, PostgreSQL (Redshift), or NoSQL (Aerospike, MongoDB)


  • Company recognized for its amazing Culture! Ranked as one of San Diego's best places to work.
  • Work in a fast-paced development environment where you will see the results of your work immediately
  • Casual relaxed atmosphere with a results- driven mentality
  • Competitive base salary
  • Health benefits: Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • 401K
  • Profit from working with a team on the cutting edge of the mobile marketing and advertising industry.
  • Quickly expand your skills as an online marketing professional and build a valuable network in one of the fastest growing segments of advertising
  • Complimentary massage therapy
  • Awesome company events!

Motive Interactive provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.