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Staff Software Engineer - Cloud Performance


11 days ago



Staff Software Engineer - Cloud Performance

Do you love working with highly complex distributed systems? Are you an experienced software engineer with expertise in AWS, distributed software patterns, and optimization?  Are you a natural mentor who thrives on bringing out the best in your teammates?

As a Staff Software Engineer on the Platform Team at mParticle, you will have the opportunity to identify, lead, and execute important initiatives impacting our core platform infrastructure, costs, scaling, and stability.  

Here at mParticle, everyone is equal. We believe strongly in our values and are looking for someone who demonstrates empathy and sincerity to all roles and teammates. 

Our clients include marketing and engineering functions for some of the largest apps in the world and our platform processes nearly one-third of the world’s smartphone traffic.

If the above sounds intriguing, here are some details to help you determine whether this is the right role for you!


  • Provide technical project leadership using agile methodologies
  • Identify, plan, and execute key cost and infrastructure initiatives
  • Monitor, diagnose, and optimize cloud costs and performance
  • Mentor engineers in healthy best practices
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience communicating technical information to non-technical people
  • Build relationships and work closely with key stakeholders

Desired Experience

  • 7+ years of professional hands-on experience developing software
  • 3+ years of professional AWS /Distributed System experience
  • Containerization
  • NoSQL such as Cassandra, Scylla, Aerospike, DynamoDb
  • Messaging (Kakfa, Pulsa, SQS)
  • S3, Lambda, ECS, K8s, ElasticSearch
  • AWS Networking Concepts/Costs
  • Mastery of C# (modern dotnet core preferred)
  • Expertise with 1 or more scripting languages
  • Demonstrated technical / project leadership using Kanban or Scrum
  • Understanding of web services development principles and high-volume applications requiring 24/7 uptime

At this time, mParticle will not be sponsoring visas for this role

About mParticle

Founded in 2013, mParticle is the leading customer data platform that unlocks the full power of data for businesses. The company empowers brands to accelerate their growth strategy to keep pace with their customers by providing the most advanced data platform for web and apps across all devices in the marketplace. A trusted partner among renowned brands such as Airbnb, Foursquare, Hulu, King, and Spotify among many others, the mParticle platform has grown to manage over 1 billion mobile users each month, capturing over $5 billion in ecommerce transactions and processes over 250 billion API calls. Recognized as one of Crain’s 100 Best Places to Work in New York City and named to Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Mobile App Development” list, mParticle has 45 employees and is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco, Florida, Seattle and London.

Here at mParticle we embrace the differences that make us unique. We are dedicated to building an inclusive environment that fosters respect and celebrates an array of backgrounds and perspectives.

Employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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