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Senior Software Engineer (Platform)

Engineering | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Software Engineer (Platform)

Position Description/Responsibilities:

Tapjoy is looking for a senior software engineer to join our Platform Engineering team. The team is responsible for owning the core systems and services that support Tapjoy’s AdTech platform. If you enjoy core engineering work and getting your hands dirty in a wide variety of technologies, this would be a great position for you. As one of the first members of the team, you would have the opportunity to help shape the team’s roadmap and culture.


  • Enhance and maintain Tapjoy’s core web services

  • Enhance and maintain job processing systems

  • Design and Build internal tooling to support the engineering org

  • Work with devops team on cost saving initiatives

About You:

  • Generalist with a breadth of experience building scalable systems

  • Have experience with distributed systems

  • Have experience with Go, Ruby or similar languages

  • Have a pragmatic approach to delivering software and are able to recognize engineering tradeoffs


  • Have at least 3 years of experience in backend web development

  • Have experience with datastores such as MySQL, Couchbase, and Redis

  • Have worked on large scale systems

  • Familiarity with AWS

  • Familiarity with git

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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