Senior Software Engineer

Full Time

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who thrives on the challenge of building scalable software in a high-volume, big-data world. If you're a polyglot and can parachute (safely) into any project, join Red Spark in delivering intelligent advertising experiences to millions of consumers around the globe!

What You’ll Do:

  • Master the overall platform architecture, and not just specific product areas.
  • Act as a “commando team” to assist the other engineers who are constantly moving forward on feature requests.
  • Lead the adoption of the latest technologies for scaling our data-driven platforms.
  • Deploy and monitor AWS infrastructure.
  • Jump in and help our product development teams engineer, improve or fix any ongoing projects.
  • Architect solutions to leverage the best of cloud infrastructure.

What You’ll Need:


  • GoLang (understanding / basic)
  • Python (advanced)
  • Java (advanced)
  • Javascript (frontend and nodejs) (advanced)
  • PHP (basic)
  • Bash scripting (basic)


  • AWS
  • Akamai (not required, can be taught)

Misc (important):

  • Docker
  • Fabric
  • Ansible
  • Hadoop
  • Spark ML
  • Kafka
  • Aerospike
  • Redis
  • MySQL
  • Postgres
  • HTML + CSS

Other requirements: 

  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer in a fast-paced, web-centric environment.
  • Experience with Python, Java, and Linux or similar Unix environments.
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud platforms.
  • Experience with architecting high-volume web applications, services, and infrastructure in a startup type setting.
  • Knowledge of Docker (or a strong interest in learning).
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Solid communication skills with both product management and engineering teams.

What You’ll Get:

Good work should never go unrewarded. In return for your hard work, we offer all full-time employees 25 days PTO from the get-go, competitive base salaries and dynamic bonus plans, health, dental and vision benefits.  Additional perks include music subscriptions, gym membership, and an amazing culture that you’ll have to experience to believe.  


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