Senior Software Engineer, Backend

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What Liveramp is looking for in applicants

LiveRamp is the leading data connectivity platform. We believe connected data has the power to change the world. Our platform powers insights and experiences centered around the needs of real people, and in ways that keep the Internet open for all. LiveRampers thrive on building together with curiosity and humility—and have a good bit of fun along the way. We’re always looking for smart, kind, and creative people to grow our team and impact.

Mission: LiveRamp makes it safe and easy for businesses to use data effectively.

We on the Pixel Serving team are part of the Identity Engineering team at LiveRamp. We ingest and provide real time identity data, which connects the billions of different identifiers for consumers and the devices they use online. Help us process the tens of billions of requests we receive every single day as efficiently as possible.

You will:

  • Own several distributed real time applications, written in Go, that our partners call within their website in order to exchange user information.
  • Link user identifiers together, and maintain those mappings in BigTable to promote high quality while maintaining a high enough coverage.
  • Exchange a high volume of messages across our applications through streaming processing systems like Redpanda.
  • Continuously improve the reliability and maintainability of our systems as well as the underlying infrastructure.

Your team will: 

  • We develop mainly in Golang, partly in Java, and also use Terraform, Kubernetes, Gazette and Hadoop (prior knowledge of these technologies is not required). We will use new technologies and languages if they help us better solve a problem.
  • We follow a Scrum methodology.
  • We own the largest data streaming platform at LiveRamp.
  • We own both the data streaming system, and API applications that publish to it, making us fully aware of the use cases we help solve.

About you: 

  • Have 5+ years of experience writing and deploying high performance production code and infrastructure to deliver business value.
  • Have a passion and track record for designing and building maintainable large-scale distributed systems.
  • You love mentoring junior engineers and promoting engineering best practices to drive high quality systems.
  • You are productive in your work, and have high ethical standards.
  • Have a product-oriented mindset: you like offering technical solutions to business problems.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Google Cloud technologies (Kubernetes, BigTable)
  • Experience with streaming technologies (Kafka, Redpanda)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code software tools (Terraform)


  • People: Work with talented, collaborative, and friendly people who love what they do.
  • Fun: We host in-person and virtual events such as game nights, happy hours, camping trips, and sports leagues. 
  • Work/Life Harmony: Flexible paid time off, options for working from home, and paid parental leave.
  • Whole Health Package: Medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance. Plus mental health support (via Talkspace) and a fitness reimbursement up to $100 per month. 
  • Savings: Our 401K matching plan—1:1 match up to 6% of salary—helps you plan ahead (U.S. LiveRampers)
  • RampRemote: A comprehensive office equipment and ergonomics program—we help you set up your home office (Home-based LiveRampers)
  • Location: work in the heart of New York or from home

More about us:

LiveRamp’s mission is to connect data in ways that matter, and doing so starts with our people. We know that inspired teams enlist people from a blend of backgrounds and experiences. And we know that individuals do their best when they not only bring their full selves to work but feel like they truly belong. Connecting LiveRampers to new ideas and one another is one of our guiding principles—one that informs how we hire, train, and grow our global team across nine countries and four continents. Click here to learn more about Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging (DIB) at LiveRamp.

LiveRamp is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status. Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 
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To all recruitment agencies: LiveRamp does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, LiveRamp employees or any other company location. LiveRamp

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