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Senior Software Engineer, Production Engineering

Vungle

Vungle

Software Engineering
Singapore
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 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.

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 our Production Engineering Opportunity

Liftoff’s Production Engineering team is the core of Liftoff success. Our group uses data-driven engineering thinking to optimize developer workflow in delivering products and features that are scalable, reliable and efficient.

Location

This role will be fully based out of the Singapore office. Ideally this role will be onsite in the Singapore office Tuesday through Thursday (3 days per week).

Responsibilities

  • Have end-to-end ownership to one of Liftoff's core backend infrastructure, including large scale real-time data processing pipelines and high-performance front end servers.
  • Improve tooling and infrastructure to ship multiple times a day with quantified impact on millions of users and our business's revenue.
  • Be part of an “engineering excellence” culture through state-of-the-art tools, risk-driven testing, explainable systems and code review.
  • Become an expert in cutting-edge open source technologies (Kubernetes, Kafka, HAProxy, ArgoCD and etc) that maximize software development velocity.
  • Architect, build and maintain infrastructure reliability of large scale, high-throughput, low-latency distributed systems.
  • You will share L1 on-call rotation with other members of the Production Engineering team for systems that are owned and managed by the team
  • Mentor and share knowledge with other team members.

Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science with 5+ years of professional experience, or
    MS in Computer Science with 3+ years of professional experience, or equivalent
  • Deep understanding of computer architectures, data structures, and algorithms;
  • An incredible desire for quality and perfection, and the ability to temper it when necessary to ship.
  • Knowledge of profiling and debugging distributed microservices.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and containerized workloads.
  • Experience managing MongoDB in-house.
  • Experience in using Infrastructure as Code to manage / provision resources
  • Experience building monitoring for modern microservice architectures.
  • Have good team communication and collaboration skills.
  • Passionate about helping others and invested in the team’s success
  • Good at English (speaking, reading and writing) [For candidates outside of US]

Nice to Have

  • Experience in SRE / DevOps / Platform Engineering roles.
  • Experience building CI/CD for large distributed systems or backend architectures (preferably on Kubernetes).
  • Experience in building self-serve platforms and track records in driving shift-left adoption
  • Understanding of various security standards, protocols and implementation details.
  • Previous professional experience writing in Golang, Java, Scala, Python, NodeJS, C or C++.
  • Experience with Multi-Cloud Computing (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.).
  • Experience with SQL/NoSQL databases (Redshift, Postgres, Redis, Elasticsearch)
  • Experience with messaging systems (RabbitMQ, Kafka, Spark)
  • Fluency in Mandarin is a plus

Liftoff's compensation strategy includes competitive market rate along with equity and benefits and perks that will give our employees what they need to do their best work. In order to ensure teams are compensated fairly for the work performed, we map out specific levels and take into consideration the cost of labor within each location.

The preferred location for this role is Singapore.

The TCC (total cash compensation) for this role is SGD 90,000 - 150,000 annually.

Liftoff is an equal opportunity workplace, committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, native language, religion, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Liftoff provides employees a total compensation package of competitive market salaries, equity, health and wellness stipends, medical benefits associated with your country of residence. The base compensation will vary based on location, experience as well as level.

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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.

Liftoff's Compensation Strategy

Liftoff's compensation strategy includes competitive market rate along with equity and benefits and perks that will give our employees what they need to do their best work. In order to ensure teams are compensated fairly for the work performed, we map out specific levels and take into consideration the cost of labor within each location. Liftoff provides employees a total compensation package of competitive market salaries, equity, health and wellness stipends, medical benefits associated with your country of residence. The base compensation will vary based on location, experience as well as level.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

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.