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Senior Software Engineer

Technology | San Diego, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Motive

Motive Interactive is one of the Top Mobile Ad Networks in the world, come join a team with an amazing future. Motive has been recognized by numerous publications including Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. Motive is at the forefront of the Mobile Ad Technology industry and a proven leader in user acquisition for apps.

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer who can drive technical growth through design and implementation of distributed, high-availability systems. Candidates for this role demonstrate excellent technical acumen and can propose solutions to overcome technical challenges.



  • Interface with engineers, business stakeholders and analysts to inform decisions about product design and implementation

  • Develop and maintain real-time, high-availability distributed systems

  • Work with data team to launch new models into production infrastructure

  • Support existing processes running in production

  • Offer technical solutions to challenges encountered by engineering team



  • At least 5 years of production experience

  • Proficiency in Golang

  • Strong algorithm design skills

  • Profiling and code optimization skills

  • Distributed Systems theory (replication, consistency levels, sharding)

  • Knowledge of distributed database technologies

  • AWS (EC2, ELB/ALB, Auto-scaling, S3)

  • Experience implementing machine learning models in scaled, production environments

  • Exceptional debugging skills


Bonus Points

  • Basic understanding of display/mobile advertising technology

  • Experience with developing in containerized infrastructure (Docker / Kubernetes)

  • Experience building low-latency systems

  • Familiarity with less common AWS services (Redshift, Lambda)

  • Experience with pub-sub systems like Kafka and Kinesis

  • JavaScript / Typescript

  • Familiarity with various AWS pricing models



  • Competitive base salary

  • Profit from working with a team on the cutting edge of the mobile marketing and ad tech industry.

  • A company recognized for its amazing Culture! Ranked as one of San Diego's best places to work

  • Casual relaxed atmosphere with a results-driven mentality

  • Health benefits: Medical/dental/vision benefits

  • 401K