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Backend Software Engineer (Solutions)

Engineering | Cambridge, MA | Full Time

Job Description

Position Title: Backend Software Engineer (Solutions)

Position Description: 

Tapjoy is looking for a smart, self-motivated Backend Software Engineer (Solutions) to join our team! In this highly respected position you will work with Engineering and integration partners to improve our end user experience and unlock business value through Tapyjoy’s data platform. Partnering with our Customer Service and Product teams, you will effectively drive cross-cutting solutions to solve client and user issues. You will deploy your engineering background to create tools and documentation that enable our platform to scale. You will play a pivotal role serving as a vocal advocate for our users and technical expert on measurement data throughout our organization.

Core Competencies:

  • Developing backend features and solutions, data analysis

  • You ideally have experience with web stacks under scale

  • Strong troubleshooting and application performance tuning skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both customer-facing and within the company

  • Ability to make data-driven decisions while translating business needs into customer solutions 


  • You have a BS in Computer Science or related field

  • Bachelor's + 4 years or Master's + 2 years of work experience in a professional setting, preferably involving mobile advertising or 3rd-party integration

  • Experience with SQL/BigQuery, SFDC, REST APIs a plus.

Technologies in our stack: 

  • Programming Languages: Ruby on Rails, SQL

  • Data Storage: MySQL, MemSQL, Couchbase, Google BigQuery

  • Reporting: GraphQL, SFDC

  • Cloud services: AWS, EC2, SQS, S3 

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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