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Staff Software Engineer (Platform/Backend)

mParticle

mParticle

Software Engineering
Canada · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About mParticle:

mParticle is widely recognized as one of the leading customer data platforms, serving hundreds of global brands and helping them turn data to insights, and insights to action. Built on top of end-to-end streaming architecture, we are committed to empowering businesses to deliver personalized and engaging experiences to their customers across all screens and devices. We believe that the opportunity to help teams activate insights from their customer data to deliver more personalized and adaptive experiences is more important than ever.

We at mParticle choose to create a company that is as diverse and inclusive as the world we live in by attracting, growing & keeping the best talent. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The Successful candidate will:

  • Develop secure, well-tested and performant features and improvements to the mParticle platform
  • Work in a collaborative fashion with engineers of all levels and product management to maintain a high bar for quality and product useability
  • Advocate for product quality, security, and performance initiatives
  • Craft code that adheres to the team's quality and style guidelines, and encourage those guidelines through in-depth code reviews
  • Design elegant cloud architecture solutions that fit seamlessly into existing designs; initiate buy vs build tradeoffs
  • Analyze complex systems to identify areas of performance improvement. Coding and performance tuning a large scale distributed system requires creativity and a deep technical repertoire.
  • Provide technical leadership within a team by ensuring quality and content delivery
  • Drive mParticle's engineering culture through continual research, self-improvement and internal presentation. Provide technical project leadership using Agile methodologies. Mentor engineers in healthy best practices.

Desired Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field with 7+ years of professional hands-on experience developing software, preferably in a SaaS or PaaS environment
  • Mastery in at least one general-purpose programming language
  • Demonstrated experience designing scalable cloud-based architectures
  • 3+ years of professional Cloud / Distributed System experience:
    • Containerization (Docker)
    • SQL / RDBMS
    • NoSQL such as Cassandra, Scylla, Aerospike, DynamoDb
    • Messaging (Kakfa, Pulsar, SQS)
    • S3, Lambda, ECS, Kubernetes (K8s), ElasticSearch/ELK stack
    • AWS Networking Concepts/Costs
  • Experience of a variety of testing and validation techniques
  • Experience using RESTful and/or RPC APIs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fully remote organization
  • Understanding of web services development principles and high-volume applications requiring 24/7 uptime.
  • Demonstrated technical / project leadership using Agile/Scrum.

Our Tech

  • C# / Python
  • AWS
  • Elastic Container Service / Kubernetes
  • Terraform
  • Pulsar / SQS

Perks & Benefits

  • We offer a holistic benefits package that includes comprehensive health care coverage, encompassing medical, dental, and vision, fully covered by the company for employees enrolled in our baseline plan. Additionally, we extend cost-effective sharing options for dependents, ensuring accessibility to necessary care for you and your loved ones while maintaining affordability for all. Our commitment to well-being also includes Mental health resources through Modern Health and pet insurance for our furry friends.
  • A truly adaptable work setting with flexible time off, 11 paid company holidays, and quarterly mental health reboot days in a 100% remote environment.
  • An ownership culture where individuals receive stock options and can fully participate in mParticle’s success.
  • 100% fully paid parental leave for all employees (12 weeks for the birth-parent & 6 weeks for the non-birth parent) and real encouragement to take that time to bond as a family
  • Remote work allowance to ensure you’re fully set up for success

The US base salary range for this full-time position is CAD $170k- $215k based on location and level of experience + equity + benefits.

PLEASE NOTE: Our hiring team will only ever reach out to you via an @mparticle.com email address. Any website purporting to be mParticle that isn't hosted at mparticle.com or a subdomain is phishing or a scam. If you believe you've been targeted with a phishing attack centered around a job at mParticle, please contact us at security@mparticle.com.