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Software Engineer

Partner Services Tapdaq UK | London, United Kingdom | Full Time

Job Description

Join the Mobile Future with Tapjoy

Tapjoy is a creative workplace, comprised of people with different backgrounds, cultures, skill sets, and global perspectives. With offices all over the globe, Tapjoy provides mobile engagement and monetization services for leading advertisers and app developers. Advertisers rely on Tapjoy's diverse suite of rewarded Interplay™ ads including video and rich media to impact performance. Developers utilize our technology and mobile expertise to acquire and monetize users. The Tapjoy SDK is currently embedded in over 20,000 mobile apps, reaching 620 million monthly active users. Additionally, Tapjoy works with Fortune 500 brands and the Top 200 grossing app developers.

Here at Tapjoy, we promote a Joyful, Engaged, Trustworthy, and Innovative workplace with our company core values, and regularly celebrate and recognize the people who embody our values. Tapjoy believes its people are its greatest investments and we take extra care to support your time inside and outside of work with a multitude of benefits. In order to maintain what makes us so special here, we are committed to continued education and involvement in our community to protect and expand our one-of-a-kind workplace.

Position Title: Software Engineer

Position Description: 

Tapdaq helps app developers maximise their revenue with unbiased ad mediation, and retain their most valuable users through powerful cross promotion.

This role is perfect for someone who enjoys working in a relaxed environment. We have company objectives, but how we go about achieving those objectives is a collaborative effort. Each member’s opinion bears equal weight to a discussion, whether that’s the CTO or a Junior Engineer, we simply want to hear and engage with good ideas. 

There is a high degree of autonomy about the decisions in which a solution to a problem is designed and implemented. Your task will be to work with our Senior Engineer to create and maintain a highly scalable architecture for both our core ad serving and event processing systems.

We are growing fast and generating revenue. We have closed a substantial Series A funding round to help accelerate our roadmap and we are recruiting world-class talent to progress our vision. Our office is located in Farringdon, London.

Core Competencies include: 

  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience with Java.

  • Adaptable and keen to learn new technologies and programming languages to fit the needs of the business moving forward.

  • Have strong opinions about how code is structured but weakly held to reach a consensus.

  • Comfortable working independently, but knows when to ask for help to maintain productivity.

  • Comfortable working with an existing project, refactoring code, ability to keep code DRY.

  • Strong experience with Git.

  • Experience with CI and CD tools.

  • Experience with Gradle, or similar.

  • Can communicate design decisions with your colleagues in a comprehensible way.

  • Able to debate effectively without animosity.


  • Experience working in Ad Tech.

  • Experience working on Real-time Bidding systems.

  • Worked using various AWS services.

Tapjoy is a one-of-a-kind workplace, comprised of people with different backgrounds, cultures, skill sets and global perspectives. In order to maintain what makes us so special here, we support work-life balance both inside and outside the office in many ways.

If you want to learn about building an amazing team with industry-leading technology, you want to surround yourself with brilliant, passionate entrepreneurial teammates at Tapjoy.

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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