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Backend Software Engineer

Engineering | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Position Title: Backend Software Engineer 

Position Description: 

This position is within our Platform Engineering team, which is responsible for building high performance backend applications to support Tapjoy's growing video product line. The team builds and maintains applications and systems to support Tapjoy's platform. 


  • Design, develop and implementation of backend applications for video product line
  • Use Golang stack
  • Design software architecture based on business requirements, strategies, and priorities 
  • Promote software engineering best practices via code reviews, building tools and documentation
  • Be able to react and respond quickly to changing business needs
  • Work with product managers and other engineering teams to own your solution from development to production 

Core Competencies:

  • Comfortable with agile-like process
  • Familiarity with microservices architectures 
  • Familiarity with distributed systems  
  • Familiarity with AWS 


  • Good command over computer engineering principles
  • Experience with Golang/Go platform 
  • Experience working with Datastores like MySQL or Couchbase  
  • Experience working with REST API
  • Good testing and integration practices 
  • Experience with AGILE and SCRUM

Tapjoy is a leading mobile advertising and app monetization company. Our platform empowers advertisers to connect with over 1 billion monthly active users through value exchange advertising that drives awareness, engagement, and the metrics that matter most to their overall growth. Meanwhile, companies such as Scopely, Glu, Ludia, and many of the Top 200 grossing app publishers trust our platform to monetize their content, grow their audiences, and reward their users. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, Tapjoy is a global organization with offices in Santa Barbara, Boston, London, Beijing, Tokyo, and Seoul.

Tapjoy is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion lead to stronger, more innovative teams and better business results; we want to draw from the broadest talent pool possible and encourage qualified applicants. Tapjoy does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, color, age, sexual orientation, gender (including identity and expression), disability (mental or physical), religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification protected by applicable law; we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, and pursuant to applicable fair chance ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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