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Sr. Software Engineer, Bidding Intelligence

Vungle

Vungle

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024

Liftoff is the leading growth acceleration platform for the mobile industry, helping advertisers, publishers, game developers and DSPs scale revenue growth with solutions to market and monetize mobile apps.

Liftoff’s solutions, including Accelerate, Direct, Influence, Monetize, Intelligence, and Vungle Exchange, support over 6,600 mobile businesses across 74 countries in sectors such as gaming, social, finance, ecommerce, and entertainment. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Redwood City, CA, Liftoff has a diverse, global presence.

Liftoff is the leading growth acceleration platform for the mobile industry, helping advertisers, publishers, game developers, and DSPs scale revenue growth with solutions to market and monetize mobile apps.

Liftoff’s solutions, including Accelerate, Direct, Influence, Monetize, Intelligence, and Vungle Exchange, support over 6,600 mobile businesses across 74 countries in sectors such as gaming, social, finance, ecommerce, and entertainment. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Redwood City, CA, Liftoff has a diverse, global presence.

At Liftoff, we’re solving one of the core problems faced by every mobile app: growth. To do so, we build Machine Learning and Big Data-driven technology that can accurately predict which apps a user will like, and connect them in a compelling way. Our systems operate at a scale unseen outside of the largest Internet companies -- processing over 4 million requests per second and interacting with over a billion users a week. Our technology is innovative and we have strong product-market fit; as a result, we're profitable and seeing tremendous growth.

Across our engineering teams, we offer a wide range of opportunities for different skill levels and experiences.


About the Bidding Intelligence group

The Bidding Intelligence group forms one of the core pillars of Liftoff's success. Liftoff operates and bids in millions of auctions per second. Using data from a variety of sources to train deep learning models enables us to make the right bidding decision for each individual auction, driving value for our customers.


As a Sr. Software Engineer on the Bidding Intelligence group, you will:

  • Build state-of-the-art deep learning models to make accurate bidding decisions in millions of auctions per second
  • Work with an experienced team of ML, Software, and Infrastructure Engineers
  • Design, engineer & implement reliable, scalable, and cost-efficient systems
  • Achieve core business objectives by enabling next generation ML models and technologies
  • Utilize vendor-based products (AWS, Weights & Biases, etc.), open-source technologies (PyTorch, PySpark, etc.) and in-house tooling

Location:

This role is eligible to work out of any of our below North America office locations or is eligible

for full-time remote work in one of our entities.

US office locations: Redwood City (HQ), San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Seattle

Additionally, Liftoff recently announced approved North American locations from which some

employees may request to work from any city and county: California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois,

Georgia, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah and

Washington in the US, and Canada.

Desired qualities and experiences:

  • 5+ years of industry experience in Machine Learning, Software Engineering and/or Infrastructure
  • Experience building machine learning tooling and/or platforms
  • Very strong coding ability
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science
  • Experience building low-latency, high-throughput, distributed backend services
  • Deep understanding of computer architectures, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience building data-intensive applications
  • Have good team communication and collaboration skills

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience in ad-tech
  • Golang, Python
  • ML, PyTorch, PySpark

Working at Liftoff is fast-paced, fun, and challenging, and we thrive on innovation. Come join our team and help shape the future of the mobile app ecosystem. If this role sounds interesting to you, we would love to hear from you!

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Liftoff is committed to providing and maintaining a work environment where all employees and candidates are treated with dignity and respect and that is free of bias, prejudice, and harassment. Liftoff is further committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all employees and candidates for employment free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex, gender (including sexual harassment, gender harassment, and harassment due to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, gender nonconformity, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition(s), genetic information of an individual or family member of the individual, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status, family care status, requesting or taking pregnancy, parental or disability leave, requesting an accommodation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance. All such discrimination and harassment is unlawful and will not be tolerated. Liftoff maintains a continued commitment to equal employment opportunity and expects the full cooperation of all personnel.

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Liftoff does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or Recruiting Team. All candidates must be submitted via our Applicant Tracking System by approved Liftoff vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Recruiting Team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Liftoff Recruiting Team and such a candidate was submitted to the Liftoff Recruiting Team via our Applicant Tracking System.