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Software Engineer (Operations)

Engineering | Cambridge, MA | Full Time

Job Description

Position Title: Software Engineer (Operations)

Position Description: 

  • You’ll work with a team to design, build and maintain Tapjoy’s core infrastructure.

  • You’ll debug production issues at every tier of a massive distributed system, across dozens of services.

  • You’ll make performance improvements to software applications, improve cache and database performance, and work with product engineering groups to reduce cost and improve the user experience of our customers.

  • While you may have an area of concentration, you understand technologies throughout the software stack.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Build and improve infrastructure management tools.

  • Devise creative solutions to problems and either implement them yourself or work with other teams to do so.

  • Work to improve our core platform architecture.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation, roughly once every six weeks.

Core Competencies include: 

  • Container Systems - Kubernetes, Docker

  • Database Technologies - Couchbase, Memsql

  • Distributed Systems Engineering

  • Performance Monitoring & Profiling

  • Cloud Service Engineering - Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform


  • You have a BS in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)

  • 2+ years of related professional work experience

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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