Sr. Software Engineer, Data Platform

Lijit   •  

Boulder, CO

5 - 7 years

Posted 240 days ago

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Job Description

Through our publishers, Sovrn Holdings reaches over 200 million people every day, generating over 10 billion HTTP requests daily. These requests must be processed in low milliseconds and result in several petabytes of data on a monthly basis. The exciting technical problems we solve require a world class team and engineering culture to deliver against our mission.

As Senior Software Engineer, Data Platform you will be responsible for hands-on engineering for real time and batch data pipelines. Data software engineering includes designing, building, testing data pipelines; specifying configuration and infrastructure, automating deployment, implementing monitoring, and ensuring production reliability. As a Senior Engineer you are expected to provide proven expertise in the big data domain, and provide technical leadership for data software engineering team. Additionally, you will be responsible for mentoring more junior engineers and contribute to daily stand-ups.


  • Design real time and batch pipeline according to business data requirements and service level objectives
  • Specify data platform components and configurations required for data pipeline implementation
  • Baseline pipeline performance to achieve scalability
  • Implement data pipeline metrics to monitor performance, accuracy
  • Identify, prioritize, and execute pipeline improvements
  • Partner with application development, data science, and external data partners to enable business deliverables
  • Help develop standardized data services layer
  • Partner with QA automation engineering to validate pipelines
  • Troubleshoot systemic issues and lead improvements


  • 4+ years' experience
  • Understanding of real time and batch pipelines, big data, data pipelines, and/or data lakes
  • Experience transforming big data constructs leveraging cloud based technology
  • An analytical mindset with problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to understand business domain and translate to data platform services

Position Reports to: Director, Data Platform Engineering