Principal Software Engineer (Distributed Systems) — REMOTE

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The Principal Software Engineer position in Amobee’s Distributed Systems team is a combined technical leadership, mentoring and hands-on development role that contributes to Amobee’s success through expertise in large-scale distributed systems. You will leverage matured existing systems to help design and create the next generation service architecture. Qualified individuals will have a solid background in the fundamentals of computer science, distributed computing, high availability, software development process and best practices. Successful candidates will also demonstrate good leadership capabilities in driving a team of senior engineers and managing their work.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Technical ownership of the distributed key-value storage
  • Build and drive the technical road-map for the Key-Value store
  • Collaborate with other team leads, Product managers and architects to drive big projects
  • Lead a team of 3-5 engineers by supporting them in form of mentoring, unblocking and prioritization of work
  • Raise the software life cycle development bar within the team by promoting good practices like automation, extensive testing, extensive code-reviews
  • Design and implement a feature or project independently
  • Lead the effort to investigate production issues, on priority, whenever needed.
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Experienced with Distributed stores like Cassandra, HBase, RocksDB
  • Experience with Java is a must.
  • 3-5+ years of relevant experience.
  • A degree in Computer Science (preferred) or related engineering field. MS/PhD preferred.
  • Experience with technical leadership (for Lead role) and collaborating to see them to completion.
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of Unix operating systems, networking, and scaling techniques.
  • Proven skills in load analysis, performance tuning, monitoring and measuring.
  • Experience with related open source technologies such as Zookeeper, Kafka, Docker, Netty, Finagle, RocksDB, Helix, etc. a plus.
  • Compensation for Colorado residents only:
    Amobee carefully considers many factors, such as experience and competencies, regarding compensation. These considerations can greatly impact compensation amounts. This role starts at a minimum $100,400 annual base salary. Depending on non-discriminatory factors such as experience, qualifications and skillsets, the actual pay may be higher. Amobee also offers a very competitive benefits package, which are subject to eligibility requirements.

    About Amobee 
    The world’s leading independent advertising platform, Amobee unifies all advertising channels—including TV, programmatic and social—across all formats and devices. We provide marketers with streamlined, advanced media planning capabilities powered by in-depth analytics and proprietary audience data. Our platform and technology, provides the most advanced advertising solutions for the convergence of digital and advanced TV— including linear TV, over the top, connected TV, and premium digital video. Enabling advertisers to plan and activate across more than 150 integrated partners, including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat and Twitter. 

    Amobee has been named to Fortune’s Top 10 Best Workplaces in Advertising and Marketing. Amobee’s platforms have been widely recognized amongst our industry winning numerous awards in technology innovation, see all Amobee Awards. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Singtel, one of the largest telco companies in the world, reaching over 700 million mobile subscribers in 21 countries. Amobee operates across North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit or follow @amobee

    In addition to our great environment, we offer a competitive base salary, employee development programs and other comprehensive benefits. Please send a cover letter along with your resume when applying to the position of interest located at We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls and no recruiting agencies, please.

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