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Software Engineer, APIs and Middleware

Engineering | Redwood City, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Turn delivers real-time insights that transform the way leading advertising agencies and marketers make decisions. Our cloud applications and Internet-scale architecture work together to provide a complete picture of customers, execute cross-channel campaigns, and connect with a worldwide ecosystem of over 100 partners. Turn is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Amsterdam, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, and San Francisco. Company revenue has more than doubled every year of Turn’s existence. For more information, visit or follow @turnplatform.

Interested in what it’s like to work at Turn? Listen to what our employees have to say at:

POST /api

PUT /dedication

GET /satisfaction

DELETE /boredom

Interested in an exciting leap forward in your career? Then read on.

Turn is expanding its API offering and is looking for talented software engineers to join a growing, dedicated team. Our mission: provide best-in-class APIs running on a best-in-class infrastructure. The API team is a combined engineering and product-driven effort to create a leading API offering to respond to a variety of use-cases.

It (almost) goes without saying: today's software must be correct, maintainable and scalable. We're looking for passionate, creative and disruptive engineers who are committed to writing quality software that is ultimately used to monetize millions of websites.

Sounds exciting? Great! Whether you already know all this stuff like the back of your hand or are eager to learn what the world of APIs has to offer, come work at Turn!


  • Design, build and enhance Turn's API server
  • Create and improve APIs as business and developers' needs arise
  • Rapidly iterate on product and platform features


  • Strong algorithms, data structures and coding background
  • Considerate to unit testing, code reviews, documentation
  • Proficient in Java (Have a github repo? Send it along!)
  • Strong object-oriented design skills
  • Experience with server-side web technologies
  • Passionate and ready to evolve in a fast-paced environment


  • Familiarity with REST semantics and design
  • Database and data-modeling skills

About the Team

We are a bunch of geeks at heart. Walking through the office you might hear an argument about NoSQL solutions, discussion about innovations in the latest video game, or debate about the amount of artificial bass boost applied to Beats headphones. The ideal candidate thrives in an environment where pop/geek culture is part of the everyday vernacular.

The company culture is very open and transparent. Monthly company meetings give everyone a clear understanding of strategy and business goals. All of our executive staff is very approachable and open to ideas and suggestions. We find balance by playing hard. We have a game room with a pool table, foosball table, PS3, Wii, virtual racing simulators, beer kegs, bean bags, and more. Team-wide hackathons, catered lunches and dinners, and plenty of outings such as happy hours, go karting, SF bay cruises are all part of the Turn environment.

Location: Redwood City

In addition to our great environment, we offer a competitive base salary, bonus program, stock options, employee development programs and other comprehensive benefits. Please send a cover letter along with your resume when applying to the position of interest located at We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls and no recruiting agencies, please.